Campsites in Kent

Adamswell Scout Campsite

Adamswell Scout Campsite

Details

Description

Adasmwell is the campsite of Tunbridge Wells Scout District

Address
Adamswell Scout Campsite
Broom Lane
Langton Green
Town
Tunbridge Wells
County
Kent
Post code
TN3 9JL
Tel
-
Fax
-
Email
bookings@adamswell.org.uk
URL
http://www.adamswell.org.uk/
Location
TQ 548 380 - 51.120N 0.212E
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Contact

Warden/Contact
-
Address
 
 
Town
-
County
-
Post code
 
Tel
-
Fax
-
Email
bookings@adamswell.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
Yes
Public telephone
Yes
Security
No
Car park
Yes
Pioneering poles
Yes
Fridge freezer
Yes
Altar fires
Yes
Cooking area
Yes
Providore
No
Mail box
Yes
Campfire circle
Yes
Bivouacking area
-
Chapel
Yes

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Abseil Tower

Local attractions

  • The Spa Valley Railway - Steam railway
  • Climbing at Harrison's Rocks
  • Sailing at Bewl Water
  • Local Towns – Tunbridge Wells & Tonbridge

Camping

Site available for Camping
All Year
Maximum number of campers
-
Price range
£3.00 - £4.00
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
-
Price range
-
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
No
Indoor accommodation access
Yes
Activities access
No

Other

Train station
Tunbridge Wells
Coach station
Tunbridge Wells
Airport
-
Sea/river port
-
Tourist information
The Old Fish Market, The Pantiles, Tunbridge Wells, TN2 5TN
Brochure available from warden
No

Additional notes

Contact number is evenings and weekends only.''Preferred contact method - by Email. For further details and pricing for indoor accommodation - see website.

Last modified: 31st January 2011

Buckmore Park Scout Centre

Buckmore Park Scout Centre

Details

Description

Field and woodland

Address
Buckmore Park Scout Centre
Maidstone Road
 
Town
Chatham
County
Kent
Post code
ME5 9QG
Tel
01634672237
Fax
-
Email
enquiries@buckmorepark.org.uk
URL
http://www.buckmorepark.org.uk
Location
TQ 745 632 - 51.341N 0.506E
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ASGC This site is a member of the Association of Scout and Guide Centres

Contact

Warden/Contact
Chris Bull
Address
Buckmore Scout Centre
Maidstone Road
Town
Chatham
County
Kent
Post code
ME5 9QG
Tel
01634672237
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
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

  • RIFLE SHOOTING
  • ARCHERY
  • CAVING
  • ASSAULT COURSE
  • ORIENTEERING
  • TEAM BUILDING
  • CLIMBING & ABSEILING

Local attractions

  • HISTORICAL ROCHESTER
  • CHATHAM DOCKYARD
  • FORT AMHURST
  • ROYAL ENGINEERS MUSEUM
  • CAPSTONE COUNTRY PARK
  • COBTREE MUSEUM OF KENT LIFE
  • ROLLER SKATING
  • ICE SKATING
  • KARTING
  • LEISURE POOL
  • SKI SLOPE

Camping

Site available for Camping
All Year
Maximum number of campers
1500
Price range
£1.75 - £2.50
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
All Year
Number of buildings
5
Maximum number of residents
150
Price range
£3.00 - £4.00
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
150
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
Chatham
Coach station
Chatham
Airport
Gatwick
Sea/river port
Dover
Tourist information
High Street, Rochester, Kent Tel: 01634843666
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

We are also within easy reach of London, the South Coast and The Channel Tunnel Rail Link to Europe.

Last modified: 20th January 2004

Dartford District HQ

Dartford District HQ

Details

Description

House and grounds

Address
Dartford District HQ
7 Broomhill Road
 
Town
Dartford
County
Kent
Post code
 
Tel
01474569262
Fax
-
Email
info@dartfordscouts.org.uk
URL
http://www.dartfordscouts.org.uk
Location
TQ 526 743 - 51.447N 0.196E
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Contact

Warden/Contact
David Stephens
Address
38 Springhead Road
 
Town
Northfleet
County
Kent
Post code
DA11 9QY
Tel
01474569262
Fax
-
Email
info@dartfordscouts.or.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
Yes
Public telephone
No
Security
No
Car park
No
Pioneering poles
No
Fridge freezer
Yes
Altar fires
Yes
Cooking area
Yes
Providore
No
Mail box
No
Campfire circle
Yes
Bivouacking area
-
Chapel
No

