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You should read our detailed information sheets (pdf, 300 kB) on the barn before you come to stay.

Email: bookings@puttenhamcampingbarn.co.uk

Phone: 01483 811001 (+44 1483 811001)

And please read the rest of the page below - it has useful information.

Opening Dates

Advance booking is essential - just a reminder.

Dates are arrival dates.

Details for 2018

From 29th March to the end of October 2018 we expect to open for many nights, including every weekend. Let us know in advance when you would like to stay, as we operate a flexible wardening scheme and often can open to fit in with what you are planning. We also know that if you are walking or cycling how important it can be to be completely sure of accommodation on a particular night.

Special Offers

We've no special offers at the moment, but please keep checking. Meanwhile, our ordinary offers are pretty good...

Normal overnight rates:

Sole use

We might be able to manage sole occupancy by arrangement. In these circumstances there would still be a warden in residence and the barn would be closed in the daytime between 10 am and 5 pm. The cost is £165 per night and the green voucher and young person discounts are applicable. For sole use by a family group there is no lower age limit. We have different cancellation conditions than for our normal bookings. Please ask.

Optional extras:


The barn can sleep up to 11 visitors, and we welcome individuals, families or groups.

The Barn is unsuitable for groups likely to be very noisy, such as stag or 18th birthday parties. 'Sole use' bookings are accepted on the understanding that there is a warden on the premises whenever the Barn is open. Our Eco Camping Barn exists to benefit people wishing to enjoy the countryside for recreational activities and we reserve the right to cancel group bookings considered unsuitable.

If you are booking the Barn for a group, please ensure all participants see our information sheets (pdf, 300 kB) ahead of their visit. Then everyone can have an idea of what to expect.

The barn provides a well equipped cooking and eating area, and platform beds in the sleeping area. You will need sleeping bags - bring your own or see 'Optional extras' above - and to bring your own food. There are good local pubs which usually serve meals, but there is no local food store in Puttenham. There is a limited number of items for sale at the barn.

The nearest shop selling food is the Post Office at Shackleford, precisely two miles south (OS map grid reference SU 935 455). It is open on mornings only, seven days a week.

There is no car or motor-cycle parking at the barn.

WiFi and other technology

We are about to install Wi-Fi and hope that it will be available in time for your visit. Mobile phone reception is unreliable because of the beautiful landscape. We don't even have a television.

The local pubs may have Wi-Fi, but that's not guaranteed. Mobiles may work better after a short walk along the road.


We cannot accommodate pets, but make an exception for guide dogs and other assistance dogs.

Access for all

Our organisation tries to accommodate all those seeking a greater knowledge, love and care of the countryside, regardless of their ability. Along with many organisations, we have a formal access statement (pdf, 74k) to show how we comply with typical visitor needs and requirements. Please understand the challenge that our old building gives in meeting these ideals.

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See our Getting here page.

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