Questions & Advice
SOCIAL RESPONSIBILTY 2021 :
Our site is large and the number of canopies is small, we purposely position our canopies to provide privacy and (social) distance from the other canopies and customers, you more than likely will not see other customers on site.
Each booking will be allocated a shared shower and toilet unit, this includes a drinking water supplied wash basin.
Each Canopy is provided with its own supply of mains drinking water.
There is a program in place to keep the site operating with the utmost hygiene and care during these times and challenges.
We are proud to have established these operating principles from the onset.
Sustainability and Environment Statement :
For guests that arrive into Rutland Oakham train station, we can provide a pick up service, at additional charge, by appointment of minimum 1 weeks notice, please contact us after making your booking for costs.
We encourage guests to arrive by bicycle or local transport via the adjacent bus stop service which operates past the site between Uppingham and Oakham.
Kindly endeavour to minimise packaging and waste on the site and if possible at all, kindly take your waste away with you.
We are the closest site to Uppingham and a 15 minute walk via the path at our entrance will deliver you to the centre of this historic town to enjoy the pubs and food provided by independent outlets, Especially of note is the Rutland Antiques shop in Uppingham.
The numerous local markets readily sell unpackaged and fresh products just like the good old days, a paper bag and hand made basket is all you need, why not buy a basket off the main street in Uppingham or Oakham......
We kindly advise that we are a non smoking site.
No live fire or flames in or near the canopies. We do provide a Firepit and a supply of wood for all our canopies for only the first night.
No cooking of any type is allowed in the canopies. We fully reserve the right to charge a fee of £100 for each and every violation of this essential rule.
Please be aware that the site is also home to a number mammals.
Therefore, during your walks around the site, there will be the odd rabbit hole that wasn't there yesterday, please tread carefully and be observant of your footing and surroundings.
You will see these mammals while on site, please respect their privacy also.
Can we bring dogs ?
Yes, we do allow a dog to join you,
The dog must be on leash at all times - no exception.
Maximum 1 dog per canopy, additional charges may apply,
The owner must bring the dogs own sleeping items and the dog must not be allowed on any beds or furniture. We reserve the full right to charge a damage / cleaning deposit, payable at arrival to site or prior with notice. The charge will be between £50 to £ 100. Refund will be made upon final canopy inspection if no damage is present..
What time is check in?
Check in between 15:00-18:00 / check out up to 11 a.m.- later check out until 3pm upon request, subject to a fee and availability.
Is there on-site parking?
Free allocated car parking is available just a few metres away from the canopy.
Can guests visit during my stay?
Maximum of 4 people per canopy with an additional maximum of 2 persons are welcome to visit as guests, they must be registered at reception kindly let us know, however they are not permitted to stay overnight and must vacate the site by 20:00.
This visitor policy has now been amended to not allow casual visitors on site, until further notice
Is WiFi provided?
There is generally good 4G mobile coverage at the site.
Are there any shops nearby?
Yes, the nearest local shops are in Uppingham just couple of minutes’ where you'll find the Co-op, petrol station, Costa coffee, takeaways and fine dining along with numerous boutique shops and of course the Friday market.
Do you provide food?
Not yet however there are takeaways and restaurants a few minutes away in Uppingham
Respectful of nature and neighbours and fellow guests
We are privileged to own this tranquil and natural setting and kindly request that guests do not generate noise, pollution, waste or nuisance.
We have strict policies in place to ensure that any contravention of these requirements will result in action and possible removal of guests from the site.
Can we pitch additional tents next to our canopy?
We do allow a small quantity of bring your own tents on site, subject to a booking fee and allocation to a specific location.
Are campfires/BBQ's permitted?
We do provide a fire pit with a supply of wood and fire lighters for the first night. General campfires are not allowed, please use the fire pit provided.
We do provide a supply of our own firewood and a fire pit for each individual canopy.
We also provide a private gas cooking hob, you are welcome to bring a disposable bbq for use within your private section with each canopy.
BBQ, live candles and smoking are not permitted in the canopies.
FREEDOM CAMPING CLUB
We are proud members of the Freedom Camping Club and have a camping and caravanning
exemption certificate issued by Freedom Camping club and Natural England.
Certificate No : 9750.
Membership of the club is free and the site is available to members and non-members.