Things to do at Danish Camp review
Danish Camp is located close to Willington in Bedfordshire. It is a Norwegian log cabin with a cafe surrounded by woodland on the banks of the Great Ouse River. They offer boat trips and boat hire. The site dates back to Viking times and is a Scheduled Ancient Monument. Danes, navigating from as far away as the North Sea set up a camp to care for their ships there.
They are situated halfway between Bedford and Sandy and they are ideally located for a leisure ride between the two. You can rent bicycles if you don’t have any with you. You can also hire their self-drive boats for one hour. They are powered by electric outboard motors and are suitable for up to 4 passengers. They provide buoyancy aids.
The Artful Dodger is their river cruise boat. They sail on and off throughout most of the year. You can enjoy breakfasts, lunches and cream teas served on board (these must be pre-ordered).
They also have a wildfowl collection, the only one left in Bedfordshire that is open to the public. You can prebook on escorted tours that run at scheduled times from Spring until autumn. Group visits by arrangement can be arranged throughout the year, weather permitting. In the warmer months, they have a free bouncy castle for the kids and crazy golf at £4 for adults, £2 for kids.
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FAQ and Further Information Danish Camp
Is there food and drink available?
There is a cafe serving hot and cold food and drinks. Picnics are not permitted as they are primarily an eating venue.
What are the main things to do?
Historical setting with boat rides, private boat hire, bike hire, seasonal crazy golf and bouncy castle. There are toilets and a seasonal cafe.
What are the ticket prices?
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Mid-range. One hour boat hire costs £30. River cruise adults £12, children £6. There is a charge for crazy golf and bike hire.
Is there parking?
There is free parking.
When are they open?
Danish Camp is open almost all year round, some activities are seasonal. For up to date opening times please visit their website or give them a ring.
Dogs are welcome outside, assistance dogs are permitted inside and outside.
Are they accessible?
Danish Camp is suitable for disabled visitors and wheelchair use. There is no access to the boats.
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