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Lots of activities near the campsite

The Danemead Team is on hand to offer all the local advice that you may need and if a member of The Scout Association we recommend checking the A-Z for Activities to see what you need to do to take your young people on the activity, including following Policy Organisation and Rules (POR).

Climbing Wall (Lock)

Essex’s Premier Indoor Climbing Centre. With routes up to 14m, lead climbing, top roping, bouldering, instruction, cafe & shop.

Leisure Centres

Should the weather be inclement there are a few leisure centres that can offer some indoor fun.

Lee Valley Park

The Lee Valley Regional Park stretches an incredible 26 miles. Regional sports centres, urban green spaces, heritage sites, country parks and nature reserves provide a unique leisure experience for everyone.

Paradise Wildlife Park

There is an amazing range of animals including tigers, lions, monkeys, zebras, camels and wolves and what makes them really unique is the fact that you can get up close and personal, meeting and feeding many of the animals.

Young Mariners Base

With over 60 years of experience delivering outdoor education, we are ideally placed to work with you to deliver a bespoke program, whether its your curriculum enrichment week, GCSE’s, educational trip, team building or just a day trip.

ESSA

Looking for a fun, action-packed adventure to challenge and inspire your club or group? Look no further. We can put together a multi-activity day with a range of your preferred activities from our portfolio.

Gillwell Park Centre

Close to London but with the tranquillity of a woodland location, Gilwell Park is famous throughout the world for its Scouting heritage, beautiful setting and stunning range of activities.

Royal Gunpowder Mills

We love Group Visits.  It is our opportunity to throw open our exhibitions and historic rooms for you to browse, learn and enjoy.  Our volunteer guides and stewards are on hand throughout to enhance the experience, truly bringing the stories to life.

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