Welcome to Buckmore Park Scout Campsite

What to join the Buckmore Team? – Please get in touch – we’d love to hear from you info@buckmorepark.org.uk

Have you booked a camp at Buckmore Park for 2019 yet?

All visits to Buckmore Park must be arranged in advance – bookings@buckmorepark.org.uk

No dogs allowed onsite except guidance dogs

Welcome

Buckmore Park Scout Campsite offers a wide range of options for visits – whether for a single day or residential stays. Buckmore Park also offers a large number of activity options. Please take some time to explore our website and see what we have to offer. When you are ready to book we suggest you first book your visit and then book your activities.

Please note: No dogs allowed onsite except guidance dogs.

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Latest News

Prices Frozen until April 2020

Buckmore Park Scout Campsite are pleased to report that the prices for all visits and activities have been frozen for another year. Prices have not increased since April 2016. We hope to see you at Buckmore Park during 2019.

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Orienteering update

Just a quick note to say that in December 2018 all the orienteering maps were updated and in January 2019 all the controls (as shown in the photo) were checked. Orienteering can be undertaken at any time of the year and winter evenings give the opportunity to test navigation skills in the dark. Check out…

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Autumn work on Campsites

Although the main camping season is over for most, the campsite crew continue to work hard outside to make improvements. Campsite B2 has been shut for most of 2018 while the crew have been transforming it. The drought in the Summer delayed progress, but it is now looking amazing and is available for bookings from…

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Activities

Caving
Caving

The Buckmore Park ‘Cave System’ is a man-made structure for use by Young People and Adults from all age groups / sections of the Scout and Guide Associations and other youth organisations aged from 5 years upwards. The system has been built in the shape of a wheel. The outer rim is nice and easy, and the spokes joining the rim to the hub are where the various ‘features ‘of the system are lurking.

Mountain Biking
Mountain Biking

Buckmore Park now has 10 mountain bikes available to rent. The campsite is currently setting out marked routes around the extensive campsite to cater for a wide variety of skills. The current routes are green (wide tracks suitable for all with undulating slopes) and blue (single track with longer sloped sections) with a few red (more challenging features). The 10 bikes are two sizes covering older Cubs to Adults.

Air Rifles
Air Rifles

We have a purpose built outdoor air rifle range available all year round. We have 4 targets available during each session. Equipment and instructors can be arranged, however pre-booking is essential.

Orienteering
Orienteering

Buckmore Park is fortunate to have an orienteering map covering a significant proportion of Buckmore Park with a variety of terrain types and features and an interesting network of paths and tracks.

Campfire Circle
Campfire Circle

Our campfire circle is an amazing setting

Archery
Archery

In early 2019 our Archery Range will have a shelter and permanent netting.