District HQ [Leonard Stanley]

Address: Downton Road, Leonard Stanley, Gloucestershire GL10 3LT.
OS Map reference: SO 805 038

The District Headquarters (also known as St Swithun’s Hall) is located in Leonard Stanley, a small village approximately 3 miles west of Stroud. St Swithun’s Hall is the Stroud & Tetbury District Scout Headquarters.

Site Amenities
The facility consists of a large hall, meeting room, kitchen, toilets and showers, and a field for outdoor activities. 

Hall Size
Hall dimensions are 14.69m x 9.78. Lowest height 3.4m highest 5.1m

Site Activities
Activities include: hiking base, sports, games, meetings and children’s parties. The venue can also host archery and rifle shooting (by prior arrangement).

Local Activities

Stroud Leisure Centre has outdoor and indoor swimming pools, gym, tennis, squash, fitness suite, extensive grounds containing, a lake, nature trail, miniture railway and the excellent ‘Museum in the park’.

There is common land, woods and the Stroudwater canal nearby for hiking, activities and water activities.

Stroud Town Centre has a cinema and 10 pin bowling. For further information about activities in Stroud, click here.
Gloucester is approximately 15 miles away and has a host of places to visit and Activity Centres such as the Warehouse (Climbing Wall, Caving complex and bouldering). For activities in Gloucester, click here.

Local Amenities
Local Supermarkets include: Sainsburys, Tesco, Aldi and Morrisons. There is a Co-op store ½ mile from the Centre in Kings Stanley.
There is a Minor Injuries Clinic at Stroud General Hospital (Open Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 5.30 pm).

Booking Procedure
For further details, hire conditions and to find available dates contact by email . We may take a couple of days to get back to you

From 1st April 2022  Stroud & Tetbury District Groups Other Guide, Scout and Youth Groups, plus regular bookings
Corporate & Private use To confirm Booking
Use of hall, kitchen, toilets and grounds – day bookings per hour* £8 £10
£16 Full booking fee payable in advance

*           Charge is per hour. Minimum booking is for 2 hours. Booking must allow sufficient time to set up and take down any equipment and clear the premises. 

Full Hire Conditions and Booking Form are available from   

There may be a returnable damage deposit on all non-scout bookings.

Currently overnight bookings are not available at this venue. See Penn Wood Scouting Centre for another alternative.