Campsites in Bedfordshire

1st Leighton Buzzard Scout Group

1st Leighton Buzzard Scout Group

Details

Description

The main building has two large halls which share a large kitchen. The field is entirely enclosed by fencing with lockable entry and exit gates.

Address
1st Leighton Buzzard Scout Group
Memorial Headquarters
Grovebury Road
Town
Leighton Buzzard
County
Bedfordshire
Post code
LU7 4SW
Tel
-
Fax
-
Email
BuzzardScouts@yahoo.co.uk
URL
http://www.1lbscouts.org.uk/
Location
SP 923 244 - 51.910N 0.658W
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Contact

Warden/Contact
-
Address
 
 
Town
-
County
-
Post code
 
Tel
-
Fax
-
Email
-

Facilities

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

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Pioneering Equipment
  • Indoor table tennis
  • Campfire Circle
  • Indoor Archery
  • Outdoor Archery

Local attractions

  • The site is within easy walking distance of the railway station the town centre and local shops
  • 5 Minutes walk from two large parks
  • Narrow gauge railway
  • Well maintained Skateboard/BMX park
  • Grand Union canal
  • Nature walks
  • Local Sports centre where a Climbing wall is avail
  • Whipsnade zoo
  • Woburn Safari park
  • London Gliding Club
  • Dunstable Downs.

Camping

Site available for Camping
7 Jan to 19 Dec
Maximum number of campers
50
Price range
£1.00 - £1.50
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
7 Jan to 19 Dec
Number of buildings
2
Maximum number of residents
24
Price range
£1.50 - £2.00
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
-
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
Leighton Buzzard
Coach station
Leighton Buzzard
Airport
Luton
Sea/river port
-
Tourist information
-
Brochure available from warden
No

Additional notes

Although there isn't a public phone avail, there is a phone available for emergency use. Disable toilets are only available indoors not outdoors.

Last modified: 3rd August 2016

25th Leighton Buzzard Group HQ

25th Leighton Buzzard Group HQ

Details

Description

 

Address
25th Leighton Buzzard Group HQ
 
 
Town
-
County
Bedfordshire
Post code
 
Tel
-
Fax
-
Email
-
URL
-
Location
-

Contact

Warden/Contact
Mr A Birch
Address
15 Ashburham Crescent
 
Town
Leighton Buzzard
County
Bedfordshire
Post code
 
Tel
-
Fax
-
Email
-

Facilities

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

Activities

Onsite activities

-

Local attractions

-

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

Special needs

Site access
No
Camping location toilet washing access
No
Indoor accommodation access
No
Activities access
No

Other

Train station
-
Coach station
-
Airport
-
Sea/river port
-
Tourist information
-
Brochure available from warden
No

Additional notes

Last modified: 4th August 2016

Ampthill & Woburn District Camp Site

Ampthill & Woburn District Camp Site

Details

Description

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Address
Ampthill & Woburn District Camp Site
Church End
 
Town
Milton Bryan
County
Bedfordshire
Post code
 
Tel
-
Fax
-
Email
-
URL
-
Location
SP 971 308 - 51.967N 0.586W
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Contact

Warden/Contact
Julie Richards
Address
2 Recreation Road
 
Town
Houghton Regis
County
Bedfordshire
Post code
LU5 5JW
Tel
01582611943
Fax
-
Email
kennith.richards@ntlworld.com

Facilities

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

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Abseiling
  • Climbing
  • Aerial Runway
  • Rafting

Local attractions

  • Woburn Safari Park
  • Swimming
  • Whipsnade Zoo

Camping

Site available for Camping
1 Apr to 30 Nov
Maximum number of campers
-
Price range
£1.50 - £2.00
Deposit required
No
Suitable for County camps
Yes
Suitable for District camps
Yes
Suitable for Patrol camps
Yes
Suitable for "Backwoods" camps
Yes

Indoor

Building available
1 Apr to 30 Nov
Number of buildings
1
Maximum number of residents
30
Price range
£4.00 - £0.00
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
-
Fuel type
Gas/Wood
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
No

Other

Train station
Bletchly/leighton Buzzard
Coach station
Milton Keynes
Airport
Luton
Sea/river port
-
Tourist information
-
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Last modified: 28th July 2006

Boyd Campsite and Activity Centre

Boyd Campsite and Activity Centre

Details

Description

Seven acres with open woodland and small lake. District Headquarters building.

