Campsites in Leicestershire

Fox Covert Campsite

Fox Covert Campsite

Details

Description

Woodland campsite

Address
Fox Covert Campsite
Newbold Road
 
Town
Kirkby Mallory
County
Leicestershire
Post code
LE9 7QG
Tel
01455 824417
Fax
-
Email
-
URL
-
Location
SK 452 018 - 52.612N 1.332W
Google maps Bing maps (OS)

ASGC This site is a member of the Association of Scout and Guide Centres

Contact

Warden/Contact
Kerry West
Address
 
 
Town
-
County
-
Post code
 
Tel
01455 272376
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
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

  • Archery
  • Climbing Wall
  • Orienteering
  • Shooting
  • Crate Stacking
  • Activity Centre
  • Traverse Wall
  • Parachute Games
  • mega Ball
  • Frisbee Golf
  • Sumo suits
  • Gold panning
  • Campfire team
  • Amateur radio
  • Team building

Local attractions

  • Mallory Park Motor Racing
  • Bosworth Battlefield Centre
  • Shackerson Steam Railway
  • Twycross Zoo
  • Hinckley Leisure Centre
  • Brass Rubbing

Camping

Site available for Camping
All Year
Maximum number of campers
300
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
-
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
-
Fuel type
Electric/Stove
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
Hinckley
Coach station
Hinckley
Airport
East Midlands/Birmingham
Sea/river port
-
Tourist information
-
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Building hire from

Last modified: 27th November 2010

Holwell Pastures Scout Camp Site

Holwell Pastures Scout Camp Site

Details

Description

District Scout Campsite

Address
Holwell Pastures Scout Camp Site
Holwell Lane
Holwell, Scalford
Town
Melton Mowbray
County
Leicestershire
Post code
 
Tel
01664563440
Fax
-
Email
dbfraser@ntlworld.com
URL
-
Location
SK 745 232 - 52.801N 0.895W
Google maps Bing maps (OS)

Contact

Warden/Contact
Barbara Fraser
Address
12 Everest Drive
 
Town
Melton Mowbray
County
Leicestershire
Post code
LE13 0SH
Tel
01664563440
Fax
-
Email
dbfraser@ntlworld.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
No
Chemical toilet waste disposal
No
Public telephone
No
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

  • Shooting Range
  • Climbing Tower

Local attractions

  • Twin Lakes Park
  • Rutland Water
  • Swimming
  • Pork Pie Shop
  • Cinema

Camping

Site available for Camping
All Year
Maximum number of campers
250
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
All Year Round
Number of buildings
2
Maximum number of residents
30
Price range
£3.00 - £4.00
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
-
Fuel type
Gas & Elec
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
4 miles
Coach station
4 miles
Airport
East Midlands
Sea/river port
-
Tourist information
Melton Mowbray tel: 01664480992
Brochure available from warden
No

Additional notes

We are currently developing a disabled toilet and shower block. The reed pool is now complete and working.

Last modified: 20th November 2008

John's Lee Wood

John's Lee Wood

Details

Description

33 acres of woodland with 24 camping pitches, four cabins, toilet block with hot showers, small shop''PLEASE NOTE; ON 1:50,000 O/S MAPS THE SITE APPEARS AS BAILEY SIM WOOD.

Address
John's Lee Wood
Markfield Lane
Markfield
Town
Leicester
County
Leicestershire
Post code
LE67 9PS
Tel
01530-243419
Fax
-
Email
-
URL
http://www.jlw.me.uk
Location
SK 504 105 - 52.690N 1.254W
Google maps Bing maps (OS)

Contact

Warden/Contact
Bookings Secretary
Address
21 Modbury Avenue
 
Town
Leicester
County
Leicestershire
Post code
LE4 2PY
Tel
-
Fax
-
Email
book@jlw.me.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
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

  • Orienteering (

Local attractions

  • Bradgate Park
  • Twycross Zoo
  • Snibston Discovery Park
  • Leisure Centre
  • Steam Railway
  • Beacon Hill
  • Riding Stables
  • Swithland Woods

Camping

Site available for Camping
Jan to 24 Dec
Maximum number of campers
500
Price range
£1.75 - £2.50
Deposit required
No
Suitable for County camps
No
Suitable for District camps
Yes
Suitable for Patrol camps
Yes
Suitable for "Backwoods" camps
Yes

Indoor

Building available
Jan to 24 Dec
Number of buildings
4
Maximum number of residents
30
Price range
-
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
30
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
Leicester or Loughborough
Coach station
Leicester or Loughborough
Airport
East Midlands
Sea/river port
-
Tourist information
Leicester tel: 01162998888 or Loughborough tel: 01509218113
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Warden teams are on duty at weekends but weekday bookings also accepted (Must be an adult present), ALL visits must be prebooked with the bookings secretary & onsite activities need to be booked with the activities coordinator (activities@jlw.me.uk), No pits may be dug on site. Fires on sites with a slab or in an altar fire which we can supply.''PLEASE BOOK AS EARLY AS POSSIBLE FOR ON-SITE ACTIVITIES AS ALL STAFF ARE VOLUNTEERS.

