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Tuesday, 9 January 2018

Poppy Pods - if you enjoy the outdoors why not enjoy this fantastic facility? Tile Barn Outdoor Centre-Brockenhurst

We would like to introduce the Poppy Pod Village that is our legacy to Armed Service personnel. These Pods are here in perpetuity to recognise and remember the sacrifices made and faced by the Armed Forces Community.
The wooden camping Pods are sustainable and environmentally friendly with solar panels.  The Pods provide residential holiday/respite facilities for service personnel, veterans and their families. The Pod Village has been designed with accessibility in mind, please see the access page for full details.
This project has been made possible with the help of the Armed Forces Community Covenant, the Royal British Legion Brockenhurst Branch and Hampshire County Council.
Ex military and current serving military can use for free at weekends (max 2 nights) and school holidays (max 4 nights).
  • School holiday dates are based on Hampshire School holidays only
  • Arrival time 4pm, departure time 10am
  • Bring up to 7 immediate family members (maximum)


Adventurous activities will be running during your stay every Saturday morning (for weekend bookings) and Tuesday/Thursday mornings (for week bookings). The activities available can be seen in the table below, please be aware that charges apply. These can be booked in advance or on arrival by speaking to a member of staff and paying in full. A medical form will need to be completed for each participant. Activities are subject to change or be cancelled if the centre is busy with other bookings.
  • Young Person’s Medical and consent form
  • Adult Medical Form
Become a Poppy Pod Member by phoning the centre on 01590 623160 to pay a £15 fee.