Puttenham Eco Camping Barn, The Street, Puttenham, Nr Guildford, Surrey, GU3 1AR

Call Bookings on 01483 811001


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. 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. Barn website gives suggested walking routes: One from Godalming station to the Eco Camping Barn, the other from the Barn to Farncombe station (both stations being on the main London-Guildford-Portsmouth railway line).

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


  • Beds & Rooms:

    Sleeping platforms for 11.
  • Open:

    Re-opening Easter 2021 to Oct. Arrive after 5pm leave by 10am. No access 10am-5pm.
  • Price per night:

    £17 adults; £12 aged 5-17 (accompanied by adult). Sole use by arrangement. £3 `green` voucher if arriving on foot, cycle or public transport.
  • Booking:

    Essential. No stag or hen parties.
  • Directions:

    GR SU 933 479. In Puttenham village (halfway between Farnham and Guildford) the Camping 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

This accommodation is available to individuals, is an 'Eco Hostel' and has a pub within walking distance. It is on the walking festivals page, the Duke of Edinburgh's Award page, the IHUK signage page and the camping barn map.


aMixed dormitories
rDisabled Access
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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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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Re-opening delayed of Puttenham Eco Camping Barn

July 13th 2020

This historic barn in the Surrey Hills is being converted from a camping barn to a bunkbarn, which will delay its re-opening.

Already supplied with a well equipped kitchen and friendly seating area, the Eco Barns sleeping platforms are being removed and replaced with  bunkbeds grouped into private areas.  Re-opening is expected Easter 2021 if not before.

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Got the winter Blues? Plan for sunny Summer walks and brighten your day.

December 5th 2019

The Farnham Walking Festival (16 May-7 June) will introduce you to the beautiful Surrey and Hampshire Countryside. With nearly 70 walks over a three week period, there is something for everyone. From a short treasure trial for children to walks of 15+ miles. All walks are led by experts and many have a theme such as history or local authors. Why not make a mini break of it and stay at Puttenham ECO Camping Barn? It’s perfectly situated on the North Downs Way.

Run entirely by volunteers, Puttenham Camping Barn aims to keep prices low and quality high. The accommodation is environmentally-friendly and works in harmony with the surrounding village, where evening meals are available at the village pubs. Whats more you will qualify for a ‘Green Discount’ if you arrive on 2 feet, 2 wheels or public transport.

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Green discounts at Eco Camping Barn

October 11th 2019

Claim a Green voucher worth £3 off your next stay when you arrive at Puttenham Eco Barn by foot, cycle or public transport.

Puttenham Camping Barn is a beautifully converted real barn.  It relies only on natural heating and so can be cool – but always with a warm welcome. The Camping Barn offers a ‘green’ voucher worth £3 off your accommodation when you arrive by foot, cycle or public transport  and absolutely no motor vehicles 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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