Huish Woods Scout Campsite

Details

Description

The site is set in 40 Acres of mixed woodland on an eastern spur of the Blackdown Hills, near Taunton.

Address
Huish Woods Scout Campsite
West Hatch
 
Town
Taunton
County
Somerset
Post code
TA3 5RH
Tel
01823 480768
Fax
01823 478112
Email
admin@huishwoods.co.uk
URL
http://www.huishwoods.co.uk
Location
ST 285 218 - 50.991N 3.019W
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ASGC This site is a member of the Association of Scout and Guide Centres

Contact

Warden/Contact
Steve Mitchell
Address
Huish Woods Scout Campsite
West Hatch
Town
Taunton
County
Somerset
Post code
TA3 5RH
Tel
01823 480768
Fax
01823 478112
Email
admin@huishwoods.co.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
Yes
Public telephone
No
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

  • Aerial Runway
  • Shooting
  • Climbing wall
  • Archery
  • Orienteering
  • Adventure Play Area
  • Woodland Crafts
  • Pioneering
  • Zip Wire
  • Skittles
  • French Boules
  • Kurling
  • Nature Trail
  • Artificial Cave
  • Tree Trail

Local attractions

  • Taunton
  • Fleet Airarm Museum
  • Taunton Castle Museum
  • West Somerset Railway
  • Cheddar Caves
  • Exmoor
  • Dartmoor
  • Bristol Channel
  • Devon & Dorset Coasts
  • there are many other tourist attractions within easy reach of the site.

Camping

Site available for Camping
All Year
Maximum number of campers
500
Price range
£3.00 - £4.00
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
2
Maximum number of residents
72
Price range
£4.00 - £0.00
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
72
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
Yes
Indoor accommodation access
Yes
Activities access
Yes

Other

Train station
Taunton
Coach station
Taunton
Airport
Exeter or Bristol
Sea/river port
-
Tourist information
Paul Street,Taunton,Somerset Tel: 01823336344
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Sorry no dogs,''Site Visits by appointment to avoid disappointment

Last modified: 17th September 2009

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