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Tipperary Wood, Newcastle, Co Down

Set at the foot of the Mourne Mountains, this Scout campsite allows scouts from everywhere to enjoy the benefits of Scouting in the surroundings of the County Down countryside.
  • Tipperary Wood Campsite,
    1st Newcastle Scout Group,
    Newcastle,
    Co. Down,
    Northern Ireland

Set at the foot of the Mourne Mountains, this Scout campsite allows scouts from everywhere to enjoy the benefits of Scouting in the surroundings of the County Down countryside. The 2 acre site sits on the banks of the Shimna River and has been developed from an open field site to one which has cooking, shower and toilet facilities together with secure fencing.

Trees enclose the site which is within easy walking distance of the town of Newcastle while also being within walking distance of mountains, forests, beaches and everything you need for a camp or for developing your badge work.

Location:

Campsite Details:

The Tipperary wood site can accommodate approximately 100 campers and the facilities are as follows –

  • Toilet block, with 2 x hot and cold showers heated via wood burning stove.
  • Kitchen area with double sink and twin burner gas cooker.
  • Internal 12 volt solar power lighting.
  • Use of 240v 3 kw petrol generator.

Cost:

  • The site is charged out at £2 per person per night subject to £25 minimum charge.
  • Booking is for private use of the whole campsite.

Booking:

Please contact –

  • Peter Law
  • 7,
    The Shopping Centre,
    Main Street,
    Newcastle
    BT33 0AD
  • Tel: 02843722512 (10.00am – 5.00pm Tuesday – Satay. Any enquiries can be made to this number)

Payment in full to be made 4 weeks prior to arrival.

Tent & Sleeping Bag Hire

  • Highpoint (028) 4377 0714 can provide tents and sleeping bags as you require, please contact them directly for details.

Local Area

Newcastle is a seaside town set at the foot of the Mountains. The town provides everything you would expect in a holiday resort. Added to this the County Down area is blessed with endless natural beauty and is a great base for a whole range of both outdoor and indoor activities.

From Beachcombing to Hillwalking and Pony Trekking to abseiling and canoeing. Everything you need is quite literally on your doorstep.

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