Campsites in Devon

1st Plympton Scout Group

1st Plympton Scout Group

Details

Description

Headquarters for Beavers, Cubs and Scouts

Address
1st Plympton Scout Group
Cottles Lodge
Station Road, Plympton
Town
Plymouth
County
Devon
Post code
PL7 2AU
Tel
-
Fax
-
Email
Plymptonscouts1st@blueyonder.co.uk
URL
http://www.1stplymptonscouts.ik.com
Location
SX 542 557 - 50.383N 4.051W
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Contact

Warden/Contact
Mrs Marcia Knight
Address
29 Earls Mill Road
Plympton
Town
Plymouth
County
Devon
Post code
 
Tel
01752 335541
Fax
-
Email
Plymptonscouts1st@blueyonder.co.uk

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

Activities

Onsite activities

  • BBQ

Local attractions

  • Swimming Pool
  • South Devon Coastal Paths
  • Dartmoor 2 miles away
  • Ski Lodge
  • Cycling and cycle hire
  • Beaches
  • Playing field next to lodge
  • Lots of historic sites
  • Crownhill fort
  • Plympton castle
  • Sailing with local club
  • Caving with local club
  • Water activity Centre
  • Tennis courts
  • Tenpin Bowling
  • Horse-riding
  • Climbing with scout group
  • Steam Railways
  • Woodlands Leisure Park
  • '' Plymouth
  • National Marine Aquarium
  • Boat trips
  • Pavillions Fun Pool
  • Ice-skating
  • The Hoe
  • Theatre Royal

Camping

Site available for Camping
No 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
All Year
Number of buildings
1
Maximum number of residents
40
Price range
£2.00 - £3.00
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
-
Fuel type
electricity/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
No
Camping location toilet washing access
No
Indoor accommodation access
No
Activities access
No

Other

Train station
Plymouth Rail Station
Coach station
Bretonside Bus & Coach Station
Airport
Plymouth Airport
Sea/river port
Plymouth Millbay Docks
Tourist information
Discovery Centre, Plymouth Tel:01752 266030 or http://www.thisisplymouth.co.uk
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Plympton Shopping centre a short walk away with local CO-OP supermarket, banks, post office, various other shops, bus stops for Plymouth City Centre

Last modified: 20th March 2006

Blindmans Wood Scout Centre

Blindmans Wood Scout Centre

Details

Description

4 acres of field and woodland with main building

Address
Blindmans Wood Scout Centre
Blindmans Wood
Outland Road
Town
Plymouth
County
Devon
Post code
PL3 5TB
Tel
01752773717
Fax
-
Email
BLINDMANSWOOD@HOTMAIL.COM
URL
http://www.blindmanswood.btik.com
Location
SX 482 576 - 50.398N 4.136W
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ASGC This site is a member of the Association of Scout and Guide Centres

Contact

Warden/Contact
Mr P Johnson
Address
Blindmans Wood
Outland Road
Town
Plymouth
County
Devon
Post code
PL3 5TB
Tel
01752773717
Fax
-
Email
BLINDMANSWOOD@HOTMAIL.COM

Facilities

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

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Air Rifle Shooting(own qualification required)
  • Traversing Wall
  • Pioneering poles & ropes

Local attractions

  • HMS Drake
  • Water Sports Centre
  • Swimming
  • Datmoor National Park
  • Boat Trips
  • Beaches
  • National trust Properties
  • Horse Riding
  • Steam railway
  • Animal Park
  • National Marine Aquarium
  • South West Coast Path

Camping

Site available for Camping
All Year
Maximum number of campers
150
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
All Year
Number of buildings
1
Maximum number of residents
50
Price range
£3.00 - £4.00
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
-
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
No

Other

Train station
Plymouth North Road
Coach station
Plymouth Breton Side
Airport
Plymouth City
Sea/river port
Plymouth Millbay Docks
Tourist information
Tourist Information, The Barbican, PL1 2LS. 08702254950 Email: barbicantic@plymouth.gov.uk
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Supermarket 5 mins walk, Public telephone 2 mins walk, local bus service to city centre and Dartmoor 2 mins walk, Access to next door social club for adults by arrangement, scout shop on site, NO caravans, Tourist Info www.visitplymouth.co.uk

