Ashworth Valley Scout Campsite

Details

Description

3 large camping fields,2 modern buildings,wooded valley near to Pennines and Manchester City Centre.

Address
Ashworth Valley Scout Campsite
Hurst Farm
Ashworth Road, Bamford
Town
Rochdale
County
Greater Manchester
Post code
OL11 5UP
Tel
01706 360498
Fax
01706 360498
Email
ashworthvalley@btopenworld.com
URL
http://www.ashworthvalley.org.uk
Location
SD 846 128 - 53.611N 2.233W
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Contact

Warden/Contact
Mr Trevor Tanner
Address
Hurst Farm
Ashworth Road, Bamford
Town
Rochdale
County
Greater Manchester
Post code
OL11 5UP
Tel
01706 360498
Fax
01706 360498
Email
ashworthvalley@btopenworld.com

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
Yes
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

  • Climbing
  • Abseiling
  • Rifle Shooting
  • Archery
  • Assault Course
  • Grass Sledgeing
  • Orienteering
  • Pioneering
  • Backwoods area
  • Patrol Initiative Challenge
  • Nature Trail
  • Beaver Hunt
  • Bug Hunt

Local attractions

  • Hiking
  • Swimmimg
  • Manchester City Centre
  • Science & Industry museum
  • Bird and Animal Sanctuary
  • Steam Railway
  • Outdoor Activity Services

Camping

Site available for Camping
All Year
Maximum number of campers
1000
Price range
-
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
36
Price range
-
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
36
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
Yes

Other

Train station
Rochdale 3 mls, Bury 3 mls
Coach station
Local
Airport
Manchester
Sea/river port
Liverpool
Tourist information
Rochdale tel 01706 356592
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Last modified: 26th January 2003

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