Brownjohn's Copse

Details

Description

A reclaimed former gravel pit now turned into prt wooded copse and grssed camping ground

Address
Brownjohn's Copse
Redbridge Road
Crossways
Town
Dorchester
County
Dorset
Post code
DT2 8BG
Tel
-
Fax
-
Email
brewera3@hotmail.com
URL
-
Location
SY 775 885 - 50.695N 2.319W
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Contact

Warden/Contact
Andrew Brewer
Address
Summer Cottage
13 Warmwell Road, Crossways
Town
Dorchester
County
Dorset
Post code
DT2 8BS
Tel
01305853125
Fax
-
Email
brewera3@hotmail.com

Facilities

Toilets
Yes
Washing facilities
Yes
Water supply
Yes
Hot showers
No
Hot water
No
Cooking utensil washing area
Yes
Laundry
No
Waste disposal
Yes
Chemical toilet waste disposal
Yes
Public telephone
No
Security
No
Car park
Yes
Pioneering poles
Yes
Fridge freezer
No
Altar fires
Yes
Cooking area
Yes
Providore
No
Mail box
No
Campfire circle
Yes
Bivouacking area
-
Chapel
Yes

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Qurterdeck with flag mast
  • Nature study

Local attractions

  • Hiking
  • Cycling
  • Weymouth
  • Poole
  • Dorset Jurassic Coast
  • Swimming
  • Leisure Centre
  • Bovington Tank Museum
  • Corfe Castle
  • Dinasour Museum
  • Tutenkhamen Exhibition
  • Swanage Steam Railway

Camping

Site available for Camping
All Year
Maximum number of campers
100
Price range
£2.00 - £3.00
Deposit required
Yes
Suitable for County camps
No
Suitable for District camps
Yes
Suitable for Patrol camps
Yes
Suitable for "Backwoods" camps
Yes

Indoor

Building available
Wet weather shelter
Number of buildings
1
Maximum number of residents
-
Price range
-
Deposit required
No
Beds provided
-
Fuel type
gas
Kitchen/cooking area
Yes
Cooking/eating utensils
No
Building heated
No
Tables/chairs
Yes
Suitable for Pack holidays
No
Suitable for Beaver sleepover
No

Special needs

Site access
Yes
Camping location toilet washing access
Yes
Indoor accommodation access
Yes
Activities access
Yes

Other

Train station
Moreton
Coach station
Dorchester
Airport
-
Sea/river port
Poole/Weymouth
Tourist information
Dorchester TIO tel: 01305267992
Brochure available from warden
No

Additional notes

Crossways Village Hall can also be hired - capcity 170 people, ideal for indoor play area, can be booked thhough Scout Group

Last modified: 29th January 2006

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