Charnwood

LOCATION:

1450 Lima East Rd,
Lima East 9673

CAPACITY:

110 dormitory – 4 seperate dorm block all with heating during winter

200+ camping – options on site or in the sourrounding forest

CATERING:

Catering for your group can be arranged, or you can self-cater in our commercial kitchen.

FACILITIES:

Commercial size kitchen, large dining area, conference room with fireplace, communial fireplace, outdoor chapel.

DESCRIPTION:

Charnwood Outdoor Centre is located within a
3-hour drive from Melbourne CBD or 40 mins from Benalla.

The campsite can sleep up to 110 people in dorm beds or offer an array of camping options depending on group numbers.

 

Not just a school’s venue, the campsite can also host community, religious or family groups as well as festivals or corporate team building getaways.

Fully heated rooms and treated drinking water make the property a hidden gem in the Strathbogie Ranges.

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activities

flying fox over dam

mountain bike riding

archery

bush walking

initiative activities

bush craft

abseiling (natural rock face)

How to Get There

 

From Melbourne

Option 1:

  • Head up the Hume Hwy towards Benalla.
  • Turn right towards Mansfield at Benalla- When you get to Swanpool you will be turning right.
  • This turnoff is located just after the hall (there is a blue Charnwood sign)
  • About 1.5 km along this road turn left into Lima East Rd.
  • About 1.5 km along this road turn left into Lima East Rd.
  • Travel along this road to the camp… It is at the end of the road.
  • You will recognise that you are there because there are big gates and a Charnwood sign.

Option 2:

  • Travel to Yea via the Melba Hwy
  • Head towards Mansfield… you should not get to Mansfield- Turn Left onto the Midland Highway (Just after Bonnie Doon) towards Benalla/Swanpool- As you reach Swanpool turn left into road before the hall (there is a blue Charnwood sign)
  • About 1.5 km along this road turn left into Lima East Rd.
  • Travel along this road to the camp… It is at the end of the road.
  • You will recognise that you are there because: There are big gates and a Charnwood sign.

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