Campsites in Greater Manchester

5th Urmston (Aquilifer) Scout Group

5th Urmston (Aquilifer) Scout Group

Details

Description

The site comprises a Group Headquarters situated in about 9 acres of mixed woodland interspersed with enclosures that form numerous small camping areas suitable for Patrol, Troop or Pack Camps.

Address
5th Urmston (Aquilifer) Scout Group
Urmston Meadows
Easbrook, off Queens Road
Town
Urmston
County
Greater Manchester
Post code
 
Tel
-
Fax
-
Email
-
URL
-
Location
SJ 767 941 - 53.443N 2.351W
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Contact

Warden/Contact
Claire Bates
Address
12 Balmoral Avenue
Urmston
Town
Manchester
County
Greater Manchester
Post code
M41 9DU
Tel
0161 613 3452
Fax
-
Email
clairebates0506@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
No
Chemical toilet waste disposal
No
Public telephone
No
Security
No
Car park
No
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

  • Pioneering
  • Orienteering Course
  • Large Activity Area
  • Football posts
  • Climbing wall
  • Archery/rifle range

Local attractions

  • Manchester United football Museum
  • Lowry Exhibition
  • Transport Museum
  • Imperial War Museum
  • Museum of Science & Industry
  • Aerospace Museum
  • Sale Water Park
  • Lazerquest
  • Manchester Ship Canal
  • Cinemas
  • Ice Rink
  • Sports Centres (with Swimming)
  • 10 pin Bowling

Camping

Site available for Camping
All Year
Maximum number of campers
100
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
-
Price range
£2.00 - £3.00
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
-
Fuel type
-
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
Yes

Other

Train station
Urmston
Coach station
Manchester
Airport
Manchester
Sea/river port
Liverpool
Tourist information
Town Hall Extension,2 Lloyd Street, Manchester Tel: 01612343157
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

The site is part of the Mersey Valley and Red Rose environmental parks and has an abundance of wildlife and extensive river walks. The headquarters can be used for Training Courses and as sleeping accommodation although no beds are provided, in addition the Headquarters buildings provides for emergency indoor cub camp sleeping area.''The site is ideally situated for Manchester City Centre and the host of tourist attractions the city benefits from. The commonwealth Games stadium is located approximately 10 miles away. The headquarters building is undergoing renovations so will not be available until further notice but that the archery range can serve as a wet weather barn meanwhile.

Last modified: 22nd July 2016

Abney Scout & Guide Residential Centre

Abney Scout & Guide Residential Centre

Details

Description

 

Address
Abney Scout & Guide Residential Centre
Abney Hall
Newland Road
Town
Cheadle
County
Greater Manchester
Post code
SK8 2PD
Tel
01614913685
Fax
-
Email
-
URL
-
Location
SJ 862 890 - 53.397N 2.208W
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Contact

Warden/Contact
Booking Secretary
Address
Mark Brookes
3, Cranbourne Ave
Town
Cheadle Hulme
County
Greater Manchester
Post code
SK8 2AS
Tel
01614856354
Fax
-
Email
-

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

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Large wooded activity field

Local attractions

  • Village Centre
  • Swimming Pools
  • Mersey Valley
  • Walking
  • Water Activities
  • Nature Trails
  • Manchester Airport
  • Manchester United
  • Styall Mill
  • Joderell Bank
  • Manchester City Centre Museums

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
30
Price range
£4.00 - £0.00
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
30
Fuel type
Elecricity
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
2 miles
Coach station
2 miles
Airport
5 miles
Sea/river port
-
Tourist information
Cheadle Information Centre tel: 01614284332
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Last modified: 21st May 2005

Ashworth Valley Scout Campsite

Ashworth Valley Scout Campsite

Details

Description

3 large camping fields,2 modern buildings,wooded valley near to Pennines and Manchester City Centre.

Address
Ashworth Valley Scout Campsite
Hurst Farm
Ashworth Road, Bamford
Town
Rochdale
County
Greater Manchester
Post code
OL11 5UP
Tel
01706 360498
Fax
01706 360498
Email
ashworthvalley@btopenworld.com
URL
http://www.ashworthvalley.org.uk
Location
SD 846 128 - 53.611N 2.233W
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ASGC This site is a member of the Association of Scout and Guide Centres

Contact

Warden/Contact
Mr Trevor Tanner
Address
Hurst Farm
Ashworth Road, Bamford
Town
Rochdale
County
Greater Manchester
Post code
OL11 5UP
Tel
01706 360498
Fax
01706 360498
Email
ashworthvalley@btopenworld.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
Yes
Security
Yes
Car park
Yes
Pioneering poles
Yes
Fridge freezer
Yes
Altar fires
Yes
Cooking area
Yes
Providore
Yes
Mail box
No
Campfire circle
Yes
Bivouacking area
-
Chapel
Yes

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Climbing
  • Abseiling
  • Rifle Shooting
  • Archery
  • Assault Course
  • Grass Sledgeing
  • Orienteering
  • Pioneering
  • Backwoods area
  • Patrol Initiative Challenge
  • Nature Trail
  • Beaver Hunt
  • Bug Hunt

