Dam Scout Hostel

Details

Description

Scout HQ with small field

Address
Dam Scout Hostel
699 Barnsley Road
Newmillerdam
Town
Wakefield
County
West Yorkshire
Post code
WF2 7QQ
Tel
-
Fax
-
Email
damhostel@live.co.uk
URL
http://www.15thwakefieldscouts.co.uk/...
Location
SE 330 156 - 53.636N 1.501W
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Contact

Warden/Contact
Mr Andrew Beck
Address
31 Oakenshaw Street
Agbrigg
Town
Wakefield
County
West Yorkshire
Post code
WF1 5BT
Tel
01924 252960
Fax
-
Email
damhostel@live.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
No
Public telephone
No
Security
Yes
Car park
Yes
Pioneering poles
Yes
Fridge freezer
Yes
Altar fires
Yes
Cooking area
Yes
Providore
No
Mail box
Yes
Campfire circle
No
Bivouacking area
-
Chapel
No

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Lakeside walks
  • Pioneering
  • Orienteering

Local attractions

  • National Mineing Museum
  • Pugneys Water Sports
  • Sports Centre
  • Pontefract Castle
  • Country Park
  • Bretton Sculpture Park
  • Sandal Castle Museum
  • Baden-Powell exhibition@Cawthone
  • Charles Waterton Experience@Wintersett
  • large grass sports field

Camping

Site available for Camping
weekends/school hols
Maximum number of campers
20
Price range
£2.00 - £3.00
Deposit required
Yes
Suitable for County camps
No
Suitable for District camps
No
Suitable for Patrol camps
Yes
Suitable for "Backwoods" camps
No

Indoor

Building available
weekends/school hols
Number of buildings
1
Maximum number of residents
30
Price range
£2.00 - £3.00
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
20
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
No

Other

Train station
Wakefield
Coach station
Wakefield
Airport
Robin Hood (Doncaster)
Sea/river port
-
Tourist information
Wakefield Tourist Information, 9 Bullring, Wakefield tel: 08456018353
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Help always at hand, programme aids available

Last modified: 6th June 2011

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