scout leader camping 2021

 Ferny Crofts is pleased to be re-opening for Scout Leaders and their families to join us once again for a camping break in the New Forest. This is a unique opportunity whilst overnight Scouting bookings are not possible to enjoy our site as a family, check out our facilities for future Scouting trips, or just relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings of the New Forest National Park! 

Whether you've camped with us before or this is your first visit, please ensure you read this page in full regarding the specific details of how to book your stay and the additional safety precautions in place associated with COVID-19 Coronavirus. 

£8.50

per person per night


Camping price:

Children under 3 are free

WHAT IS ON OFFER

MOnday 12th - Sunday 16th May 2021

We are opening five camping pitches on our Main Field, initially from Monday 12th April 2021 until Sunday 16th May 2021. These dates are subject to change based on Government announcements regarding progress on the UK's 'Road-map to Reopening.'

Adult members of the Scout Association and their families are welcome to join us for a camping holiday (tents only) in a safe and secure environment whilst also supporting a Scout-owned Centre. 

This is not to be confused with any formal Scouting Activity, where overnight stays are currently not sanctioned by the Scout Association. Campers will be attending as members of the public, and bookings will be strictly for household groups only. Each household will have their own allocated toilet and shower facilities, which are not shared with other site users, in accordance with latest guidelines on camping from 12th April. 

We will also be offering a range of self-led activities including our wood-fired Pizza Ovens - more details below. 

MOnday 17th May - Sunday 9th June 2021

From the 17th May we shall then be opening more camping pitches on our Main Field, initially up until Sunday 9th June 2021. These dates are subject to change based on Government announcements regarding progress on the UK's 'Road-map to Reopening.'

Adult members of the Scout Association and their families are welcome to join us for a camping holiday (tents only) in a safe and secure environment whilst also supporting a Scout-owned Centre. 

This is not to be confused with any formal Scouting Activity, where overnight stays are currently not sanctioned by the Scout Association. Campers will be attending as members of the public, and bookings will be strictly for individual households (plus support bubbles). 

 

Onsite amenities will be shared by all groups onsite, in accordance with the government guidelines on camping from the 17th May (based upon restrictions being lifted as planned). 

We will also be offering a range of self-led activities including our wood-fired Pizza Ovens - more details below. 

COVID 19 Coronavirus Safety

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic, we have a number of measures in place to help keep you and your family safe. We also of course have some additional rules and information which will ensure everyone on site enjoys their stay to its full potential.  

This includes limiting camping capacity to maximum of five households and allocating specific toilet and shower facilities to each household (12th April - 16th May), A maximum of 200 people on site between the 17th May - 9th June) enhanced cleaning regimes, and social distancing measures. All of these will be explained to you when you place your booking.  

CAMPING FACILITIES 

  • Allocated Toilets and Showers (12th April - 16th May)

  • Washing up sinks (outdoors)

  • Hand trolleys

  • Altar Fires

  • Campfires Permitted

  • Disabled Toilet

  • Chemical Toilet disposal point

  • Campers Freezer

  • Tables and Benches for Hire

  • BBQs for hire

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TOILETS AND SHOWERS

Monday 12th April - Sunday 16th May - Each household booking a camping pitch will be allocated their own toilet and shower facilities. These will be clearly marked with your family name, and pointed out to you during check-in. It is vital that you only use your allocated facilities during your stay. 

 

Toilets and Showers will be cleaned at least twice daily during your stay, and hand sanitiser stations are located across the site to keep hands clean.

Monday 17th May - Sunday 9th June - family groups will be able to share the onsite amenities (in line with government guidelines on camping).

Toilets and Showers will be cleaned at least four times daily during your stay, and hand sanitiser stations are located across the site to keep hands clean.

At Ferny Crofts we are committed to ensuring our site is run in a sustainable and environmentally friendly manner, so all of our toilets on site are flushed with rainwater.

A chemical toilet disposal point is also available on site, and we encourage you to bring your own toilet facilities if you have them.

Camping Pitches

Camping Pitches will be located on our Main Camping Field, and will be for tents only. We cannot accommodate caravans or campervans of any kind. 

You will be allocated a pitch prior to arrival, which will be around 20 square meters in area.

 

Please book one pitch per household. If you wish to attend with another family, please request to book two pitches separately, and ensure you follow the current social distancing rules at all times whilst on site. 

A limited number of sites have electric hook-up available for a £15 one-off fee. Please request this at the time of booking. 

BOOKING PROCESS

To place a booking, click HERE to access our booking form. This will ask you for all the information you need to place a booking.

 

Once we have received your request, we will place a provisional booking for you and let you know how to pay.

 

We will require payment in full prior to arrival, either by electronic bank transfer, or by credit/debit card. 

 

Bookings will only be confirmed on receipt of full payment and proof of Scout Association Membership.

Activities

A number of our on-site self-led Activities will be on offer, which can be booked in advance, or by speaking to us whilst you're here.

This includes Frisbee Golf and Crazy Golf, Volleyball, and our wood-fired Pizza Oven.

 

Click here for a full list of options with prices. 

 

Each activity will be open only to one household at a time, and equipment cleaned between each use. 

To book an activity, just add a request to your booking form. 

CONTACTLESS RECEPTION

During your stay we will be operating a mostly 'contactless' Reception, where the primary method of contacting members of our team will be by telephone. 

When you arrive on site, we will ask you to call us to check in. We will be present on site to assist if required.

You will also need to check in via the NHS Test and Trace App when you arrive on site.

EQUIPMENT HIRE

If you require any additional equipment, we have a range of camping equipment for hire or purchase, which can be booked in advance.

Hire items include:
 - 1x Table and 2x Benches - £10  
 - Altar Fires BBQ with Grill - £5 
 - Lockable Phone Charging Facilities - £6

 - Electric Hook-up (13A Caravan plug) - £15
 - Calor Gas Exchange 

Site Rules

Our standard site rules apply at all times, which can be found here

In addition, we remind you that dogs (except assistance dogs) and caravans/campervans are not permitted, and that you must adhere to social distancing guidelines at all times whilst on site.

Check in and check out times

Standard Check-in time is from 2pm on day of arrival and check-out by 12pm on day of departure. On a Sunday afternoon, check-out time is by 4pm. 

CHANGES TO GOVERNMENT RULES ON CAMPING 

Should your booking need to be cancelled due to changes in Government regulations regarding camping in England, we will contact you to cancel or postpone your booking. If you choose to cancel, we will refund your booking in full.

£8.50

per person per night


Camping price:

Children under 3 are free

Our Address

Ferny Crofts Scout Activity Centre
Beaulieu Road

Brockenhurst
Hampshire

England

United Kingdom
SO42 7YQ

Contact Us

TEL: 02380 845092   

E-MAIL: fernycrofts@fernycrofts.org.uk

OPENING HOURS

Monday to Sunday  0830 - 1630

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