Campsites in Cheshire

Barnswood Scout Camp

Barnswood Scout Camp

Details

Description

Woodland site

Address
Barnswood Camp
Rushton Spencer
 
Town
Macclesfield
County
Cheshire
Post code
SK11 0RA
Tel
01260226359
Fax
-
Email
-
URL
-
Location
SJ 951 609 - 53.145N 2.073W
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Contact

Warden/Contact
Daphne Wilkinson
Address
2 Peterborough Close
 
Town
Macclesfield
County
Cheshire
Post code
SK10 3DT
Tel
01625611809
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
No
Public telephone
Yes
Security
Yes
Car park
Yes
Pioneering poles
Yes
Fridge freezer
No
Altar fires
Yes
Cooking area
Yes
Providore
Yes
Mail box
Yes
Campfire circle
Yes
Bivouacking area
No
Chapel
Yes

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Archery
  • Orienteering

Local attractions

  • Canoeing
  • Swimming
  • Sailing
  • Fishing
  • Boat Trips
  • Rock Climbing
  • Archery
  • Orieneering
  • Bicycle Hire

Camping

Site available for Camping
1 Mar to 14 Dec
Maximum number of campers
800
Price range
-
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
All Year
Number of buildings
4
Maximum number of residents
94
Price range
-
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
14
Fuel type
Gas/Electric
Kitchen/cooking area
Yes
Cooking/eating utensils
No
Building heated
Yes
Tables/chairs
No
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
Macclesfield
Coach station
Macclesfield
Airport
Manchester
Sea/river port
Liverpool
Tourist information
Leek Tourist Information Office Tel: 01538483741
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Last modified: 18th August 1999

Bickerton Hill

Bickerton Hill

Details

Description

Scout HQ and activity area with private woodland and direct access to National Trust upland heath and long distance footpaths

Address
Bickerton Hill
Goldford Lane
Bickerton
Town
Malpas
County
Cheshire
Post code
SY14 8LL
Tel
01948 820800
Fax
01948 820218
Email
gsl@sandstonescouts.org.uk
URL
http://www.sandstonescouts.org.uk/...ssl.htm
Location
SJ507532 - 53.074N 2.737W
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Contact

Warden/Contact
David Lithgow Smith
Address
The Old Scypen
Bickley Town
Town
Malpas
County
Cheshire
Post code
SY14 8EQ
Tel
01948 820800 / 07793
Fax
01948 820218
Email
gsl@sandstonescouts.org.uk

Facilities

Toilets
Yes
Washing facilities
Yes
Water supply
Yes
Hot showers
No
Hot water
No
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
Yes
Cooking area
Yes
Providore
No
Mail box
No
Campfire circle
Yes
Bivouacking area
No
Chapel
No

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Cargo net
  • Swing
  • Bird watching
  • Hiking (Sandstone trail)
  • Forestry

Local attractions

  • Chester Zoo
  • Jodrell Bank
  • Canal Boats
  • Technoquest

Camping

Site available for Camping
All year
Maximum number of campers
40
Price range
£3.00 - £4.00
Deposit required
No
Suitable for County camps
No
Suitable for District camps
No
Suitable for Patrol camps
Yes
Suitable for "Backwoods" camps
Yes

Indoor

Building available
All year
Number of buildings
1
Maximum number of residents
25
Price range
£3.00 - £4.00
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
-
Fuel type
Coal/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
Yes

Other

Train station
Crewe
Coach station
Whitchurch
Airport
Manchester
Sea/river port
-
Tourist information
-
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Last modified: 12th November 2013

Birchwood

Birchwood

Details

Description

Woodland

Address
Birchwood
Kennel Lane
Sandiway
Town
Northwich
County
Cheshire
Post code
CW8 2EA
Tel
01606882709
Fax
-
Email
info@forestcamp.org.uk
URL
http://www.forestcamp.org.uk
Location
SJ 595 695 - 53.221N 2.607W
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Contact

