Friday, October 17, 2014

Camping Shack - Booking

17.10.2014

Raised base with double mattress
(bring a bottom sheet, pillows, duvet or sleeping bag)

Banquette - sleeps 2 or 3 small children
2 bedrolls included, soon to have foam mattresses,
meanwhile bring extra for the childrens' comfort.

Picnicware hamper

 Knives, forks, spoons, etc.
Small tables and chairs

Books and games

Tea and coffee making


Double gas burner and small grill


Water container, wash up bowl, t.t.owel, etc.

15.10.2014
View from east balcony to campfire area



11.10.2014
Upgraded to include cooking and kitchen equipment.
Also picnicware (plates, bowls, beakers, cutlery), 
water container, wash up bowl, t.towel, etc.
Still at the same prices.

A sunny cold icy early morning 2.2.2013

 but still cozy inside, even without the log burning stove on.

Eco  sawdust toilet and water  is  30 metres at the recycling point.

Approximately £50 1st night based on a family of 2 adults and  1 or 2 children.
2nd night concessions.
Last minute deals for a couple and repeats.

It is possible  to book and  hire bedding (at £4/5 per person ) .


It is no smoking inside the cabin please and no pets.
There is an internal woodstove (Wildo) and a stove on one balcony  (recycled).
Please  keep stove doors shut when you leave the building.
Use only safety tea lights in their holders.

A rustic building with 2 balconies.
There is a camp fire area off the east balcony.
Log kits £6 (honesty pot at reception hatch).




Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Camping wagon video - Inside out

Featuring :-
Wood burning stove,
Kitchen equipment,
Bunk beds...





Campfire area

Friday, October 10, 2014

Camping wagon (like a Shepherd's hut) - Booking information and reviews



Alison 
Sep 20th, 2014 ":Thanks for having us. It was perfect. Feeling rested and peaceful. Can you give me the price for bringing the kids? We'd like to come back soon. I know you have three bookings already. When are they for and we'll avoid those dates."
11.10.2014
Back view of camping wagon




18.9.2014.

Balcony with bistro table and chairs,
calor gas cooker and campfire pans






Interior

Kitchenetty!
Kitchen equipment, crockery, pots and pans,
Water container, washing up bowl, T. Towel, etc
 Clothes airer.




Having tested it on your behalf, we can now take your bookings.
There is a bit of a loose waiting list but put your dates forward now.
Mid week is less busy and a small discount may be available.
It is situated at the back of the top, middle meadows
 with the pitch "Aero" as it's garden, boules (on request) green, space for an extra tent.
Made with reclaimed timber, shutters, windows, etc.

Beds
It has a double mattress and a 3/4 bunk for 2 small under 10's
So you only need bring duvets, pillows and bottom sheets or sleeping bags
or I can provide bedding for £4/£5 a person.
You only need bring your food then.

Prices
 1st night  £50 for 2, plus £15 each child.
2nd night reductions.
There are further discounts for regulars.

Seating and heating:-
Off grid but equipped with wood burning stove,


Jug to heat washing up water

2 comfy leather car seats.
A lantern. (you may like to bring more)


Balcony with 2 burner and grill calor gas stove,
campfire pans.
Bistro table and chairs


Dedicated camp fire and furniture.

Campfire pans

Compost toilet at "Pyramid" approx 20 metres.
See other posts for build details and features.

Great for birdwatchers (lay in bed and watch the chiff chaffs and wood warblers)


Ask for booking details (online banking transfer secures your booking quicker)

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Camping wagon - A few features of the build


4.10.2014



Initial ground preparation for the wagon



recycled windows

Shelving

 2 of the 6 wagon wheels

Recycled French doors at front



Double bed with good mattress
3/4 Bunk bed for 2 small children

Some items provided

reclaimed windows at rear side of wagon


Smoke from woodburner - 


Leather Rover seats for interior


Balcony entrance with reclaimed shutters




Campfire area


Harvest table at campfire



13.9.2014
The "Louis" woodburner from "Windy Smithy"
Chosen to heat an 18' Shepherd's wagon.
Woodburner
Worth the £600 for the proper flues and fittings, to heat you on a winter's evening.




Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Camping wagon construction

A unique camping experience in the making -
A cross between a Shepherd's Hut/Showman's/Woodmans wagon/Prairie Schooner, etc.
Based on a set of industrial recycled wheels.
From this:-

to this:-

12.9.13
Fitting back windows




11.9.2014
6 second video testing wood stove



3.9.2014
Towing onto top meadows, ready to complete...... within a few weeks

Towing into position

21.7.14
Beautiful shutters, courtesy of our friend 


 Panelling the interior


14.7.2014
Floor sanding
Floor sealing




8.7.2014
Rubber bond fleeceback glued on top
courtesy



7.7.2014
Ceiling, insulation, roof, roofing rubber









4.7.2014
roof detail with insulation








2.7.2014
23.6.2014
Balcony railings


13.6.2014

Oak cladding


10.6.2014
Insulation


Vapour barriers going on

Oak cladding

9.6.2014



Oak framing






Artistic license on proposed glamping option:-

Yes, that's our old canoe as a roof


 Oak floor boards on. 6.6.2014








Start of build 20.5.2014
Daily updates
Assorted old trailers to clean up






 Framing







Greased 5th wheel




Some of you regulars may recognise what is being pulled out of the bushes




Massive set of wheels to recycle






























Strengthening


Floor Insulation