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Littledale Activity Centre: Additional Information

Littledale Scout Activity Centre, formally the T. W. Helme Memorial Campsite, is in Littledale near Brookhouse, Caton, in the delightful Lune Valley. It is situated south of the village of Brookhouse and is eight miles from Lancaster and the site is only eleven miles from Morecambe Bay. It is set in the Forest of Bowland, which is designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).

(OS Ref: SD 5538 6231)

We’ve added the what3words address to our location to make it easier to find. Simply click on the link or enter the 3 words into the free what3words app to view the precise location on a map.

what3words address: ///removals.pink.intervals

Or to see directions on how to find us, please click here.

First Aid

Groups should provide their own general first aid equipment.
Any accidents must be reported to the campsite warden and details recorded in the site’s Accident Book.


There is an open-air Chapel area, located up the hill just past the group campfire area.  The Chapel has plenty seating.

Places of Worship

Brookhouse (3 km’s) and Caton (4 km’s) have churches for major denominations.


Caton village has a Co‑op Late Shop, newsagent, butcher, chemist and a post office.

Local Area

Littledale is within one hours drive of the Lake District. The Trough of Bowland is about half an hour away.

Lancaster, Morecambe, Blackpool, Ingleton, the Yorkshire Dales and the caves at Clapham are ideal for day trips out.

Walks in Littledale:

    1. Littledale Circular (Leaflet) 3.5 miles OS Route Map
    2. Caton Village (Leaflet)  5.4 miles OS Route Map
    3. Riverside Walk (Leaflet) *From Bull Beck SD 542 649 – requires transport 3.6 miles OS Route Map
    4. Annas Ghyll Walk (Leaflet) 5.2 miles OS Route Map

Just in Case

Caton Health Centre, Hornby Road, Caton. Tel: 01524 770718
Open Monday to Friday but the times may vary.

Nearest A&E is at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Ashton Road, Lancaster  LA1 4RP  Tel: 01524 65944

Campsite Rules & Brochure

Full campsite rules can be found here.


Current Booking availability