Warden/Contact
Peter Hughes
Address
16 Townfield Lane
Barnton
Town
Northwich
County
Cheshire
Post code
CW8 4LQ
Tel
01606781576
Fax
01606781576
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
No
Chemical toilet waste disposal
No
Public telephone
Yes
Security
No
Car park
Yes
Pioneering poles
Yes
Fridge freezer
Yes
Altar fires
Yes
Cooking area
No
Providore
Yes
Mail box
Yes
Campfire circle
Yes
Bivouacking area
-
Chapel
Yes

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Pioneering
  • Rafting
  • Canoeing
  • Swimming
  • Orienteering
  • Climbing Wall
  • Nature Trail
  • Bird Watching
  • Pond Investigation
  • Archery

Local attractions

  • Salt Mine
  • Pony Trekking
  • Swimming
  • Canal Boat Trips
  • Jodrell Bank
  • Chester Zoo
  • Walking
  • Delmere Forest

Camping

Site available for Camping
All Year
Maximum number of campers
600
Price range
-
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
All Year
Number of buildings
2
Maximum number of residents
42
Price range
-
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
42
Fuel type
Electric
Kitchen/cooking area
Yes
Cooking/eating utensils
Yes
Building heated
Yes
Tables/chairs
Yes
Suitable for Pack holidays
Yes
Suitable for Beaver sleepover
No

Special needs

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

Other

Train station
Hartford or Cuddington
Coach station
Chester
Airport
Liverpool or Manchester
Sea/river port
Liverpool
Tourist information
Northwich
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

No double decker buses allowed

Last modified: 18th August 1999

Forest Camp

Forest Camp

Details

Description

Woodland

Address
Forest Camp
Kennel Lane
Sandiway
Town
Northwich
County
Cheshire
Post code
CW8 2EA
Tel
07092 865 59
Fax
-
Email
forestbookings@cheshirescouts.org.uk
URL
http://www.cheshirescouts.org.uk
Location
SJ 595 695 - 53.221N 2.607W
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ASGC This site is a member of the Association of Scout and Guide Centres

Contact

Warden/Contact
Booking Secretary
Address
 
 
Town
-
County
-
Post code
 
Tel
07092 865 590
Fax
-
Email
forestbookings@cheshirescouts.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
No
Security
No
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

  • Pioneering
  • Rafting
  • Canoeing
  • Swimming
  • Orienteering
  • Climbing Wall
  • Nature Trail
  • Bird Watching
  • Pond Investigation
  • Archery

Local attractions

  • Salt Mine
  • Pony Trekking
  • Swimming
  • Canal Boat Trips
  • Jodrell Bank
  • Chester Zoo
  • Walking
  • Delmere Forest

Camping

Site available for Camping
All Year
Maximum number of campers
600
Price range
-
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
2
Maximum number of residents
48
Price range
-
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
42
Fuel type
Electric
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
No
Activities access
No

Other

Train station
Hartford or Cuddington
Coach station
Chester
Airport
Liverpool or Manchester
Sea/river port
Liverpool
Tourist information
Northwich
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

No double decker buses allowed

Last modified: 6th May 2007

Linnet Clough

Linnet Clough

Details

Description

40 acres open fields surrounded by woods and plantations

Address
Linnet Clough
Gibb Lane
Mellor
Town
Stockport
County
Cheshire
Post code
SK6 5NB
Tel
01614271688
Fax
01614271688
Email
Linnetcloughcamp@aol.com
URL
http://www.linnetclough.co.uk
Location
SJ 977 881 - 53.389N 2.035W
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Contact

Warden/Contact
Carl Hornsby
Address
Linnet Clough Scout Camp
Gibb Lane, Mellor
Town
Stockport
County
Cheshire
Post code
SK6 5NB
Tel
01614271688
Fax
01614271688
Email
Linnetcloughcamp@aol.com

