Camping at Glenny Wood
Glenny Wood is a great place to camp. The site is split into 8 camping plateaus. The site lends itself well for all types of camping as the areas differ in size and are easy to access and use.
For those camping we have in the Campers shed a fridge and freezer available for use.
The camping areas –
Apple – Is our largest plateau, which gently slopes towards the lodge and loos. An ideal camping area measuring 77 meters long, and 31 meters wide This good size area can accomodate 4/5 patrol tents and kitchens or 25+ 2 person hike tents
Beech- An ideal camping area, below the lodge. This area is flat and 38 meters long, and 13 meters wide This good size area can accomodate 3/4 patrol tents and kitchens or 10+ 2 person hike tents
Hazel – A small sloping area ideal for 8 + 2 person hike tents
Oak - An ideal camping area, flat and 22 meters long and 4 meters wide increasing to 9 meters wide at the end “bubble”. This good size area, can accomodate 1 patrol tent and kitchen or 5 + 2 person hike tents. Being at the top of the plateaus this is a great site for seeing what’s happening below, ideal for Leaders perhaps!
Birch - An ideal camping area, flat and 48 meters long and 3 meters wide increasing to 7 meters wide at the end “bubble”. This good size area, can accomodate 2 patrol tents and kitchens or 7 + 2 person hike tents.
Spruce - An ideal camping area, flat and 52 meters long and 5 meters wide. This good size area, can accomodate 3/4 patrol tents and kitchens or 10 + 2 person hike tents
Cherry - An ideal camping area, flat and 49 metres long, and 5.5 meters wide increasing to 7.5 meters wide. This good size area, can accomodate 2/3 patrol tents and kitchens or 10 + 2 person hike tents
Ash –our smallest plateau at the bottom of the plateau area. It is 15 meters long and 8.5 meters wide. The plateau has a small flat area which can accomodate one patrol tent and kitchen or 5 + 2 person hike tents. Ideal for kitchen / communal tents as there is hard standing on this area.
Health and Safety – each user should complete their own risk assessments when using the site.
LPG– There is an LPG tank on site which is out of bounds. A separate fact sheet and risk assessments are available for this, please familiarise yourself with these when using the site.
Glenny Memorabilia Shop - We have a range of badges, magnets, pencils, woggles etc for site users to purchase to remember their visit / stay at Glenny Wood. There are a number of posters about on site showing what is available and the prices. If you would like the Shop open then please contact me below. Alternatively let us know what items you wish to purchase and we can either leave them in an agreed place on site or post them to you and add the amount to your bill!
The small profit made from the shop is ploughed straight back into the site.
Risk Assessments and factsheets
Below are several generic risk assessments. Please read through these in detail and use the additional spaces to add on items you have considered additionally as a risk and how you intend to manage the risks.
The fact sheets and risk assessments are for your information to help you manage the activities.
The leader in charge remains responsible for the individuals they are looking after and ensure the activities are undertaken in a safe way.
Risk Assessments (RA) and Factsheets (FS) Downloads