Deorfrith Lodge from the front.

Deorfrith
Lodge

 
 

Welcome to Deorfrith Lodge, the home of scouting in Lyndhurst.

Deorfrith Lodge is a brand new building designed to cater for a wide variety of events.
  • Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorer meetings are held in the evenings.
    For more information on scouting in Lyndhurst please visit the group pages.
  • Rainbows also meet at Deorfrith Lodge on a Tuesday evening.
  • Community groups and special interest groups also make use of the building for meetings on a regular or ad-hoc basis.
  • Corporate users of the building can use either the large hall or small meeting room (or of course both) dependent on the size of the meeting. Visit the Bookings page for more information.
  • Brownie or cub pack holiday weekends or overnight residential experiences.
  • Beaver or Rainbow sleepovers.
  • Duke of Edinburgh award overnight stop or expedition base.
  • Birthday parties for young or old.
Whatever your event, whether it is a birthday party, regular meeting, conference or overnight stay Deorfrith Lodge is an ideal venue.

Environmentally friendly.

Deorfrith Lodge has been built keeping the environment in mind. The building itself is timber-framed and along with the external cladding, fence posts and much of the rest of the wood in the building it was all sourced locally and local suppliers were used wherever possible.

On the roof are two solar panels which are used to provide hot water for washing and showers. All the water that falls on the roof is captured and stored in a large tank buried outside, this water is then used for flushing the toilets.

The insulation uses sheepswool rather than synthetic materials, this natural material has additional benefits in that when it is cold it absorbs moisture from the air which increases it's ability to hold warmth, this is then released when it is hot to provide a cooling effect.

All of the lighting in the Lodge uses low-energy bulbs and / or fittings and in some areas the lighting is automatic so that it does not stay on any longer than necessary. In the main hall there are three large skylights in addition to the windows to provide as much natural light as possible and further reduce the dependency on electric lighting.

© 1st New Forest North (Lyndhurst) Scout Group 2010.