District HQ at Leonard Stanley

(Also known as Leonard Stanley Scout Hut and St. Swithin’s Scout Hut)

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: camping, hiking, sports, games, meetings and parties. The venue can also host archery and rifle shooting for Scouts (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. The Cotswold Way goes near the hall.

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, Lidl 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 as the hall is run by volunteers


From 1st April 2023  Stroud & Tetbury District Groups Other Guide, Scout and Youth Groups Private week day prior to 6pm Private week days after 6pm or anytime at weekends   
Use of hall, kitchen, toilets, car park and grounds – per hour* £8 £11 £15 £20  For regular bookings please email to discuss discounts

Full use as above per 24 hours

Camping overnight only



£250 Guides and Scouts
£300 Youth Groups 

£125 Guides and Scouts
£150 Youth Groups

    £350 for all other groups 

*   Charge is per hour. Minimum booking is for 2 hours. Booking hours must include 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.


ooking Terms and Conditions click here

Booking Agreement click here