About Us

Our Mission

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The Polish Scout House ‘Stanica Harcerska – St. Briavels’ in the beautiful Wye Valley has been serving as a base for annual cub, brownie, scout and guide camps as well as numerous other scouting events and gatherings of the Polish community for over 50 years. In this time, thousands of members of Polish Scouting have spent time […]

Our History

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The generation of Poles and their descendents, who came to the UK after the Second World War, have now been bolstered by a surge of new migrants who started arriving in the UK in the 80’s and 90’s, and now again, after Poland joined the European Union in 2004. Over the past few years Polish […]

Our Vision

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With the growing demand for Polish Scouting in the UK and in the context of ever more stringent health & safety, fire, environmental and hygiene regulations, a major review has been undertaken of the whole centre, the scope of the available facilities and of the way they are used. Major structural and safety works are required […]

Our Plans

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Our plans cover both the renovation of the existing main house as well as constructing a second standalone building. Together this will provide us with two independently functioning buildings with accommodation for a total of 74 people. In the iconic white house, with its sweeping views over the Wye Valley, we propose to have 36 beds as well as a small kitchen and dining […]