Great Tower Scout Activity Centre

Details

Description

Woodland

Address
Great Tower Scout Activity Centre
Birks Road
 
Town
Newby Bridge
County
Cumbria
Post code
LA23 3PQ
Tel
01539531279
Fax
-
Email
greattower.sac@scouts.org.uk
URL
http://www.scouts.org.uk/sac
Location
SD 395 912 - 54.313N 2.930W
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Contact

Warden/Contact
Kate Lodge
Address
Great Tower Scout Activity Centre
Birks Road
Town
Newby Bridge
County
Cumbria
Post code
LA23 3PQ
Tel
01539531279
Fax
-
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
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

  • Abseiling
  • Archery
  • Assault Course
  • Climbing Wall
  • Conservation
  • Ecology Rooms
  • Orienteering
  • Shooting
  • Sailing
  • Orienteering
  • Rock Climbing
  • Canoeing
  • Archery
  • Assault Course

Local attractions

  • Bicycle Hire
  • Boat Trips/Cruises
  • Fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sports Centre
  • Swimming
  • The World of Beatrix Potter attraction
  • Museum of Lakeland life and Industry

Camping

Site available for Camping
All Year
Maximum number of campers
3000
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
No

Indoor

Building available
All Year
Number of buildings
5
Maximum number of residents
129
Price range
-
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
129
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: 15th June 2011

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