Silver Cross Scout Centre

Details

Description

15 acres deciduous woodland by small river, convenient for Gower, Brecon Beacons

Address
Silver Cross Scout Centre
Llangyfelach
 
Town
Swansea
County
West Glamorgan
Post code
SA5 7LQ
Tel
01792897950
Fax
01792229328
Email
warden@silvercross.org.uk
URL
http://www.silvercross.org.uk
Location
SS 628 995 - 51.677N 3.985W
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Contact

Warden/Contact
Andy Shurey
Address
Silver Cross County Camp Site
Llangyfelach
Town
Swansea
County
Swansea
Post code
SA5 7LQ
Tel
01792897950
Fax
01792229328
Email
warden@silvercross.org.uk

Facilities

Toilets
Yes
Washing facilities
Yes
Water supply
Yes
Hot showers
Yes
Hot water
Yes
Cooking utensil washing area
No
Laundry
Yes
Waste disposal
Yes
Chemical toilet waste disposal
No
Public telephone
No
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
  • Archery
  • Air-rifle Shooting
  • Orienteering
  • Climbing Wall
  • Nature Trail
  • Pioneering
  • Assault Course (warning – extremely muddy!)

Local attractions

  • Bicycle Hire
  • Boat trips
  • Canoeing
  • Cinema
  • Spectacular Sandy Beaches
  • Coal Mine Visit
  • Fishing
  • Pony Trekking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Ten Pin Bowling''Theme Park
  • Surf School
  • Laserzone

Camping

Site available for Camping
All Year
Maximum number of campers
200
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
1
Maximum number of residents
35
Price range
£3.00 - £4.00
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
8
Fuel type
Gas/electricity
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
Swansea (6 miles)
Coach station
Swansea(6 miles)
Airport
Swansea or Cardiff
Sea/river port
Swansea
Tourist information
Swansea TIC, Plymouth Street Swansea SA1 3QG tel:01792 468321
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Unfortunately, no dogs allowed on site.''A small but friendly campsite offering a warm Welsh welcome. Warning!! – the assault course is very muddy, possibly the muddiest in Britain!

Last modified: 16th February 2005

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