Heyswood

A traditional campsite, set in 25 acres, owned and maintained by Girlguiding Greater London West County

Portsmouth Road (A3), Cobham, Surrey KT11 1EN
Direct access from A3 west of Cobham, 5 minutes from M25 Jct10
Grid reference 090 601 (Landranger 187 Pathfinder 1190)
 

Heyswood has many opportunities for enjoying the out of doors including camping, indoor accommodation, day and evening use.

Site Facilities:

16 Camp sites each with solid cooking base, easy access to wood and water. Showers and flush toilets available in Log Cabin and toilets and washing facilities available at west side of BP Lodge.  Tents (including a 4m x 10m Marquee) and camping equipment available for hire.

campsite tents

Activity Centre

  • Accommodates maximum of 32: – 6 adults in two Leaders rooms – 26 young people in 12 bunk beds and 2 single beds.
  • Large washroom with 2 showers, 4 toilets and 7 wash basins.
  • Fitted kitchen with hatchway to activities/dining room.
  • Central heating/electricity included in the fees.

Baden Powell Lodge

  • Accommodates maximum of 28 – 4 adults in 2 leader rooms with a separate toilet, wash basin and shower and 24 young people in 16 single beds and 4 bunk beds.
  • Washroom with 2 showers, 3 toilets and 6 basins and separate disabled toilet and wash basin.
  • Fitted kitchen with hatchway into the dining /activity room.
  • Small conservatory for Leaders to relax at the end of the day!
  • Separate boot room.
  • Central heating/electricity included in fees.

Log Cabin

  • Indoor area for activities and sleeping.
  • Kitchen area with sink, running water, cooker, fridge, kettle, urn, freezer and microwave.
  • 4 toilets (2 with showers) shared with those camping.

West Hut

  • This was revamped in autumn 2013 and can be used for small numbers to sleep in.
  • It has a fridge, electricity points and there is running water.
  • 4 flush toilets and hand basins available adjacent to Baden Powell Lodge.

East Hut

  • Similar to West Hut and also has a sheltered area for outside cooking on gas stoves (not supplied).
  • New kitchen units, fridge, kettle, electricity points, and running water adjacent.
  • Flush toilets and showers available in the Log Cabin.

On Site Attractions

Open air Swimming Pool – end of May to end of September with Inflatable canoes/dinghies and floats available.

Grass Sledges – Set of 6

Aeroball – almost like Volleyball, not quite like Basketball and not a mere Trampoline.  Aeroball merges all three activities into a Vertical Action Game that is the Ultimate Sports Experience!  To help your further enjoyment please see our Rules and Strategies.  Available April to October.

 

children in playgroundOrienteering Course – Four routes – short, medium, long and star are permanently available. The maps are available to download:

You can print your Control Cards here or they can be obtained from the Heyswood Shop for a small fee. To assist Leaders we have Orienteering Solutions.

Camp Fire Circle

Playground on soft play surface – suitable for Rainbows and Brownies.

Giant games and team challenges These include parachute, jenga, four-in-a-row, noughts & crosses, and circus equipment.

Other activities Outdoor Table Tennis table, Netball posts, rounders set, croquet set, badminton net and posts.

Shop – open by arrangement with the Warden selling souvenirs, pens, pencils, notebooks, as well as Heyswood Badges, County Standard badges, etc.

Activities in the Local Area

AirHop Trampoline Park  9.1 miles 

12 Midleton Industrial Estate Road Guildford, GU2 8XW

Birds of prey demonstration – bookable in advance

Chatley Heath Semaphore Tower  –  3.8 miles 

Pointers Road, Cobham KT11 1PQ

Chessington World of Adventures  –  8.5 miles 

Leatherhead Road, Chessington, KT9 2NE

Merlin discount for Guiding Groups

Garson’s Farm  – 6.2miles

Winterdown Road, Esher KT10 8LS

Pick Your Own fruit in season

Guildford Spectrum – 7 miles

Parkway,  Guildford, GU1 1UP

Swimming including slides, Tenpin Bowling and Ice Skating

Mercedes Benz World  –  5.1 miles

Brooklands Drive, Weybridge KT13 0SL

Painshill

Direct access from Heyswood with reduced costs.

RHS Garden Wisley  –  3.4 miles
Woking GU23 6QB

Thorpe Park Theme Park  –  10 miles 

Staines Road, Chertsey, KT16 8PN

Merlin discount for Guiding Groups

Wild Wood 8.5 miles

Peacock Wood, Lido Road, Stoke Park, Guildford, GU1 1HB

Tree top adventure (similar to Go Ape)

Friends of Heyswood

A group dedicated to supporting our camp site and to help raise funds for extra facilities and improvements. We hold work afternoons to help keep Heyswood smart and tidy. If you would like to join us membership costs just £6 per year, please email FOH for an application form. You will receive newsletters to keep you regularly updated. You can read previous copies here: