Walesby Forest Scout Centre

Details

Description

Woodland and Open Field

Address
Walesby Forest Scout Centre
Brake Road
Walesby
Town
Newark
County
Nottinghamshire
Post code
NG22 9GN
Tel
01623860202
Fax
01623836576
Email
admin@walesbyforest.org.uk
URL
http://www.walesbyforest.org.uk
Location
SK 662 705 - 53.227N 1.008W
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ASGC This site is a member of the Association of Scout and Guide Centres

Contact

Warden/Contact
Centre Director, Ian Sinclair
Address
Brake Road
Walesby
Town
Newark
County
Nottinghamshire
Post code
 
Tel
01623860202
Fax
01623836576
Email
admin@walesbyforest.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
Yes
Security
Yes
Car park
Yes
Pioneering poles
Yes
Fridge freezer
No
Altar fires
Yes
Cooking area
No
Providore
Yes
Mail box
Yes
Campfire circle
Yes
Bivouacking area
-
Chapel
Yes

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Abseiling
  • Assault Course
  • Crate Stacking
  • Shooting
  • Climbing Wall
  • Archery
  • Swimming
  • Canoeing
  • Quad Bikes
  • Orienteering
  • Rafting
  • Pioneering
  • Fishing
  • Traversing Wall
  • Crazy Golf

Local attractions

  • Fishing
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Sports Centre
  • Sherwood forest visitors centre
  • Boughton pumping station
  • Tales of robin hood
  • Nottingham caves
  • Alton towers(discounts available)
  • American Adventure
  • Clumber park
  • Matlock bath
  • Peak district
  • Creswell crags

Camping

Site available for Camping
10 Jan to 20 Dec
Maximum number of campers
3000
Price range
£4.00 - £0.00
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
10 Jan to 20 Dec
Number of buildings
2
Maximum number of residents
60
Price range
-
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
64
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
Retford
Coach station
Mansfield
Airport
East Midlands
Sea/river port
Hull
Tourist information
Mansfield tel: 01623427770
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

BCU APPROVED CENTRE FOR KAYAKING

Last modified: 20th September 2009

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