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Barnswood campsite

Barnswood Scout Camp site is set in the Staffordshire Moorlands, just outside of Cheshire and is owned and operated by Macclesfield & Congleton District. Barnswood is open to all Scouting, Guiding and Youth groups for camps of all sizes.

Barnswood Scout Camp Site is 63 acres in size and consists of mixed woodland with 22 open grassed camping sites and a selection of buildings.

In addition to the camping Barnswood offers 4 buildings which are for hire to groups for more information about our camping check out campsite section and information on the accommodation can be found at indoor accommodation for hire section.

Barnswood also has a selection of activity areas such as our Low Ropes course and our Professional Orienteering Course.

Barnswood has fantastic on site facilities with 2 camp fire circles one under cover, alter fires available for open fires, also three toilet blocks on site 2 of which have male and female hot shower facilities.

The hot showers are fantastic especially if you’ve taken advantage of Rudyard Lake and the water activities it can offer which barnswood overlooks.

Barnswood is in an ideal location for many off site activities it’s ideal for hiking groups as it’s surround by some of the best walks that Staffordshire and Cheshire have to offer, the roaches is only down the road which is a fantastic for outdoor climbing and bouldering and only a short distance from Alton Towers. For more information about Barnswood Campsite see

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