You may if you wish, choose to use the accommodation available at the Farm Camp.We offer accommodation at the Farm Camp in dormitory buildings, sleeping 2, 3 or 4 people in each room, with separate kitchen and bathroom facilities. Each person is allocated a bunk bed and wardrobe/locker for their personal use. Room keys will be issued on arrival and padlocks can be purchased from the onsite shop for use with your wardrobe/locker, or alternatively you can bring your own with you. Each room also has a fridge and freezer and is heated at the beginning and at the end of the season. Separate toilets and showers blocks are located around the site together with laundry rooms and kitchens.
Please remember this is a Farm Camp. Living conditions can be hard and may not suit everyone, however most participants find that friendship and co-operation are the main ingredients for a happy stay. We offer the open-air life, independence with the opportunity to meet others of similar age and diversity of nationality.
You are expected to comply with the simple rules laid down for the smooth running of the Camp, disregards of which may result in dismissal.
During your stay with us we provide the following services and facilities for you:
- Dedicated Staff Support Officers to provide assistance, translations and support with completion of a variety of documents, for example but not limited to: Tax Return forms (P85, P86), Car documents, Insurance.
- Various event nights (Disco’s, entertainment evenings and BBQ’s)
- Preparing documents for the Department of Work and Pensions to enable you to apply for a National Insurance Number
- Transport to and from Hospital, Doctors and Dentist
- Various sports facilities (Tennis, Basketball, Netball, Badminton, Football, Table Tennis, Pool Tables and Board Games).
- Big Screen and TV Rooms with Bulgarian and Romanian TV channels.
- Supply and laundering of bed linen.
- Free onsite car park.
We also offer an Additional Facilities Membership which provides the following benefits and facilities to enhance your stay with us.
For only £1.10 per day you will receive the following:
- WiFi Internet access up to 60GB per month.
- Use of the Indoor Gym.
- Minimum 20% discount on products sold at our onsite Shop, Bar and Canteen.
Food and drink
Meals of your own taste can be prepared in the communal kitchens where you will find cookers, ovens and microwaves. You will need to bring your own saucepans and cooking utensils with you. The Shop and Canteen is open lunchtimes and evenings where you can buy your meals if you prefer.
What it costs
If you wish to live on site then an initial Damage Deposit of £50.00 is required when booking. This amount is refundable at the end of your stay providing you have left the accommodation in a clean and tidy condition, returned your room key and not caused any damage to the property.
Accommodation – This is Charged at £8.36 per day (£58.52 per week).
Additional Facilities Membership – The cost of this is £1.10 per day (Inclusive of UK VAT) and should be paid each week during your stay.
What to bring
Cutlery and Crockery – Saucepans and Cooking Utensils – Toiletries and Towels – Sleeping Bag – Padlock for use with your wardrobe/locker.
At least £100 should be brought to cover your basic living expenses and to cover your accommodation costs in the event that work is limited due to unforeseen circumstances.
If you are currently taking medication you should try and bring enough for your entire stay in the UK, you may wish to bring some other basic medical supplies as they can be expensive in the UK (headache tablets, nasal spray etc.). Although most medical treatment is free in Britain, you are required to pay for all dental treatment and any medicines or drugs prescribed in the event of illness.
Some people bring food with them, remember if you are flying or travelling by coach there are some restrictions on what food you can bring into the UK.
Before arriving at the farm you are advised to have: An up to date Tetanus inoculation, insurance against personal accident as well as loss of belongings.