For individuals who wish to take advantage of the beautiful grounds and orchard areas, camping is available with use of toilet and shower facilities in specific buildings. All camping events are also possible at certain times of the year, and event organisers can chose whether to run all sessions in marquees or to hire spaces such as Ruskin Hall. It is also possible for all camping events to have their own catering brought in, subject to compliance with our Health & Safety requirements and in accordance with the Food Hygiene regulations.
There are two camping areas – one by the Orchard close to the accommodation buildings Maple and Birch, for small numbers of people, this may be shared by individuals on different courses or attending different events, and the large camping field below the Rachel Carson building. This field is used for exclusive use events with large numbers of people camping, but also for marquees, yurts and tipis.
Campers need to bring all their own equipment including tent and bedding but all meals would be provided as part of the event unless specifically agreed with the event organiser.