Giants Seat Scout and Community Campsite


We are a traditional "Backwoods" style campsite in North Manchester, for use by Scouts, Guides, youth groups and other organisations.

The site consists of over 50 acres of English woodland, a large camping field, toilet block and a lodge with accommodation for 22.

We pride ourselves on providing a facility not generally available in the Greater Manchester area - a rare opportunity for young people to get away from the pressures and distractions of modern life.

For more information, click here to download a brochure (PDF) with more information about the campsite.


The site is available for any size of group - the main field can easily cater for 500 people. Everyone is welcome and we can normally accommodate any type of event by contact and discussion with the Campsite Manager.

As well as the main camping field, we also have 50 acres of woodland - perfect for remote camping and shelter building.

Walter Martin Lodge consists of sleeping accommodation for 22, consisting of 4 dormitories and a separate 'leaders' dormitory. There is a fully equipped kitchen and a large hall for meals and activities.


Giants Seat is located in Radcliffe, between the villages of Outwood and Ringley.

It is accessed from Ringley Road West (A667), approximately 3 miles from junction 17 of the M60.

Our address is:

Giants Seat Scout and Community Campsite
Off Ringley Road West
M26 1DY

Prices - 2018

Scouts2.50 per person per night
Other Youth Groups3.00 per person per night
Others5 per person per night
Day Visits1 per person
CorporateContact us
Martin Lodge
1 night50 plus camp fees
W/end (Fri-Sun)80 plus camp fees
Week (5 nights)300 plus camp fees
Deposits (Non-refundable)
Camping Field20
Martin Lodge50

What's Around

Asda Supermarket, Radcliffe
Riverside Retail Park
M26 3DA

The Rock Shopping and Entertainment (including Cinema and Bowling)

Burrs Country Park

East Lancashire Railway
Bolton Street Station

Contact Us

Please note: Bookings must be made with at least five days notice

For urgent enquiries, contact Ann, our campsite manager on 0161 280 0015.

For all other enquiries, please use the form below: