Oaks in Charnwood

Details

Description

10 acres of woodland and 10 acres of field in a rural setting

Address
Oaks in Charnwood
Charley Road
Shepshed
Town
Loughborough
County
Leicestershire
Post code
LE12 9EW
Tel
01509503871
Fax
-
Email
warden@oakscampsite.org.uk
URL
http://www.oakscampsite.org.uk
Location
SK 475 155 - 52.735N 1.296W
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Contact

Warden/Contact
Lesley Mitchell
Address
22 Cheribough Road
Castle Donnington
Town
Derby
County
Derbyshire
Post code
DE74 2RY
Tel
01332814927
Fax
-
Email
bookings@oakscampsite.org.uk

Facilities

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

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Climbing and Abseil Tower (20' or 40')
  • Archery
  • Jungle Trail (Assault Course)
  • Grass Sledging
  • Mountain Boarding
  • Bouldering room
  • Orienteering
  • Radio Controled Cars
  • Picture Quiz
  • Hike Routes
  • Oaks Challenge walk (23 Miles)

Local attractions

  • Snibston Sicence and Discovery Park
  • Concers – National Forest Visitors Centre
  • National Space Centre
  • Great Central Railway

Camping

Site available for Camping
1 Apr to 31 Oct
Maximum number of campers
700
Price range
£1.50 - £2.00
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
1 Mar to 30 Nov
Number of buildings
2
Maximum number of residents
42
Price range
£2.00 - £3.00
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
42
Fuel type
Gas
Kitchen/cooking area
Yes
Cooking/eating utensils
No
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
Loughborough
Coach station
Loughborough
Airport
East Midlands
Sea/river port
-
Tourist information
Snibston Discovery Park, Coalville
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Last modified: 15th August 2004

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