Campsites in Northamptonshire

Overstone Scout Campsite

Overstone Scout Campsite

Details

Description

Field and woodland

Address
Overstone Scout Campsite
Billing Lane
Overstone
Town
Northampton
County
Northamptonshire
Post code
NN6 0AF
Tel
-
Fax
-
Email
-
URL
-
Location
SP 812 648 - 52.275N 0.810W
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Contact

Warden/Contact
JOHN RUSSELL
Address
49 HOYLAKE DRIVE
Off LINKS VIEW
Town
Northampton
County
Northamptonshire
Post code
NN2 7NJ
Tel
01604472516
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
Yes
Altar fires
Yes
Cooking area
Yes
Providore
Yes
Mail box
No
Campfire circle
Yes
Bivouacking area
-
Chapel
Yes

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Shooting
  • Orienteering

Local attractions

  • Swimming
  • Sailing
  • Boat Trips
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Sports Centre
  • Althorpe House

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
No

Indoor

Building available
All Year
Number of buildings
2
Maximum number of residents
72
Price range
-
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
72
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
Northampton
Coach station
Northampton
Airport
Birmingham or Luton
Sea/river port
-
Tourist information
Visitors centre, St Giles Square, Northampton Tel: 01604622677
Brochure available from warden
-

Additional notes

Main building is centrally heated. second building part heated. Woods can accommodate back woods cooking and Bivouacking by prior arrangement.

Last modified: 4th April 2004

Sir John Lowther County Scout Training and Activity Centre

Sir John Lowther County Scout Training and Activity Centre

Details

Description

Woodland

Address
Sir John Lowther County Scout Training and Activity Centre
Rushton Road
Glendon
Town
Kettering
County
Northamptonshire
Post code
NN14 1QF
Tel
01536517539
Fax
01536485754
Email
wardensjlc@talktalkbusiness.net
URL
-
Location
SP 860 821 - 52.430N 0.735W
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ASGC This site is a member of the Association of Scout and Guide Centres

Contact

Warden/Contact
Jennie Allen – Centre Manager
Address
Sir John Lowther County Scout Training Centre
Rushton Road, Glendon
Town
Kettering
County
Northamptonshire
Post code
NN14 1QF
Tel
01536517539
Fax
01536485754
Email
wardensjlc@talktalkbusiness.net

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

  • Archery
  • Pedal Go-Karts
  • Orienteering
  • Rifle Range
  • Bouldering Wall
  • Pioneering
  • Climbing Tower (Auto Belay)
  • Challenge Course
  • Laser Gaming
  • ''INDOOR - Sports Hall – Kurling – Basketball – Floor Hockey – Five a side Football – Badminton – Table Tennis.

Local attractions

  • Walking - from site
  • Cycling – Brixworth Country Park (coming soon as on site activity)
  • Rockingham Castle
  • Rockingham Speedway
  • Wicksteeds Park
  • West Lodge Rural Centre
  • Rutland Water – (sailing/canoeing)
  • Swimming Pool – Kettering/Corby.

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
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
40
Price range
£4.00 - £0.00
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
40
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
No
Indoor accommodation access
Yes
Activities access
Yes

Other

Train station
Kettering
Coach station
1
Airport
-
Sea/river port
-
Tourist information
Market Square, Kettering Tel: 01536410266
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

The centre is a purpose built residential training and activity centre. The centre is set 9 acres of woodland within which the campsites and activities are located. The indoor accommodation is split into 12 rooms ranging from 1 bed to 8 beds. Within the centre there is also a large sports hall, a games room and lounge. There is also a training suite suitable for the running of courses or talks. There is ample car parking. '' ''The centre manager, caretaker or support staff will be there to help you during your stay.

Last modified: 3rd February 2009

Spotley Woods

Spotley Woods

Details

Description

Woodland

Address
Spotley Woods
Spotley Campsite
Old Pastures
Town
Yardley Hasting
County
Northamptonshire
Post code
NN7 1ET
Tel
-
Fax
-
Email
-
URL
-
Location
SP 888 556 - 52.191N 0.701W
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Contact

Warden/Contact
Matt Rush
Address
 
 
Town
-
County
-
Post code
 
Tel
-
Fax
-
Email
spotley@gdscouts.org.uk

Facilities

Toilets
Yes
Washing facilities
Yes
Water supply
Yes
Hot showers
No
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
Yes

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Pioneering
  • Assault Course equipment
  • aerial runway

Local attractions

  • White Water Rafting
  • Canoeing
  • Artificial Skiing

Camping

Site available for Camping
April to November
Maximum number of campers
25
Price range
£2.00 - £3.00
Deposit required
Yes
Suitable for County camps
No
Suitable for District camps
No
Suitable for Patrol camps
Yes
Suitable for "Backwoods" camps
Yes

Indoor

Building available
April to October
Number of buildings
1
Maximum number of residents
-
Price range
£1.00 - £1.50
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
-
Fuel type
Solid Fuel
Kitchen/cooking area
Yes
Cooking/eating utensils
Yes
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
No
Activities access
Yes

Other

Train station
Northampton/Bedford
Coach station
Northampton/Bedford
Airport
-
Sea/river port
-
Tourist information
Guild Hall, Northampton, tel: 01604 838800
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Last modified: 27th January 2016

Wadenhoe Scout Campsite

Wadenhoe Scout Campsite

Details

Description

Green Field

Address
Wadenhoe Scout Campsite
Wadenhoe
 
Town
Peterborough
County
Northamptonshire
Post code
PE8 5ST
Tel
-
Fax
-
Email
-
URL
http://www.reefknot.org.uk/p...arser/?CPD=campsite
Location
TL 008 833 - 52.438N 0.517W
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Contact

Warden/Contact
Stuart Curtis
Address
2 Gardner Close
 
Town
Raunds
County
Northamptonshire
Post code
NN9 6HN
Tel
07846 404149
Fax
-
Email
campwarden@reefknot.org.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
No
Chemical toilet waste disposal
Yes
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
-
Chapel
No

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Canoeing
  • Archery
  • Shooting

Local attractions

  • Wicksteed Park
  • Kettering
  • Rockingham Castle
  • Corby
  • Ice Skating
  • Peterborough''Indoor Climbing Wall
  • Peterborough

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

Other

Train station
Kettering 17 miles
Coach station
Kettering 17 miles
Airport
-
Sea/river port
-
Tourist information
14 West Street, Oundle PE8 4EF, tel: 01832 274333
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

The River Nene is Class B1 water and canoeing is permitted, although at least one Adult present must have the necessary permit.''Swimming in the River Nene is also allowed. ''The site also can accommodate other activities, such as Rifle Shooting and Archery in the large activities area.

Last modified: 14th September 2009

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