Belchamps Scout Activity Centre


Belchamps Scout Activity Centre is 30 acres of pasture and woodland, adjacent to 360 acres of public woodland in Hawkwell, near Hockley.

With 20 different camping sites and 5 buildings to choose from Belchamps is available for camping, indoor accommodation and activities all year round.

The site is just 6 miles from Southend seafront and as well as beaches, local activities include karting, horse riding, bowling, a sea life centre and fun fairs.

There is a sports centre just 10 minutes walk away.  London is a 30 minute train ride from Hockley Station, which is just a 15 minute walk from the site.

On site facilities include hot showers, well stocked wood piles and a providore selling sweets, drinks, souvenirs and basic groceries.

Belchamps has a range of onsite activities including archery, rifle shooting, climbing, abseiling, high ropes, assault course, pedal karts, team building, orienteering and pioneering.

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