Campsites in Suffolk

1st Bures Scout Group

1st Bures Scout Group

Details

Description

1st Bures Scout & Guide Group has periodic use during the Summer only (1st March-31st October) of an area adjoining their Headquarters in The Croft (off the High Street). The site consists of grazed pasture, with wooded area running down to the River Stour. The camp site is ideal for Summer Camps, Patrol camping, Lightweight camping, Survival Skills, District and County events.

Address
1st Bures Scout Group
The Croft Camp Site,The Croft
Bures
Town
-
County
Suffolk
Post code
CO8 5JN
Tel
01787 370301
Fax
-
Email
paulsnelling@orange.net
URL
http://www.1stburesscouts.org.uk
Location
TL 906 343 - 51.974N 0.775E
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Contact

Warden/Contact
Paul Snelling
Address
24 Layzell Croft
Great Cornard
Town
Sudbury
County
Suffolk
Post code
CO10 0JY
Tel
01787370301
Fax
-
Email
paulsnelling@orange.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
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
No
Providore
No
Mail box
Yes
Campfire circle
Yes
Bivouacking area
Yes
Chapel
No

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Kayaking
  • Rafting
  • Air Rifle Shooting
  • Pioneering
  • Slacklining
  • Mountain Bikes
  • Fishing
  • Swimming

Local attractions

  • Bures Recreation Ground – free tennis courts football pitch and large games area. Picnic area next to River Stour
  • Colchester Castle and Zoo
  • Colchester Leisure World
  • Sudbury Kingfisher Pool
  • Sudbury Strikes Bowl
  • Great Cornard School – Outdoor pool & private hire
  • Gliding at Wormingford Airfield
  • Lavenham
  • Long Melford
  • Clacton on Sea (Train)
  • Duxford (1 hour by car)
  • London by train (1 hour 15 min)

Camping

Site available for Camping
1st March-31st October
Maximum number of campers
100
Price range
£3.50 - £3.50
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 round
Number of buildings
2
Maximum number of residents
30
Price range
£3.50 - £3.50
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
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
Bures
Coach station
Colchester
Airport
Stanstead
Sea/river port
Harwich
Tourist information
Sudbury,Tel: 01787 881320,Email: sudburytic@sudburytowncouncil.co.uk
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Plenty of hike routes for Scouts, Explorers and DoE groups,Great country lanes for mountain biking,Kayaking on the River Stour from Sudbury to Brantham – 24 miles

Last modified: 9th April 2015

Bradfield Park Campsite

Bradfield Park Campsite

Details

Description

Newly opened in 2003 this brand new campsite is situated in 30 acres of historical parkland incorporating many magnificent trees

Address
Bradfield Park Campsite
Ixer Lane
Bradfield Combust
Town
Bury St Edmunds
County
Suffolk
Post code
IP30 0LR
Tel
-
Fax
-
Email
bookings@bradfieldparkcampsite.org.uk
URL
http://www.bradfieldpark.co.uk
Location
TL 893 574 - 52.182N 0.769E
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ASGC This site is a member of the Association of Scout and Guide Centres

Contact

Warden/Contact
Chris Richardson
Address
14 Heldhaw Road
 
Town
Bury St Edmunds
County
Suffolk
Post code
IP32 7ER
Tel
01284 768576
Fax
-
Email
bookings@bradfieldparkcampsite.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
No
Altar fires
Yes
Cooking area
Yes
Providore
No
Mail box
Yes
Campfire circle
Yes
Bivouacking area
-
Chapel
Yes

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Pedal go-karts
  • archery
  • air rifles
  • orienteering course
  • pioneering equipment.traversing Wall
  • Mini assault course

Local attractions

  • walking
  • cinema
  • museums
  • Thetford Forest
  • Suffolk Coast
  • Constable Country
  • Norfolk Broads

Camping

Site available for Camping
Yes
Maximum number of campers
400
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
Yes
Number of buildings
1
Maximum number of residents
24
Price range
£2.00 - £3.00
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
18
Fuel type
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
No

Other

Train station
Bury St Edmunds
Coach station
Bury St Edmunds
Airport
Stanstead
Sea/river port
Harwich
Tourist information
Bury St Edmunds
Brochure available from warden
No

Additional notes

The site is surrounded by countryside suitable for walking

Last modified: 6th June 2011

Hallowtree Scout Campsite

Hallowtree Scout Campsite

Details

Description

45 acres of woodland , field space, indoor accomodation activities

Address
Hallowtree Scout Campsite
Nacton
 
Town
Ipswich
County
Suffolk
Post code
IP10 0JP
Tel
01473714440
Fax
-
Email
hallowtree@talk21.com
URL
http://hallowtree.co.uk
Location
TM 192 404 - 52.018N 1.195E
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ASGC This site is a member of the Association of Scout and Guide Centres

Contact

Warden/Contact
John & Lorraine Brown
Address
The Bungalow
Hallowtree Campsite, Nacton
Town
Ipswich
County
Suffolk
Post code
 
Tel
01473714440
Fax
-
Email
hallowtree@talk21.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
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
-
Chapel
Yes

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Abseiling
  • Shooting
  • Climbing Wall
  • Archery
  • Assault Course

Local attractions

  • Canoeing
  • Swimming
  • Sailing
  • Fishing
  • Boat Trips
  • Dry Slope Skiing
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Sports Centre
  • Go Karting
  • Ten Pin Bowling

Camping

Site available for Camping
All Year
Maximum number of campers
500
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
40
Price range
-
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
Yes
Activities access
Yes

Other

Train station
Ipswich,5 miles
Coach station
Ipswich, Dogs Head St, 4 miles
Airport
-
Sea/river port
Harwich
Tourist information
St Shephens Lane, Ipswich Tel: 01473258070
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

See brochure

Last modified: 27th February 2001

The Spinney

The Spinney

Details

Description

7.5 acre Woodland and Meadow

Address
The Spinney
Fen Street
Boxford
Town
Sudbury
County
Suffolk
Post code
CO10 5HL
Tel
01787210890
Fax
-
Email
g.edgar@rdplus.net
URL
http://www.boxfordspinney.freeserve.co.uk
Location
-

Contact

Warden/Contact
Gordon Edgar
Address
8, Marsh Rd
Boxford
Town
Sudbury
County
Suffolk
Post code
CO10 5HT
Tel
01787 210108
Fax
-
Email
g.edgar@rdplus.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
Yes
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
No

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Canoeing
  • Assault Course
  • Grass Sledging
  • caving simulator
  • Bikes
  • Pioneering

Local attractions

  • Canoeing
  • Swimming
  • Sailing
  • Boat Trips
  • Sports Centre
  • Melford Hall
  • Bowling
  • Climbing
  • Skating
  • Go-Karting
  • Walking

Camping

Site available for Camping
All Year
Maximum number of campers
300
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
Weekends and School Holidyas
Number of buildings
2
Maximum number of residents
26
Price range
£2.00 - £3.00
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
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
Sudbury 7 miles
Coach station
Boxford
Airport
Stansted
Sea/river port
Harwich or Felixstowe
Tourist information
Toppesfield Hall Market Place, Ipswich Tel: 01473822922
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Last modified: 13th August 2005

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