Last modified: 16th February 2010

Caddihoe Scout Centre

Caddihoe Scout Centre

Details

Description

5 camping fields and a Grade 2 listed cottage comprising over 9 acres set in 300 acres of forest

Address
Caddihoe Scout Centre
c/o 6 Lees Meadow
Talaton
Town
Exeter
County
Devon
Post code
EX5 2SG
Tel
-
Fax
-
Email
caddihoe@devonscouts.org.uk
URL
http://caddihoe.devonscouts.org.uk/...bookings
Location
SY 000 999 - 50.789N 3.419W
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Contact

Warden/Contact
Mrs. Shelley Spry
Address
c/o 6 Lees Meadow
Talaton
Town
Exeter
County
Devon
Post code
EX2 2SG
Tel
01404 822844
Fax
-
Email
caddihoe@devonscouts.org.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
Yes
Chemical toilet waste disposal
Yes
Public telephone
No
Security
No
Car park
Yes
Pioneering poles
No
Fridge freezer
Yes
Altar fires
No
Cooking area
Yes
Providore
No
Mail box
Yes
Campfire circle
Yes
Bivouacking area
-
Chapel
No

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Non provided

Local attractions

  • Canoeing
  • Swimming
  • Sailing
  • Potholing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Assault Course
  • Sports Centre

Camping

Site available for Camping
All Year
Maximum number of campers
200
Price range
£1.75 - £2.50
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
All Year
Number of buildings
1
Maximum number of residents
20
Price range
£0.00 - £1.00
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
-
Fuel type
Gas
Kitchen/cooking area
Yes
Cooking/eating utensils
No
Building heated
No
Tables/chairs
Yes
Suitable for Pack holidays
Yes
Suitable for Beaver sleepover
Yes

Special needs

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

Other

Train station
Exeter
Coach station
Exeter
Airport
Exeter
Sea/river port
Plymouth
Tourist information
Exeter Tourist Information 01392265700
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Brochure, site map and booking form (including current charges) available from http://caddihoe.devonscouts.org.uk/bookings

Last modified: 26th October 2008

Callisham Cross

Callisham Cross

Details

Description

Two Large Fields Situated within Dartmoor National Park

Address
Callisham Cross
Plymouth Scout Campsite
Callisham Cross
Town
Yelverton
County
Devon
Post code
PL20 6PS
Tel
-
Fax
-
Email
warden@callishamcrosscampsite.co.uk
URL
http://www.callishamcrosscampsite.co.uk/...
Location
SX 532 667 - 50.481N 4.069W
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Contact

Warden/Contact
Mr J.Davies
Address
39 Moor View
Keyham
Town
Plymouth
County
Devon
Post code
PL2 1LG
Tel
01752 249816
Fax
-
Email
warden@callishamcrosscampsite.co.uk

Facilities

Toilets
No
Washing facilities
No
Water supply
Yes
Hot showers
No
Hot water
No
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
No
Fridge freezer
No
Altar fires
No
Cooking area
Yes
Providore
No
Mail box
Yes
Campfire circle
Yes
Bivouacking area
-
Chapel
No

Activities

Onsite activities

-

Local attractions

  • Animal Park
  • Boat Trips
  • Beaches
  • South West Coast Path
  • Water Sports Centre
  • Plymouth Hoe & Barbican
  • Horse Riding
  • Mountain Bikes
  • Canoeing
  • Morwellham

Camping

Site available for Camping
All Year
Maximum number of campers
250
Price range
£1.00 - £1.50
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
No
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
Yes
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
Plymouth North Road
Coach station
Plymouth Bretonside
Airport
Plymouth Roborough
Sea/river port
Plymouth Millbay
Tourist information
Tourist Information, 3-5 The Barbican, PL1 2LS, 01752 306330, Email:barbicantic@plymouth.gov.uk
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Callisham Cross is an ideal as a base for groups that wish to walk within Dartmoor National Park.''Local Church Hall available for Pack Holidays.''High Moorland Visitor Centre, Princetown (open all year) 01822 890414''National Park H/Q Bovey Tracey 01626 832093''Tourist Information www.visitplymouth.co.uk

Last modified: 13th May 2012

Collard Bridge

Collard Bridge

Details

Description

Medium size campsite secluded within a narrow valley, along side a river about 5 miles north of Barnstaple.

