Chick

FACILITIES

Toilets

 

We pride ourselves in having super-clean composting toilets with one private toilet per pitch. Composting toilets are really easy to use and do not smell if used correctly. You will receive information on how to use them on arrival. 

Showers

 

Our showers run on LPG gas with a solar powered pump to remain as eco as possible. They can sometimes be affected by weather but on the whole are a wonderful experience, refreshing and hot. 

 

Washing up and water provision

 

There are areas available to wash up on-site, we are an off-grid site and water is provided in clean, food grade IBC Tanks. Drinking water is available from over the lane at The Dairy.

 

Recycling and glass

 

We have provided bins for recycling and ask that you use them accordingly. Our local authority does accept glass in the normal recycling, however since this is a family site based on grass we do ask that glass use is minimal and extra care is taken to avoid breakages. If any glass is broken on the field please do let us know so we can try and make sure it is fully cleared up. 

Your pitch

 

Each pitch has its own toilet, camp fire area and camp grill. A map of the Driftways site is available here.

 

The Dairy - across the lane at the Farmhouse

 

We have plug sockets for charging devices and, depending on covid regulations at the time of your stay, we also have a fridge and a freezer. Please do ensure that any freezer blocks and food items are labelled to ensure they don't get mixed up.

 

Drinking water is provided from our private well. It is filtered, goes through a UV clarifier and is tested annually by the local authority.

 

There is a site notice board with site information, details of local attraction and takeaway menus.

 

Shop/extras

 

Extras can be bought by contacting us and collecting from The Dairy. 

 

Some extras are below: Items subject to change

  • Eggs from our free range hens

  • Logs, firelighters and matches - we ask that only wood purchased onsite is used in the firepits

  • Bedding (inc Duvet and pillows)

    • ​Bedding 1 king size (£25)

    • Bedding 1 king size, 2 x single (£50)

    • Bedding per additional person (£15)

  • Towels

    • £20 Laundry Fee (2 bathsheets and 2 handtowels based on a 3 night stay) for use onsite only

 

Phone signal and Wi-Fi

 

We’re an​ off-grid site and don't even have wired internet to the house! However, you can get 4G all over the site if you are with EE. Please check signal strength with your provider. You could connect to our Wi-Fi if needed but we can't guarantee signal availability.

 

Dogs

 

Glamping - we are able to welcome well behaved dogs in your tents and onsite for a small fee, Dogs are not allowed on furniture and any damages or extra cleaning required will need to be paid for.

 

Camping - we are able to welcome well behaved dogs in your tents and onsite for a small fee. 

There are also lovely kennels just along the road where your dog would be welcomed and available for walks. See Orchard Kennels.

For further information about dogs onsite please read our Terms & Conditions.

Groups

 

We are a quiet, small, friendly site and for the enjoyment of others we do not accept groups of more than 4 units/tents. We do not accept hen or stag do's or parties of under 18s without accompanying adults. Any Covid restrictions in force at the time of your stay will need to be adhered to.

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