Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Woodland camping (semi wild). Outdoor benefits. Books

"Taking part in nature"

"woodlands have their own ecology.."
"pass into a different world and transform ourselves...."
"...there's always a bed for a man in the field"

10 miles north of Edinburgh

Good touring Historic places, Lochs and Glens.

24 hour Tesco. M and Spencer outlet within 2 miles.
See other posts on this blog for details of local pubs/restaurants, etc.
Local taxi 01383 410088.

15 acres of woodland in Scotland, natural, rustic, in harmony with nature.
Cold water, recycling and sawdust toilet. Designated campfires.
Nearby activities for children and all the family.

Friday, November 6, 2015

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Camping Pavilion Hire

Off grid
It's big, Approx 54 square metres
Ideal for a large family of 2 adults and a few children.
 Sleeps up to 10
(max- 6 adults, 4 children. )
Situated at top meadows.
Enviromentally  friendly compost toilets @ 30 metres
Water standpipe in entrance lane.


Have a look inside:-

Wood-burning stove-oven

Box of wood and Log basket  with a few starter sticks, logs, etc.

Stayed 7 days, cooked:-
 roast chicken dinner, a brisket, a curry, prawn risotto, crumble, overnight french pork...)

kitchenette/Preparation area:-

Cupboard, plates, glasses, cutlery, utensils, etc.

5'  table (extending leaf)  and benches
(2 pine  Celtic stools, 1 oak x guillotine)

Sleeps 10:-
2 double beds

1 pair of full size bunk beds

Double sofa bed
(suit 2 small to medium adults)

Studio couch for 2 small children.
  oak chest for table and games storage

Bedding (pillows, sheet, duvet)
can be hired @ £6 per person for the whole visit.

Bag storage under bunks, drawer in bed

Coat and shoe storage


2 burner calor gas stove with grill
Lots of good pans

Washing up area
5 gallon water container.

Table and 4 chairs
2 deck chairs

 Outside wood burner

Camp fire area and rustic seating.

Water standpipe in entrance lane.
Bring torches, lanterns, more tea lights, bedding (or hire).

No smoking, no pets.
Safety tea lights ( no loose candles)
Around £100 minimum occupancy 
(would consider just 2 people staying if more than 1 night)

Booking  by online bank transfer preferred.

Concessions for regulars and 2nd night onwards.

enquire:- chrisandyvonnebarley@gmail.com

Saturday, September 26, 2015


Some of the tents that have been pitched here.
Also see post Tents and pitches.

W.End 2.11.2014

August 2014

Campers' Bell tent with canopy

Loving this Bell tent with the stove



Cool canopies

Junior play tent at "Rising Sun" pitch


These repeat campers saw a fox this visit.

Just tell us what berth your tent is when you book
 and we'll match you to a good pitch