Terms & Conditions
Booking requests must be submitted at least 28 days prior to your planned arrival date, the deposit MUST be paid within 7 days after the booking request. Requests with less than 28 days notice will only be accepted at the discretion of the Centre based on the availability of duty staff.
The Centre only accepts booking requests from members of WOSM and WAGGGS who are partaking in an event run through their organisations.
All members (youths and leaders) of a group attending must in good standing with their national governing body.
All booking requests MUST be handled through the online form.
Booking requests without receipt of deposit will not be registered by the Centre or marked into the calendar.
Peak season is defined as May to August inclusive.
For weekends during peak season overnight bookings for the cottage or use of the cottage must be made for the full weekend.
All bills must be settled in full before departing the Centre.
The Centre must be left in a satisfactory condition as per the instructions in the "Welcome to Fota" leaflet provided on arrival. Failure to leave the Centre in a condition as agreed may result in a cleaning charge being applied.
The Centre MUST be notified if non-Scouting or Guiding members are on site (other than parents dropping/collecting), this includes instructors brought in by any Group for activities.
Animals other than assistance/service animals are not permitted on site. The Centre MUST be notified at the time of booking if an assistance/service animal is being brought onto the site during your stay.
The Centre operates a "no alcohol on site" policy.
In accordance with Scouting Ireland policy, the use of "Bouncy Castles" or other similar inflatable activity equipment and trampoline type equipment is NOT permitted to be on-site at any point during your stay.
Due to the proximity of the Wildlife Park, drones and similar airborne devices are not permitted to be used by guests attending the Centre.
Signage indicating areas 'Out of Bounds' must be adhered to.
The above are subject to change as per the Centre's requirements.