Tansley Wood Scout Centre
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.

The Indoor Accommodation.

The main hall is 10mtrs x 5mtrs and has 6 folding tables, 12 benches, 20 chairs; has two fan heaters, a black and white board and projection screen.
The kitchen is equipped with electric cookers, microwave, fridges, freezer, water boiler; cooking and eating utensils.
The Leaders room has 6 beds
The Bunk House has 16 beds which can be subdivided by a door to spit the room into 12/4 beds.

A separate toilet and shower block provides for male, female and disabled person’s needs.

All indoor areas have fire extinguishers and mains operated smoke alarms.

There are opportunities to participate in adventurous outdoor activities, learn team-building skills and develop new friendships while using the natural resources of Derbyshire.

For more information please contact the centre


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