Local attractions

  • Hiking
  • Swimmimg
  • Manchester City Centre
  • Science & Industry museum
  • Bird and Animal Sanctuary
  • Steam Railway
  • Outdoor Activity Services

Camping

Site available for Camping
All Year
Maximum number of campers
1000
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
36
Price range
-
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
36
Fuel type
Gas/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
Rochdale 3 mls, Bury 3 mls
Coach station
Local
Airport
Manchester
Sea/river port
Liverpool
Tourist information
Rochdale tel 01706 356592
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Last modified: 26th January 2003

Dunham Park Scout Camp

Dunham Park Scout Camp

Details

Description

We are located on National Trust land in tranquil unspoilt countryside, however only 12 miles from Manchester City Centre. Despite our rural location we are accessible to the motorway and public transport links. Situated adjacent to a large deer park, Dunham Massey, the site has numerous secluded sites, suitable for all sizes of camp and we also have two indoor accommodation buildings.

Address
Dunham Park Scout Camp
Farm Walk, Off Dunham Road
Bowden
Town
Altrincham
County
Greater Manchester
Post code
WA14 4SP
Tel
01619281699
Fax
-
Email
dunham@gmwscouts.org.uk
URL
http://www.dunhamparkscoutcamp.org.uk
Location
SJ 741 865 - 53.374N 2.389W
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ASGC This site is a member of the Association of Scout and Guide Centres

Contact

Warden/Contact
David Hughes (Site Manager)
Address
 
 
Town
-
County
-
Post code
 
Tel
01619281699
Fax
-
Email
dunham@gmwscouts.org.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
Yes
Chemical toilet waste disposal
No
Public telephone
No
Security
No
Car park
Yes
Pioneering poles
Yes
Fridge freezer
Yes
Altar fires
Yes
Cooking area
No
Providore
Yes
Mail box
No
Campfire circle
Yes
Bivouacking area
No
Chapel
Yes

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Archery
  • Air Rifle Shooting
  • Kayaking
  • Canoeing
  • Raft Building
  • Grass Sledges
  • Soft Archery
  • Orienteering
  • Frizby Golf
  • Giant Connect Four
  • Badge Maker
  • Branding Ions and various other self-led activities.

Local attractions

  • Dunham Massey Park and Estate (National Trust Heritage Site)
  • Jodrell Bank Centre
  • Planetarium and Arboretum
  • Manchester United Football Club
  • Manchester City Football Club
  • The Trafford Centre
  • Salt Museum (Northwich)
  • Tatton Park
  • Manchester Museum
  • Manchester Museum of Science and Industry and The Lowry Centre.

Camping

Site available for Camping
All Year Round
Maximum number of campers
-
Price range
£3.50 - £5.00
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
2
Maximum number of residents
29
Price range
£5.50 - £11.00
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
29
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
Altrincham
Coach station
Altrincham
Airport
Manchester
Sea/river port
-
Tourist information
Stamford New Road, Altrincham Tel: 01619125931
Brochure available from warden
-

Additional notes

Restricted to Youth organisations

Last modified: 27th January 2016

Middlewood Scout Campsite

Middlewood Scout Campsite

Details

Description

Woodland

Address
Middlewood Scout Campsite
Off Leigh Road
Worsley
Town
Manchester
County
Greater Manchester
Post code
M28 2LJ
Tel
01617900335
Fax
-
Email
booking@middlewoodcamp.org.uk
URL
http://www.middlewoodcamp.org.uk/...
Location
SD 737 006 - 53.501N 2.397W
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Contact

Warden/Contact
Mr P Rigby
Address
Middlewood Scout Camp
Off Leigh Road
Town
Worsley
County
Manchester
Post code
M28 2LJ
Tel
01617900335
Fax
-
Email
warden@middlewoodcamp.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
Yes
Car park
Yes
Pioneering poles
Yes
Fridge freezer
Yes
Altar fires
Yes
Cooking area
Yes
Providore
Yes
Mail box
No
Campfire circle
Yes
Bivouacking area
Yes
Chapel
Yes

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Rifle Shooting Range
  • Fishing
  • Canoeing
  • Raft Building
  • Pioneering

Local attractions

  • Trafford Centre
  • Old Trafford Football Ground and Museum
  • Manchester City Centre
  • Manchester Velodrome
  • Lowry Centre
  • Imperial War Museum North
  • Go Ape!
  • Worsley Historic Village

Camping

Site available for Camping
All Year
Maximum number of campers
600
Price range
£2.00 - £3.00
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
All Year
Number of buildings
2
Maximum number of residents
35
Price range
£4.00 - £0.00
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
35
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
Walkden
Coach station
Manchester
Airport
Manchester
Sea/river port
-
Tourist information
Victoria Square, Bolton Tel: 01204364333
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Jamboree on the Air and Jamboree on the Internet are run as special events. See events page on website for further details. Fridge/ Freezer only available for indoor accomodation.

Last modified: 13th May 2009

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