Roughbreck is situated in the heart of North Nottinghamshire, within the tranquil surroundings of the Welbeck Estate and within walking distance of Clumber Park.

The site has been leased to Girlguiding Nottinghamshire since 1962. It is surrounded by local flora and fauna, wildlife and trees, giving security and lots of opportunities for wide games, fun and excitement. The site is an ideal base for those completing the D of E Programme.

Roughbreck is a fully equipped campsite for 36 campers, using canvas patrol tents. You are welcome to bring your own lightweight tents if preferred. It's perfect for events such as: evening and day events, awards, presentations, training, AGM's, sport themed events and games, a night under the stars, shelter building, overnight, weekend and week stays.

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Equipment is available for using traditional, canvas patrol tents and cooking on altar fires. There are also hammocks, equipment for multi-sports, a net for badminton and volleyball, indoor board games and a selection of craft equipment. The site is ideal for teaching traditional camping and bushcraft skills.

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What else can you do during your stay?

There are swimming pools located in both Worksop and Edwinstowe. Worksop also has the Ranch Play Park which hosts a splash pool and multi-sports area and a Multi-Screen Cinema.

The famous Sherwood Forest and Robin Hood Visitors’ Centre is nearby and Rufford Park and Sherwood Pines are within easy reach.

The National Trust property, Clumber Park and the local Carburton Tea Rooms are within walking distance of Roughbreck.

The Bassetlaw Bushcraft team and Archery Instructors are available to deliver activities, contact details can be provided on request. There is no public phone at Roughbreck, a mobile phone is essential but reception can be limited in areas.

A selection of pocket money gifts, postcards and guiding souvenirs can be purchased at the site.

Car/mini bus parking is available in the designated car parking area. Large supermarkets are available in Worksop and Ollerton and on line deliveries can be made to the site.

Our Facilities at Roughbreck

Welbeck Hut is ideal for indoor activities and is equipped with flatpack tables and chairs which can be used for meal times during wet weather and in emergencies it can be used to sleep in. A fully erected party marquee can be used at any time during the camping season.

Clumber Hut has a storage area at the front containing camping and outdoor equipment and a gas water boiler. At the back it houses 4 wash rooms and 4 Elsan toilets. There are also 2 flushing toilets, with hand washing facilities.

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The kitchen and cooking facilities at Roughbreck

There is a separate kitchen building where the kitchen equipment is stored and this can also be used for food storage. The covered area to the front of the kitchen is ideal for food preparation.

The kitchen includes a calor gas cooker, with 4 gas rings, grill and oven. A two ring burner is also available along with a small gas fridge. Gas bottles are stored in a purpose built cage at the back of the kitchen.

The site also has a large altar fire with a covered wood store, and equipment to build patrol fires. The campfire circle is situated behind Welbeck Hut.

Find Roughbreck

Roughbreck Camp Site
Pipers Lodge Lane,
Carburton Nr. Worksop
S80 3BN

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