Puttenham Barn Bunkhouse, The Street, Puttenham, Nr Guildford, Surrey, GU3 1AR

Call Bookings on 01483 811001


Puttenham Barn Bunkhouse is at long last able to re-open for Summer 2021, with some limits temporarily on the number of people able to stay. Guests must for the moment be part of one single household group or bubble

Puttenham Barn Bunkhouse (formerly Puttenham Eco Camping Barn) offers simple overnight accommodation and a warm welcome for walkers and cyclists - individuals, families or groups - in the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Located on the North Downs Way and Sustrans NCN22 cycle route, the Barn has a fully equipped self-catering kitchen, a shower, toilets and a garden with picnic benches. The sleeping space is partitioned into two areas, both accommodating 4 people in bunk beds, plus a sleeping platform for 3 or 4 on a foam mattress. Electricity and hot water included but bring your own towel and sleeping bag. Evening meals are available in the village. The Barn has many sustainable features including solar panels and rainwater collection for flushing toilets. NO CARS ON SITE. Excellent cycle shed. Young people are welcome but must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Lights out 11.30 pm. Barn website gives suggested walking routes: One from Godalming station to the Barn, the other from the Barn to Farncombe station (both stations being on the main London-Guildford-Portsmouth railway). Sorry but no stag or hen parties A warden is always present and will share use of the kitchen.

This accommodation is featured on our map of South of England and South East England and here is its own website.


  • Beds & Rooms:

    11 : 2x4 (bunk beds), 1x3/4 (sleeping platform) .
  • Open:

    Summer-Autumn 2021. Arrive after 5pm leave by 10am. No access 10am-5pm.
  • Price per night:

    Whole barn for 6 adults from one single household group or bubble: £115. For fewer people the cost is £20pp with a minimum charge of £40. Young people up to 17 years old £13pp, with the same minimum number. There is a £3 "green discount" pppn if arriving on foot, cycle or public transport.
  • Booking:

    Essential - may be closed otherwise. No stag or hen parties.
  • Directions:

    GR SU 933 479. In Puttenham village (halfway between Farnham and Guildford) the Barn is on North Downs Way - opposite the church.
  • Public Transport:

    Trains (08457 484950) at Wanborough (3.5 km), Guildford (7 km) and Farnham (9 km). Bus 65 (0845 1210190) from Guildford and Farnham stops within 1 km of Barn, or bus 46 to Watts Gallery at Compton & follow North Downs Way 2 miles west.
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks
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This accommodation is available at the following peak times

Available August Bank Holiday 2021 Available Autumn Half Term 2021


aMixed dormitories
fSleeping bags required
hSome areas heated
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
tWithin 1 mile of NCN
5Very basic accommodation


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News & Offers from Puttenham Barn Bunkhouse

Good availability throughout the Summer

July 22nd 2021

Hi, we are ready to welcome you and your family at the Puttenham barn. Currently allowing one bubble per stay with a maximum of six people from £40 per night for two people.

Late Availability

Bunkhouse on the North Downs Way and Sustrans NCN22 cycle route is open again.

June 24th 2021

It’s got to be good news! Puttenham Barn Bunkhouse (previously known as Puttenham eco camping barn), has got a new name, some new bunks and is open again for visitors. Initially groups will be limited to 6 people from one family group. If you are looking for great value, self-catering accommodation in the Surrey HIlls AONB, Puttenham Barn bunkhouse may be the place for you.

The converted historic barn has  self catering  facilities and a voluntary warden to welcome you. There’s pub food in the village.  Plus a garden with picnic benches &  a cycle shed.  Run on eco principles NO CARS are allowed even for off-loading and there is a £3  green discount pppn for those arriving on public transport, by foot or cycle.

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Green discounts at Puttenham Barn Bunkhouse

May 11th 2021

If you arrive at Puttenham Barn Bunkhouse on foot, by bike or on public transport you can claim a fab ‘green discount’ of £3 per person per night.

The Barn has many sustainable features including solar panels and rainwater collection for flushing toilets. And has a NO CAR policy.  So no cars are allowed beyond the road entrance, even for unloading luggage. The Barn has an excellent kitchen and there are two good local pubs for food.



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North Downs Cycle holiday

September 20th 2011

Leaving the hop fields of the North Downs behind I peddle into Puttenham and past the Good Intent Pub. Further along, opposite the church is PUTTENHAM ECO CAMPING BARN , it is huge from the outside, although only a small part is actually converted for use as accommodation. I follow the stone track around the back and spot the familiar YHA sign.

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