Camping

Camping at Glenny Wood

 

Glenny Wood is a great place to camp. The site is split into 11 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 at Glenny Wood are:-

 


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Apple Plateau

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 Plateau 

An ideal camping area, below the lodge. This area is flat and 38 meters long, and 13 meters wide This good size area can accommodate 3/4 patrol tents and kitchens or 10+ 2 person hike tents

Hawthorne Plateau

This is a small plateau is a small sloping plateau below the Activities area. It is approximately 18 meters long and 10 meters wide, variable. The plateau can accommodate 4 or 5, 2 person hike tents, pitched on the slope

Hawthorne is an ideal base for the evening visit to Glenny and central to the site

Hazel Plateau

Hazel is a small plateau which is 50% "flatish" and near to the loo block. It is approximately 43 meters long and 10 meters wide. The flat area of the plateau accommodate 2/3 patrol tents and kitchen and overall 8-10 2 person hike tents.

Stepped Plateaus

The Stepped Plateaus is the collective name for 5 plateaus comprising of - Oak, Birch, Spruce, Cherry, and Ash

These 5 plateaus are excellant areas for a Scout Troop camp, Pack or Explorer Camp. 

The individual plateaus are great for a base during an evening or daytime visit.

Stepped Plateaus - 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!

Stepped Plateaus - Birch 

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.

Stepped Plateaus - Spruce 

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

Stepped Plateaus - Cherry

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

Stepped Plateaus - Ash

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.

Sycamore Plateau

Sycamore is a small plateau just inside the inner gate on the site. it is roughly 20 metres square and flat. This shaded plateau will accommodate 2 patrol tents or 10 x 2 man hike tents.....

Willow Plateau

Willow is a plateau just below the stepped plateaus. it is roughly 40 x 30 metres at its widest and is a sloping. This plateau will accommodate 4 patrol tents or 15 - 20 x 2 man hike tents......