Welcome to the website for the SOLENT SCOUT TRAINING CENTRE campsite.
also know as LYONS COPSE.

(Note; we are a private campsite and do not accept reservations from members of the public)

For the latest Site information, News & Vacancies see the Notice Board below.

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LYONS COPSE campsite consists of 38 acres, 15.5 hectares, of campsite and adjoining woodland situated in beautiful Hampshire countryside, within easy reach of Portsmouth, Southampton and Winchester.

Lyons Copse has everything you need for a great camp, be it small or large (max 800). (See the Site Restrictions tab regarding Large Camps)
As well as the three camping fields there is indoor accommodation available and a wide range of on site activities. See the Facilities page.   The site is open all year around, except for the Christmas and New Year period.
Camping is restricted in Dec, Jan and Feb and bookings are not normally accepted for this period.

Download the Camp Site information booklet in PDF format ( click here to start download )

Notice Board
Vacancy Look up the current building vacancies for the coming year (click here)
June 2014
Site Activity request for reservation has been changed to hourly slots (except Climbing Tower, Rafting and Shooting).
Please used the revised form available under the Booking Tab.
Please Do NOT place Baby wipes, Fresh wipes or any other Hygienic type wipes down the toilets. They have a tendancy to "stick" to the pipes and block the drains.
Dispose of these types of hygienic wipes as well as sanitary wear in bags and dispose of them separately.
Notice Showing films or playing music on site is considered a "public performance" and requires a licence. A single event licence can be obtained at a reasonable cost from any of the licensing authorities.

Camp Site History Click here to read the Campsite History page

(Registered Charity Number 302293)