Campsites in West Lothian

The Craigs Scout Campsite

The Craigs Scout Campsite

Details

Description

Camping and training centre

Address
The Craigs Scout Campsite
Broompark
Torphichen
Town
Nr Bathgate
County
West Lothian
Post code
EH48 4NL
Tel
-
Fax
-
Email
manager@craigs.wlscouts.org.uk
URL
http://www.craigs.wlscouts.org.uk
Location
965 720 - 55.931N 3.661W
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Contact

Warden/Contact
Mr Gerry Paterson
Address
 
 
Town
-
County
-
Post code
 
Tel
07704 314 855
Fax
-
Email
manager@craigs.wlscouts.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
No
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
Yes
Chapel
No

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Adventure Play Area
  • Crate Climbing
  • Pioneering
  • Woodland trail
  • GPS course
  • Barbecue area
  • Opportunity to complete service activity
  • Backwoods cooking
  • Tadpole Trikes
  • Challenge/ Assault Course

Local attractions

  • Bathgate town centre
  • Beecraigs County Park
  • Bronze-age burial site of Cairnpapple
  • Canal canoeing by arrangement
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hilltop viewpoints
  • Linlithgow Palace
  • Linlithgow town centre and loch
  • sports centre
  • Boness Steam Railway
  • Swimming

Camping

Site available for Camping
All Year
Maximum number of campers
200
Price range
£3.00 - £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
2
Maximum number of residents
60
Price range
-
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
60
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
Linlithgow and Bathgate
Coach station
Linlithgow and Bathgate
Airport
Edinburgh
Sea/river port
Rosyth/Edinburgh
Tourist information
TIO, Burgh Halls, The Cross, Linlithgow,West Lothian tel: 01506844600
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Barbeque areas provided, Large flat area, Woodland walks and treks, Picnic areas, Local store nearby for provisions,Two small Bothies onsite sleeping six each; for a more basic indoor experience,The Craigs is the ideal base for visiting: The Falkirk Wheel; Antonine Wall; The Kelpies; Helix Park; Callander Park; Polkemmet Park; Beecraigs Park; Stirling castle; Edinburgh castle.

Last modified: 7th April 2015

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