Dog Hill Scout & Community Camp Site

Details

Description

An 8 acre moorland site, with a small wood.Leveled camping areas and a reservoir next door.Brushes Clough Quarry next to that for climbing.We have monkey bars & swings.

Address
Dog Hill Scout & Community Camp Site
Buckstones Rd
Shaw
Town
Oldham
County
Lancashire
Post code
 
Tel
07855802421
Fax
01616285813
Email
mike@doghillscoutcamp.co.uk
URL
http://www.doghillscoutcamp.co.uk
Location
SD 954 096 - 53.583N 2.069W
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Contact

Warden/Contact
Mike Williamson
Address
19 Tudor St
Shaw
Town
Oldham
County
Lancashire
Post code
OL2 7RX
Tel
07855802421
Fax
0161-628-5813
Email
mike@doghillscoutcamp.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
No
Security
No
Car park
Yes
Pioneering poles
No
Fridge freezer
Yes
Altar fires
Yes
Cooking area
Yes
Providore
Yes
Mail box
No
Campfire circle
Yes
Bivouacking area
Yes
Chapel
No

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Backwoods camping.Nature walk. Adventure playground being built. Cubs Hike from Jubilee bends to site. Scout hike from hollingworth lake to site.

Local attractions

  • Crompton Walk
  • Oldham Walk
  • Hollingworth Lake (3m)
  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Nature reserve
  • Saddleworth Villages(3m)
  • Museum
  • Canal boats
  • Browning Nature visitorscentre
  • Moors
  • Standedge Canal Tunnel visitors centre
  • Shaw village
  • Swimmingpool
  • 10 pin bowling
  • Oldham
  • (3m) Museum
  • Leisure centre
  • Milnrow Steam Engine

Camping

Site available for Camping
All Year
Maximum number of campers
100
Price range
£1.50 - £2.00
Deposit required
Yes
Suitable for County camps
No
Suitable for District camps
Yes
Suitable for Patrol camps
Yes
Suitable for "Backwoods" camps
Yes

Indoor

Building available
All Year
Number of buildings
1
Maximum number of residents
16
Price range
£1.50 - £2.00
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
16
Fuel type
Wood/Coal
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
Shaw (M/c Oldham,Rochdale Loop
Coach station
Shaw
Airport
Manchester/Liverpool/Newcastle
Sea/river port
Liverpool / Hull
Tourist information
Oldham
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Bunk house hire

Last modified: 4th May 2005

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