This was the first district camp at the site. Each group had to clear their own camping plot.
Using funds donated by the Alex Grose Memorial Fund, the double zip wire was constructed.
Central site purchased (3 acres) for 75 pounds and 15,000 dressed bricks bought from J.S.Plant Builders. Consisted of a derelict Hall, ruined coach house, stables, gatehouse, greenhouses, summer house and ice house.
Pine woodlands (3.5 acres) was bought £3700. Also, the first Warden’s caravan was purchased.
St Thomas Church bought for £10. Refurbished with new roof.
The old toilet block was built – this is now the rifle range!
The gatehouse kitchen was refurbished.