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The Scout Association

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0345 300 1818

 

Open 8am-7pm weekdays and

9am-midday on Saturdays

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Scouting campsites

DEER PARK SCOUT CAMP

Lydney, Forest of Dean

Our District Campsite, where you can do really greenfield camping. Limited facilities, great opportunities.

BEAVER LODGE

Parkend, Forest of Dean

Based in the heart of the Forest of Dean, Beaver Lodge has a main hall, kitchen, toilets and ample space for camping. Enjoy the stream, campfire, woods and local attractions.

MAY HILL SCOUT CAMP

May Hill, Forest of Dean

A Group run basic campsite with a hut, ample camping area and access to the local woods. A great site for traditional Scout camping.

Youth friendly campsites

CAMP HILLCREST

St Briavels, Forest of Dean

Providing indoor accommodation, Camp Hillcrest offers many Scouting activities, such as firelighting, wood craft, plus their infamous skatepark. 

APPLE ORCHARD

Westbury-on-Severn,

Forest of Dean

Used for our recent District Cub Camp, this site has all the basic facilities and a huge amount of space for tents. Great for big events.

BIBLINS YOUTH CAMP

Symonds Yat, Forest of Dean

Set alongsite the River Wye, Biblins is a great base for indoor or outdoor camping. All the basic facilities and access to the Forest via a suspended rope bridge.

SCOWLES CAMPSITE

Coleford, Forest of Dean

Always a popular location for District camps, Scowles (Greenacres) offers a large basic field with access to basic facilites. All the attractions of the Forest of Dean are close by.

YHA

ST BRIAVELS

St Briavels, Forest of Dean

Stay in a real castle for the night (or two) at this Youth Hostel Association venue. YHA also offer catering and YHA-led activities.

DINEDOR CENTRE

Hereford, Forest of Dean

Just outside Hereford, this great site offers stunning views and all you need to have a fun camp.