For bookings please email, use the online booking form (adviseable) or telephone. Early booking advisable for bank holidays and summer weekends, particularly for caravans, motorhomes, camper vans and large tents. If you have stayed with us before and would like to pitch in a specific area, please let us know at the time of booking and we will do our best to accommodate you. If you telephone and reach the answer machine, please leave us a brief message and we will get back to you. (If you don't leave a message, we will not know you have called) Alternatively the best time to reach us is during the evening 6-9.30pm. IT IS ADVISAEABLE TO EMAIL OR USE THE ONLINE BOOKING FORM AS WE ARE USUALLY OUT AND ABOUT ON THE CAMPSITE DURING THE DAY. We will get back to you, usually the same day.
PLEASE NOTE: our site is for recreational purposes only, we are not permitted to have persons camping who will be travelling to work. Maximum straight stay is 28 nights.
ARRIVAL TIME is 12 noon to 8pm. Unless by prior arrangement, anyone arriving before midday will be charged half of one night's pitch fee. Absolutely NO arrivals before 9am or after 9pm. During quiet periods, Reception is not continually manned. If you have just arrived or you have a query etc. please ring the Reception bell to the left of the black double garage door. Balance payments must be paid before entering the camping field, by cash or cheque only. We do not have a bank card terminal, please ensure you have sufficient cash with you or a cheque book. There is an ATM inside the Co-op in the town.
CHECK OUT TIME generally is 4pm, however this may change to 12 noon at busy times if your pitch is required (ie Bank Holidays) Please check with us if you are unsure. (We usually have a notice on Reception door if checkout is earlier than 4pm) If you vacate your pitch and would like to leave your car whilst you go for a walk or for lunch then we can advise you as to where to park.
Usually we close at the end of November and reopen on 1st March. However if you would like to stay with us during our closed season, please get in touch by email as it may be possible to stay depending on weather and ground conditions.
AVAILABILITY CALENDAR If our availability calendar states we are fully booked (dates have turned red), we have pitches available only for those arriving on foot or bicycle. Ther claendar relates only to the main camping field. It does not apply to the Rally (bottom) field (which in the main is booked up 2 years in advance), nor does it apply to DofE Groups.
With the exception of those arriving by Bicycle or on foot (backpacking) PRIORITY will be given to those wishing to book for a minimum of 3 nights (Fri,Sat,Sun) over a Bank Holiday Weekend.
If you only require a 1 or 2 night stay then please leave booking until one week before the Friday of the Bank Holiday, if we have space available then we will be happy to book you in at that time.
Any caravans or motorhomes who require a one night stay en route to ferry crossings etc. are welcome to join the Aylesbury Vale DA rally or THS on May, Witsun and August Bank Holidays.
NO DofE GROUPS BANK HOLIDAYS
A £10 per unit non-refundable deposit during busy times (ie Bank Holidays) will be required to secure all bookings. Please forward appropriate cheque payment, made payable to Mrs D Bacon, if you prefer to make payment by bank transfer, please let us know. Deposit payment to be made within one week of booking. If we have your email address you will receive confirmation once your deposit is received. Balance payments are then payable on arrival either by CHEQUE or CASH. Please note we do not have a bank card terminal.
1. If after booking and paying a deposit you are unable to keep the booking, you may re-book another date within the same calendar year, providing 48 hours notice of the cancellation has been given. (ie. if you have booked to arrive on Friday and are unable to come, you must let us know by 12 midday on previous Wednesday.
2. If you have booked for several nights and are then unable to come for the first night but will be here for subsequent nights, unless you give us 48 hours notice of your change of arrival day, you will be charged as per the original booking. (ie. You book for Friday for 5 nights, but then change to arrive Saturday. If you have not let us know by 12 midday on the previous Wednesday that you will not be coming until Saturday, you will be expected to pay for Friday when you arrive on Saturday.)