In order to help keep customers and staff safe, we’ve have the below measures in place:

  1. Check-in is contactless and outdoors. Staff will greet you in the car park – then give you information on which Pod or Bell Tent you’re in.
  2. Check out is also contactless – we ask you simply to leave your Pod key in the door.
  3. Additional toilet units have been added to the site and are cleaned on a regular basis.
  4. Additional shower units have been added.
  5. Cutlery and crockery will no longer be provided, please either bring your own, or disposable sets can be purchased on site.
  6. The shared fridge/freezers are in use. Fridges will be cleaned more frequently, and hand sanitiser will be available near them. Guests must place any food items in a sealed bag/container which must be labelled. Please either bring your own sealable bags or purchase from staff. Guests may wish to bring their own cool box.
  7. All Camping Pods & Bell Tents will have an even more thorough clean after each stay, and doors kept open between uses where possible to encourage ventilation.
  8. The office / shop area on site are to be used by staff only. There is an area at the back of the office for the shop, where customers can stand and make purchases. Contactless payments are encouraged.

WHAT TIME IS CHECK IN?

Pods: From 2 pm to 8pm. 

Bell Tents: From 3pm – 8pm
Please don’t arrive earlier than your check in time as your Pod / Bell Tent may not yet be ready and we don’t have space to store baggage.
Please contact us if you’ll be arriving later than 8pm.
Early check from 12pm is available to add on when booking directly on this website – fees apply.

WHAT TIME IS CHECK OUT?

Pods 11am.
To check out simply leave your key in the Pod door.

Bell Tents: 10.30am
Late check out until 12 pm is available to add on when booking directly on this website – fees apply.

WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?

Everything that you’d normally bring on a camping trip except the tent. The most important thing to remember is your bedding (e.g. an under sheet, sleeping bags/duvets and pillows). 

In a Pod – You’ll need to bring additional airbeds if bringing children.

You’ll need to bring your own food and drink – although we do sell tea, coffee and hot chocolates. Fridge freezers are available to use in the main lodge – see above safety information for more details.

Outdoor chairs are handy to bring so you can sit around the campfire, although you can hire them on arrival for £3 per chair (for the duration of your stay).

A torch is a good idea as well (they can be purchased on site).

IS THERE ELECTRICITY/HEATING IN THE PODS / Bell Tents?

There is heating via an oil radiator in the ‘Heated Pods’.

There is no heating in the normal Pods – although they are well insulated.

The Bell Tents each have a wood burning stove in them. 

No Pods or Bell Tents have electricity in them, but there is electricity available in the nearby lodge. Battery packs for phone charging are available to hire for £5.

WHAT’S IN THE PODS?

2 single beds and mattresses and a battery-powered lantern. Doors are lockable with an individual key. You do need to bring your own bedding and any additional airbeds/cots if bringing children. You can fit up to a double airbed in the Pods if you put the existing beds in an ‘L’ shape.

WHAT’S IN THE BELL TENTS?

A double bed / mattress and 2 Chair Beds. Battery powered lighting. You do need to bring your own bedding and any additional airbeds/cots if bringing children. You can fit an additional single airbed in the Bell Tent if required. Furnishings and a woodburning stove are also included (wood available to buy on site).

CAN I HAVE A CAMPFIRE/BBQ?

Yes. Each Pod & Bell Tent comes with its own fire pit.

We sell firewood packages – visit our Pods page for more information.

BBQs: We sell disposable BBQs. We also provide bricks to put them on.

CAN I BOOK MULTIPLE PODS OR BELL TENTS & HOW DO I BOOK MORE THAN 1?

Yes, if you book more than 1 Pod or Bell Tent, we’ll automatically make sure they’re together. You don’t need to contact us to ask. 

If you’re booking a Pod AND a Bell Tent – we’ll aim to make them as close together as possible, although they are in different fields.

To book more than one Pod or Bell Tent, click the Book Now button and select your date, then click confirm and continue. Click book now – select your arrival time and add on’s – then an option will come up ‘Add another room’; just click that and then ‘Book Now’.

HOW MANY PODS OR BELL TENTS CAN I BOOK?

You can book a maximum of 3 total. That includes a mix of Bell Tents or Pods. We don’t allow large groups or single-sex groups. We don’t allow heavy drinking and we have a noise cut off time of 9.30 pm, and a ‘no sitting out past 11 pm’ policy. This makes for a peaceful stay and a pleasant relaxed atmosphere for all.

CAN DOGS COME ALONG?

In Pods Yes, dogs are welcome. You just need to make sure they’re well behaved (friendly with others and not constantly barking), kept on a lead at all times, picked up after and never left unattended in a Pod. A surcharge of £5 per dog, per night applies – this can be added on when booking via the website. Guide dogs – no charge.

In Bell Tents Dogs are strictly not permitted – sorry.

CAN I FISH IN THE LAKE?

Yes. You just need to bring your own gear and have a fishing licence. More information can be found on the ‘Fishing‘ page of the website. Fishing is £5 for a day ticket when camping with us and can be purchased on the day. Or £8 if you’re just fishing for the day without staying over.

WHAT IS THERE TO DO?

Visit the ‘Things To Do’ menu at the top of the website – there’s loads of ideas and recommendations on things to do onsite, nearby attractions, and food and drink.

PARKING?

We have ample space in our free car park, close to the Pods & Bell Tents. The most you’d have to walk is around 30 seconds.

ACCESSIBILITY?

We aim to be as accessible as possible and welcome guests in wheelchairs. For a full access statement please email us at hello@campingbugs.co.uk – We can also allocate you Pod 21 which is nearest to the facilities. The facilities building includes ramps and grab bars in the wc.

Anything we missed or that isn’t covered above – please feel free to email our friendly team: hello@campingbugs.co.uk

CAN I BUY A GIFT VOUCHER?

Yes – just click here for more details