Facilities

Toilets
Yes
Washing facilities
Yes
Water supply
Yes
Hot showers
Yes
Hot water
Yes
Cooking utensil washing area
Yes
Laundry
Yes
Waste disposal
Yes
Chemical toilet waste disposal
Yes
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
-
Chapel
Yes

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Archery
  • Shooting
  • Climbing
  • Abseiling
  • Orienteering
  • Canoeing
  • Rafting
  • Playground
  • Beaver Trail

Local attractions

  • Peak District
  • Rope race
  • Blue John Mines
  • Swimming
  • Manchester
  • Jodrell Bank

Camping

Site available for Camping
All Year
Maximum number of campers
2000
Price range
-
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
2
Maximum number of residents
70
Price range
-
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
70
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
Marple
Coach station
Stockport
Airport
Manchester
Sea/river port
Liverpool
Tourist information
New Mills Tourist infromation,Rock mill Lane, New Mills, Stockport tel: 01663746904
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Access road via Gibb Lane (Mellor) is very narrow and is unsuitable for large coaches or large vans (over 25 seaters and 7 ton vans) Tractor and trailer is available to collect equipment from end of Gibb Lane

Last modified: 18th April 2004

Milldale

Milldale

Details

Description

Field with stream and woodland adjacent

Address
Milldale
Mill Lane
Blakenhall
Town
Nantwich
County
Cheshire
Post code
 
Tel
-
Fax
-
Email
bookings@milldalescoutcamp.co.uk
URL
http://www.milldalescoutcamp.co.uk/...
Location
SJ 712 476 - 53.025N 2.429W
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Contact

Warden/Contact
Andy Collett
Address
2 Withnall Drive
Shavington
Town
Crewe
County
Cheshire
Post code
CW2 5HG
Tel
01270 663286
Fax
-
Email
bookings@milldalescoutcamp.co.uk

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

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Climbing Wall
  • Orienteering
  • Archery range
  • 177 Rifle Shooting range

Local attractions

  • Swimming
  • Sailing
  • Fishing
  • Sports Centre

Camping

Site available for Camping
All Year
Maximum number of campers
-
Price range
£1.50 - £2.00
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
No indoor accomodation
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
-
Suitable for Pack holidays
No
Suitable for Beaver sleepover
No

Special needs

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

Other

Train station
Crewe
Coach station
Nantwich
Airport
Manchester
Sea/river port
Liverpool
Tourist information
Church Lane, Nantwich Tel: 01270610983
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

The site has a Toilet block with Solar powered lighting, A large weather proof Barn for foul weather protection, a Bird Hide, Orienteering Trail and Activity Trail. Although Milldale has now much improved facilities it remains essentially a 'Back to Basics' campsite where you make your own fun.

Last modified: 9th June 2008

Queen Charlotte's Wood Camp Site

Queen Charlotte's Wood Camp Site

Details

Description

Undulating woodland with level grassed areas

Address
Queen Charlotte's Wood Camp Site
The Ridgeway
Alanley
Town
Warrington
County
Cheshire
Post code
WA6 6XQ
Tel
01928731824
Fax
-
Email
-
URL
-
Location
SJ 510 745 - 53.265N 2.735W
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Contact

Warden/Contact
Tracey Burgess
Address
7 Yates Road
Thornton le Moor
Town
Frodsham
County
Cheshire
Post code
CH2 4JJ
Tel
01244 301014
Fax
-
Email
traceyburgessqcw@btinternet.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
Yes
Security
No
Car park
Yes
Pioneering poles
Yes
Fridge freezer
No
Altar fires
Yes
Cooking area
No
Providore
No
Mail box
No
Campfire circle
Yes
Bivouacking area
-
Chapel
Yes

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Pioneering poles available
  • Cub orienteering course

