Silverwood Scout Camp

Details

Description

10 acres of grassland surrounded by 100 acres of woodland on the edge of the Pennines

Address
Silverwood Scout Camp
Barnsley Road
Silkstone
Town
Barnsley
County
South Yorkshire
Post code
S75 4LE
Tel
01226791090
Fax
-
Email
silverwood@barnsleypennine.co.uk.
URL
http://www.silverwoodcamp.org.uk/...
Location
SE 295 055 - 53.545N 1.555W
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Contact

Warden/Contact
Booking Manager Mr John Hope
Address
233, Sheffield Road.
 
Town
Barnsley
County
South Yorkshire
Post code
S70 4DE.
Tel
07757 824609
Fax
-
Email
silverwood@barnsleypennine.co.uk.

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
No
Mail box
Yes
Campfire circle
Yes
Bivouacking area
-
Chapel
Yes

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Non provided

Local attractions

  • Canoeing
  • Swimming
  • Sailing
  • Fishing
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Sports Centre
  • Dry Slope Skiing
  • Cannon Hall Country Park

Camping

Site available for Camping
5 Jan to 24 Dec
Maximum number of campers
500
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
5 Jan to 24 Dec
Number of buildings
1
Maximum number of residents
42
Price range
-
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
42
Fuel type
Gas
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
No

Other

Train station
Dodworth or Silkstone Common
Coach station
Barnsley
Airport
Manchester or Leeds Bradford
Sea/river port
-
Tourist information
Barnsley Tourist Office, Central Library Barnsley Tel: 01226206757
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Last modified: 24th July 2008

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