Last modified: 18th July 2009

Oaks in Charnwood

Oaks in Charnwood

Details

Description

10 acres of woodland and 10 acres of field in a rural setting

Address
Oaks in Charnwood
Charley Road
Shepshed
Town
Loughborough
County
Leicestershire
Post code
LE12 9EW
Tel
01509503871
Fax
-
Email
warden@oakscampsite.org.uk
URL
http://www.oakscampsite.org.uk
Location
SK 475 155 - 52.735N 1.296W
Google maps Bing maps (OS)

ASGC This site is a member of the Association of Scout and Guide Centres

Contact

Warden/Contact
Lesley Mitchell
Address
22 Cheribough Road
Castle Donnington
Town
Derby
County
Derbyshire
Post code
DE74 2RY
Tel
01332814927
Fax
-
Email
bookings@oakscampsite.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
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 and Abseil Tower (20' or 40')
  • Archery
  • Jungle Trail (Assault Course)
  • Grass Sledging
  • Mountain Boarding
  • Bouldering room
  • Orienteering
  • Radio Controled Cars
  • Picture Quiz
  • Hike Routes
  • Oaks Challenge walk (23 Miles)

Local attractions

  • Snibston Sicence and Discovery Park
  • Concers – National Forest Visitors Centre
  • National Space Centre
  • Great Central Railway

Camping

Site available for Camping
1 Apr to 31 Oct
Maximum number of campers
700
Price range
£1.50 - £2.00
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
1 Mar to 30 Nov
Number of buildings
2
Maximum number of residents
42
Price range
£2.00 - £3.00
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
42
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
Loughborough
Coach station
Loughborough
Airport
East Midlands
Sea/river port
-
Tourist information
Snibston Discovery Park, Coalville
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Last modified: 15th August 2004

Ullesthorpe Scout Camp

Ullesthorpe Scout Camp

Details

Description

8 acres in total with two camping fields and wooded area between

Address
Ullesthorpe Scout Camp
Frolesworth Road
 
Town
Ullesthorpe
County
Leicestershire
Post code
LE17 5BZ
Tel
01455202251
Fax
-
Email
skip29@talktalk.net
URL
http://www.scoutcampsite.co.uk
Location
SP 504 892 - 52.498N 1.258W
Google maps Bing maps (OS)

ASGC This site is a member of the Association of Scout and Guide Centres

Contact

Warden/Contact
Alan Greenwood
Address
35 Bitteswell Road,
 
Town
Lutterworth
County
Leicestershire
Post code
LE17 4EN
Tel
01455 552502
Fax
-
Email
skip29@talktalk.net

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
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

  • Orienteering
  • Pioneering

Local attractions

  • Bosworth Battle Field & Railway
  • Falconry Centre
  • Foxton Locks
  • Mkt Bosworth Water Park
  • Stately homes & motor museum
  • Steam Railway
  • Swimming
  • Twycross Zoo
  • Orienteering

Camping

Site available for Camping
All Year
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
2
Maximum number of residents
50
Price range
-
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
50
Fuel type
Gas/Electricity
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
Rugby or Leicester
Coach station
Rugby or Leicester
Airport
Coventry
Sea/river port
-
Tourist information
-
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Only alter fires to be used for camper cooking – no fires on the ground. Limited wood supply There is a Field Kitchen for use by those camping if required. See website for photos of the NEW building ""The Lodge""

Last modified: 1st February 2011

Willesley Scout Camp Site

Willesley Scout Camp Site

Details

Description

Grassland and Woodland

Address
Willesley Scout Camp Site
Willesley Woodside
 
Town
Ashby de la Zouch
County
Leicestershire
Post code
LE65 2UN
Tel
01530 271829
Fax
-
Email
-
URL
http://www.willesley.org
Location
SK 341 147 - 52.728N 1.495W
Google maps Bing maps (OS)

Contact

Warden/Contact
Mandy Carney
Address
 
 
Town
-
County
-
Post code
 
Tel
01530 839103
Fax
-
Email
bookingsecretary@willesley.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
Yes
Public telephone
Yes
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
-
Chapel
Yes

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Climbing
  • Abseiling
  • Shooting
  • Orienteering
  • Football
  • Bouldering Wall
  • Spider Frame
  • Potholing
  • Karting
  • Archery
  • Crate Stacking

Local attractions

  • Conkers / Activity centre
  • Ashby Castle (ruin)
  • Moira Canal
  • Alton Towers Pleasure park
  • National Space Museum
  • Swimming Pools
  • Canoeing
  • Moira Furnace Mueseum
  • Snibson Discovery Park
  • Ski Centre
  • Twycross Zoo

Camping

Site available for Camping
Mar to end Dec
Maximum number of campers
450
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
Mar to end Dec
Number of buildings
2
Maximum number of residents
60
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
Burton upon Trent - 8 miles
Coach station
Ashby de la Zouch – 2 miles
Airport
East Midlands
Sea/river port
-
Tourist information
Ashby de la Zouch, Tel 01530 411767
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

No dogs allowed... Indoor accomodation - cooking/eating utensils available - at

Last modified: 24th August 2009

Cookies policy | Terms & Conditions. © Copyright The Scout Association 1995-2013. All Rights Reserved.
Charity numbers: 306101 (England and Wales) and SC038437 (Scotland).
Registered address: The Scout Association, Gilwell Park, Chingford, London, England E4 7QW