Accommodation for paddlers 2018/19

Options for all budgets...

One person will need to be responsible for making the booking for a whole dormitory, and is responsible for leaving the room in a presentable state. Should any damage be found the responsible person will be liable for paying for repairs at cost.

We request that all rooms are vacated by 10.00am on Sunday, as the House will be locked, the Boot room and communal showers will be available until 5pm. 

The rates are set out below:

Dorms per person
  • Friday night £30.00
  • Saturday night £35
  • Book Friday and Saturday night £45
  • Includes full English breakfast served in the Old Sawmill, bedding and parking.
Special Offer for Dorms
  • Book a 12 bunk dorm and pay for only 10 beds. 
  • You can also include the Friday & Saturday night offer as well. 
  • This offer is not valid for either of the Gene 17 event weekends.
Coach House
  • Twin en-suite rooms including full English breakfast (served in the Old Sawmill) 
  • Friday night £85
  • Saturday night £95
  • £155 for Friday & Saturday night
West Wing
  • Twin room en-suite.
  • Friday or Saturday night £75 per night.
  • £140 for Friday & Saturday night.
  • Single en-suite room in the West Wing.
  • Friday or Saturday night £40 per night.
  • £70 for Friday & Saturday night.

Commercial Operator Winter Membership

Please Call 01364 655918 for information

Please note

Dorms 1,2,4,5,6 & 7 = 12 bed (minimum of 8 people to book)

Dorms 8,9, & 10 = 6 bed (minimum of 4 people to book)

Dorm 3A = 7 bed (minimum of 4 people to book)

Dorms 3A, is available for single bookings & off roads (first come first served)

Dorms 3a, 8, 9, 10 Be aware that these dorms share facilities such as toilets and showers.

The Old Sawmill is open from 5pm until 11pm on Friday with food served until 8pm and the bar open until 11pm. Breakfast will be from 8am until 9am and the cafe bar will remain open all day Saturday until 11pm and until 5.30pm on Sunday. Please note that we will be offering a Sunday Carvery from 12.30 until 4pm and hot baps until 5pm.

To enquire about any of the above, please call 01364 652511 during office hours Monday to Friday or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Making a booking

Information for paddlers only - Winter 2018/19

We are open each weekend from 13th October 2018 until 17th March 2019 (except for the Christmas period).

To reserve accommodation please follow the steps below:-

1. Telephone 01364 652511 to check availability.

2. Book and pay for a dormitory with a minimum of 8 persons, maximum of 12. Note - the top floor rooms which sleep a minimum of 4, max of 6 will share facilities such as toilets and showers.

3. We will require one person or representative to be responsible for making and paying for booking, who will prior to arrival, supply a list of names in the group which is required for Fire Regulations. The representative will be responsible for any damage or mishaps caused by the group.

4. Turn up, collect car passes and meal vouchers from The Old Sawmill and have a great weekend!

Although bookings are for a minimum of eight, residents can form their own ad-hoc groups with one representative acting as a broker so long as that person accepts the responsibility for any damage/cancellations etc caused by the others.

Christmas Closure

We are closed for Christmas and New Year (18th December 2018 - 3rd January 2019).

On site facilities for paddlers

On Fridays The Old Sawmill, will be open from 5pm until 11pm. The Old Sawmill will be serving food until 8pm on Fridays, the bar will be open until 11pm.  

We ask that all guests check in by 10pm at the main reception.

On Saturday the bar will open for breakfast from 8am -9am. Food will also be served from 12 noon - 8pm and remain open for day-visitors.  The bar will close at 11pm.

On the Sunday the bar will be open for breakfast from 8am - 9am as per Saturday. From 12 to 4pm there will be a Carvery for both the day visitors and paddlers, with hot pork and beef rolls available until 5pm.

Residents will have use of our communal drying room, but we take no responsibility for loss or damage to items left in the room.

On Saturday nights we will aim to provide entertainment in The Old Sawmill, whether the latest kayak film, talk by knowledgeable expert or just karaoke for those practising for the X Factor heats!