Perch Pool

Perch Pool Scout Campsite is a small riverside site by Tuckton Bridge on the banks of the River Stour

The site comprises of a camping field including a campfire circle, a BBQ area and access on to the river via a private slipway – there is also an electric hook-up point in the camping field

There is a small hut which includes a small kitchen, toilets and showers and a small hall with tables and chairs (visitors cannot stay in the hut overnight) – the site is ideal for youth groups looking to use the site as a base for water activities on the River Stour

We welcome Scout and Guide Groups, schools and other bona-fide youth organisations from around the World

Bournemouth is a fantastic venue for short breaks or a longer stay – enjoy seven miles of award winning beaches, the New Forest, the Jurassic Coast or the beautiful Isle of Purbeck – there’s one of the largest selection of tourist attractions anywhere in the country, with something for everyone, including Brownsea Island, the birthplace of Scouting!

If you are looking for adventurous activities during your stay in Bournemouth why not take a look at our Butchers Coppice activities page

CHARGES (1 January to 31 December 2023 inclusive): £4.50 per person, per day

We do not provide any camping or water activity equipment or instructors at Perch Pool – you must bring everything you need with you

To make a booking enquiry please contact us

Perch Pool is a local, friendly campsite, owned by Bournemouth Scouts and are operated entirely by volunteers

Perch Pool is susceptible to flooding in extreme weather conditions and, as such, camping is only offered during the summer period – the site can still flood even during the summer period

Download our Perch Pool Risk Assessment Here

Perch Pool Scout Campsite, Stour Road, Christchurch (access via The Meridians, Christchurch, BH23 1RA)

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