Sandy Acres will remain closed until the end of this year. The committee will review the situation at the beginning of 2021 ready for what we hope will be the new season.
Owned by the Portsmouth Division of Girlguiding located near Wickham. Visit our location map for further details on how to find us.
(Suitable for Brownie Pack Holidays and Guide Residentials and accommodating 32 people max.)
Large hall area for activities and dining, chairs and tables provided. Fully fitted and equipped kitchen with microwave, industrial size oven, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Showers and toilets for people using the building including disabled support and men's showers and toilets. 3 Dormitories, each sleeping 8 people on four bunk beds, and 2 en-suite Leaders' rooms, each sleeping 4 people on single beds.
(Two main camping areas, Foxes Den and Owls Hoot)
Two camping areas with wooden shelters and altar fires. The central camp fire circle and site wood pile at the side, is for the use of everyone on site. Campers' showers and toilets are available in Badgers Lodge, accessible from the field. Third site - Rabbits Field, is suitable for short stays or overnight facilities eg: Duke of Edinburgh.
Additional shower and toilet blocks are within Badgers Lodge.
During the period 1st September to 31st December we will give priority to bookings from Guiding units for the next year. From 1st January we will accept bookings from Scouts and other organisations. No private bookings will be accepted during the school holidays.
Sandy Acres welcomes evening bookings of the field and/or Badgers Lodge from all units across Portsmouth and SE Hants for girl-led activities. Field users can have access to the campers' toilet block. PLEASE BOOK.