Address
Boyd Campsite and Activity Centre
Church Road
 
Town
Henlow
County
Bedfordshire
Post code
SG16 6AB
Tel
01462 811424
Fax
-
Email
info@boydcampsite.com
URL
-
Location
TL 179 387 - 52.034N 0.281W
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Contact

Warden/Contact
-
Address
 
 
Town
-
County
-
Post code
 
Tel
-
Fax
-
Email
-

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
Yes
Car park
Yes
Pioneering poles
Yes
Fridge freezer
No
Altar fires
Yes
Cooking area
No
Providore
Yes
Mail box
No
Campfire circle
Yes
Bivouacking area
-
Chapel
No

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Abseiling
  • Shooting
  • Climbing Wall
  • Archery
  • Canoeing
  • Assault Course
  • Orienteering
  • Fishing
  • Raft Making

Local attractions

  • Swimming
  • Sailing
  • Sports Centre
  • Expeditions
  • RSPB Bird Sanctuary
  • Dry Slope Skiing
  • Aircraft Museum
  • Knebworth House

Camping

Site available for Camping
30 Dec to 22 Dec
Maximum number of campers
800
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
No

Indoor

Building available
30 Dec to 22 Dec
Number of buildings
-
Maximum number of residents
25
Price range
-
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
-
Fuel type
Electric
Kitchen/cooking area
Yes
Cooking/eating utensils
No
Building heated
Yes
Tables/chairs
Yes
Suitable for Pack holidays
Yes
Suitable for Beaver sleepover
No

Special needs

Site access
No
Camping location toilet washing access
No
Indoor accommodation access
No
Activities access
No

Other

Train station
Arlsey
Coach station
Luton or Bedford
Airport
Luton
Sea/river port
-
Tourist information
10 St Pauls Square, Bedford, Tel: 01234215226
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Last modified: 23rd November 2009

Jordons Close

Jordons Close

Details

Description

Three acres. Limited camping, plus fishing, canoeing and other water activities on the River Ouse

Address
Jordons Close
New Road
 
Town
Great Barford
County
Bedfordshire
Post code
 
Tel
-
Fax
-
Email
-
URL
-
Location
-

Contact

Warden/Contact
Mr D White
Address
4 Fair Way
Great Barford
Town
Bedford
County
Bedfordshire
Post code
MK44 3LT
Tel
01234870837
Fax
-
Email
dw@great-barford.demon.co.uk

Facilities

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

Activities

Onsite activities

-

Local attractions

-

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

Special needs

Site access
No
Camping location toilet washing access
No
Indoor accommodation access
No
Activities access
No

Other

Train station
-
Coach station
-
Airport
-
Sea/river port
-
Tourist information
-
Brochure available from warden
No

Additional notes

Last modified: 19th October 2003

Leslie Sell Camping and Training Ground

Leslie Sell Camping and Training Ground

Details

Description

8 acres of grass and 18 acres of woodland, storm hut, training centre with large hall, kitchen and small halls and kitchen and dormitory, accomodation for 30

Address
Leslie Sell Camping and Training Ground
Molivers Lane
 
Town
Bromham
County
Bedfordshire
Post code
MK43 8LD
Tel
01234826079
Fax
01234826079
Email
Office@lsac.org.uk
URL
http://www.lsac.org.uk
Location
TL 003 515 - 52.152N 0.534W
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Contact

Warden/Contact
Mrs Rita lewis
Address
Leslie Sell Camping & Activity Centre, Molivers Lane
Molivers Lane
Town
Bromham
County
Bedfordshire
Post code
MK43 8LD
Tel
01234826079
Fax
01234826079
Email
Office@lsac.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
No
Public telephone
Yes
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

  • Archery
  • Adventure Course
  • Orienteeering
  • Play Parachute
  • Shooting
  • Water Slide
  • Team Building Area
  • Artificial Caving System
  • Blind Trail
  • Slack Line
  • Pedal Carts
  • Travers Wall