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Not provided

Local attractions

  • London
  • Fairfield Leisure Centre

Camping

Site available for Camping
All Year
Maximum number of campers
30
Price range
-
Deposit required
Yes
Suitable for County camps
No
Suitable for District camps
No
Suitable for Patrol camps
Yes
Suitable for "Backwoods" camps
No

Indoor

Building available
All Year
Number of buildings
1
Maximum number of residents
25
Price range
-
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
No
Camping location toilet washing access
No
Indoor accommodation access
No
Activities access
No

Other

Train station
Dartford & Crayford
Coach station
Dartford
Airport
Gatwick
Sea/river port
Dover
Tourist information
Dartford Civic Centre
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Especially suitable for overseas visitors en route from ferry ports/airports to London and other parts of the country. Also suitable as an overnight base

Last modified: 18th August 1999

Downe Scout Activity Centre

Downe Scout Activity Centre

Details

Description

Woodland and fields

Address
Downe Scout Activity Centre
Birdhouse Lane
Downe
Town
Orpington
County
Kent
Post code
BR6 7LJ
Tel
01959572121
Fax
01959572853
Email
downe.sac@scouts.org.uk
URL
http://www.scouts.org.uk/sac
Location
TQ 430 600 - 51.321N 0.052E
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ASGC This site is a member of the Association of Scout and Guide Centres

Scout Activity Centre This site is one of the Scout Activity Centres

Contact

Warden/Contact
Steve Jewell
Address
Downe Scout Activity Centre
Birdhouse Lane, Downe
Town
Orpington
County
Kent
Post code
BR6 7LJ
Tel
01959572121
Fax
01959572853
Email
Downe.activity.centre@scout.org.uk

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
Yes
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

  • Abseiling
  • Adventure Course
  • Archery
  • Climbing Wall
  • Giant Jenga
  • Go-Karts
  • Grass Sledges
  • Hike Routes
  • Nature trail
  • Orienteering
  • Pioneering
  • Shooting
  • Swimming

Local attractions

  • Swimming
  • Horse Riding

Camping

Site available for Camping
3 Jan to 22 Dec
Maximum number of campers
800
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
3 Jan to 22 Dec
Number of buildings
3
Maximum number of residents
98
Price range
£4.00 - £0.00
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
104
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
Orpington
Coach station
-
Airport
Biggin Hill
Sea/river port
Dover
Tourist information
-
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Last modified: 15th June 2011

Farningham Woods

Farningham Woods

Details

Description

10 acres of woodland ,adjoining a woodland nature reserve.

Address
Farningham Woods
Button Street
 
Town
Swanley Village
County
Kent
Post code
BR8 8DX
Tel
-
Fax
-
Email
campsitewardens@swanleyscouts.org.uk
URL
http://www.swanleyscouts.org.uk/...page-campsite.html
Location
TQ 536 684 - 51.393N 0.208E
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Contact

Warden/Contact
Mark Price Haworth
Address
 
 
Town
-
County
-
Post code
 
Tel
Given when booking
Fax
-
Email
campsitewardens@swanleyscouts.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
No
Chemical toilet waste disposal
No
Public telephone
No
Security
No
Car park
Yes
Pioneering poles
No
Fridge freezer
No
Altar fires
No
Cooking area
No
Providore
No
Mail box
No
Campfire circle
Yes
Bivouacking area
Yes
Chapel
Yes

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Backwoods Cooking
  • Bivouac / Shelter Building
  • Wide Games

Local attractions

  • Expeditions: Darent Valley Footpath (nearest point 1.5 miles by foot)
  • Lullingstone Castle (4.3 miles by car but less to hike)
  • Lullingstone Country Park (4.6 miles by car but less to hike)
  • Lullingstone Roman Villa (4.1 miles by car but less to hike)
  • Eagle Heights Wildlife Park (4.1 miles by car but less to hike)
  • Canada Heights (Adjacent to campsite)
  • Brands Hatch (4.0 miles)

Camping

Site available for Camping
All Year
Maximum number of campers
150
Price range
£2.00 - £2.00
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
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
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
Farningham Road
Coach station
-
Airport
-
Sea/river port
-
Tourist information
Swanley Tourist Information Centre, Swanley Library & Information Centre, London Road, Swanley, Kent, BR8 7AE, Tel 01322 614660
Brochure available from warden
No

Additional notes

Suitable for backwoods and 'back to basics' camping. ''Ideal for Patrol camps and 'overnighters'

