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Centre Category: Scout Centre
“The Site run by Volunteers, for Volunteers”
This 50 acre site is located on the edge of the Pennine Hills, within easy reach of the M62. There are 3 main camping fields and also areas for backwoods and survival activities.
There are two accommodation buildings
– the Janet Cotton Pack Holiday Centre (centrally heated) accommodates 36 people with hall, integral toilets & shower and fully equipped kitchen. Tables and chairs also included.
– the Ranch House (heated by wood burning stove) accommodates 4 people in bunks with a hall which will sleep 20 on karrimats on the floor. The kitchen is fully equipped, and cooking utensils are provided. Tables and chairs also included
Activities available include Climbing, Abseiling, Zip Wire, Jacob’s Ladder, Archery, Air Rifles, Low Ropes Course, Cave Bus, Grass Sledges, Pedal Karts, Orienteering, Pioneering and Backwoods/Survival areas. Fencing available through local contacts
There is an Adventure Playground and the Site has a small stream which is suitable for “non-boating” water activities
Two toilet blocks with hot and cold water as well as washrooms with showers – all included in camp fees.
Visit our web site www.ashworthvalley.org.uk and click on “video” on the Home page for the Ashworth Experience
Region: North WestActivities:
- Low Ropes
- Aerial Runway
- Soft Archery
plus Cave Bus, Grass Sledging, Pedal Karts, Nature Hunt, Adventure Playground, Backwoods/Survival Areas, Jacobs Ladder
Local contacts for fencing
Indoor: Pack Hol Centre -36. Ranch House 4+20 on karrimats