Welcome to our Working Farm nr. Alstonefield in the beautiful Peak District on
the Derbyshire/Staffordshire border
Quality Inspected Self-Catering Holiday Cottages and Camping Barn
Telephone 01335 310349 Email Gateham.Grange@btinternet.com
Alstonefield Camping Barn - An Alternative Camping
Experience in the Peak District for families,
walkers, cyclists, scouts, Duke of Edinburgh and School Groups.
Basic venue for corporate bookings for team building - located on our
working farm nr Alstonefield, Derbyshire
Reached by an old bridle path
our Camping barn nestles at the foot of Narrowdale Hill, providing basic
communal accommodation for 1 to 12 persons with car parking.
Sole Use is £108 total per night (only £9 per person per night)
This quaint remote barn enjoys
far reaching views and dale walks from the door. Having no
electric and no distractions it is the perfect place to switch off from
the hassles of a hectic life. Its like camping but you don't get
- Entrance lobby with
coat hooks and plenty of room for storing boots, rucksacks, etc.
- Cooking, eating and
living area with two large picnic tables,
- Kitchen units, sink
and cooking bench
- Multi-fuel stove -
which is purely for heating the barn and cannot be used for cooking.
Only dry seasoned logs or smokeless fuel should be burned- enquire when booking.
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- Wash room with flush
toilet and hand wash basin
- A cold water tap at the front of the
barn for washing dirty boots.
The first floor is very
- Original exposed stone
- Magnificent internal
- The Old wooden hay
stalls - these have been reused as a feature providing a safety
barrier around the stairwell
This large empty room
enjoys wonderful views from both windows
What you will need to bring:-
- Your usual camping
- A good sleeping bag
(weight according to season)
- A foam mat (blow up
air bed) - as mattresses are not provided
- Warm clothes, walking
boots or stout shoes.
- One torch per
person, as there is no electricity at the barn
- Flat safety
night/tea light candles. For safety reasons it is not
advisable to use ordinary candles. Candle holders and an
initial supply of tea lights are provided.
- Camping Stove for
cooking and fuel
- Cooking utensils,
saucepans, plates, cutlery etc
- Dry seasoned logs
or smokeless fuel for the multi-fuel stove - please enquire about
what is required when booking.
aware that our barn is not a suitable venue for loud celebrations parties
and hen and stag parties.
In the past
we have taken bookings from brides and grooms to be when the celebration
planned is more in line with the type of holiday we are offering.
We are more than happy to discuss any booking before hand.
recently taken a few team building bookings and have put a testimonial
Alstonefield Camping Barn
- Venture Consulting - Navigation Training
"We really enjoyed our
stay the last time and the Barn is ideal for the training I deliver.
My students spend most of the day learning navigation but also wish
to learn the basics of self sufficiency. The barn allows me to do
this whilst giving me a 'non weather dependant' option. The students
commented on the fact that the Barn (having no electricity) gave
them an atmospheric experience.
We all enjoyed the
communal dining arrangements in the downstairs room and the students
left having a shared experience that will remain with them for some
The venue is ideal for
me as gives me quick access to the major trunk roads and motorways.
but places me right in the heart of Derbyshire and the terrain I
need to teach my students."
The picturesque village of
Alstonefield is within easy walking distance (about a mile), there is The George
and The Watts Russell both serving meals. There is also the Royal
Oak at Wetton around one and a half miles away.
The nearest shop is at Hulme End (2 miles) where milk, newspapers and provisions
are available, there is also the Manifold Inn here which serves Bar and
Restaurant meals. Close by are numerous cycle trails, Dovedale,
Alton Towers, Click on Attractions to plan your holiday.
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