King Edward VIII Scout Park, also known as Riffhams is a 4 hectare wooded site adjacent to over 100 hectares of National Trust land near Chelmsford, Essex. We are located only a few miles from the site of the 2007 World Jamboree at Hylands Park. There are a number of camping areas suitable for both group and patrol camping, water taps are conveniently located around the site.
A hut with kitchen facilities is available and is ideal for centralised catering and wet weather shelter. Cooking rings, gas and basic utensils are provided. The toilet block has the usual facilities plus a disabled toilet and a shower. The site is great for traditional camping and backwoods / survival activities.
Riffhams is a great base for D of E training and is situated an ideal expedition distance from Prances camp site at Wickham Bishops.
Onsite Activities Available:
Air Rifle Shooting
Although you may not be able to sleep inside, The Hut is great to use in addition to camping on one of our sites. The Hut comes with basic kitchen facilities, making it ideal as a wet weather shelter or to use for central catering.
Danbury Outdoors is a local council outdoor activity centre which offers a whole range of activities including high ropes. It acts as a perfect add on to the site giving you a range of adventurous activities all within walking distance from the site. More Info