Campsites in Tayside

Douglaswood Scout Centre

Douglaswood Scout Centre

Details

Description

 

Address
Douglaswood Scout Centre
Monikie
Broughty Ferry
Town
Dundee
County
Tayside
Post code
DD5 3QH
Tel
-
Fax
-
Email
-
URL
http://www.douglaswood.org.uk/
Location
-

Contact

Warden/Contact
George Wright
Address
10 Carron Place
Broughty Ferry
Town
Dundee
County
-
Post code
DD5 3HR
Tel
01382 774242
Fax
-
Email
georgewrightwcc@hotmail.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
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

  • Clockface orienteering course
  • Standard orienteering course
  • Bouldering wall
  • Field studies centre
  • Pioneering poles
  • Approximately 20 mountain bikes are available to hire

Local attractions

  • The Factory Skate Park
  • ''Odeon cinema (10 mins drive from Douglaswood)
  • ''Olympia Leisure Pool
  • ''RRS Discovery
  • ''the Unicorn
  • ''Verdant Works
  • ''the science centre Sensation
  • ''Broughty Ferry beach and castle museum.''Indoor Climbing at Avertical World
  • ''Ice Skating at Dundee Ice Arena
  • ''Horse riding
  • ''The Angus Glens are not that far away (30ish minute drive)
  • ''Arbroath Sports Centre (pool).

Camping

Site available for Camping
all year exc Xmas
Maximum number of campers
200
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 exc Xmas
Number of buildings
2
Maximum number of residents
58
Price range
£4.00 - £0.00
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
58
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
Dyndee
Coach station
Seagate Dundee
Airport
Dundee Airport
Sea/river port
-
Tourist information
21 Castle St Dundee, DD1 3 - 01382 527527
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

The woods are perfect for bivouacs and survival exercises. You could run a whole day on a survival theme.D

Last modified: 5th September 2009

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