Accommodation

For availability of indoor accommodation see the link at the bottom of the page

Campsite

Kinver Scout Camp consists of 23 acres of woodland with glades and open areas forming 14 individual camping sites.

These sites are situated to allow a variety of uses from district camps to patrol camping, with associated amenities.

 

The Jim Jukes and Harcourt Webb Centre

These two adjacent cabins make ideal accommodation for groups up to 20+ with the Jim Jukes offering kitchen and sitting/dining areas and the Harcourt Webb sleeping accommodation. For extra sleeping accommodating the Albert All and/or the Simmons Cabins can be used.

These buildings can be booked separately if require but normally groups book both together.

Harcourt Webb Cabin

The Harcourt Webb Centre is a fully insulated and heated cedar wood cabin. The building has sleeping accommodation for 20 people in bunk beds. There is a communal area sleeping 8 people, two rooms which both sleep 4 people and 2 rooms with can each accommodate 2 people.

The building also benefits from a disabled toilet/shower and another WC with washing facilities.

Jim Jukes Cabin

The Jim Jukes Cabin, is a Scandinavian style log cabin fully insulated and double glazed, with full electric central heating and carpets throughout.

There is a fully fitted kitchen with a a range style cooker (gas hob and electric fan oven), a double sink, fridge, freezer and microwave. It is equipped with cooking utensils, crockery and cutlery for up to 30.

 

The main area of the cabin forms comfortable  a sitting / dinning room equipped with various tables and chairs.   The cabin also benefits from a single WC and shower room.

Leading off from this Cabin is a large paved area available for games and other activities.

This building can be hired for mid week meetings and trainings on an hourly rate.

 

Chief’s Lodge

The Chief’s Lodge is a two storey Canadian style log cabin situated in a wooded clearing of Kinver Camp. Work on the Lodge was started in 1936 and it was officially opened by Lady Baden-Powell in 1935. Two years later, on July 3rd 1937, it was visited by Lord Baden-Powell himself. During the 1980’s the lodge was extended to effectively double its size and during the refurbishment in 1990 bunks were added to the upstairs.

The ground floor is split into two areas. The main room acts as a general sitting and dining area, with bench seats around two sides and extra chairs and tables stored under the stairs. This room can double up as a sleeping area for Leaders/Adults, etc.

The kitchen has storage shelves and work tops along two sides, an electric fridge/freezer and a double drainer sink. There is also a 6 ring catering gas cooker with grill and oven.  It is equipped with cooking utensils, crockery and cutlery for up to 20.

Heating is provided by a wood burning stove in the main room with the chimney giving heat to the upstairs. Fuel is not provided but wood can be collect from the woodpile or scavenged from around the campsite.

Accommodation

Accommodation

The first floor is the main sleeping area, which is split into two rooms with a connecting door. The first room accommodates up to 6 adults in bunk beds while the second room has bunk beds for up to 8 adults. There is a single toilet to the rear of the second room by the fire exit staircase.

There is an additional small toilet block located adjacent to the lodge. It offers two more WC and a shower.

Scout Hut

The Scout Hut is a large wooden building situated near the entrance of the site.  The main hall is 115 metres square which can offer  accommodation for a variety of activities. Off the main hall is a store room with a good number of chairs and tables for use by hirers. In addition to the main room there is a smaller meeting room (13.5 square metres).

There is a fully fitted kitchen with a a range style cooker (gas hob and electric fan oven), a double sink, fridge/freezer and microwave. It is equipped with cooking utensils, crockery and cutlery for up to 30.

The building also benefits from four separate WC include one for disabled users.

The building can be hired at weekends and during the school holidays for a variety of activities including training session and sleep overs. In the week during term time the building is hire out to various local groups for day time and evening meetings.

 

Albert Hall

This timber built hut will sleep 6, with basic catering facilities including cooker, microwave and fridge. It is primarily for the use of small groups wishing to visit the site and can be used in combination with the Simmons Cabins to accommodate up to 11.  It can also be hire to groups using the Jim Jukes/Harcourt Webb Centre for extra sleeping accommodation.

Cooking utensils, crockery and cutlery are not provided so groups must bring their own.

Simmons Cabins

These cabins are currently under renovation and should be open in January 2020.

Basic wooden cabins offering simple accommodation for leaders, small groups (with the Albert All) and as extra beds for the hires of the Harcourt Webb Cabin

Alf sleep 2 in beds while Lil accommodates 3 in a bunk and a single bed.  Both have benefit of a wash hand basin and heating.

For availability of all the above indoor accommodation please use the link below which is currently to our old website. Please use this information as just a guide and always contact the Warden before trying to book accommodation.

Availability of indoor accommodation

Nature and the outdoors are languages that can be learned. Once you identify a beech tree, tie a clove hitch or cook a simple meal over a fire that you’ve built yourself, you’ll never forget it.'
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls