Holcombe Moor Training Camp

Holcombe Moor Training Centre is available for use by all Military Organisations; Regular, Reserve Unit or cadet from any Service. The primary users of the Centre are members of the Cadet Forces, but bids for use will always be accepted from the Regular and Reserve forces.

Holcombe moor is situated near the small town of Ramsbottom and the nearest major town is Bury. The village is located on the slopes of Holcombe Moor. Much of the moorland around the village is in the care of the National Trust and is popular with walkers, cyclists and bird watchers. There are shops and pubs with in a short distance of the camp and bus transport links to Bolton and Bury.

Holcombe Moor over the period FY 2017/18 had 25,806 ‘Heads on beds’ and over 9,700 people using the Camp for training and meetings. The camp is also available for bookings from non-military personnel via the Alternative Venues programme.

Holcombe Moor Training Camp Mission

Is to make Holcombe Moor Training Camp and its ranges and training areas available to support the training requirements for:

  • Regular units/organisations
  • Reserve units/organisations
  • Cadet units/organisations – SCC, ACF, ATC & CCF
  • Other Government Departments

The Staff at Holcombe Moor are very supportive in assisting with the booking process for both the Dry Training Area and ranges. For further information speak to Mr Neil Nelson.

Facilities at Holcombe Moor Training Camp

  • 8 x electronic pop up targetry for dry infantry skill/training
  • Lecture rooms equipped with media facilities
  • Soft lecture rooms for briefings with media facilities
  • Lecture hall
  • Spacious dining facilities.
  • Bar available on request
  • Laundry and drying room
  • Medical treatment room
  • IT Suite
  • Vehicle parking area
  • .22 indoor range
  • White house visiting unit store office facility
  • Welfare centre – featuring luxury Chesterfield sofa’s , TVs and soft furnishings
  • WiFi

Camp & Bed Capacity

202 beds comprising of 10 man and 2 man rooms

Training areas booked through DIO include

  • 400 metre range
  • Clay pigeon range
  • Bivvy site
  • Large & small troop shelter
  • Obstacle course
  • CBRN chamber

Holcombe Moor Training Camp
01204 512623

Email inquiries to Mick Scollick
[email protected]

Download Booking Form

Postal enquiries to

Holcombe Moor Training Camp
Spenleach lane

For commercial hirings of the facilities at Holcombe Moor Training Camp visit North West Alternative Venues.