The Big Christmas Kick Off

Kick off your Christmas celebrations here with us at Beaudesert.
Our Christmas sleepovers, Friday evening through to Saturday afternoon or Saturday Morning through to Sunday morning. Includes accommodation in Lodges or tents within halls, all meals inc a Christmas dinner, Visit to Santa, and action packed activity programme. £34 per young person £25 per adult (Scout, Guide and other youth groups only) Not open to the public.
Winterwonderland – full day visit on Saturday inc Christmas lunch and visit to Santa £20 per young person £10 per adult
Campfire Carols, inc a mince pie and hot drink and a visit to Santa – Saturday evening 8pm Young people £6 Adults FREE
Christmas Carol Service Sunday 10th December 11am

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Badge Weekend

Scout Badge Weekend

Choose from Archery Master at Arms, Rifle Shooting Master at Arms, Climbing, Survival Skills or Orienteering

Arrive 9-30am Saturday Morning

Depart 3-30pm Sunday afternoon

Includes badge course, certificate, badge, indoor accommodation, all meals and evening entertainment.

£38 per person. 1 leader free with every 6 places booked.

To book your places, please complete this form and return it with payment to the centre.

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Ice Breaker 2018

Now in its 3rd year our massive winter activity weekend is packed with activities including the Climbing Zone, the Target Sports Zone, Inflatable Zone, and the Bushcraft Zone. The action doesn’t stop in the evening with the Twilight Zone including cinema, campfire and disco.

An action packed weekend that will keep everyone warm.
Bring your tents and food and we’ll provide the programme.

BOOKINGS: Bookings for Ice Breaker 2018 will open this summer…

When is it?
16th – 18th February 2018

What’s the cost?
£25 per person including camp fees and all activities, leaders free
Day visitor (Saturday, 9am – 10pm) £16. Leaders free
Catering available.
Buildings are charged at normal daily rate subject to availability

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Archery GB instructor Course

Archery GB course –
Interested in running archery sessions? This is the national governing body award. From Friday evening and then through Saturday and Sunday.
Run by Andy Hood of Feathers and Fletchings this is a hands on practical course with much of the time spent on the range Course open to Any adult over 17 years of age on the last day of the course.
£240 per person non residential
Camping available at normal rates please ask
Date 10-12 November 2017 and in March 2018
Email for more information and to book

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Rifle Shooting Leaders Course

NSRA Course for leaders to become rifle shooting instructors.
In November 2017 and March 2018
This is a weekend course This is a national governing body qualification.
For more information or to book please email

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Scout and Guide Free Camping Weekend

Beaudesert welcomes you to our annual Free Camping Weekend. Yes come and camp absolutely free for the weekend! We’ve even included a campfire.

Saturday evening Campfire 8pm


When is it?
21st to 23rd April 2017

What’s the cost?

Free including camp fees
Leaders free
Day visitors free
Day visitor leaders free
Buildings are charged at normal daily rate subject to availability
Activities bookable at normal rates

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Competition Day

Beaudesert welcomes you to our annual competition day. Take part in archery, rifle shooting, crazy golf, traversing wall and the pedal kart Grand Prix. Also come and try some other activities with our queue and do sessions which include mini crossbows, eliminator, metal detectors, monkey trees, crate stacking and more! Small prizes and certificates for all age group winners.


When is it?
Saturday 24th March 2018

What’s the cost?
£15 per person
Non participating leaders free

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Easter Egg Hunt

Beaudesert welcomes you to our annual Easter Egg Hunt Follow the trail and solve the clues, hunting the Easter eggs as you go. Solve the clues and take your answer to reception to collect your Easter egg. Estimated activity time 1 hour.

