Activity Centres

Activity Centres

Here in Dorset we have a number of Activity Centres / Campsites across the County, please find more information below about each. For any enquiries please get in touch with the centre using the centre's contact form.

Activity Centres

There are a number of activity centres around the county, all of which are also campsites. The only one owned by Dorset Scouts is the one at Buddens. The campsite on Brownsea Island is owned and operated by the National Trust. Then there a number of centres owned by our districts. We hope you can find one to suit your adventures.


Buddens Activity Centre BH20 7NU

Braggers Wood

Braggers Wood Camping and Activity Centre BH23 8EF


Brownjohns Copse

Crossways – Brownjohns Copse DT2 8BG


Scoutland Campsite, Beaminster DT8 3EW

Butchers Coppice

Butchers Coppice Scout Camp and Community Outdoor Centre BH11 9JW

Brownsea Island (NT owned)

Brownsea Island Outdoor Centre

Or check out the map below ….

All Dorset or Dorset district owned sites are on this map, look for the green tents.

Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls