Q: Am I allowed to bring my pet dog?

A:  Unfortunately pets are not permitted on the campsite. 

Q: Does the shop sell souvenirs?

A: The shop stocks a large range of souvenirs, sweets and Scout products including uniform.  For the shop opening times please click here. 

Q: Are deposits refundable?

A: Unfortunately deposits are not refundable, please see our terms and conditions for further information. 

Q: We want a day trip off-site,  what is there to do in the local area?

A: There is an airsoft arena, bowling alley and swimming pool within walking distance.  You can also walk to the local train station and go sight-seeing in London or visit Adventure Island and the beaches at Southend.  Adventure Island tickets can be bought in the campsite shop. 

Q: Are members of the general public allowed to camp at Belchamps?

A: Unfortunately we are not a public campsite.  However, we do run some events and holiday clubs which are open to the general public. Call Guest Services on 01702 562690 for more information. 

Q: We want to book a camp for our group or add activities to our booking,  what is the best way to do this?

A: Call Guest Services on 01702 562690 or email info@belchamps.org.uk and they will be able to help you with your inquiry. 

Q: Does the site have a noise curfew?

A: 10.30pm to 7.00am is our quiet time.  Please respect other campsite users and our neighbors and keep noise to an absolute minimum. 

Q: Where is Belchamps Scout Centre?

We are in South East Essex, in the town of Hockley, we are a short walk from Hockley Woods and Cherry Orchard Jubilee Country Park (See Our How To Find Us Page)

Q: Can we have a fire at Bechamps?

A: Yes, fire blocks are on most sites and we also have altar fires available. No trench or ground fires, please.

Q: I have a drone and would like to fly it at Belchamps

A: Sorry, we do not allow drones to fly on site