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Camp House, Spennymoor

Durham Camp House is owned by Girlguiding Durham North and Durham South and is run by a joint management committee from both Counties.

Camp House is situated in the Whitworth Park Estate, Spennymoor, surrounded by beautiful countryside. Within it’s grounds, you’ll find a large woodland area full of wildlife including squirrels, rabbits, foxes and the occasional deer. The woodland becomes blanketed with snowdrops in Spring and bluebells in Summer for a picturesque view for all visitors.

Available to book all year round for residential events and day events, with a capacity of 30 people, Camp House is a popular venue.

The sleeping facilities include a dormitory with bunks, sleeping 24 people; three leaders’ rooms, with a bunk in each; one first aid room with a 3/4 bed.

Bathroom facilities include 4 toilets and 9 wash basins; a disabled / leaders’ shower room and toilet; 3 large shower cubicles.

The craft room, containing a sink, and upstairs lounge area with additional space for tables and chairs are ideal for activities.

Camp House also has a well equipped kitchen and dining room with 2 electric cookers, microwave and a fridge, with all crockery and cutlery available for use.

Leaders also have an area to sit back and relax in the leaders’ lounge which also has a small kitchen area.

Exterior of Camp House
Camp House Campfire Circle
Camp House Campfire Circle
Camp House bluebells in the woods
Camp House Play Equipment
Camp House Play Equipment
Camp House Entrance Hall
Camp House Entrance Hall
Camp House Entrance Hall
Camp House Entrance Hall
Camp House Dormitory
Camp House Leaders Bedroom x3
Camp House First Aid Room
Camp House First Aid Room
Camp House Toilets
Camp House Showers
Camp House Shower Cubicle
Camp House Leaders Bathroom
Camp House Craft Room
Camp House Craft Room
Camp House Lounge
Camp House Lounge
Camp House Lounge
Camp House Kitchen
Camp House Kitchen
Camp House Kitchen
Camp House Dining Room
Camp House Dining Room
Camp House Leaders Lounge
Camp House Leaders Lounge
Camp House Leaders Lounge
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Things to do nearby:

  • 5 minute walk to Whitworth Hall Hotel – feed the deer and enjoy play park.
  • Whitworth Church which is of local interest re the ‘Shafto’ family.
  • Spennymoor has it’s own Leisure pool – with wave machine
  • Jubilee Park has crazy golf and children’s play park
  • Durham Climbing Centre at Meadowfield for a fun climbing experience and grab a bit too eat at their ‘Hard Rock Café’ – parties catered for. www.durhamclimbingcentre.co.uk
  • ‘Climb North East’ at Ferryhill has bouldering walls and rope climbing www.climbnortheast.co.uk
  • Beamish Open Air Museum
  • Locomotion Railway Museum at Shildon
  • Durham with its Castle and beautiful Norman Cathedral (UNESCO site), river side walks, river cruise, museums , gardens & shops.

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