Venture Forth Base

Details

Description

 

Address
Venture Forth Base
Great Tower Scout Camp
 
Town
Windermere
County
Cumbria
Post code
LA2 3PQ
Tel
01539531279
Fax
-
Email
-
URL
-
Location
SD 395 915 - 54.315N 2.930W
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Contact

Warden/Contact
Booking Secretary
Address
Wood Top
Goosnargh
Town
Preston
County
Lancashire
Post code
 
Tel
0199561336
Fax
0199561178
Email
-

Facilities

Toilets
Yes
Washing facilities
Yes
Water supply
Yes
Hot showers
Yes
Hot water
Yes
Cooking utensil washing area
Yes
Laundry
Yes
Waste disposal
Yes
Chemical toilet waste disposal
No
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

  • Sailing
  • Canoeing
  • Assault Course
  • Climbing
  • Shooting
  • Abseiling
  • Archery
  • Orienteering

Local attractions

  • Sailing
  • Canoeing
  • Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Boat Trips
  • Expeditions
  • Potholing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Archery
  • Orienteering
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Assault Course
  • Sports Centre
  • Shooting

Camping

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

Indoor

Building available
All Year
Number of buildings
3
Maximum number of residents
85
Price range
-
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
85
Fuel type
Gas
Kitchen/cooking area
Yes
Cooking/eating utensils
Yes
Building heated
Yes
Tables/chairs
No
Suitable for Pack holidays
Yes
Suitable for Beaver sleepover
No

Special needs

Site access
No
Camping location toilet washing access
No
Indoor accommodation access
No
Activities access
No

Other

Train station
Windermere
Coach station
Windermere
Airport
Manchester or Blackpool
Sea/river port
-
Tourist information
Bowness on Windermere
Brochure available from warden
No

Additional notes

Last modified: 24th July 2001

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