Address
Collard Bridge
District Scout Camp
Snapper
Town
Barnstaple
County
Devon
Post code
EX32 7JY
Tel
-
Fax
-
Email
sitebookings@gmail.com
URL
http://sites.google.com/sit...e/collardbridgecampsite/
Location
SS 595 357 - 51.103N 4.007W
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Contact

Warden/Contact
Booking Mrs Frances Hedges
Address
19 Anne Crescent
 
Town
Barnstaple
County
Devon
Post code
EX31 3AF
Tel
0844 4142734
Fax
-
Email
sitebookings@gmail.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
Yes
Chemical toilet waste disposal
Yes
Public telephone
No
Security
Yes
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

  • Climbing - two towers with grading and lead climbs (prior booking needed)
  • Climbing off site also with our instructors (prior booking needed)
  • Abseiling (prior booking needed)
  • Traversing wall
  • Tunnels/caving
  • ''Target Archery (prior booking needed)
  • Field Archery (prior booking needed)
  • Air rifle shooting (prior booking needed)
  • Pioneering
  • Slack line or Gibbon Line
  • Backwoods area
  • Orienteering
  • Mountain biking equipment for 5 available (prior booking needed)
  • Assault Course
  • Surfboards

Local attractions

  • Surfing
  • raft building
  • kayaking
  • Bike hire for Tarka trail
  • Museums
  • Leisure Centres
  • Fun Swim Pool
  • Ice skating
  • Exmoor National Park
  • Beaches
  • Seaside towns
  • Cinema
  • Mountain boarding
  • Leisure Park/Theme Park
  • Quad biking
  • Horse riding
  • Karaoke booths

Camping

Site available for Camping
All year
Maximum number of campers
300
Price range
£3.00 - £4.00
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
April to October
Number of buildings
2
Maximum number of residents
-
Price range
£2.00 - £3.00
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
-
Fuel type
-
Kitchen/cooking area
No
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
Barnstaple (5 miles)
Coach station
Barnstaple (5 miles)
Airport
-
Sea/river port
-
Tourist information
-
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

We have 2 indoor and enclosed buildings. Largest is

Last modified: 3rd January 2011

Foxcove Campsite

Foxcove Campsite

Details

Description

10 acres (7 woodland, 3 camping)

Address
Foxcove Campsite
Wembury Road
Woodlands
Town
Wembury
County
Devon
Post code
PL9 0DL
Tel
-
Fax
-
Email
campsite@plymstockscouts.org.uk
URL
http://www.plymstockscouts.org.uk/...foxcove/
Location
SX 543 947 - 50.331N 4.051W
Google maps Bing maps (OS)

Contact

Warden/Contact
Mr John Spreadbridge
Address
34 Sherril Close
Plymstock
Town
Plymouth
County
Devon
Post code
PL9 9DB
Tel
07860 621 763
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
Yes
Public telephone
No
Security
No
Car park
Yes
Pioneering poles
No
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

  • Backwoods
  • Beach
  • Cooking
  • Fires(wood)
  • Wide games

Local attractions

  • Coastal path
  • Beaches
  • Dartmoor
  • Swimming Pool
  • Caving
  • Ski slope
  • Scout water activities
  • Scout shop
  • Ice skating
  • Shopping centre
  • Plymouth Hoe
  • Places of historical interest

Camping

Site available for Camping
Mar 1st to Oct 31st
Maximum number of campers
70
Price range
£4.00 - £4.50
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
Mar 1st to Oct 31st
Number of buildings
3
Maximum number of residents
-
Price range
-
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
-
Fuel type
Gas/Electric
Kitchen/cooking area
Yes
Cooking/eating utensils
No
Building heated
No
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
Plymouth - North Road
Coach station
Plymouth - Breton Side
Airport
Exeter
Sea/river port
Plymouth - Millbay
Tourist information
Plymouth Civic Centre, Plymouth Barbican
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Coaches not accessible, Vans and cars are accessible (if in doubt ask). For general enquiries contact John Spreadbridge (main contact) 07860 621 763 or via email barney73_uk@hotmail.co.uk

