Camping Facilities at HYMB

Set in the heart of the River Lee Country Park, Herts Young Mariners Base is an excellent venue for schools and youth groups to camp. Costing £6.00 per person per night. 

The facilities include toilets, wash room and showers open 24 hours a day. We cater for all sizes up to 100 people. There are a number of different places on the site that can give you a private area for your own group.

The camp can be combined with a package of outdoor activities designed to meet the needs of the national curriculum or just to have fun.

With excelllent public transport to London to vist such sites as London’s museums, galleries, theatres, parks and much more.

Cheshunt railway station just 200 metres away provides a reliable service (on average 4 trains per hour) to Liverpool Street station (25 minutes), Stratford (22 minutes) or the West End (35 minutes).

To the north, direct trains serve Hertford, Ware, Harlow, Bishop’s Stortford, Cambridge, and Stansted Airport: ideal for international and exchange visits.

Camp Equipment for Hire

The Outdoor Education Team’s camp store at HYMB has a wide range of outdoor equipment available for hire, at affordable prices, to schools and youth groups.

It is important that you book the equipment well in advance of your camp to avoid disappointment. Hertfordshire's outdoor education centre provides a “pitch and strike” service for site users. Please phone for more information.

If you wish to discuss your requirements contact us on 01992 628403 or email us at

Please click the link and send the form to the address below, 

 Camping Equipment Hire Form

Camp Equipment Bookings

Bookings for camping equipment hire should be posted, faxed or e-mailed to:

Herts Youth Service Camp Store
c/o Herts Young Mariners Base
231 Windmill Lane
Herts EN8 9AJ
Fax: 01992 632654

For the attention of the camp store administrator

Please note equipment can only be collected between 3.00pm and 6.00pm on Thursdays and returned between 3.00pm and 6.00pm on Tuesdays. Equipment cannot be returned at other times, it will not be accepted and additional fee's may be charged.

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