Last modified: 18th May 2015

Greenwich District Scout Centre

Greenwich District Scout Centre

Details

Description

11 Acre site consisting of 5 acre filed and 6 acres of woodland . Brick built hut with hall and kitchen. Ideal for group or district camps

Address
Greenwich District Scout Centre
Luxted Road
 
Town
Downe
County
Kent
Post code
 
Tel
01959 576444
Fax
-
Email
-
URL
-
Location
TQ 437 603 - 51.323N 0.063E
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Contact

Warden/Contact
M Jenman
Address
42 Montcalm Road
 
Town
London
County
London
Post code
SE7 8QQ
Tel
0208856 1738
Fax
-
Email
Marion.jenman@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
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
No

Activities

Onsite activities

-

Local attractions

-

Camping

Site available for Camping
Easter to November
Maximum number of campers
250
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
Easter to November
Number of buildings
1
Maximum number of residents
20
Price range
£3.00 - £4.00
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
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
Bromley
Coach station
-
Airport
-
Sea/river port
-
Tourist information
-
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Last modified: 21st November 2004

Hamlet Wood

Hamlet Wood

Details

Description

Kentish coppice woodland, camping in clearings plus two buildings for hire

Address
Hamlet Wood
Stockett Lane
East Farleigh
Town
Maidstone
County
Kent
Post code
ME15 0QG
Tel
01622 744226
Fax
-
Email
warden@hamletwood.org.uk
URL
http://www.hamletwood.org.uk/
Location
TQ 747 524 - 51.243N 0.503E
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ASGC This site is a member of the Association of Scout and Guide Centres

Contact

Warden/Contact
Mr M Mills
Address
36 Curzon Road
 
Town
Maidstone
County
Kent
Post code
ME14 5BB
Tel
01622759313
Fax
-
Email
warden@hamletwood.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
No
Car park
Yes
Pioneering poles
Yes
Fridge freezer
No
Altar fires
Yes
Cooking area
Yes
Providore
Yes
Mail box
No
Campfire circle
Yes
Bivouacking area
-
Chapel
Yes

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Nature Trail
  • Climbing Tower
  • Abseil Wall
  • Leather Craft
  • Woodland Coppice Crafts Demonstrations
  • Nature Walks
  • Pioneering Project Kits

Local attractions

  • Farm Trail
  • Swinning
  • Pond Dipping
  • Ten Pin Bowling
  • Ice Skating
  • Chatham Historic Docks
  • Beltring Hop Farm
  • Museum of Kent Rural Life
  • River Bus from Maidstone to Allington
  • Leeds Castle

Camping

Site available for Camping
All Year
Maximum number of campers
250
Price range
£4.00 - £0.00
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
25
Price range
-
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
30
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
Maidstone
Coach station
Maidstone
Airport
-
Sea/river port
Dover/Folkestone
Tourist information
Maidstone
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Access to site is by appointment ONLY as site is locked. Local Bus Service from Coxheath, 1 mile from the campsite.''''Backwoods camps can be arranged on a small scale. Building hire is

Last modified: 11th February 2011

Hopehill Camping and Training Ground

Hopehill Camping and Training Ground

Details

Description

North Downs countryside

Address
Hopehill Camping and Training Ground
Wrotham Road
South Street
Town
Gravesend
County
Kent
Post code
DA13 0QJ
Tel
01474814070
Fax
-
Email
booking@hopehill.org.uk
URL
http://www.hopehill.org.uk
Location
TQ 637 641 - 51.352N 0.351E
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Contact

Warden/Contact
Mr K Jones
Address
 
 
Town
-
County
-
Post code
 
Tel
01474 832246
Fax
-
Email
booking@hopehill.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
Yes
Public telephone
No
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

  • Climbing
  • Abseiling
  • Archery
  • Air Rifles
  • Pioneering
  • Pedal Karts
  • Gyro cars
  • Bouncy Castle
  • Nature Trail
  • Orienteering
  • Treasure Hunt/Quiz
  • Laser Quasar (Battlefield Hopehill)

Local attractions

  • Meopham Windmill
  • Meopham Windmill Cafe
  • Bluewater
  • Fort Gardens
  • Historic Gravesend
  • Brands Hatch
  • Tilbury Fort
  • Cascades Swimming
  • Thames Valley Driving Range
  • AMF Gravesend Bowling
  • Diggerland Kent
  • Dickensworld
  • Buckmore Go Kart Track
  • Shornemead Fort
  • Rochester Cathedral
  • Rochester Castle
  • Chatham Dockside
  • Fort Amphurst
  • Upnor Castle
  • Royal Engineers Meseum
  • Broadditch Farm
  • Trosley Country Park
  • Camer Country Park
  • Shorne Wood Country Park
  • Jeskyns Forestry Commission
  • Cobham Park
  • Beacon Wood

