Campsites

CAMPING IN THE FOREST OF DEAN

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Deer Park, Lydney

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

Beaver Lodge, Parkend

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

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

Botany Bay Campsite, Tintern

Run by Gwent Scouts, this site offers indoor and outdoor accommodation set in the beautiful Wye Valley. A great site for residential experiences or leader training.

Camp Hillcrest, St Briavels

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

Biblins Youth Campsite, Symonds Yat

Set alongside 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.

YHA St Briavels

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

Apple Orchard, Westbury-on-Severn

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.

Greenacres (Scowles) Campsite, Coleford

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

Dinedor Outdoor Centre, Hereford

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

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