Campsite


CAMPSITE The cabin has been closed down for the winter with all the water drained out of the system. The electrical appliances have had old blankets wrapped around them (1) for insulation against very severe weather conditions and the heaters have been switched on so that they will operate if the temperatures plummet (2). Campers […]

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As we are open all year (except when I may take a holiday) we do get the occasional camper during the late autumn and winter.

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THE CAMPSITE August continued to be busy with the main campsite being full. The hookups in the big field were all being used and tents were pitched around the hedges. (1 & 2). It was like a jigsaw puzzle fitting people in. Fortunately I did not have two caravanners wanting the same electrical hookup at […]

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THE CAMPSITE August has been very busy on the campsite, being full to capacity for the first 12 days of the month. One of the orchards has been opened up and several campers have used this site (1). As usual this has to be mown on a regular basis (2). One caravanner brought half her […]

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THE CAMPSITE The summer holidays are getting booked out and it will be necessary to open up the field adjacent to the campsite to accommodate more caravans and tents. The annual testing of the 14 electrical hookups came around again in July followed by a 12 page report from the electrician (1 and 2). At […]

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Campsite We had a good Easter with quite a few caravanners parked up for the long weekend. Bookings are coming in gradually for the rest of the season, with the second May weekend nearly being booked out. The weather was pretty good for the first long weekend in May and lots of people came to […]

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Developments on the Campsite Two new hard standings were put down along the garden fence. We didn’t have enough plastic underlay but put down what we had and covered it with all the road planings we had left. There was just enough. Three new electrical hookups on one base were erected adjacent to the above. […]

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Developments on the Campsite Another large sewerage onion was lowered into the ground in February to cope with the waste on the campsite. The sewerage disposal lorries were frequent visitors during the height of the season. A disabled toilet was supposed to be built and ready for the Jubilee weekend, but unfortunately because of delays […]

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Before Easter 2012 we hope to paint the outside of the cabin, and garage double doors – which are the first thing you see when you drive into the campsite. There is a possibility that we may erect a disabled toilet and shower, next to the garage, which could be used by everyone. It would […]

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At the beginning of 2010 I decided to update the facilities on my campsite. Firstly we had to clear away an old elevator, which was at least 70 years old, to another field. I couldn’t bring myself to get rid of it completely – a piece of agricultural archaeology! We also had to move an […]

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