Camping

Site available for Camping
Easter to Oct
Maximum number of campers
300
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
3
Maximum number of residents
64
Price range
-
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
4
Fuel type
Gas and Electric
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
Meophan
Coach station
-
Airport
Gatwick
Sea/river port
Dover
Tourist information
10 parrock Street, Gravesend Tel: 01474337600
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Last modified: 1st August 2004

Marshside Scout Camp

Marshside Scout Camp

Details

Description

Grass

Address
Marshside Scout Camp
Wachester Lane
Minster
Town
Ramsgate
County
Kent
Post code
 
Tel
01843822345
Fax
-
Email
-
URL
-
Location
TR 303 643 - 51.331N 1.306E
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ASGC This site is a member of the Association of Scout and Guide Centres

Contact

Warden/Contact
Mr & Mrs Hards
Address
47 Greenhill Gardens
Minster
Town
Ramsgate
County
Kent
Post code
CT12 4EP
Tel
01843821792
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
No
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
No
Mail box
No
Campfire circle
Yes
Bivouacking area
Yes
Chapel
No

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Abseiling (Qualified Instructors available)
  • Climbing Wall (Qualified Instructors available)

Local attractions

  • Expeditions
  • Swimming
  • Canoeing & Sailing (Sea & Inland Waters)
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bird & Wildlife Sanctuaries
  • Boat Trips (Cross Channel Ferries & Fishing Trips)
  • Dover Castle
  • Margate Caves & Shell Grotto
  • Minster Abbey
  • Theatre
  • Broadstairs Dickens Festival
  • Broadstairs Folk Week
  • Amusement Parks (Margate & Ramsgate)
  • Golf (Municipal 18 hole & par 3 courses)
  • Local Carnivals

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
No

Indoor

Building available
All Year
Number of buildings
1
Maximum number of residents
-
Price range
£4.00 - £0.00
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
-
Fuel type
Wood/Electric
Kitchen/cooking area
Yes
Cooking/eating utensils
Yes
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
Yes
Activities access
Yes

Other

Train station
Minster
Coach station
Ramsgate
Airport
Manston
Sea/river port
Ramsgate
Tourist information
Queen Street, Ramsgate tel: 01843583333
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Last modified: 13th January 2002

Ross Wood Camp Site

Ross Wood Camp Site

Details

Description

Situated in woodland area, with several campsites and central activity fields and further backwoods/training area.

Address
Ross Wood Camp Site
New Road
Herne
Town
Herne Bay
County
Kent
Post code
CT6 7LF
Tel
01227 741057
Fax
-
Email
rosswoodcampsite@hotmail.com
URL
http://www.rosswood.org.uk
Location
TR 170 642 - 51.335N 1.116E
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ASGC This site is a member of the Association of Scout and Guide Centres

Contact

Warden/Contact
Tony Johnson
Address
10 Willow Close
 
Town
Canterbury
County
Kent
Post code
CT2 7PS
Tel
01227 761421
Fax
-
Email
rosswoodcampsite@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
Yes
Car park
Yes
Pioneering poles
No
Fridge freezer
Yes
Altar fires
Yes
Cooking area
Yes
Providore
No
Mail box
No
Campfire circle
Yes
Bivouacking area
-
Chapel
Yes

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Activities include Climbing and abseiling tower.shooting range Orienteering course. Backwoods cooking and bivouacking areas and assault course. Indoor and outdoor cooking facilities. nature footpaths.

Local attractions

  • Canoeing
  • Swimming
  • Sailing
  • Fishing
  • Boat Trips
  • Sports Centres
  • Nature parks and Zoo's
  • Day trips to london or FRANCE!
  • Cinema's and theatre's.
  • Canterbury Cathedral.
  • Whitstable Oysters
  • Numerous historic attractions such as Dover Castle.

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
All Year
Number of buildings
1
Maximum number of residents
30
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
Yes

Special needs

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

Other

Train station
Sturry, Canterbury
Coach station
Canterbury
Airport
Manston
Sea/river port
Dover
Tourist information
Canterbury City Centre
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Emergency phone available in Indoor Accomodation

Last modified: 30th October 2006

Shepherd Park Activity Centre

Shepherd Park Activity Centre

Details

Description

Building with kitchen and washroom facilities, with two fields and woods.