When is it?
Daily from 10th until 31st March 2018

What’s the cost?
£4 per person
Adults free

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Looking for an action packed summer camp that’s great value and at a fantastic venue?
Located on the outskirts of Cannock Chase a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Beaudesert’s Summer Activity Week, “Splash”, is an action packed programme of activities. Including Via Ferrata, coracling, raft building, abseiling, Jacob’s ladder, crate stacking, archery, and zip wire. There is a trip off site walking in Cannock Chase and an optional day trip to a local theme park. Lots of competitions and an incident hike to take part in. There is a full evening programme too with campfire, it’s a knockout, wide games, films and a disco.

When is it?
Saturday 5th to 12th August 2017

What’s the cost?
Summer activity week young person £80
Leader £20
Additional days out from £25

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September Sleepover

What better way to start the new term than with a sleepover to bring everyone together. Use it as a team building exercise or just as a fun way to start the term. Arrive and go straight to already set up tents, then it’s straight into some fun team games before a walk through the site to the campfire circle for an hour of songs and fun. The night ends with a hot dog and drink before bed. The next day after a cooked breakfast it’s straight into an action packed day of activities. Lunch and a mid-morning snack are provided and the event ends at 3pm. A fantastic action packed sleepover to start your term with tents and catering supplied.

When is it?
15th/16th and 16th/17th September 2017

What’s the cost?
£32 per person
One leader free for every six paying places
Buildings charged extra at normal rate

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Wilderness 2018 at Beaudesert

6th to 8th October 2017
Join us for our brand new bushcraft event.
Massive range of bushcraft demonstrations, training courses and workshops. Including the cooking zone, wilderness camping zone, hammock camping zone, bivouac zone, professional talks, paddle sports zone, back to basics activities, trade show, evening entertainment and much more.
£35 per person weekend ticket (Friday through until Sunday, includes camping, access to all talks and demonstrations, and an event t-shirt).
Weekend meal deal £20.
Weekend hammock hire £10 per person.
£25 per person day pass Saturday only until 10pm.
For more information please contact us.

Programme update:
Now booked to attend this event-
Speakers Laura Bingham, David Willis, Dan Hoffman, Perry Mcgee, Seb Coultard, The Bushscout team, Rayliegh international.
Bushcraft courses and demonstrations by David Willis, Dan Hoffman, Perry Mcgee, colin Manning, Seb Coultard, The Bushscout team, – including fire lighting tracking, deer cook, game cooking, wood carving, para cord, many backwoods cooking bases, outdoor craft
Staffordshire Amateur radio
Activities Coracling, Via ferrata, abseil, archery, axe throwing, rafting, Zip wire, air rifles, fencing, large inflatable zone
Evening entertainment – Talks, disco, campfire, live band, films
Trade show – Various trades selling their products
Trading post – Scout and guide groups selling second hand kit
Camping zones – Hammocks, bivi, wilderness, general camping
Catering outlet – meal deals and individual snack and meals available
Competitions – With prizes including signed books by Perry Mcgee

Some of the specialised training courses available on the weekend will be ticket only as spaces will be limited. These will be Free of Charge but entry by ticket only. Tickets will go on offer 2 weeks before the event and limited to 3 tickets per group per training course.

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Beaudesert turns eerie for the weekend, with ghostly goings-on on the haunted hike, creepy campfire, the abandoned cinema and Grim’s grotto. A packed weekend of activities and themed events. Includes camp fees and a full activity programme including archery, crate stacking, Jacob’s ladder, Via Ferrata, cork guns, slack lining, traversing wall, low ropes, it’s a knockout, campfire, film, themed hike, craft, activity bases and lots more.

When is it?
26-28 October 2018

What’s the cost?
Spooktacular weekend pass £26
Leader £12
Buildings charged extra at normal rate

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Firework Display

Our annual firework display with a bonfire, sideshows and entertainment.

6pm Gates open

6-30pm Best Guy competition

6-45pm Bonfire is lit

7-15pm Firework display to music

Stalls and sideshows

Hot dogs and drinks available at an additional cost.

When is it?
Wednesday 1st November 2017

What’s the cost?
£6 for adults
£5 for under 16s
Under 3s free

Booking: Please complete the Fireworks Booking Form and return it to the site with payment to receive tickets.

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