As a county, we have a range of resources available to everyone, including two activity campsites, and a large selection of equipment available to hire

Arts Equipment Hire

This is the current price list for hiring the arts equipment.

Equipment Price
Badge Machine x2 £5 hire charge plus 15p per badge
Cooking/Baking Equipment £5 hire charge
Corner Cutters/Paper Rollers £3 hire charge
Encaustic Art Equipment (includes 4 irons) £5 hire charge plus 15p per card
Enamelling Oven £5 hire charge plus cost of materials
Glass Engraving Equipment £5 hire charge
Hama Beads Equipment £3 hire charge plus 15p per item
Painting Equipment £5 hire charge
New Pyrography Equipment £5 hire charge
Sizzex Machine and Die Cuts £5 hire charge, strictly limited to one week only
Stamping and Embossing Equipment £5 hire charge (this does not include the ink pad and powder, but these can be arranged for extra cost)

To hire equipment, please email

County Archives

The County Archives are now available to borrow and use in the units.
They are useful if you are looking at the History of Guiding or if you are working on a Traditions badge.

The following boxes are available:

  • Rainbow
  • Brownie
  • Guide
  • Senior Section
  • Leader
  • Camp
  • International

The Section boxes contain old uniforms and publications along with some other interesting artefacts.

Our County Archivist is available to come to units/meetings and run sessions on History of Guiding.

Please contact for more information