Ladenford Den - the Girlguiding Angus County campsite.

Ladenford Den offers a great opportunity to experience the outdoors in a beautiful setting within Angus. 

Ladenford Den is open
Ladenford Den campsite is open for residential events and for outdoor or indoor meetings.  All subject to the current Covid rules of either Girlguiding or Scouting – please double check the regulations before booking. 

For meetings the session times will be morning (10am to 1pm) or afternoon (2pm to 5pm) or evening (6pm to 9pm) or a combination of these sessions.  The cost is £10 per session or £25 for the whole day. Units are welcome to book more than one session and spend the whole day there if they wish.  

The kitchen is open and can be used during meetings or residential events. Users will be expected to clean all surfaces after the hire and there will be a cleaning check list in place to help with this.  All cleaning materials, hand sanitiser and bin bags will be provided. 

Units who are planning face to face meetings and residential events will be required to complete their own risk assessment which needs approval by their District Commissioner, as well as the usual consent forms for the participants.  

To book a session at Ladenford please fill out the booking form (either Day Booking or Residential Booking) and send it to

Please note that booking charges will rise on 1st October. Please see file " Ladenford Pricing Explained".

Bookings for 2023 are at present only open to members of Girlguiding Angus and will open to all on 1st January 2023.

General information 

There is an extensive wood to roam in with a burn through part of it and a wonderful campfire circle.  You may choose to sleep under canvas on the campsite or indoors in the Hut

The camping area is divided into two campsites which can be used individually or as a whole. If required, a wide selection of tents is available to hire, as well as all the necessary cooking equipment and utensils. There are 2 wet weather shelters on the campsite which is suitable for central cooking or group activities. There is also an outdoor sink with hot and cold water outside the hut. 

The Hut sleeps 22 in the main hall, with additional beds for 4 in the leaders' room. 

A large well equipped kitchen provides:

  • a dishwasher
  • two cookers
  • two fridges
  • freezer
  • ample storage space for food

There is cutlery and crockery for 30 and an array of kitchen equipment.

The Hut is suitable for anyone with a physical disability.

If you have any queries please get in touch with the booking secretary at

Girlguiding Bookings

Please note that Residential Notification forms should be forwarded to Ruth