Check in times are from 15:00 -21:00
We are always greatful if you can give us a rough idea of what time you think you will be arriving.
On your day of departure, we ask that you vacate by 11:00.
Please contact us directly for last minute bookings for camping to confirm availability.
We request full payment when booking a camping pitch or Little Barn.
Receipt of the payment secures your booking.
If the booking is cancelled 21 days / 3 weeks prior to arrival,no refunds are given.
If you are concerned about the prospect of cancelling, please take out suitable holiday insurance.
Bookings are not transferable to another family without our prior agreement.
The Greener Camping Club membership fee is not refundable. .
Big Barn Camping reserves the right to cancel a camping or Little Barn holiday at short notice if we are unable to provide a safe Little Barn Camping pod or camping environment, due to extreme weather conditions, ill health, fire, flooding or any other extenuating circumstances beyond our control. Under such circumstances, your full payment will be returned to you.
Big Barn Camping cannot accept liability or responsibility for any loss, including consequential loss, caused by cancellation.
As such we advise that suitable holiday insurance is in place.
Some situations and activities may be unfamiliar to you. We will provide advice whenever requested.
You confirm that:
- By making use of Big Barn Camping facilities, you accept you are undertaking out-door activities in a natural environment in which all risk cannot be “managed out”, and you agree to take responsibility for your own Health and Safety and that of your group jointly, and also to ensure responsible and prudent behavior at all times to prevent accidents.
- Either you have obtained adequate insurance cover appropriate to the activities you may be undertaking, or that after consideration you have decided you do not wish to do so.
- You accept you will be using the facilities as provided at your own risk. Our facilities are maintained in good working order and we will accept no liability for accidents or injuries howsoever caused, if you are aware of a defect of our facilities you must inform us immediately.
- You will secure and insure and take care of all your property and possessions while in Camp. We will accept no liability whatsoever for any theft, loss or damage to your property or possessions, insured or not.
There are many opportunities for play and adventure on our farm. Our aim is for children to have a truly enriching experience of space and freedom. Lower Cresswell is a working farm there are contingent risks to be aware of. We have a variety of animals, more details can be provided on request. Farming Maachinery is in use so parental supervision is essential.
These risks are small and should be self-evident - any further questions, please ask!
Lower Cresswell BIg barn Camping accepts no responsibility for injury incurred on site.
Please be aware of Barbed wire on paddock fencing.
Parents are responsible for the supervision of their children on site at all times.
For your own safety purpose built fire pits are available for camping pitches.
Logs and kindling will be available to buy on site for a small fee, along with matches and firelighters.
Please keep your fire pit / barbecue well away from your accommodation.
Do not leave your campfire barbecue unattended and think carefully about whether to light a fire if it is windy.
Please make sure you leave all barbecues and fires outside even if you think it has gone out. Carbon Monoxide is a deadly, invisible poison.
Fires outside of these parameters are not permitted
There are fire buckets and fire blankets on site . .
Please ensure children are supervised at all times.
NO FIREWORKS OR LANTERNS.
Lower Cresswell is a working farm, we currently stock sheep, goat, pigs and a variety of hens and waterfowl.
For our animals safety, animals must be fenced into their own field. Please help us to keep them safe, do not climb on to any fencing or ventrue into any locked fields
Please do not feed the animals as they may become ill if fed something they are not used to eating and be aware they may bite or cause injury.
Badgers and Foxes, you may be lucky enough to get a glimpse of these at night time however we request that all food is suitably stored. always ensure that your tent is fully zipped closed at night time.
Please avoid the temptation of feeding the wildlife.
Our guests choose our campsite because it is small and family-friendly and for the quiet enjoyment of nature. It’s important to us that all of our guests feel relaxed and enjoy a good night’s sleep ready for exploring the fantastic coast and countryside. We do not allow amplified music – quiet radios and stereos / other sound systems are permitted until 10.30pm but please be prepared to respect requests from other campers if your music is disturbing them. Likewise, quiet talking only is permitted after 10.30pm. If we feel any camper is disturbing the peace or causing a nuisance they may be asked to leave immediately and without a refund.
full recycling facilities are available onsite.
We have no facilities for the disposal of chemical toilet waste.
As we are a small quiet campsite we only take exclusive (whole site bookings) for large groups, please contact us directly to discuss this.