You can now join the waiting list for 1st Burnmoor on our website, just click the link at the bottom of every page.

Leaders will be notified, and we will be in contact when there‚Äôs room for your child in which ever section is age appropriate. You can join the waiting list as early as you like so when your child turns 6 we can get them straight into Beavers.

if you have any questions please speak to one of our leaders.

Our volunteers have worked super hard this year in the grounds of 1st Burnmoor Scout HQ, the latest addition to our site is our multi purpose range.

The range gives the young people in Scouting the ability to take part in Archery, Shooting and Tomahawk Throwing.

For more information on how to get involved with the development of our grounds or Scouting please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We are right on the junction of the A1252 where it meets the B1284 from Chester-le-Steet between Burnmoor and Fence Houses. 
The hall is set down from the road junction with a palasade fence around the grounds.
HQ Address:

1st Burnmoor Scouts
Robert Forster House
End of Gill Cresent North
Fence Houses
Houghton le Spring
County Durham

Postage to:
7 School Terrace
Fence Houses
Houghton le Spring
County Durham
Registered charity no.: 525189
Robert Forster house is available for bookings for your function and is great value compared to all other local halls.

Facilities include a bar, kitchen, large hall and large grassed grounds.
If you would like to view just call Angie on:
0191 3859685

Uniforms can be purchased from the Durham Scout shop at Moor House which is located 3/4 miles east of junction 62 of the A1M opposite the Ramside Hall Hotel & Golf Course.

Telephone 0191 5841248.

Post Code: DH4 6QY

For more infomation and opening times please visit their website:

Durham Scout Shop Website

The purpose of this website is to provide information regarding the Group's Scouting events, activities and fundraising events to members (and their parents/carers) of all sections of 1st Burnmoor Scout Group, potential new members and anyone with an interest in the Group. All information supplied by visitors is purely used for this purpose.