Lochore Meadows Outdoor Education Centre

Multi-activity Centre

Lochore Meadows OEC, Lochore Meadows Country Park, Crosshill, Lochgelly, Fife, KY5 8BA

    Lochore Meadows Outdoor Education Centre provides activities to groups and schools, adult skills and training courses, kids programmes and a number of activity clubs.

    The Outdoor Education Centre sits within Lochore Meadows Country Park.  It is immediately adjacent to the loch for easy access to watersports as well as the many walking paths and biking trails throughout the park.

    The team is a well qualified and friendly group of people who are passionate about the outdoors and sharing their skills with you. All instructing staff have the relevant NGB qualifications and in-house training in order to deliver a professional service.  A range of activities are offered to suit your group or personal interests.

    In addition to group activities and courses, the centre is open to the public at weekends for hire of watersports equipment.

    The centre is fully accessible for wheelchair users and there is a range of adapted bike, canoe and sailing equipment.

    Assisted wheelchair access
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2015 - 5 Apr 2016
    Day Times
    Monday 08:30 17:00
    Tuesday 08:30 17:00
    Wednesday 08:30 17:00
    Thursday 08:30 17:00
    Friday 08:30 17:00
    Saturday Closed
    Sunday Closed
    2016 Opening Times
    6 Apr 2016 - 27 Oct 2016
    Day Times
    Monday 08:00 21:00
    Tuesday 08:00 21:00
    Wednesday 08:00 21:00
    Thursday 08:00 21:00
    Friday 08:00 21:00
    Saturday 08:00 18:00
    Sunday 08:00 18:00

    Public Opening 6 April - 27 October 2013 Weekends, evenings and summer holidays.
    Evening closing times vary. Call the centre to check.


    • Snack Bar


    • Changing Room/Lockers
    • Cubicle Changing Available
    • Public Toilet Facilities
    • Shower
    • Toilets

    Payment Methods

    • Cash
    • Cheque
    • Debit Card
    • Mastercard
    • VISA Card


    • Accessible Parking or Drop Off Point
    • Bike Storage Available
    • Coach Parking On-site
    • Cycle Locker
    • Cycle Rack
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • On Public Transport Route
    • Parking


    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Outdoor Play Area


    • Tuition Available

    Special Requirements

    • Children Welcome
    • Disabled Citizens
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • Pets Welcome

    Road Directions

    From M90 at Halbeath interchange follow A92 towards Glenrothes/Kirkcaldy. At Lochgelly junction follow signs to Lochgelly. Follow brown tourist signs to Lochore Meadows Country Park.

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by railway:- Nearest Train Station Lochgelly. 30 minutes walk.
    15 Minutes by public transport No.19 bus stops at park entrance 10 minutes walk to centre.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- Take M9 West. At Juntion 1a exit onto A90. Continue onto M90 over Forth Road bridge. At junction 2a exit onto A92 towards Glenrothes/Kirkcaldy. . At Lochgelly junction follow signs to Lochgelly. Follow brown tourist signs to Lochore Meadows Country Park.

    Getting there by ferry:- No public ferry near to the centre

    Transport within Scotland

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    Access to Public Areas (Displays, exhibits, rides etc)

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by a ramp or lift to :
      • a public toilet
      • a public toilet suitable for visitors who use a wheelchair
      • the ticket issuing point


    • Staff who have contact with visitors have disability awareness training


    • There is a drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance
    • Parking provided for visitors
      • Parking on site

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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