The Camping Field
Book online - Just £7 per person per night. Half price if you're a DofE or similar bona fide youth activity group - just contact the bookings secretary for the promo code.
We're open most of the 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 foyer. There are also separate wheelchair-accessible and baby changing facilities.
Outside washing-up sink to the rear.
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 playground.
Bring your midge repellent in the summer months!
Larger groups welcome - there's space for around eight to ten '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 and caravans onto the field, you can hand push trailers and trailer tents via the side accessway (narrowest point 2.3m/7'6"). Limited parking is to be found next to the public telephone box and on the roadside in the village centre.
Food and drink
Unless you're arriving when the village store is open (phone 01434 381257), you'll need to bring your own food supplies. Our village pub the George & Dragon remains closed at present pending a planned major makeover for 2022. Alan our local taxi operator may be around to whisk you off to the Miners Arms in neighbouring Nenthead or 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.