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Suffolk Bushcraft Group Meet - Feb 3rd to Feb 5th 2017

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  1. Big Stu 12

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    A 10 Acre mixed Woodland that is very quiet and secluded, and lends itself to wild camping, both in Hammocks and Tents/Tarps, just outside of the village of Stansfield,

    Please Note No arrivals after 9:30pm.....

    New comers to Site - By Arrangement Only

    Meet at Compasses Pub, Stansfield, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 8LN. By Arrangement Only, normally finishing about midday on the Last day. Please be on time as the Woodland is hard to find,

    Cost
    The Camp Site charge per person for the weekend, In Cash please on arrival, Please bring the correct amount.

    Adults - Up to two nights £10

    10 to 18 years of age - Up to two nights £5

    Under 10's there is no charge.

    Under 18s
    Are welcome to attend, they are the responsibility of the Parent/Guardian that they came to the meet with, also please keep children under control. Please Note this a remote woodland in Suffolk, it is about 1 Mile from a road, and some time only accessible by foot across a field (about 1/2 mile), please read the full description of the place, it may be worth a visit before bringing under 18's, just to make sure its not too wild for them.

    Behavior
    Our meets, are good natured and light hearted, with safety in mind, we aim to carry this on with self regulation, if it does not then the offending person will be asked to leave immediately.

    Facilities
    This is a very wild site...There is a Basic Long drop Toilet at the site and Shower at a Farm Yard about 1km away, the nearest Tap is about a 600m from the Woodland.

    Personal Hygiene - please bring your Hygiene kits (loo roll ect),

    The Communal Area has a number of seat/ small tables, a rustic bushy Table, The fire pit has a concrete base.

    Housekeeping
    There is NO Facility to leave rubbish on site or at the farm, please bring a Rubbish Bag for your waste and take it home; we have had occasions were other peoples pitches have been cleaned up by others, You Carry In – You Carry Out.

    We do have a rule of no rubbish to be burnt on the fire during time people are cooking or using the fire area for food drink preparation, Please respect this.

    Fire Places and Fire scar’s to be kept to a minimum, this will depend on activities, if you make a Fire Scar for any reason, other than communal one, then it is your responsibility to clean it up, The Main communal Fire is Everyone’s responsibility to clean up after.

    The communal area is to be set up and fire light before personal kit is set up, on the last day the communal area is to be packed away, Tinder, Kindling, and firewood is to be prepared ready for the next meet prior to leaving site, this will make things easier for all.

    NO Green Wood to be cut........

    Vehicles and Access and Parking to site

    There is No Access to the woods by Vehicle, Please be aware it is a track across the field and is rough,

    Car Parking for the woodland will be about 800m away from the woodland in a Working Farm Yard, please do not block Gates and Barn doorways. For Parking it is now behind the Black Gates, not in front of them

    Other Info
    Please keep to the simple rules and treat it with respect.

    Dogs are welcome - Only well-behaved/controlled, your dog must be under control at all times. you must clean up after them... POO bags to be taken home,

    Wood can be gathered from around the site, Dead Wood only to be used. No green wood cutting allowed

    Please note that the Group Shed is for Group equipment, personal Equipment may be left as a last resort between two meets, but the sole responsibility for the items left in the shed lays solely with the person they are left by, the Attenders, Landowner and the Group are in no way responsible for loss damage or theft of the items.

    Of course Micky being taken is compulsory....

    I know people Like taking Photo's and sharing experiences, and some do not like the Photo's on the Internet, so Please bear this in mind when posting after the event, also I you do not want your picture on the internet then please make all aware....

    Slippers are welcome.....

    All Attendee's, attend and take part in any activities at their own risk....by attending you agree to this term.

    First Aid
    There are no First Aid facilities on site, so you will need to bring your own suitable First Aid kit, not just some plasters.

    The nearest A & E is 20 minutes drive at;

    West Suffolk Hospital
    Hardwick Lane
    Bury St Edmunds
    Suffolk IP33 2QZ,
    Switchboard: 01284 713000
     
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    To attend Please Paste and copy this post and add your name, also include the nights you will stay.

    Main list will be kept and updated on the Facebook Group Page

    All Attendee's, attend and take part in any activities at their own risk....by attending you agree to this term.

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    crosslandkelly A somewhat settled

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    Sorry guys, can't make this one. Birthday stuff. :(
     
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    Hi All

    Thanks for a great weekend!

    Info for Dave and Andrew, Maps https://dash4it.co.uk/ OS Explorer/Landrangers £5.84 delivered!

    Single Portions? - http://www.singleportions.co.uk/

    Colin

    Happy Birthday! Here's some pics for you

    colin cake.jpg

    The cake I baked for you was lovely, shame you missed out!

    and here's some of the weekend:

    Firepit.jpg Woodpile.jpg

    Catch you all at the next one!

    ATB

    Kevin......... 50p.jpg
     
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    Cheers for the link, not many 50p's!
     

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