Glasbury-on-Wye Scout Hut

Details

Description

Historic Scout hut situated in a village at the foot of the Black Mountains, on the banks of the River Wye.

Address
Glasbury-on-Wye Scout Hut
 
 
Town
Glasbury-on-Wye
County
Powys
Post code
 
Tel
-
Fax
-
Email
geof.mcc@btopenworld.com
URL
http://homepage.virgin.net/g...lasbury.scouts
Location
SO 179 392 - 52.045N 3.197W
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Contact

Warden/Contact
Geof McConnell
Address
9 Bell Street
Talgarth
Town
Brecon
County
Powys
Post code
LD3 0BP
Tel
01874 711928
Fax
-
Email
geof.mcc@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
No
Chemical toilet waste disposal
No
Public telephone
No
Security
No
Car park
Yes
Pioneering poles
No
Fridge freezer
Yes
Altar fires
Yes
Cooking area
Yes
Providore
No
Mail box
No
Campfire circle
No
Bivouacking area
-
Chapel
No

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Canoe and Kayak hire available 2 minutes walk away (private hire company) with return transport provided if required – ideal starting point for down-river trips.

Local attractions

  • Black Mountains and Brecon Beacons - Excellent Hillwalking.
  • Offas Dyke Footpath.
  • Wye Valley Walk.
  • Canoeing and Raft-building on the Wye.
  • Pony Trekking in the Mountains.
  • Climbing & Abseiling - indoors (Llangorse Rope Centre) or outdoors.
  • Mountain Biking (hire available locally).
  • Gliding- Black Mountain Glider Hire & Tuition.
  • Fishing.
  • Hay-on-Wye (Town of Books).
  • Hereford Cathedral & Mappa Mundi Exhibition.
  • Bulmers Cider Museum & Factory Tours.
  • Brecon Leisure Centre & Theatre Brycheiniog.

Camping

Site available for Camping
Mar to Nov
Maximum number of campers
30
Price range
£1.00 - £1.50
Deposit required
No
Suitable for County camps
No
Suitable for District camps
No
Suitable for Patrol camps
Yes
Suitable for "Backwoods" camps
No

Indoor

Building available
All Year
Number of buildings
1
Maximum number of residents
25
Price range
£2.00 - £3.00
Deposit required
No
Beds provided
-
Fuel type
Electric
Kitchen/cooking area
Yes
Cooking/eating utensils
No
Building heated
Yes
Tables/chairs
Yes
Suitable for Pack holidays
Yes
Suitable for Beaver sleepover
No

Special needs

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

Other

Train station
Hereford or Abergavenny
Coach station
Brecon or Hereford
Airport
-
Sea/river port
-
Tourist information
Hay-on-Wye 01497 820144 or Brecon 01874 622485
Brochure available from warden
No

Additional notes

Ideally positioned to take advantage of the full range of outdoor pursuits and magnificent countryside offered locally. Easily accessible via main Hereford to Brecon road (A438). For all booking enquiries please contact Geof McConnell by phone or e-mail as listed above.

Last modified: 3rd September 2005

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