thank you for choosing Butchers Coppice Activity Centre

you can check the availability of indoor accommodation and camping areas by viewing the individual calendars at the bottom of each indoor accommodation centre or camping area page on this website – this will give you an indication if the indoor accommodation centre or camping area you are looking to use is available on the desired dates

to check availability or to make a provisional booking please email us:


important points to note:

  • please note that all deposits are non-refundable
  • we will send you an email booking confirmation once we’ve processed your booking form and payment – if you would prefer a paper receipt please enclose a stamped addressed envelope along with your booking form
  • we usually need seven days notice for instructor-led activity sessions
  • pending bookings may not show on quickcheck – we will confirm availability when you contact us
  • we only accept seven day Saturday to Saturday bookings during the school summer holidays – you can arrive from 2pm on the day of arrival and need to vacate by 11am or earlier on the day of departure (arrival and departure times are only restricted during the school summer holidays)
  • provisional bookings are held for fourteen days pending receipt of your completed booking form and deposit (for residential bookings) or your completed booking form and full payment (for any single day bookings) – if we don’t receive your completed booking form and payment within fourteen days of your initial enquiry then your provisional booking will lapse
  • please refer to the booking form for the full terms and conditions of booking


you may find our ‘Planning your Stay‘ leaflet useful


for all residential bookings please use our overnight booking form


for all non-residential booking please use our day booking form




click here for details of how to pay for your booking




if you cancel your booking within 60 days of the arrival date, or in the event of non-arrival, Butchers Coppice reserves the right to make the following cancellation charges based on the numbers declared on your booking form:

  • 60-31 days before your arrival date – 50% of the total cost of the booking
  • 30-8 days before your arrival date – 75% of the total cost of the booking
  • 7 days or less before your arrival date – 100% of the total cost of the booking

we will make every effort to accommodate last minute changes to activity bookings during your stay, however, at least 48 hours notice is required for all activity booking amendments and cancellations, otherwise we reserve the right to charge the full cost of the session(s)

Butchers Coppice is a member of the Association of Scout & Guide Campsites.  If you fail to pay any sums due to the campsite for any reason we will take legal action to recover any sums due and will notify all other Scout and Guide Campsites, which could lead to your group being unable to make bookings at this and other sites across the UK