Frequently asked questions

  • Q.     How many can the tent sleep?
  • A.     Six people plus one if using the travel cot.
  • Q.     Can I book direct?
  • A.     Yes you can reserve a tent through our website.  A 20% deposit will secure your reservation.  We do not add any booking fees or VAT.  We accept BACS transfer.  The balance to be paid six weeks before arrival. 
  • Q.      Is there car parking facilities?
  • A.      Yes vehicles are parked near to the field entrance on a gravelled surface.  Vehicles are not allowed beyond the sign.
  • Q.     What is supplied inside the tents?
  • A.     Bathroom with double shower, wash hand basin and a flush toilet.
  •          Beds – one 5ft king, two single and one 4.6ft den bed with all bedding supplied (all mattresses and pillows have protectors fitted).
  •          Travel cot and highchair.
  •          Sofa (3 seater) and armchair.
  •          Table and six chairs.
  •          Upright lamp and table lamps in the living room and bedrooms.
  •          Small storage unit.
  •          Extra blankets for those chilly evenings.
  •          Bath, hand and tea towels.
  •          Crockery:  dinner set, cups, glassware.
  •          Cutlery and kitchen utensils
  •          Chopping boards and knives.
  •          Storage containers for tea, coffee etc
  •          Condiment set
  •          Pots, pans, frying pan, kettle, toaster and catetiere.
  •          Small fridge (60L)/freezer (25L).  
  •          Kitchen and bathroom cleaning products are supplied along with cloths/scourer.
  •           Two enclosed lanterns for candles but please note that candles must not be used in the tents outside of these lanterns as they are a fire risk.  There is also 3 torches that can be used outside or upright on the veranda or tent for extra light and have rechargeable batteries.
  • Q.       What is provided outside the tents?
  • A.        Wood burning hot tub.
  •             Seating on the veranda.
  •             Large stainless steel gas BBQ.
  •             Safety gate leading to the steps up to the tents.
  • Q.       Does the tents have hot and cold water?
  • A.       Yes – hot water is provided by an instant gas water heater situated outside the tent.   Both hot and cold water are mains fed.
  • Q.      Can you drink the water?
  • A.       Yes –  the water here is ‘soft’ and is lovely to drink.
  • Q.      How is tent heated?
  • A.      There is a wood burning range cooker in the tent (to be used to heat the tent and also bake in the oven).  You will get two free tubs of wood for these and then each tub afterwards will be £5.00.   The floors of the tent are insulated making the tents cosy in those chilly evenings and mornings.
  • Q.      Is there a smoke alarm?
  • A.      Yes, there is a smoke alarm situated in the bedroom and a CO alarm sited near the kitchen.   A fire extinguisher and fire blanket are also provided.  All are inspected weekly.
  • Q.       Are there gravel pathways to the tents?
  • A.       No, only mown pathways.  Bring wellies (essential if you want to paddle or fish in the river.
  • Q.       Are there playing facilities?
  • A.       Yes there is a large trampoline (with safety netting), a climbing frame with swings and a living willow dome.   Children must be supervised at all times.
  • Q.       Is there a fire pit?
  • A.       Yes there are three areas with a fire pit and either table and chairs or seating.   Wood for the fire pits are located in the area behind the trampoline.
  • Q.       Is there an onsite shop? (Closed at present due to Corona virus restrictions)
  • A.       Yes there is an honesty shop which stocks essentials, see list in the information book.   Each tent has a key for the shop.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Q.       How many dog can I bring and do you supply beds, bowls and towels and a separate area for them?
  • A.       Up to a maximum of 2 dogs per tent.  We do not supply beds, bowels or towels so ensure you bring your own.  The dog area is signposted.  It has an eco friendly poop composter.  Instructions for use are in the information book.
  • Q.      Is there a dog sitting service?
  • A.      Yes, we can arrange a dog walking/carer service independent to Western Meadows Glamping.  Please email for information.  A phone consultation is required to find out about your dog.  Book well in advance to avoid disappointment. THIS HAS BEEN SUSPENDED AT PRESENT DUE TO COVID-19. 
  • Q.       Can I go anywhere in the field?
  • A.       Yes, but please be respectful of fellow glampers in the field and be aware of noise.  There are “no entry” signs in certain parts and need to be adhered to for your safety.
  • Q.      Are there hand sanitisers provided.
  • A.      Yes one outside of each tent, and is alcohol based.
  • Q.      Is there a place to wash boots and dogs?
  • A.      Yes there is an outside tap which has a garden spray attached.
  • Q.      Do I need holiday insurance?
  • A.      Yes I would highly recommend that you get this.  Whilst camping is a fantastic experience it comes with risks.  We do not cover personnel injury and take no responsibility for accidents that happen due to negligence on the part of “the guests”.