Thursday, April 17, 2014

Bell tent- Booking information

Bell tent  up again for the summer.


Carpet not included but you can bring one for extra luxury

As used in the Crimean war!

Bell tent and campfire furniture

 Some of the construction details

Finishing touches ongoing 

Unfurnished so bring all your normal camping equipment including 

Now available to book (non smoking inside).
Ask for individual quote

Ideal for a family 
of 2 adults and 2 or 3 children.
Basically £9 p.p
(minimum occupancy charge per night £25 plus car).

Other options - 2nd Car entry £6
Other tent party can camp nearby.
Visitors £3 each
Visitors car £3 each
Bedding, /Rug and other hire etc.


Saturday, April 12, 2014

Friday, April 11, 2014

Pitches - New area - Orchid field

Request from a Bushcraft group ( )
 to open up the area 
next to "Hoot" at the back of "Bobtail".

Central campfire with pitches around it
for a group of 2, 3, or 4 man tents.

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Food local - bread, eggs, hot smoked salmon, sausages

Local Hot smoked salmon as a ready starter

with this real bread, while you wait for your campfire meal.

Fresh Fish Stop, 10 Bruce Street, Dunfermline
 01383 620263 or
Elaine Hardie 07908 692085

Don't forget your cumberland sausages for the campfire

Bread and eggs:-
John and Fiona at " Woodlea Stables " Crossgate KY11 7ER
Great for the campfire

2  miles north of our campsite on the B981. 
07970908882 or 07803053005
Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Fresh baked farmhouse bread



Wednesday, April 2, 2014



Dismantling a pond

Lawnmower tows a pond liner

Video of Mobile pond!

One of the past rainwater collectors

One of the sinks in the making

Water for "Service" areas

Holly leaf

Sycamore leaf

18.2.2014 - still cleaning up the woodlands.

Moss and fungus on dead wood  found November 2013

Influenced some pitch names

Charcoal stick smiley face

Here's who we got the  name "Gimme Shelter" from
 in 2005 when we started the campsite:-
Stones 29.6. 2013

Recycled trug

1 of the camp story boards

 Sweet Meadow sink, recycled from our old campervan

Cherry bark rolls

Smiley log

Bagging up campers' campfire kits.

Can't bring ourselves to burn this smiley log.
That's the trouble when you love wood,
even the little offcuts from a job, suggest themselves for another item.

Water carrier

Flag and letterbox for memos

Bike trailer for recycle collection