Waterside Lodge

Details

Description

A large Activity Centre in its own grounds adjacent to the Southport Marine Lake and the seafront

Address
Waterside Lodge
Marine Drive
 
Town
Southport
County
Merseyside
Post code
PR8 1RY
Tel
01704 510900
Fax
01704 510900
Email
enquiries@watersidelodge.freeserve.co.uk
URL
http://www.southportdistrictscouts.escouts.net
Location
SD 333 180 - 53.654N 3.009W
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Contact

Warden/Contact
Ian Butler
Address
Waterside Lodge
Marine Drive
Town
Southport
County
Merseyside
Post code
PR8 1RY
Tel
01704 510900
Fax
01704 510900
Email
enquiries@watersidelodge.freeserve.co.uk

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
No
Cooking area
Yes
Providore
Yes
Mail box
Yes
Campfire circle
No
Bivouacking area
-
Chapel
No

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
  • Dinghy Sailing
  • Dragon Boating
  • Bell Boating
  • Rafting
  • Pioneering
  • (all with instruction if required)
  • small games
  • Indoor Pool
  • Table Tennis
  • local Trails.

Local attractions

  • Beach
  • Sand Dunes and Pier
  • 10 Pin Bowling
  • Skate Park
  • Cinema
  • Red Squirrel Reserve
  • Nature Reserves
  • Martin Mere Wildfowl Sanctuary
  • Animal Farm
  • Knowsley Safari Park
  • ''Pitch & Putt
  • Town Historic Trail
  • 'Awesome Walls' Climbing Centre
  • Liverpool
  • Albert Dock
  • 2 Cathedrals
  • Football Grounds
  • ""Western Approaches"" - WWII Command Centre
  • Museums
  • Art Galleries
  • Within day-travel distance of Lake District and North Wales

Camping

Site available for Camping
-
Maximum number of campers
-
Price range
-
Deposit required
No
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
1
Maximum number of residents
44
Price range
£4.00 - £0.00
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
44
Fuel type
gas
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
Southport
Coach station
Southport
Airport
Liverpool
Sea/river port
Liverpool
Tourist information
Lord Street, Southport Tel: 01704 533333
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Waterside Lodge is the District HQ of Southport Scout District. It is a purpose built (1999) Training and Activity Centre on the edge of the Marine Lake, Southport, adjacent to the beach, Pier and 'Ocean Plaza' entertainment and shopping complex.''The Centre is an RYA Training Centre and is AALA Registered.''There is a large grassed area surrounding the Centre - but Scout camping is not generally permitted.

Last modified: 13th August 2005

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