The Camping Field

Book online - Just £8 per person per night and half price for children under 14. Use of showers and drying room just an extra £2 pppn. Half price if you're a DofE or similar bona fide youth activity group - just contact the bookings secretary for the promo code.  If you're booking on the same day you're arriving, you can't book online. You'll need phone us on 01434 647516Please note there is no reliable mobile phone signal in the village itself. You need to be on higher ground as you enter or leave the village. There's a public phone box in the village.                       

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We're open all year. Just pitch up on the main field or the grassed area on the hall side of the fence, whichever you prefer.

24/7 toilets and free wifi in the Hall lobby. There are also separate wheelchair-accessible and baby changing facilities.

Outside washing-up sink to the rear.

Showers and drying room option for £2 pppn reservable at time of booking - dry out your gear and freshen up via the key-coded rear door of the Hall.

Bring your dog but please camp on the hall side of the fence - Fido isn't allowed on the camping field - it's open to a children's play area.

Bring your midge repellent in the summer months!

Larger groups welcome - there's space for around 8 to 10 "family" tents or 15-20 small tents. Best to check in advance with the bookings secretary that the field's fully available for your group. Although we don't allow vehicles or caravans on the field, you can hand-push trailers and trailer tents via the side accessway (narrowest point 2.3m/7'6"). There's limited parking by the public telephone box and on the roadside in the village centre.

Food and drink

Unless you're arriving when the village post office store is open, you'll need to bring your own food supplies. The store stocks fresh and packaged food and drinks and is usually open until 4pm on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, and also on Saturday morning. Our village pub, the George & Dragon, will be reopening late autumn 2022 following a major makeover. In the meantime, Alan our local taxi operator may be around to whisk you off to one of the several pubs and restaurants in the metropolis of Alston, four miles away: phone 01434-381644, evenings & weekends 01434-381761, mobile: 07957 901562. If unavailable, try Alston Taxis, Alston tel: 01434-381386 mobile: 07990 593855. It's advisable to check availability before your visit.