City of Coventry Scout County

    Rough Close Scout Campsite

    CHAINSAWS

    Safe operating procedure for Chainsaws Rough Close Scout Campsite:

    Campers at Rough Close are NOT PERMITTED, even if qualified with appropriate NPTC to operate a chainsaw on the premises

    SPEED LIMIT 5 MPH
    ON ACCESS TRACK AND CAMPSITE


    PLEASE REDUCE YOUR SPEED
    BE CONSIDERATE & RESPECTFUL TOWARDS OUR NEIGHBOURS

    Drivers beware of concealed entrances by cottage and that the track is used by
    Pedestrians / Horse Riders / Vehicles


    ROUGH CLOSE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE


    NO INCREASE IN SITE FEES FOR 2017
    This is the fourth year that the Rough Close Management Committee have been able to hold prices.

    Refurbishment Chapel Area
    Refurbishment of the Chapel and surrounding woodland area has started.
    The Chapel will be refurbished and re-sited with a new gateway entrance to the area.
    A number of trees will be felled before replanting of native British Woodland Trees in a new perimeter fenced area.
    When completed the area will again become an area of quiet contemplation for all denominations of Scouts and visitors.


    Rifle Range
    (Lead Free Pellets effective from 01-01-15)

    Only 0.177 Lead Free Pellets will be used in the Range.
    Groups using their own equipment MUST also comply.
    Failure to do so
    will result in an additional Cleaning Charge being levied on the Group. (minimum charge £60.00)

    Maintenance Work
    On-going work is being carried out across the site to improve camping areas and the trackway onto site.
    Due to very "WET" conditions and standing water on some areas of camping fields. It may be necessary to move Groups to different areas or in exceptional circumstances cancel bookings.