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Girlguiding Lancashire North West
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Guys Farm Activity Centre and Campsite is situated in the village of Forton, close to the M6 and on the border of the Forrest of Bowland. It is ideally situated for trips to the historic cities of Lancaster and Preston, as well as days out to the Lake District and Blackpool. It is owned by Girlguiding Lancashire North West and Lancashire West County. Guys Farm offers both indoor and outdoor residential facilities and a wide range of adventure activities!


Friends of Guy’s Farm

Become a Friend of Guys Farm for only £10 per year and help us to continue to provide adventures for Girlguiders of all ages! Click here to download an application form.

300 Club

The 300 club is a raffle organised by the Friends of Guys Farm Support Group which offers members an opportunity to win some great prizes while also raising vital funds for Guys Farm.

The Club starts its year on the 1st of May and it costs £6.00 for the year and enters you into 12 draws across the year. Each month we draw prizes of:

  • 1 x £20.00
  • 2 x £10.00
  • 6 x £5.00

In December we also draw 1 x £100.00!

We welcome individuals or units to sign up, so if you fancy a chance to increase your funds please contact for an application form.

 Guys Farm Activity Centre

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