Welcome to Tansley Wood Scout Centre

About our centre

The site provides accommodation and camping for cubs, guides, scouts, explorer scouts, youth groups and school groups. It is located in the heart of the Derbyshire Dales in the Lumsdale Conservation area of Matlock near Tansley Village. You can camp; hike, do bike rides, climb, cave, canoe, sail, study the varied wild life, play games and most of all have fun.

The centre consists of two timber buildings for indoor accommodation; a toilet and shower block and an area of grass for camping. There is an altar fires cooking area with grills and also there is a camp fire circle in two acres of woodland. The whole site is bounded by a stream and provides a great place for exploration, wide games and backwoods activities.

Site Information

The Bunk House is capable of sleeping up to 16 people. The bunkhouse is able to be separated with 4 sleeping in the front and 12 in the back. Camping capacity can comfortably have up to 40-50 people. The hall has a seating capacity of 40 people with tables and benches/chairs. The hall also has bunk rooms available for leaders and a leaders toilet the 2 leaders rooms have 3 beds in each. Fitted kitchen with pots and pans to be able to cook meals for groups. Groups must bring their own toilet roll and soap etc.

Groups must take all rubbish away with them