Local attractions

  • Rock climbing/abseiling
  • Hiking
  • Sailing
  • canoeing
  • windsurfing''Swimming baths (9 miles)
  • Sports Centres (3 and 8 miles)
  • Chester Zoo (12 miles)
  • Blue planet aquarium (8 miles)

Camping

Site available for Camping
April to end Oct
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
No

Indoor

Building available
Feb to end Nov
Number of buildings
1
Maximum number of residents
30
Price range
£3.00 - £4.00
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
30
Fuel type
Electric
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
No
Indoor accommodation access
Yes
Activities access
No

Other

Train station
Frodsham, Helsby or Runcorn
Coach station
Chester
Airport
Manchester or Liverpool
Sea/river port
Liverpool
Tourist information
-
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Last modified: 30th November 2010

Tatton Park Scout Campsite

Tatton Park Scout Campsite

Details

Description

Grassy field

Address
Tatton Park Scout Campsite
Tatton Park
 
Town
Knutsford
County
Cheshire
Post code
WA16 6QN
Tel
0709223179
Fax
07092293179
Email
tattonbookings@cheshirescouts.org.uk
URL
http://www.tatton.cheshirescouts.org.uk/...
Location
SJ 748 827 - 53.340N 2.379W
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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
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
Yes
Chapel
Yes

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Canoeing
  • Orienteering
  • Sailing
  • Wind Surfing
  • Rafting
  • Bouldering wall

Local attractions

  • Fishing
  • Sports Centre
  • NT Property
  • Working Farm

Camping

Site available for Camping
1st April - 30th Oct
Maximum number of campers
600
Price range
-
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
-
Price range
-
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
-
Fuel type
Gas/Electric
Kitchen/cooking area
Yes
Cooking/eating utensils
Yes
Building heated
Yes
Tables/chairs
Yes
Suitable for Pack holidays
Yes
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
Knutsford
Coach station
Knutsford
Airport
Manchester
Sea/river port
-
Tourist information
Toft Road, Knutsford
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Last modified: 18th November 2005

Warrington Scout Campsite

Warrington Scout Campsite

Details

Description

A small select grass campsite alongside the Bridgewater Canal closes to the Trans-Pennine Trail and Cheshire countryside. ''''A gem hidden within the quaint old cobbled village of Grappenhall''''Ideal for patrol camping, pack holidays up to 30 people, backwoods camping.''''Onsite toilet and wash rooms''''Full Scout HQ can be hired with hall and kitchen facilties.

Address
Grappenhall Campsite
Warrington East & West District Camp
Church Lane, Grappenhall
Town
Warrington
County
Cheshire
Post code
WA4 3EP
Tel
-
Fax
-
Email
-
URL
http://grappenhallscoutcampsite.webs.com/...
Location
SJ 639 864 - 53.373N 2.543W
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Contact

Warden/Contact
Chris Jenner
Address
 
Gilwell Close
Town
Grappenhall
County
Cheshire
Post code
WA4 2YL
Tel
01925 263943
Fax
-
Email
chris@windrush5.demon.co.uk

Facilities

Toilets
Yes
Washing facilities
Yes
Water supply
Yes
Hot showers
No
Hot water
Yes
Cooking utensil washing area
No
Laundry
No
Waste disposal
No
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
No
Mail box
No
Campfire circle
Yes
Bivouacking area
-
Chapel
No

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Canoe hire
  • pioneering
  • archery (by arrangement)

Local attractions

  • Stockley Working Farm (Arley)
  • North Face Indoor Climbing (Warrington)
  • Trans Pennine Trail
  • Bridgewater Canal

Camping

Site available for Camping
-
Maximum number of campers
80
Price range
£1.00 - £1.50
Deposit required
-
Suitable for County camps
No
Suitable for District camps
-
Suitable for Patrol camps
-
Suitable for "Backwoods" camps
No

Indoor

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

Special needs

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

Other

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

Additional notes

Scout hall and kitchen available on site for hire (

Last modified: 3rd July 2009

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