Gradbach Scout Camp

Details

Description

48 acres of mixed woodland and open fields, with three main camping fields plus a number of smaller camping areas. The site offers two large buildings for indoor accommodation.

Address
Gradbach Scout Camp
Old Hall Farm
Gradbach
Town
Buxton
County
Derbyshire
Post code
SK17 0SU
Tel
-
Fax
-
Email
-
URL
http://www.gradbachscoutcamp.org.uk/...
Location
SJ 994 659 - 53.190N 2.009W
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Contact

Warden/Contact
Mary Bramwell
Address
 
 
Town
-
County
-
Post code
 
Tel
-
Fax
-
Email
maryebramwell@yahoo.co.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
No
Car park
Yes
Pioneering poles
Yes
Fridge freezer
Yes
Altar fires
No
Cooking area
Yes
Providore
Yes
Mail box
Yes
Campfire circle
Yes
Bivouacking area
-
Chapel
Yes

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Orienteering
  • Pioneering

Local attractions

  • Swimming
  • Caving
  • Fishing
  • Horse Riding
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Alton Towers
  • Rock Climbing
  • Easy access to Buxton and the rest of the Peak District
  • Manchester United Football Club

Camping

Site available for Camping
All Year
Maximum number of campers
700
Price range
£1.00 - £1.50
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
All Year
Number of buildings
2
Maximum number of residents
60
Price range
£4.00 - £0.00
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
60
Fuel type
Coal/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
No
Camping location toilet washing access
No
Indoor accommodation access
No
Activities access
No

Other

Train station
Buxton/Macclesfield
Coach station
Buxton/Longnor
Airport
Manchester
Sea/river port
-
Tourist information
The Crescent, Buxton Tel: 0129825106
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

The site offers the space for a troop camp, or the chance the bivouac and go back to basics – All within reach of civilisation.

Last modified: 23rd January 2008

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