Questions & Advice
Sustainability and Environment Statement :
For guests that arrive into Rutland Oakham train station, we can provide a free pick up service by appointment.
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.
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/
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 ?
We are very sorry to have to say no to dogs on site, we have numerous rabbits, fox, muntjac deer and a recent visit from a young Roe deer.
What time is check in?
Check in between 15:00-18:00 / check out up to 12 noon - 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.
Is WiFi provided?
There is generally good 4G mobile coverage at the site, however it’s down to your network provider.
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?
Unfortunately we do not allow other tents on site.
Are campfires/BBQ's permitted?
Campfires, BBQ, live candles and smoking are not permitted in the canopies.
We do provide a supply of our own firewood and a fire pit for guests enjoyment.
We also provide a private gas hob, you are welcome to bring a disposable bbq for use within your private section with each canopy.
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.