Local attractions

  • Bromham Water Mill
  • River Ouse
  • Swimming
  • Windmill
  • Woburn Abbey
  • Safari Park
  • Harrold Country PArk
  • Aspects Leisure Centre
  • Cinemas
  • 10 Pin Bowling
  • easy access to footpaths and bridleways

Camping

Site available for Camping
All Year
Maximum number of campers
800
Price range
£2.00 - £3.00
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
All Year
Number of buildings
1
Maximum number of residents
30
Price range
£2.00 - £3.00
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
26
Fuel type
Electricity
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
Bedford 4 miles
Coach station
Bromham or Bedford
Airport
Luton
Sea/river port
-
Tourist information
Bedford tel: 01234215226
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

A Storm building with electricity is available on the camping field. The Training Building comprises a large and a small hall together with an industrial kitchen. This building is also suitable for indoor catering, both for large and small camps at a cost of

Last modified: 29th November 2005

Longrove

Longrove

Details

Description

Four acres woodland, mains water, toilets and drainage. Close to Whipsnade Zoo and Dunstable Downs.

Address
Longrove
Byslips Road
 
Town
Studham
County
Bedfordshire
Post code
 
Tel
-
Fax
-
Email
-
URL
-
Location
TL 030 164 - 51.836N 0.505W
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Contact

Warden/Contact
Mr J Coleman
Address
40 Northview Road
Houghton Regis
Town
Dunstable
County
Bedfordshire
Post code
LU5 5AH
Tel
01582 872 567
Fax
-
Email
-

Facilities

Toilets
Yes
Washing facilities
Yes
Water supply
Yes
Hot showers
No
Hot water
No
Cooking utensil washing area
No
Laundry
No
Waste disposal
No
Chemical toilet waste disposal
No
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
No

Activities

Onsite activities

  • site of special scientific interest

Local attractions

  • Whipsnade Zoo
  • Woburn Abbey and Safari Prak
  • Leisure Centre
  • Swimming Pool
  • Ashridge Forest (NT)
  • Milton Keynes
  • Cinemas
  • Ice Skating
  • Roller Blading

Camping

Site available for Camping
All Year
Maximum number of campers
50
Price range
-
Deposit required
Yes
Suitable for County camps
No
Suitable for District camps
No
Suitable for Patrol camps
Yes
Suitable for "Backwoods" camps
Yes

Indoor

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

Special needs

Site access
Yes
Camping location toilet washing access
No
Indoor accommodation access
No
Activities access
No

Other

Train station
Luton or Hemel Hempstead
Coach station
Luton
Airport
Luton
Sea/river port
-
Tourist information
Dunstable Library tel: 01582471012
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Quiet by 11pm, 20 ft by 30 foot marquee for hire, Foul weather shelter at nearby Studham Scouting Centre. One of the native dormouse's few remaing natural habitats. Plans are in hand to build disabled toilet and shower block with hot water in 2001

Last modified: 9th June 2010

Sharnbrook

Sharnbrook

Details

Description

Six acres of woodland and grass, Patrol sites in woods. Chemical toilet, shops one mile. Isolated - ideal for basic Scouting and backwoods activities.

Address
Sharnbrook
Yelnow Lane
 
Town
-
County
Bedfordshire
Post code
 
Tel
-
Fax
-
Email
-
URL
-
Location
SP 980 593 - 52.223N 0.565W
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Contact

Warden/Contact
: Dr J Best
Address
1 Windmill Court
High Street
Town
Sharnbrook
County
Bedfordshire
Post code
MK44 1PG
Tel
01234 782223
Fax
-
Email
-

Facilities

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

Activities

Onsite activities

-

Local attractions

-

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

Special needs

Site access
No
Camping location toilet washing access
No
Indoor accommodation access
No
Activities access
No

Other

Train station
-
Coach station
-
Airport
-
Sea/river port
-
Tourist information
-
Brochure available from warden
No

Additional notes

due to the lack of drainage and toilets a Green Field"" Nights Away permit is required by Groups camping

Last modified: 20th February 2004

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