Queen Charlotte's Wood

  • Camping at QCW

    Looking for a quiet and secluded place to camp? Queen Charlotte’s Wood has 11 distinct and beautiful pitches to choose from. Located between the quiet backroads of Frodsham and Alvanley and not far from the Sandstone Trail, it is a welcome retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. There is space for about 150 campers (non-covid) on site at any one time while still preserving the site’s unique ‘magic’.

    • Not sure on exact numbers? Give us an approximate number and you can update your booking nearer the time via our camper update form!
    • Please note Deposits are non-refundable
    • We are able to accommodate 5 x groups of 36 People on site at a time. If you need to book for more than 36 people then please make more than one booking so you are allocated multiple zones.
    • We will always do our best to give you your preferred pitch but this may not always be possible due to availability and ground conditions etc.
    • Discounts are applied in the basket and only if you have the correct membership profile applied

    Fees
    Per person per night
    Mersey Weaver Scouts/Guides Other Organisations Schools
    2022  £3.50 £4.50 POA POA
    2023  £3.50 £4.50 POA POA

    Looking for indoor accommodation on site? Check out The Hideaway

  • Day Visitor

    Fees for 2022: Mersey Weaver Scouts/Guides Other Charitable Organisations
    (per person per day) £0 £1.50 £3.00
  • Laavu

    A Lavvu is a dwelling used by the Sami people of northern Scandinavia. If you’re looking for something different, then why not leave the tents at home and try out our take on a Finnish Lavvu? Just bring a pan, insulating mat and a sleeping bag! The shelter sleeps up to 5/6 Scouts.

    The Laavu was constructed in June 2019 in recognition of the service of ex-campsite manager Ian Nicholas.

    Fees for 2021: Mersey Weaver Scouts/Guides Other Charitable Organisations Schools & Councils
    Per person per night £4 £5 £6 £6.75
  • Mersey Weaver Evening Visitor

    We welcome Mersey Weaver groups and units to use Queen Charlotte’s Wood for evening activities free of charge during the week.

  • QCW Campfire Circle

  • QCW Hideaway 25 Years badge – Limited Edition

    Why not complete the visit by purchasing everyone a Limited Edition QCW Hideaway 25 Years  souvenir badge? Perfect for adding to a campfire blanket!

  • Queen Charlotte’s Wood Badge

    Why not complete the visit by purchasing everyone a QCW souvenir badge? Perfect for adding to a campfire blanket!

  • The Bothy

    The Bothy is a large wooden building suitable for use as a base or office. There is electricity and heating inside of the building, along with microwave, kettle and hot water boiler with a cold water stand pipe located just outside. There is a tote of basic crockery for basic meals and beverages. The building also has Wi-Fi and a USB-A mobile phone charging point – perfect for leaders to run activities from.

    N.B. The building is not suitable for sleeping.

    Fees for 2021: Mersey Weaver Scouts/Guides Other Charitable Organisations Schools & Councils
    (per night) £10 £25 £40 £50
  • The Hideaway

    Looking for a comfortable place to stay for a Beaver Sleepover or Pack Holiday? The Hideaway is a wonderfully secluded log cabin with space for up to 30 people located in the grounds of our beautiful Queen Charlotte’s Wood Activity Centre.

    Per night (min two) Mersey Weaver Scouts/Guides Other Organisations / Schools / Councils
    Fees for 2022
    £145 £155 POA
    Fees for 2023: £150 £165 POA

     

An idyllic outdoor retreat! Camping and Indoor accommodation available in 9 acres of undulating woodland.