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Campsites & Residential Centres

Wednesday 7th March 2018

Auchengillan Outdoor Centre in the Central Scottish Highlands offers camping and modern indoor accommodation. There are many challenging and adventurous activities (on and off-site) and lots of places of interest to visit.

01360 770256

Norfolk / Felden Lodge Campsites
BB canvas campsites (operated by 10th Enfield) fully equipped for up to 80 (smaller camps welcome) in West Runton (North Norfolk) and at Felden Lodge, BBHQ (Hertfordshire).

Chris Norman on 07703 571915

Honeyhill Camp (NW Kent Battalion) 12 acres Bearsted Maidstone. Open from Easter to October. Small and large camps welcome. Showers, toilets, building with large kitchen, sports facilities. Canvas for hire or bring your own.

Andy Foster on 07946 163176

West Midland District Camping Centre, Dyffryn Ardudwy 3 fully equipped canvas sites available for mixed camps. Main centre site caters up to 90 people with dormitory accommodation for 40. 2 smaller sites cater up to 50 people.

Jamie Copson on 01905 480 955

Vectis Youth Camps Whitecliff Bay, Isle of Wight. Two self-contained campsites with permanent kitchens, showers and toilets. All tenting equipment included. Ideal for organised camps of between 25 and 250 people for weekend and weeklong camps.

Dettie Quirke on 07582 429929

CRAGGAN Outdoor Centre, on the shores of Loch Tay, Perthshire. A great Centre for camps of all ages, with disabled access, sleeps 29 and is self-catering. Ideal for outdoor and water activities with own canoes and jetty.

0131 551 1200 ext 20

Campsite Morthoe/Woolacombe
Traditional ridge tents /marquee.

New barn housing toilet /shower block and Fully equipped kitchen. Small or large groups.

Weekends available Easter, weeks during school holidays.

Clive Gordon 07718 761150

Broadleas, Haytor, Devon Indoor sleeps 30, 2 staff bedrooms sleep 5. Showers etc. kitchen, dining hall. Camping for 55. Tents provided. Equipped kitchen, dining hall, showers etc. Outdoor pool, large hall.

Diana Dale on 01452 615072

Dyffryn Campsite, Nr Barmouth, Nth Wales. Fully equipped for up to 60 people, operated by 1st Nth Wales Company. Purpose built cookhouse, dining hall, & shower/toilet block, with traditional ridge tents & caravan on site.

01978 761105

Bromley Battalion Campsite, Whitecliff Bay, IOW

Large & small marquees, ridge tents. Purpose built Cookhouse/QM; Shower & Toilet block (M/F) Mains Gas & Electricity. At competitive prices, catering for up to 120.

Keith Francis on 01474 705485

Near Blackpool at Kirkham in the Rural Fylde North West District. Training & Activity Centre provides excellent indoor self-catering accommodation. Centenary Hall 44. Stedfast Lodge 16 plus a camping field and sports hall (see aerial view).

Wardens, The Boys’ Brigade, Carr Lane, Treales, Kirkham, PR4 3SS

01772 685000

Well Road Centre, Moffat, Scotland. Fully equipped self-catering for up to 70. 13 bedrooms. Separate shower/toilet areas. 2 meeting rooms, spacious kitchen and dining room. Indoor games hall.

01683 221040

Greenmoor Residential Centre S35 7DX. Reopened after extensive refurbishment. Flexible sleeping in 6 rooms for 30 Accessible facilities Lounge Dining Room Kitchen 3 showers toilets washroom games room staff room projection equipment heating 15 minutes M1 and dark peak.

Mark Boswell (bookings) 07760 111615
Tony Drury-Smith 07930 177764

Abernethy Adventure Centres. Visit one of our 4 Outdoor Adventure Centres in Scotland with your Battalion/Company for an activity filled all inclusive weekend. Visit the weekends section of our website for more information.

Karen Edmondson on 01479 818005

Popular BB approved campsite at Freshwater, Isle of Wight. Fully equipped for 60 (approx), canvas tents/marquee, purpose built toilet block, cookhouse. Minimum charge 20 campers (£750). Close to safe sandy beaches and leisure centre. Enquiries contact Jon Tickle.

07770 795701

Christian Mountain Centre, North Wales Can provide residential accom. or just activities for your BB camp. Try anything from archery to climbing, paddleboarding to gorge walking (a BB favourite). On the coast near Dyffryn Ardudwy.

01341 241718

Swanage, Dorset. Church hall available for camps. The accommodation can comfortably sleep 24 people.

01929 422421

Coopers Mead Campsite, Whitecliff Bay, Isle of Wight. Traditional camping at its very best and at a reasonable cost! Weeks available in 2018 and beyond.

Ted Walliss 01737 352732

1st Yeovil Campsite, Corfe Castle Fully equipped for 60 persons 14’ x 14’ ridge tents plus 70’ x 30’ Marquee & 30’ x 13’ Toilet tent all in white canvass. Bookings now for 2018.

01935 422292

The Albert Wilson Memorial Field, Prestatyn, North Wales – Two camping areas each with cookhouses/toilets/shower. One field is suitable for up to 36, and our main field with new refurbished cookhouse for larger groups. Marquee and Tents available.


IN THE HEART OF NIDDERDALE. Set in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Leeds Battalion Boys Brigade Hostel, Heathfield, Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire, HG3 5PU. Sleeps 26 in 3 dormitories. Large lounge with coal fire. Fully equipped kitchen. Toilets and showers. Lots to do and see in the surrounding area.


Peak District – Leslie Johnson Centre Warslow Near to Alton Towers. Fully equipped self catering for up to 31 people. Lounge, dining and games rooms, showers etc. playground & garden. 2 staff bedrooms sleep 7. Open all year.

Kevin Ford on 01782320287

Fordell Firs National Activity Centre Operated by Scouts Scotland, Fordell Firs offers more than 25 activities, including high ropes, climbing and archery on site and is also close to the attractions of Edinburgh. Indoor accommodation or camping.

01383 412704

Lochgoilhead National Activity Centre

Operated by Scouts Scotland, Lochgoilhead is a RYA training centre so offers unrivalled opportunities for sailing and water sports, as well as an exciting programme of land activities. Fully catered packages are available.

01301 703217

Meggernie National Activity Centre

Operated by Scouts Scotland, Meggernie offers a stunning, rural setting for walking, nature exploration, expeditions, traditional camping or survival skills. Indoor accommodation is also available.

01887 866231

The Boys’ Brigade takes no responsibility for statements made in any advertisements here or elsewhere in the BB Gazette.

Small advertisements copy for Campsites, Residential/Activity Centre’s and items wanted or for sale should be sent to gazette@boys-brigade.org.uk. Advertisements for the next issue (Spring 2018) should be received by 20th March 2018. All advertisements are based on up to 225 characters (including spaces and punctuation) plus contact details (telephone number, email and website address) at a cost of £10 per issue.

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