Address
Shepherd Park Activity Centre
Plumford Lane
 
Town
Sheldwich
County
Kent
Post code
 
Tel
-
Fax
-
Email
shepherd_park@live.com
URL
-
Location
TE 011 571 - 53.768N 5.610E
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ASGC This site is a member of the Association of Scout and Guide Centres

Contact

Warden/Contact
Nigel Austin
Address
7 Ivory Close
 
Town
Faversham
County
Kent
Post code
ME13 7RS
Tel
01795 539943
Fax
-
Email
shepherd_park@live.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
Yes
Public telephone
No
Security
No
Car park
Yes
Pioneering poles
No
Fridge freezer
Yes
Altar fires
Yes
Cooking area
Yes
Providore
No
Mail box
No
Campfire circle
Yes
Bivouacking area
-
Chapel
No

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Not provided

Local attractions

  • Visit www.faversham.org.uk A historical market town.''There is a local indoor and outdoor swimming pool. ''Plenty of local walks around the district including a long the coast.

Camping

Site available for Camping
1 Apr to 31 Oct
Maximum number of campers
-
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
1 Apr to 31 Oct
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
Yes

Special needs

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

Other

Train station
Faversham
Coach station
Canterbury
Airport
Manston, Kent
Sea/river port
Dover, Kent
Tourist information
The Fleur de Lis Heritage Centre, 10-13 Preston Street, Faversham, Kent, ME13 8NS Tel: 01795 534542
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Last modified: 1st March 2010

Sittingbourne, Milton & District Scout Camp

Sittingbourne, Milton & District Scout Camp

Details

Description

Greenfield site

Address
Sittingbourne, Milton & District Scout Camp
Bexon Lane
Bredgar
Town
Near Sittingbourne
County
Kent
Post code
ME9 8HD
Tel
01795 830651
Fax
-
Email
-
URL
-
Location
TQ 896 596 - 51.303N 0.720E
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Contact

Warden/Contact
Paul Dickens
Address
c/o Sittingbourne, Milton and District Scouts
Bexon Lane, Bredgar
Town
Near Sittingbourne
County
Kent
Post code
ME9 8HF
Tel
01795 830651
Fax
-
Email
bookings@sittingbournescouts.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
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
Yes
Chapel
Yes

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Climbing Tower (check with Contact)
  • Archery
  • Air Rifles
  • Rotating wall
  • Powerkites
  • Go karts.

Local attractions

  • Leisure Centre
  • Local History
  • Light Railway
  • Canterbury

Camping

Site available for Camping
All Year
Maximum number of campers
200
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
No

Indoor

Building available
All Year
Number of buildings
1
Maximum number of residents
-
Price range
-
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
-
Fuel type
Electric
Kitchen/cooking area
Yes
Cooking/eating utensils
Yes
Building heated
Yes
Tables/chairs
Yes
Suitable for Pack holidays
No
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
Sittingbourne (3mls)
Coach station
Sittingbourne
Airport
-
Sea/river port
-
Tourist information
-
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

There is a programme of on going improvements which is being tackled as money and resources allow.

Last modified: 10th May 2009

Swiss Valley

Swiss Valley

Details

Description

Open Grassland:- Woodlands and''Lakes.

Address
Swiss Valley
Atkins Hill
Boughton Monchelsea
Town
Maidstone
County
Kent
Post code
ME17 4GW
Tel
01622 745473
Fax
-
Email
bob.jesshope@dippervalley.com
URL
http://www.looseswissscouts.com
Location
TQ 765 519 - 51.238N 0.529E
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Contact

Warden/Contact
Bob Jesshope
Address
1 Leigh Avenue
Loose
Town
Maidstone
County
Kent
Post code
ME15 9UY
Tel
01622 745473
Fax
-
Email
bob.jesshope@dippervalley.com

Facilities

Toilets
No
Washing facilities
No
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
No
Cooking area
No
Providore
No
Mail box
No
Campfire circle
No
Bivouacking area
-
Chapel
No

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Not provided

Local attractions

  • Canoeing
  • Swimming
  • Sailing
  • Fishing
  • Boat Trips
  • Rock Climbing
  • Bowling
  • Sports Centre
  • Steam Railways
  • Museums
  • Rural - Historical & Air
  • ''Zoo's
  • Castles
  • Shooting

