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Berwick Centre

The Berwick Centre is open for bookings...

The Berwick site, includes the main house, camping grounds and lodge.

An ideal centre for camping, holidays, training and meetings in a rural setting, close to the pretty village of Berwick St James.

The 2.5 acre site is situated on the edge of Salisbury Plain, within walking distance of Stonehenge. The hourly bus service will take you the 8 miles into the cathedral city of Salisbury or the 15 miles to the market town of Devizes, where you can explore the Avon and Kennet Canal.


Indoor Facilities

Two large rooms, one suitable for sleeping 14 Brownies/Guides max, other 12 max. Numbers in excess of 14 are advised to book The Lodge for daytime activities.

There are 25 foam mattresses and 40 single blankets at the Centre

Each room has a hatch to kitchen and can be used for eating. There are 7 large and 2 small folding tables and 50 chairs for use in these rooms. A television and DVD player is available for residents, together with a large selection of books.

Leaders Room/Office suitable for 3 leaders to sleep in and/or First Aid Room, with en-suite toilet and wash basin.

Wash area - 4 toilets, 4 wash basins, 2 showers including 1 shower and 1 toilet suitable for those with disabilities.

Kitchen-fully fitted including 6 ring cooker, large larder fridge, freezer, microwave and hot water heater for drinks.

Conservatory for storing coats and shoes especially wet gear. Alternatively, ideal for meetings or adults relaxation area.


The Lodge

Primarily a shelter for campers, our new lodge is a large wooden, purpose built building, which can be divided into two halves by folding doors. It can be used for sleeping, with heating and full fire prevention coverage. Complete with tables and chairs, it can also be used for trainings, meetings, parties, fun days and other activities, when not being used for campers. The Lodge can be used for fencing, under instruction from our registered instructor, subject to availability.









Outdoor Facilities

Campsites, 1 large and 1 medium site available
Wood pile
Quiet area

Jubilee Block comprising:

General area - 6 wash basins, 4 toilets and 2 showers with hot water. 1 toilet, shower and wash basin in separate room for person with Disabilities.
Leaders Room - 1 toilet, shower and wash basin in own room.
Camp store - Fridge and freezer for campers use. Storage area for food.
Badges and souvenirs are available on request.
There are outside drinking water taps. An elsan disposal point is available should camps wish to provide own chemical toilets for their site.


Games equipment list

1 x set of wooden Jenga on a trolley
1 x set of white draughts
1 x set of black draughts
1 Mega four in a line
1 x set of garden dominoes
1 x set of 4 steel boules
1 x set of 8 steel boules
Cheerleader pompoms
4 x parachutes
6 x ball scoops
1 x croquet set in wooden box
1 x croquet set in a bag
Kwik Cricket set in bag
Wooden skittles
Large tub of mixed balls
2 x boxes of ropes
2 x boxes of large bunting
Inflater pump for balls
2 x sets of giant pick up sicks
2 x camouflage net
1 x box of large magnifying glasses
Rungs for making rope ladders
4 x parachutes various sizes
Circus Items

2 x sets of 4 spinning plates in bags
2 x sets of 3 juggling clubs in bags
4 x diabolo in bags
Sports Day Items

9 x set of egg and spoons
1 x box coloured bean bags
50m tape
marker spots
airflow balls

images of equipment 


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