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Gowanpark

Gowanpark is the ideal centre for holidays and camps.

Gowanpark…

Gowanpark is the ideal centre for holidays and camps.

It is within walking distance of the village of Crossford. A walk along the banks of the River Clyde, approximately a 25 minute walk to the centre of the village.

Location

Gowanpark, which was fully modernised during 2008/09, now offers excellent residential accommodation and camping facilities in a sheltered rural location, approximately 1 mile outside the village of Crossford, in the Clyde Valley.

O.S. Grid Reference:

NS832474

Campsite

The secluded campsite is fully equipped for both unit and patrol camping and can accommodate four patrols and staff.

Outdoors there is one main altar fire and also 4 patrol fires under shelter. There are four picnic tables seating eight people at each.

The camp shelter provides a small indoor space, toilets and shower together with fridge/freezer and sink unit.

Cottage

The upgraded residential accommodation is fully equipped and sleeps 24 in a centrally heated cottage suitable for any time of the year.

The Dormitory sleeps 18, with a young leader’s room sleeping 2 and the guider’s room, which has an en-suite, sleeping 4.

The kitchen is equipped for all your needs including crockery as well as a dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer.

On site activities:

There is a play fort with chutes and swings for Rainbows and Brownies use only.

At the top of the property, within the wooded area, there is a campfire circle with pit and seating. This area is being developed further and it is hoped to provide additional activities including a trail and a “Night-line” in the near future.

Sensory garden & Outdoor musical instruments will complete the outdoor activities available on site.

Off-site Activities

Gowanpark is an ideal centre for holidays and camps.

It is within walking distance of the village of Crossford. A walk along the banks of the River Clyde takes approx. 25 minutes and in the centre of the village there is a play park and a small shop.

New Lanark is only a 30 minute bus journey away, as is M&D’s Theme Park at Strathclyde Park.

Swimming is available at the Carluke Leisure Centre or Lanark Lifestyles Centre.

Gowanpark is also conveniently situated for easy access to the Clyde Walkway – the long distance path from New Lanark to Glasgow.

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Costs

Cottage (Per Person Per Night):

Girlguiding South Lanarkshire: £7.50 – Min. Charge per night £100

Girlguiding (Outwith County): £8.00 – Min. Charge per night £105

Other Organisations: £8.50 – min. Charge per night £115

Above changes include use of bedding provided. An initial deposit of £50 is non-returnable in the event of cancellation or the facility not being left clean and tidy. In addition, breakages will be charged for.

Campsite (Per Person Per Night)
Girlguiding South Lanarkshire: £5.00

Girlguiding (outwith County): £5.50

Other organisations £6.00

An initial deposit of £25 is non-returnable in the event of cancellation or the facility not left clean and tidy.

Day/Evening bookings for cottage or campsite:

£20.00 per facility an initial deposit of £10 is non-returnable in the event of cancellation or the facility not being left clean and tidy.

Bookings:

Mrs Marcella McLennan
Tel: 01555 664165
Email: marcella47@btinternet.com

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