Thriftwood Scout Camp

Details

Description

Private, secluded 97 acre woodland with grassed, flat clearings for camping. Loads of activities.

Address
Thriftwood Scout Camp
Orchard Avenue
 
Town
Brentwood
County
Essex
Post code
CM13 2DP
Tel
01277212784
Fax
-
Email
thriftwood@btinternet.com
URL
http://www.thriftwood.org.uk
Location
TQ 609 934 - 51.616N 0.324E
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Contact

Warden/Contact
Colin Tilbrook
Address
Thriftwood Scout Campsite
Orchard Avenue
Town
Brentwood
County
Essex
Post code
CM13 2DP
Tel
01277212874
Fax
-
Email
thriftwood@btinternet.com

Facilities

Toilets
Yes
Washing facilities
Yes
Water supply
Yes
Hot showers
Yes
Hot water
Yes
Cooking utensil washing area
No
Laundry
No
Waste disposal
Yes
Chemical toilet waste disposal
Yes
Public telephone
Yes
Security
Yes
Car park
Yes
Pioneering poles
Yes
Fridge freezer
Yes
Altar fires
Yes
Cooking area
Yes
Providore
Yes
Mail box
Yes
Campfire circle
Yes
Bivouacking area
-
Chapel
Yes

Activites

Onsite activities

  • Climbing wall
  • Aseilling
  • Rifle shooting
  • Archery
  • Rafting
  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Canoeing
  • Adventure Playground
  • Orienteering
  • Cork Guns
  • Crossbows
  • 3D Maze
  • Pond dipping
  • Nature trail
  • Pioneering
  • Sports equipment
  • Equipment hire for all activities
  • High ropes - Cat walk
  • Pedal cars
  • 'Cresta Run' sledges
  • Trampolines
  • Inflatables
  • Water walkers
  • Circus skills
  • Artificial ice climbing
  • Wood fire cooking.

Local attractions

  • Indoor Swimming Pool
  • Dry Slope Skiing
  • Sports Centre
  • Go-Karting
  • Secret Nuclear Bunker
  • Adventure Island Fun Park.

Camping

Site available for Camping
30th Dec to 22nd Dec
Maximum number of campers
1200
Price range
-
Deposit required
Yes
Suitable for County camps
Yes
Suitable for District camps
Yes
Suitable for Patrol camps
Yes
Suitable for "Backwoods" camps
Yes

Indoor

Building available
30th Dec to 22nd Dec
Number of buildings
1
Maximum number of residents
92
Price range
-
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
92
Fuel type
Gas/Electric
Kitchen/cooking area
Yes
Cooking/eating utensils
Yes
Building heated
Yes
Tables/chairs
Yes
Suitable for Pack holidays
Yes
Suitable for Beaver sleepover
Yes

Special needs

Site access
Yes
Camping location toilet washing access
Yes
Indoor accommodation access
Yes
Activities access
Yes

Other

Train station
Brentwood or Shenfield
Coach station
Chelmsford
Airport
Stansted
Sea/river port
Harwich
Tourist information
Brentwood
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Vehicular access to all Camping areas, plus adjacent parking.''Dogs allowed (providing they don't bite the Warden?). Warden contact no. evenings: 01277 810742

Last modified: 16th September 2009

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