Camping

Site available for Camping
All Year
Maximum number of campers
100
Price range
£0.00 - £1.00
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
Not 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
Maidstone East/West
Coach station
Maidstone The Mall
Airport
Gatwick
Sea/river port
Dover/Sherness/Folkstone
Tourist information
Maidstone Museum, St. Faiths Street, Maidstone ME14 1LH, 01622 602169
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Last modified: 21st August 2008

Wayland Scout Campsite

Wayland Scout Campsite

Details

Description

 

Address
Wayland Scout Campsite
Old Harrow Lane
Buckhurst Road
Town
Westerham Hill
County
Kent
Post code
TN16 2HR
Tel
01959575832
Fax
-
Email
info@waylandcampsite.co.uk
URL
http://www.waylandcampsite.co.uk/...
Location
TQ 441 579 - 51.301N 0.067E
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Contact

Warden/Contact
Linda Bates
Address
 
 
Town
-
County
-
Post code
 
Tel
01959 575 832
Fax
-
Email
bookings@waylandcampsite.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
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
No

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Back to Basics
  • Pioneering
  • Backwoods

Local attractions

  • Downe House – Once the home of Charles Darwin
  • Foal Farm – Off Jail Lane
  • Wolfe Place
  • Chartwell – Home of Winston Churchill
  • Knowle Park – Home of the Sackville family in Sevenoaks.National trust House & Deer park
  • Biggin Hill Airport

Camping

Site available for Camping
All Year
Maximum number of campers
-
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
32
Price range
-
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
32
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
No
Camping location toilet washing access
No
Indoor accommodation access
No
Activities access
No

Other

Train station
Bromley
Coach station
-
Airport
Biggin Hill
Sea/river port
-
Tourist information
-
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Price range for indoor accomodation:

Last modified: 17th January 2011

Wilberforce Scout Centre

Wilberforce Scout Centre

Details

Description

6 acres of open field and 2 acres of woodland

Address
Wilberforce Scout Centre
Downe Road
Keston
Town
Bromley
County
Kent
Post code
BR2 6AD
Tel
01689 850475
Fax
-
Email
-
URL
http://www.bromleyscouts.org/
Location
TQ 419 630 - 51.348N 0.038E
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ASGC This site is a member of the Association of Scout and Guide Centres

Contact

Warden/Contact
Mr J. Hammond
Address
10 Downs Avenue
 
Town
Chislehurst
County
Kent
Post code
BR7 6HG
Tel
(020) 8325 1706
Fax
-
Email
Wilberforce@bromleyscouts.org

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

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Adventure Playground
  • Grass sledges
  • Cycles
  • Pioneering equipment
  • table football
  • indoor games

Local attractions

  • Leisure Centre
  • Nature Centre
  • Biggin Hill Airport
  • Downe House-Darwin Museum
  • O2 Dome
  • Central London
  • Battle of Britain Memorial Chapel

Camping

Site available for Camping
All Year
Maximum number of campers
150
Price range
-
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
2
Maximum number of residents
30
Price range
-
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
30
Fuel type
Gas
Kitchen/cooking area
Yes
Cooking/eating utensils
Yes
Building heated
Yes
Tables/chairs
-
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
Bromley South
Coach station
Bromley
Airport
Gatwick or Biggin Hill
Sea/river port
-
Tourist information
Swanley Kent Tel: 01322614660
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Variety of supemarkets within 3 miles, some open 24 hrs, Badges and souvenirs available

Last modified: 26th October 2008

Woodhill Scout & Guide Centre

Woodhill Scout & Guide Centre

Details

Description

 

Address
Woodhill Scout & Guide Centre
Jubliee Way, Woodhill Park
Pembury
Town
Tunbridge Wells
County
Kent
Post code
TN2 4NP
Tel
01892 825215
Fax
-
Email
-
URL
-
Location
TQ 624 410 - 51.145N 0.322E
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ASGC This site is a member of the Association of Scout and Guide Centres

Contact

Warden/Contact
Mrs J.M.Ditchett
Address
7 Cornford Park
Pembury
Town
Tunbridge Wells
County
Kent
Post code
TN2 4NP
Tel
01892 822586
Fax
-
Email
Jmditchett@freebone.net

Facilities

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

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Wooded Grounds

Local attractions

  • Recreation Ground

Camping

Site available for Camping
School Holidays
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
School Holidays
Number of buildings
1
Maximum number of residents
30
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
No
Indoor accommodation access
Yes
Activities access
No

Other

Train station
High Brooms
Coach station
Tunbridge Wells
Airport
Gatwick
Sea/river port
-
Tourist information
Fishmarket, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Last modified: 4th February 2007

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