Sir John Lowther County Scout Training and Activity Centre

Details

Description

Woodland

Address
Sir John Lowther County Scout Training and Activity Centre
Rushton Road
Glendon
Town
Kettering
County
Northamptonshire
Post code
NN14 1QF
Tel
01536517539
Fax
01536485754
Email
wardensjlc@talktalkbusiness.net
URL
-
Location
SP 860 821 - 52.430N 0.735W
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Contact

Warden/Contact
Jennie Allen – Centre Manager
Address
Sir John Lowther County Scout Training Centre
Rushton Road, Glendon
Town
Kettering
County
Northamptonshire
Post code
NN14 1QF
Tel
01536517539
Fax
01536485754
Email
wardensjlc@talktalkbusiness.net

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
No
Security
No
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
Yes
Chapel
Yes

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Archery
  • Pedal Go-Karts
  • Orienteering
  • Rifle Range
  • Bouldering Wall
  • Pioneering
  • Climbing Tower (Auto Belay)
  • Challenge Course
  • Laser Gaming
  • ''INDOOR - Sports Hall – Kurling – Basketball – Floor Hockey – Five a side Football – Badminton – Table Tennis.

Local attractions

  • Walking - from site
  • Cycling – Brixworth Country Park (coming soon as on site activity)
  • Rockingham Castle
  • Rockingham Speedway
  • Wicksteeds Park
  • West Lodge Rural Centre
  • Rutland Water – (sailing/canoeing)
  • Swimming Pool – Kettering/Corby.

Camping

Site available for Camping
All Year
Maximum number of campers
100
Price range
£2.00 - £3.00
Deposit required
Yes
Suitable for County camps
No
Suitable for District camps
No
Suitable for Patrol camps
Yes
Suitable for "Backwoods" camps
Yes

Indoor

Building available
All Year
Number of buildings
1
Maximum number of residents
40
Price range
£4.00 - £0.00
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
40
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
No
Indoor accommodation access
Yes
Activities access
Yes

Other

Train station
Kettering
Coach station
1
Airport
-
Sea/river port
-
Tourist information
Market Square, Kettering Tel: 01536410266
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

The centre is a purpose built residential training and activity centre. The centre is set 9 acres of woodland within which the campsites and activities are located. The indoor accommodation is split into 12 rooms ranging from 1 bed to 8 beds. Within the centre there is also a large sports hall, a games room and lounge. There is also a training suite suitable for the running of courses or talks. There is ample car parking. '' ''The centre manager, caretaker or support staff will be there to help you during your stay.

Last modified: 3rd February 2009

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