Ovoca Manor is Scripture Union’s Retreat and Adventure Centre located in the stunning Vale of Avoca, Co Wicklow.
Set high above the valley floor, the centre boasts breathtaking views. The 21 acres of grounds encompass river walks, forest trails and an incredible array of facilities. You can view all the Adventure Activities HERE.
Whether you are planning time away for your church or parish, a youth holiday camp, a school activity day or retreat, a transition year programme or just a few hours of fun-packed adventure for you and your friends, Ovoca Manor and its facilities has all of the ingredients for an unforgettable experience.
Facilities on site
Communal facilities include:
- Large conference room with electric piano and full AV facilities which comfortably seats 130 people
- Bright and spacious dining room with balcony overlooking the valley
- Fully equipped catering kitchen
- Self-service coffee bar
- Comfortable sitting rooms and seating areas
- Two log-burning stoves with wood provided
- Large games room with AV facilities, table tennis, pool table and football table as well as an adjoining kitchenette and doors onto an outdoor terrace.
There is a lift across all 4 floors of the Manor and there are two disabled access ensuite bedrooms on the 1st floor accommodating up to 7 guests. In addition, there is a disabled access toilet on the ground floor and a disabled access toilet and shower room in the basement.
Minimum number: 50
Maximum number : 95
Click HERE to View The Manor: Bedroom Layout
Click HERE to View The Manor: Lower ground & ground floor layout
Minimum number: 20
Maximum number: 38
The self-contained Densmore Flat is perfect for those looking to get away midweek by themselves, as a small group or as a family. Enjoy the stunning surroundings of the Vale of Avoca, the 21 acres of grounds and facilities and the many walks available from the door. The flat sleeps up to 6 people with two bunk beds in an ensuite bedroom and two individual sofa-chairs in the living area. The living, dining and kitchen area are open plan and the kitchen is fully equipped with cooker, fridge and microwave. A travel cot and high chair are also available on request.
Minimum number: 1
Maximum number: 6
Click HERE to view Densmore Lodge Room Layout
Get back to nature with a stay at our 12 pitch hillside campsite which has a wash-block with hot showers and an enclosed kitchen area including fridge, gas burners and oven. A marquee for group meetings is available for hire on request.
We also have a hard standing area with electric hook-ups outside of the Sports Hall for up to 6 caravans/ mobile homes. Guests are welcome to use the washroom and shower facilities in the Sports Hall.
River walk: There is a 2/3km walk around the site that meanders down to the river by the stream, along the banks of the River Avoca and back up to the Manor through the woods. A map of the site can be provided from the office.
Camp site & Pond