Skreens Park Scout Camp Site

Details

Description

55 acre parkland site with wooded area and lake.

Address
Skreens Park Scout Camp Site
Skreens Park Road
Roxwell
Town
Chelmsford
County
Essex
Post code
CM1 4NN
Tel
01245 248235
Fax
-
Email
skreenspark@essexscouts.org.uk
URL
http://www.Skreenspark.org
Location
TL 625 080 - 51.747N 0.354E
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Contact

Warden/Contact
Mick Barlow
Address
Skreens Park Campsite
Skreens Park Road
Town
Roxwell
County
Essex
Post code
CM1 4NN
Tel
01245 248235
Fax
-
Email
Bookings@skreenspark.org

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
Yes
Campfire circle
Yes
Bivouacking area
-
Chapel
Yes

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Air Rifle
  • Archery
  • Orienteering
  • Pioneering
  • Climbing
  • Abseiling
  • Games Equipment
  • Suction Cross Bows
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Pond Dipping
  • Nature Trail
  • Pedal Carts
  • rafting
  • Volleyball
  • Badmington

Local attractions

  • Located 4 miles from 2007 Centenary World Jamboree site at Hylands Park. Close to Ten Pin Bowling
  • Ice Skating
  • Dry Ski Slope
  • Megazone
  • Cinema
  • Sports Centre
  • Swimming
  • Museums
  • London
  • Thorndon Country Park
  • Colchester Castle
  • Colchester Zoo
  • Gilwell Park
  • Clacton on Sea
  • Southend on Sea and many more.

Camping

Site available for Camping
All Year
Maximum number of campers
2000
Price range
£2.00 - £3.00
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
3
Maximum number of residents
102
Price range
£4.00 - £0.00
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
102
Fuel type
Electric/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
Yes

Other

Train station
Chelmsford
Coach station
Chelmsford
Airport
Stansted
Sea/river port
Harwich
Tourist information
Chelmsford Library, Essex County Council
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

The site consists of 52 acres of historic parkland, which is part of the original Skreens Manor, plus a 3 acre lake for boating, swimming and fishing (in season). There is also a wet weather barn, Open air Chapel, and Log-seated Campfire Circle, plus a camp providore.''New Shower/toilet block to be opened in February 2007.''Site Brochure, Site Fees & Site Booking Form, Available from www.essexscouts.org.uk or Warden.

Last modified: 23rd August 2006

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