Last modified: 29th June 2016

Torbay Scout Campsite

Torbay Scout Campsite

Details

Description

Coastal Scout Campsite

Address
Torbay Scout Campsite
Easterfield Lane
Teignmouth Road
Town
Torquay
County
Devon
Post code
TQ1 4SA
Tel
-
Fax
-
Email
bookingmanager@torbay-scout-campsite.co.uk
URL
http://www.torbay-scout-campsite.co.uk/...
Location
SX 927 671 - 50.493N 3.513W
Google maps Bing maps (OS)

Contact

Warden/Contact
Sue Baker (Bookings)
Address
Wishing Wells
218 Newton Road
Town
Torquay
County
Devon
Post code
TQ2 7JN
Tel
-
Fax
-
Email
bookingmanager@torbay-scout-campsite.co.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
No
Chemical toilet waste disposal
No
Public telephone
No
Security
Yes
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
No
Chapel
Yes

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Rifle Shooting
  • ''Pipe caving complex
  • ''Grass sledges (Beavers / Cubs ONLY)
  • ''Arial runway / Climbing tower / Abseiling tower (YOUR OWN EQUIPMENT & INSTRUCTORS REQUIRED)
  • ''Crate stacking
  • ''Some indoor games

Local attractions

  • Boat Trips
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Potholing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Sports Centre
  • Swimming

Camping

Site available for Camping
All Year
Maximum number of campers
500
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
No

Indoor

Building available
All Year
Number of buildings
1
Maximum number of residents
30
Price range
£3.00 - £4.00
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
Yes

Special needs

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

Other

Train station
Torquay
Coach station
Torquay
Airport
Exeter
Sea/river port
Plymouth
Tourist information
Tel 01803297428
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Booking forms can be downloaded from:'' http://www.torbay-scout-campsite.co.uk/''''For general enquiries and activities contact ''Brian Williams (Warden) 07767493315.

Last modified: 23rd October 2009

Walkham Valley Campsite

Walkham Valley Campsite

Details

Description

Camping field and Scout group meeting venue within the village of Yelverton.

Address
Walkham Valley Campsite
 
 
Town
Yelverton
County
Devon
Post code
 
Tel
-
Fax
-
Email
-
URL
-
Location
SX 521 677 - 50.490N 4.085W
Google maps Bing maps (OS)

Contact

Warden/Contact
Malcolm Young
Address
Wheal Cleave
Grenofen
Town
Tavistock
County
Devon
Post code
PL19 9EP
Tel
01822 614649
Fax
-
Email
-

Facilities

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

Activities

Onsite activities

-

Local attractions

  • Dartmoor National Park
  • Walking/Hiking on Dartmoor; Plym & Walkham Valleys; Coastal (10 miles)
  • Large open areas close by
  • Water activities
  • Beaches (10 miles)
  • Horse Riding
  • Mountain Bikes - National cycle route 27 adjacent to site
  • Plymouth (5 miles)
  • Tavistock (5 miles)
  • Princetown (5 miles)
  • Shops walking distance
  • Chapel adjacent

Camping

Site available for Camping
All year
Maximum number of campers
50
Price range
£1.00 - £1.50
Deposit required
No
Suitable for County camps
No
Suitable for District camps
No
Suitable for Patrol camps
-
Suitable for "Backwoods" camps
No

Indoor

Building available
None
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
-
Camping location toilet washing access
No
Indoor accommodation access
No
Activities access
No

Other

Train station
Plymouth/Bere Alston
Coach station
Plymouth/Yelverton
Airport
Plymouth
Sea/river port
Plymouth
Tourist information
High Moorland Visitor Centre, Princetown (open all year) 01822 890414
Brochure available from warden
-

Additional notes

Last modified: 3rd July 2009

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