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Giant's Seat Scout Camp Site

Activities

Onsite Activities

 

Being a “Back to Basics” site, we offer facilities that enable a wide variety of activities not normally available. 

 

For Groups with Their Own Equipment

 

  • Large-scale Pioneering
  • Mountain Bike Trails / Skills 
  • Backpacking expeditions as a stop-over camp site 

 

Activities needing little equipment or available on-site: 

 

  • Hikes / Walks 
  • Backwoods cooking 
  • Fire-lighting 
  • Pioneering (contact Campsite Manager for what is available) 
  • Wide games 
  • Shelter Building 
  • Nature trails 
  • Tracking & Orienteering 
  • Map & Compass work 
  • Field sports – football; cricket; rounders; hockey; mini-Olympics 

 

Coming soon

 

  • Archery
  • Rifle Shooting
  • Climbing

 

Other Activities 

 

  • Stuart Igoe of Alternative Adventure uses the site activities, if you want to arrange something different, then please contact him directly on Tel No 01254 704898. The web-site is http://www.altadv.co.uk/
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Offsite Activities

 

Radcliffe Swimming Pool: Tel No 0161 253 7000.

 

Bury Swimming Pool: Tel No 0161 253 7000.

 

Lancashire Fusiliers Museum: Tel No is 0161 763 8950.

Website reference is: www.fusiliermuseum.com

 

The Fusilier Museum is home to the collection of the XX Lancashire Fusiliers and the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, commemorating over 300 years of history and heritage. This is a 20-minute drive to Moss Street, Bury, BL9 0DF.

 

Burrs Country Park

Website reference is www.visitnorthwest.com/sights/burrs-country-park

 

Burrs Country Park covers a 36-hectare site located on the banks of the River Irwell 1.5km north west of Bury Greater Manchester. It was acquired by Bury Metropolitan Borough Council in 1986 and transformed from a derelict industrial site into a modern country park. Access to the park which is open all year round is via Woodhill Road.

 

A short drive to Woodhill Road, Bury, Manchester, BL8 1DA.

 

Nature Trail, Clifton Park

 

Website is reference is http://www.salford.gov.uk/cliftoncountry.htm

 

This is a 10-minute walk from our site to Clifton House Road, Clifton, M27 6NG.

 

For more information and further activities, please read our Brochure here

 

(c) Alan Sharkey 2021