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The Real Campsite at Park Farm

UK England South East England Oxfordshire Faringdon

  • Campfires allowed
  • Groups welcome
  • Good walks nearby
Come between April and early May you might be lucky enough to see a lamb being born from your very tent.

A former glamping site that has shunned the frills to return to good ol' fashioned camping, Park Farm is place that knows a thing or two about hospitality. Bring your own tent to enjoy spectacular views, a peaceful meadow location and bucket loads of space but still expect a few handy luxuries. Every pitch has its own 'en-suite' toilet – a proper flushing loo housed inside a wooden structure next to your tent space – and you'll also find a picnic bench, campfire pit and a pair of the friendliest campsite owners in Oxfordshire.

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The Owner Says

Park Farm is a 370 acre mixed arable and sheep farm nestling on the edge of the picturesque village of Littleworth. With just seven pitches across the site, it's not somewhere you're short of space and, if you come between April and early May, you might be lucky enough to see a lamb being born from your very tent. There's great walking from the farm, with the historic market town of Faringdon and the Thames at Radcot both within an easy half-day jaunt. Just 20 minutes downstream, is where the Thames meets the Isis, overlooked by the dreaming spires of Oxford – a haven for history buffs and keen shoppers alike. The river's graceful willows and lush pastures are a far cry from the busy riverbanks in London, which is just an hour and a half's drive away.

What’s special about our place?

Tents only, great for families and couples. Strictly no caravans, motorhomes, campervans, dogs. No Hen/Stag parties and large groups unless booking the entire site in advance only. No walk-ins - pre-book in advance only.

What’s special about our area?

Viewing your surroundings is always a good way to start. Faringdon Folly Tower, a unique 100ft tower built by the eccentric Lord Berners in the 1930s, offers fantastic panoramas of the Thames Valley and, a mile or so further north, Radcot Bridge and Lock is a wonderful spot to stop for a picnic after. It's the oldest bridge across the Thames and was the scene of many battles, today, away from the lock itself, this area of the river is also particularly popular for wild swimming. To the south lies Uffington: home to the famous white horse; a hill figure carved into the chalk escarpment and thought to date back to 1000BC. For more farm fun, kids love Roves Farm (01793 763939) in nearby Sevenhampton, which has daily animal handling and feedings, as well as tractor rides and more. For something more exotic, spot rhinos, giraffes and zebras at Cotswold Wildlife Park (01993 823006), 25 minutes away.

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Why stay with us?

Each of the 8 pitches has a private toilet with wash basin and cold running water, a standpipe for drinking water, a campfire pit (wood available to purchase) and picnic bench. There are no electrical hook-ups and car parking is in the farmyard to keep the meadow safe and traffic-free. Wheelbarrows are provided to transport your luggage. There are five showers (including two larger , family-sized cubicles) in a block with underfloor heating, a hair dryer, shaving points and one further toilet. There's an undercover washing up area and lockers available to hire for valuables with a powerpoint for charging small devices (bring your own padlock). A small honesty shop sells essentials and fire wood, with free to use freezer for ice packs and a communal fridge.

Pitches

8 large grass pitches, each suitable for up to 6 people and 3 tents (with 1 car parking space in the farmyard; extra cars bookable).

1. Oak End

Grass pitch Sleeps 6
The closest pitch to the farmyard, car park & showers etc. Each pitch has it's own private toilet shed with cold running water, campfire area, picnic bench and more than enough space to pitch a large family size tent. Includes 1 car and use of electric socket in locker in washing up area.

2. Hare's Hollow

Grass pitch Sleeps 6
The 2nd pitch along from the site entrance. Each pitch has it's own private toilet shed with sink and cold running water, campfire area, picnic bench and more than enough space to pitch a large family size tent. Includes 1 car.

3. The Pines

Grass pitch Sleeps 6
The 3rd pitch from the site entrance. Each pitch has it's own private toilet shed with sink and cold running water, campfire area, picnic bench and more than enough space to pitch a large family size tent. Includes 1 car. NB YOU ARE NOT BOOKING A BELL TENT JUST A GRASS PITCH FOR YOUR OWN TENT, THE PHOTO IS OF A GUEST'S TENT TO SHOW SIZE OF PITCH.

4. Brize View

Grass pitch Sleeps 6
The 4th pitch from the site entrance. Each pitch has it's own private toilet shed with sink and cold running water, campfire area, picnic bench and more than enough space to pitch a large family size tent. Includes 1 car.

5. Stumps

Grass pitch Sleeps 6
In the middle of the site, the 5th pitch from the site entrance. Each pitch has it's own private toilet shed with sink and cold running water, campfire area, picnic bench and more than enough space to pitch a large family size tent. Includes 1 car.

6. Badger's Holt

Grass pitch Sleeps 6
At the far end of the site, the 6th pitch from the site entrance, car park, farmyard etc. Each pitch has it's own private toilet shed with sink and cold running water, campfire area, picnic bench and more than enough space to pitch a large family size tent. Includes 1 car.

7. Ash End

Grass pitch Sleeps 6
At the very far end of the site, the second furthest pitch from the showers, car park etc. Each pitch has it's own private toilet shed with sink and cold running water, campfire area, picnic bench and more than enough space to pitch a large family size tent. Includes 1 car.

8. Hawthorns

Grass pitch Sleeps 6
At the very far end of the site, the furthest pitch from the showers, car park etc This is the most private pitch but its a little walk away. Each pitch has it's own private toilet shed with sink and cold running water, campfire area, picnic bench and more than enough space to pitch a large family size tent. Includes 1 car.

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Price

Prices from £20 per pitch.

Opening Times

Open Easter–October.

Family Friendly

Keeping to a tiny number of pitches has been a stroke of genius at Park Farm. There's so much space to play in and ample time to enjoy it. But between the North Downs and the Cotswolds, it's the landscape that does most of the hard work. The views are positively dreamy.

Location

Contact Website    The Real Campsite at Park Farm, Park Farm, Littleworth, Faringdon, Oxon, Oxfordshire SN7 8ED

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Getting There

Full directions emailed after booking.

Nearest bus stop is 10mins walk, on the Oxford – Swindon 66 route running every 30mins or so.

Nearest train station – Oxford or Swindon (15miles from each).

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