Bowley Camp Site

Details

Description

Open rolling countryside, close to the Fylde coast, Yorkshire Dales and the Pennine Way. Easy links to the M65 (J7).

Address
Bowley Camp Site
Dean Lane
Great Harwood
Town
Blackburn
County
Lancashire
Post code
BB6 7UN
Tel
01254884551
Fax
01254884551
Email
mail@bowley.org.uk
URL
http://www.bowley.org.uk.
Location
SD 734 339 - 53.800N 2.404W
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Contact

Warden/Contact
The Warden
Address
Bowley Campsite, Dean Lane
Great Harwood
Town
Blackburn
County
Lancashire
Post code
BB6 7UN
Tel
01254 884551
Fax
01254 884551
Email
mail@bowley.org.uk

Facilities

Toilets
Yes
Washing facilities
Yes
Water supply
Yes
Hot showers
Yes
Hot water
Yes
Cooking utensil washing area
Yes
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
No
Campfire circle
Yes
Bivouacking area
-
Chapel
Yes

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Abseiling
  • Shooting
  • Climbing Wall
  • Archery
  • Assault Course
  • Orienteering
  • Grass Sledging
  • Pioneering
  • Rafting
  • Sports hall
  • Treasure Trails

Local attractions

  • Canoeing
  • Swimming
  • Sailing
  • Fishing
  • Boat Trips
  • Dry Slope Skiing
  • Horse Riding
  • Potholing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Sports Centre

Camping

Site available for Camping
All Year
Maximum number of campers
1500
Price range
£1.50 - £2.00
Deposit required
Yes
Suitable for County camps
Yes
Suitable for District camps
Yes
Suitable for Patrol camps
Yes
Suitable for "Backwoods" camps
No

Indoor

Building available
All Year
Number of buildings
5
Maximum number of residents
61
Price range
£3.00 - £4.00
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
61
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
No

Other

Train station
Blackburn or Accrington
Coach station
Blackburn
Airport
Manchester or Blackpool
Sea/river port
Liverpool
Tourist information
Blackburn Tourist Information Centre, King Georges Hall, Northgate, Blackburn Tel: 0125453277
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Special Needs: some of the site, toilets, activities and accomodation is accessable. We have an additional camping barn suitable for overnight hikes approx 12 miles from Bowley called Sandal holme Barn. As k at the site office for details.

Last modified: 4th August 2002

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