Lough Dan the Gateway to Adventure

Hi there! Welcome to our website. Please take the time to look around before asking questions. If you would like to enquire about availability, just follow the links. Please note that Lough Dan is for Scout & Guide groups, Gaisce & School Groups. It is not open to the general public for family camps or picnics.  Check out our Facebook page – like us to stay connected to the latest news and get updates on offers and events. FIND US ON FACEBOOK NOW!

  Lough Dan is a private Scout Center, for use by scout and youth groups. it is not open to the public for family camping, day trips, picnics or lake access.

Just want to book in a Day Group? Click here!
ay bookings are available for Scout groups only



Lough Dan is a 44 bed hostel, with a large kitchen, a common room, leaders area. The hostel, with kitchen and common room can be booked for €12 per head per night for scout groups. Or if you just need a room, €8 per scout per night.


Beautiful, green, flat camping fields. Complete with a wet weather shelter, outdoor kitchen, sinks, taps throughout the site, refurbished toilet block, hot showers, altar fires. Camping available all year round for €5 per person per night for scout groups.


Located in the heart of the Wicklow Mtns, at the foot of Scarr and the shores of Lough Dan, our Scout Centre is an ideal location for exploring the wilderness. Choose from our extensive list of self run activities or you can book into some of our staff run activities (seasonal)


Gaisce and Others
Not part of a Scout Troop, but don’t want to miss out on all that Lough Dan Scout Centre has to offer? We offer the use of our Hostel to Gaisce, Youth Groups, Walking and Hiking clubs. If you are interested in using the centre or any of our services, please contact us for a chat.