Puttenham Eco Camping Barn, The Street, Puttenham, Nr Guildford, Surrey, GU3 1AR
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 foam covered sleeping platforms, as well as a garden with picnic benches. Electricity and hot water included but bring your own towel and sleeping bag (or hire one – £3 a stay). 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. The Barn is wardened. Lights out 11.30 pm.This accommodation is featured on our map of South of England and South East England and here is its own website.
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Sleeping platforms for 11.
Easter to October, arrive after 5pm leave before 10am. No access 10am-5pm.
£15 adults; £12 under 18 (accompanied by adult). Sole use by arrangement. £3 `green` refund if arriving by foot, bicycle or public transport.
Essential. No stag or hen parties.
GR SU 933 479. In Puttenham village (halfway between Farnham and Guildford) the Camping Barn is on North Downs Way – opposite the church.
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, Compton & follow North Downs Way 2 miles west.
This accommodation is available to individuals.
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Puttenham Camping Barn in the Surrey North Downs
Puttenham Camping Barn, in rural Surrey, now has online booking. Sleeping up to eleven people this historic barn has self catering facilities and costs only £15 a night. Arrive on foot for a further £3 green discount. The camping barn is in the quiet village of Puttenham in the Surrey North Downs. From the barn you can explore the North Down Way, calling in as the Watts Gallery 2 miles from Puttenham on the walk to Farnham. Follow the Christmas Pie Trail home from Farnham for a great day out. Book online here.
Open and welcoming guests into the future. Book online here.
Puttenham Camping Barn is leaving the YHA today, but they remain open and welcoming guests tomorrow and into the future. You can book online here, on the Independent Hostels website and on the camping barns own website. Puttenham Eco Camping Barn on the North Downs Way in Surrey is run entirely by volunteers who raised £120,000 to provide low-priced accommodation for walkers and cyclists. Working in partnership with the YHA for many years this historic Surrey Barn has provided great holidays for thousands of groups and families. The accommodation is environmentally-friendly and works in harmony with the surrounding village, where evening meals are available at the village pubs. Puttenham Camping Barn has been dropped by the YHA since the end of May 2017. However the accommodation is remaining open and welcoming guests. Support this local charity, just when they will be needing guests most, and have a holiday in the wonderful Surrey Hills at the same time. If you are interested in finding out more about other camping barns which have left the YHA you will find a list here.
Round the Hogs Back cycle ride, Farnham Walking Festival, Heritage Week and Guildford WalkFest are all visiting this camping barn in the Surrey hills.
As in previous years, Puttenham Camping Barn will be open to visitors from the start of the Easter weekend. We are anticipating another good season, so far we have bookings from singles and couples as well as sole bookings for a group of ladies meeting for a peaceful yoga session and a local granddad paying a visit with his grandchildren.
Here’s a list of event for 2017:
- Start-of-season work parties will take place on Sunday 2 April and Wednesday 5 April
- The annual ‘Round the Hogs Back’ cycle ride will take place on Sunday 11 June, with a refreshment stop at the barn. Contact ride leader Martin Taplin on 01483 504926.
- Farnham Walking Festival, Sunday 21 to Sunday 28 May includes a the walk from Farnham to Guildford on 27 May with a drinks stop at the barn (route uses the Pilgrims Way)
- 2017 Heritage Week and Guildford WalkFest, for which an open barn event is planned.