Alstonefield Camping Barn, Gateham Grange, Alstonefield, Ashbourne, Derbys. DE6 2FT
Call Robert or Teresa Flower on 01335 310349
OverviewLocated on a working farm near Alstonefield on the Derbyshire/Staffordshire border, Alstonefield camping barn is near Dovedale, the Manifold Valley, Hartington, Leek and Ashbourne. A perfect base to visit Alton Towers or spend the day exploring the wonderful White Peak landscape. Great for quiet parties (but not stag and hen parties), group get-togethers or team building events. The barn welcomes families and is great for childrens sleepover parties with a spacious upstairs room for games. The barn is close to Manifold and Tissington off road trails for cyclists, Ramshaw Rocks for climbers and for those who enjoy water sports the barn is 20 minutes drive from Carsington Water. Also ideal for walkers, school, DofE and Scouts. Perfect for star gazers! This is camping in the comfort of a remote cosy barn with unrivalled views. You need to bring usual camping equipment including camping mats or blow up air bed, sleeping bags, cooking stove and fuel, pots and pans, crockery and cutlery. As there is no electricity in the barn you will also need to bring torches and flat safety night/tea light candles and logs for the WOODBURNING STOVE. Unfortunately a shower is not provided, but the washroom (with fully plumbed in toilet and hand wash basin) is in the barn itself and its much better than camping in the respect that you do not have to venture outside or go to a different building to use the wc. Self catering holiday cottages are also available at Gateham Grange. Dogs welcome with prior arrangement.
Beds & Rooms:12: BYO sleeping mats & bags
Open:All year. All day apart from Christmas and New Year.
Price per night:£9.50pp, £114 sole use.
Booking:Use BOOK NOW button or contact us via email or phone. Please contact us if you wish to bring your dog. Dogs welcome with prior arrangement only.
Directions:From A515 take turning signposted for Alstonefield just by the Newton House Hotel. Keep right through Alstonefield (Hulme End road). At first crossroads turn left towards Wetton. The farm is immediately on your right.
Public Transport:Nearest rail Buxton. Nearest bus station Ashbourne or Leek. Moorlands Connect bus goes to Leek.
Walks:Long Distance Walks
This accommodation allows dogs by arrangement, is in a National Park, is available only to groups and has a pub within walking distance. It is on the Duke of Edinburgh's Award page, the map of accommodation for school groups, the IHUK signage page and the camping barn map.
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Reconnect with nature this Easter at Alstonefield Camping Barn
January 9th 2020
What better place to be during Easter than on a working farm. Rife with Sheep and surrounded by the beautiful scenery of the Peaks. Venturing out to a nearby village with a bit of luck you might even spot an Ostrich!.. Cracking.
Spend the Easter holidays at our remote Camping barn with cosy woodburning stove in the beautiful Peak District National Park. With no Electric, or wifi this surely is the place to be for a relaxing holiday surrounded by nature. Dove dale is nearby, perfect for walks ( and hops across the stepping stones). Carsington Water is also just a short drive away and serves as a brilliant spot for birdwatchers, wildlife enthusiasts and cyclists. Perhaps if the average spring chicken doesn’t tickle your fancy you can take a trip to Birchover and try find the shy Ostrich cohabiting with the Donkeys.
Take your school group for a rural barn escape
September 13th 2019
Plan a rural barn escape for up to 10. Hire your own rural barn, surrounded by fields in the heart of the Peak District.
Alstonefield Camping Barn provides camping in the comfort of a remote cosy barn with gorgeous rural views. There is no electricity in the barn, so your group can enjoy the glow of candle light and the warmth of the wood burning stove. Just bring your camping beds and cooking equipment. And with no WiFi the will have to talk to one another!! A perfect base to visit Alton Towers or spend the day exploring the wonderful White Peak landscape it is also close to Manifold and Tissington off road trails for cyclists, Ramshaw Rocks for climbers and for those who enjoy water sports the barn is 20 minutes drive from Carsington Water.
Alstonefield Camping Barn, film location in Derbyshire
February 13th 2019
Lite by candle light surrounded by fields, why not book a stay in this romatic location ?
Alstonefield Camping Barn is to be featured in a short film, called ‘Tap’ written and directed by Jessica Boyd, and starring Derbyshire resident Amelia Lander. The barn will be used as the home of the protagonists of the film, about two women who repeat the same activity every day for seemingly no reward or reason. Are they trapped or do they choose to be there? Jessica is a London based commercials producer and this is her debut short film. Keep an eye out for the trailer soon!