Thursday, July 2, 2020

Highlights of "Side bar posts" new conditions

We are staying closed in 2020
except for a small number of regulars. 
(see  fuller details in side bar boxes- not visible on mobile phones.)



To get to this











we need to go through this:-


Hand sanitiser at  entrance gate







at water refil







in (now shared ) wash areas



at reception


see new safety// conditions on side bar posts.
Then email all details like names, preteens, E.T.A. E.T.D,
mobile phone number, car reg, etc.
Date of last few camps, pitches.
If you are okay with new terms including taking rubbish, bottles, etc. home.






Saturday, February 29, 2020

Pitches and woodland

Since 2016, we have downsized and decommissioned 
 2 of the 6 toilet/wash buildings.
 Also  rewilded some pitches.

Currently 6 pitches in woodland
(Rising Sun, Nest and Tilt,
Sweet Meadow Burro, Gurgle)
plus Camping shack, tin hut,
caravan in a hut, tree lodge

 Lower woodland pitches:-

Composite sign for Nearest lower woodland pitches



 "Tilt" 


 self set poppies and bluebells




8 Top pitches plus 2 toilets at Strawberry Fields and J Way.
and camping wagon and pavilion.

Bobtail and Haretail, J Way, Tag, Hooves,
 Strawberry Fields, Axis, 
"Moonbeam" 
14.5.2014
"Haretail" 



Pitch on "East" side top meadow


24.4.2014
One of the "West" side top meadow pitches


24.10.2013
Grass cut - your pitches in the sun.
Pitch "Hooves"



Pitch -  "J Way campfire area"




Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Glamping -Camping Tree Lodge Hire

Environmentally friendly compost toilet, 20 metres.
Off grid,.no running water.
water re-fill tap near reception
No electricity. No dogs. No collecting sticks, etc. for fires.
No visitors

Please bring all your own knives, forks, plates, mugs, glasses, pans etc.
Drone photo 2017


Set in the woodland on the site of the old badger hide,
 so ideally placed to watch for them!


Built mostly of larch from Scottish Wood, Oakley
 and found windows




Sleeps 4+ 1 or 2 in  2 double beds and 3/4 studio couch.

Please bring your own pillows, bottom sheets and duvets
(we can no longer provide bedding hire)



Pull out dining table

 kitchen:- bring your own cutlery, dishes, fry pans, utensils, etc.



Prices:- Ask for personalised quote but basically £25, £15 preteens,
 2 day minimum hire preferred.
first night. Minimum occupancy £80.
possible reductions for 2nd night, especially regulars.
Ideal for 2 +2 to 4 children


Decorated with 100 maps from gumtree

Wood stove.
 Off grid, bring camping lanterns.

East balcony







                                                      Outside 2 burner gas stove
                                                            and washing up area



                         

Camp fire area
To book, ask for my bank details, when ready to transfer funds.
Include estimated tubs of wood.
It is not booked until it is paid for.
...
Review:-
Thank you for having us in the Tree Lodge. We felt so relaxed and at home. You really have a special place there. I am becoming addicted to real wood fires and compost toilets and greenery and birdsong....I could go on! We did not even use the lanterns, candles more than enough. Lovely place.
Hopefully you will let us return
Jane and Kurt



Thursday, January 10, 2019

Glamping - Camping ( Caravan in a cabin) Booking

Classic 2 berth Castleton caravan in a Cabin.
Limited edition, serial number 1339.

Refurbished  January 2019
with En-suite env. friendly compost toilet.
Rustic, no hot water, no showers, no dogs.


Recycled Oak and Douglas Fir posts extension


Outside "Stoop"




Inside the extension


1 recycled citroen chair and leather settee.

Log burning stove "Wildo"




2 ring + grill calor gas stove


Inside the caravan

seats can be left as 2 singles or

pull under seat board with leg to make a double

( Bring your own quilt, pillows, bottom sheets, etc.
We can no longer provide bedding.)


Plenty of storage


En suite  extension at the back of the caravan 
with compost toilet





Back door from toilet


Campfire area "Well"


1 basket of wood
(already in the extension by the stove)

No smoking.
 Only safety t lights in containers please.

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Lovely oak veneered cupboards.
Bring your own Plates, mugs, glasses, pots and pans etc.
                                                                  

Water refil @ 10 metres.

 Woodland setting.
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Showers 2 miles north at  :-


Dalgety bay fish and chip takeaway
3 miles

To enquire availability and personalised quote,
email names, e.t.a/e.t.d., dates, etc.
then to  book (ask for bank details when you are ready to transfer funds.)
It is not booked until it is paid, thanks, so if there is a time delay after I send bank details, please re-check availability when you are ready to pay.

Prices:-
Preferred Minimum 2 day hire.

 First night Minimum occupancy £60
( Bring your own quilt, pillows, bottom sheets, etc.)

  2nd night concessions 
Sorry no visitors
                                                              































Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Glamping -Camping Pavilion Hire

Off grid - i.e. no electrics or showers etc
No smoking, No dogs, no visitors etc.
No collecting wood for fires.
(tubs of firewood preferably pre-ordered and
paid when booking.
...
 Approx 54 square metres.
Ideal for a large family of 2 adults and a few children.
 Sleeps up to 8 ( 4 + 1 to  4 kids)
 2 doubles, 2 singles in a bunk and
1 or 2  kids on  studio couch.

Situated at top meadows.
Enviromentally  friendly compost toilets @ 30 metres
A little container of mains water to start you off
then refill at reception.

Video













Have a look inside:-


Wood-burning stove-oven



Box of wood and Log basket  with a few starter sticks, logs, etc.




kitchenette/Preparation area:-







Cupboard-: bring your own plates, glasses, mugs, knives and  forks, pans, etc.

Dining:-
6'   table and benches
(2 pine  Celtic stools, 1 oak x guillotine)







stove with mini oven



1 pair of full size bunk beds



Studio couch for 1 or 2 children.


  
Can no longer supply bedding
 ( bring your own pillows, bottom sheet, duvet)


Storage drawer under bed



Balcony:-

2 burner calor gas stove with grill


Washing up area
5 gallon water container.

Table and 4 chairs




 Outside wood burner

Camp fire area and rustic seating.

...
Bring bedding (pillows, bottom sheets, duvets),
torches, lanterns, more tea lights, and drinking water.
All your own pots and pans.
...
Safety tea lights ( no loose candles)
...
Prices:-
Apply for personalised quote 
but basically £25 or preteens £15
2 night minimum hire preferred.
1st night  £100 minimum occupancy (i.e. 4 adults + 2 children ) 
Concessions for 2nd night.
No Visitors 
Booking  by instant online bank transfer
 (ask for bank details when ready to transfer.)
It is not booked until it is paid for, 
so do check availability if there is any time lapse after I have provided bank details.
Confirm all names, car reg's, e.t.a. and e.t.departure.

Departure:- Please leave it tidy as you found it and
put key in reception letter box hatch.
Note all blog side box posts i.e. hand sanitiser.