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Gayton Farm

General

  • Quiet site on a working farm in the village of Horningsea
  • Five miles from Cambridge; easy trip by bike or public transport
  • A few minutes' walk from local pubs and fishing on the River Cam

Now here’s a place that’s really got that cracking country/city location right on the money… Gayton Farm is in the quiet village of Horningsea, surrounded by views out over Cambridgeshire fields and yet only five miles from the buzz of Cambridge city centre.

A peaceful spot it may be, but you’ll not be alone – the working farm’s home to a handsome herd of Lincoln Red cows, there are ponies next door and wilder guests (deer, owls and the like) can be spotted passing by regularly too. For a bit more company, it’s a 10-minute wander down to the village to sample the offerings of the two local pubs (one of which will even serve you up a tasty breakfast to be going on with) or treat yourself to a cake in the café.

A bike’s a bright idea around these parts – a 20-minute ride along the River Cam allows you to mingle with the clever college types down in Cambridge, or pedal off for a pint in a riverside pub. If you’re not so happy tottering on two wheels, it’s still pretty easy to get around, either by car (the A14’s just down the road) or using the local bus or train.

However you roam, you’ll be returning to a cosy glamping spot where a firepit awaits. Clean modern toilets and showers are part of the mix too.

Please note

No cars/motorbikes by the pitch/unit. All cars must be parked in the designated area.

Bookings must not be for more than 7 consecutive nights.

Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.


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Best weekend away we've ever had, will 100% be returning/ recommending18/02/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomNathan E.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

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    Absolutely everything! The accommodation was so lovely, the log fire was such an amazing focal point of the pod. The bed felt as good as it looked, was super comfortable and gave us the best nights sleep.

    We loved all the little touches such as the chess board, tea and coffee facilities, and playing card set, then there were the additional touches provided as it was valentine's weekend, such as the prosecco and candle, was such a nice touch that made the stay even more perfect and welcoming.

    The hosts were so lovely making our stay as amazing as it was, they were so helpful keeping us up to date and providing phone numbers to keep in touch. They kept in touch throughout the stay making sure we had everything we needed which is more than most hosts would do.

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    Nothing at all

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Excellent farm/site. 5 star clean facilities for campers and Domes09/02/2020

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    The Dome was amazing had eveything you could ask for and more. The owners are lovely very accomodating. So impressed it has an ensuite with high standard facilities. Will definitely return :)

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    Nothing

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Cute and quirky place.03/02/2020

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    Personalised touches

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Amazing hospitality, really clean with beautiful little touches.08/01/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomMark M.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

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    Amazing hospitality, really clean with beautiful little touches.

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WONDERFUL!29/07/2019

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    what a wonderful stay in these amazing geo domes, everything was perfect, and the view is wonderful, loved everything about it x

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The Dome was very spacious and clean facilities were great …08/07/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomScott B.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

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    The Dome was very spacious and clean facilities were great and had everything on hand. Used the bbq a few times too which was a great addition in the outside kitchen

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Great owners, great facilities, great location, it is what it is!!22/05/2019

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    The facilities were ‘top notch’, and much better than we expected. Peaceful, big open skies over open farmland. Perfectly located for walking bridleways and footpaths. Cycle routes into Cambridge either adjacent to roads or along the riverside easily accessible. Beautiful little village with two pubs and restaurants and a good pub nearby along footpaths.

    Disliked: 

    Erm.....? What is there to dislike? If you are a true camper, caravaner or motorhomers, it offers all you should require.

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Thanks to the lovely couple for letting us stay we will be back!08/04/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomKatrina J.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

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    The peacefulness, robin and carolyn we’re so friendly and very welcoming, the dome was clean and laid out very professional

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Features

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

Take away

Tennis

TV room

Watersports

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Public transport nearby

Amenities on site

Bath available

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Leisure/theme park nearby

Restaurant nearby

Watersports nearby

Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Type

Farm

Tiny (1-10 pitches)

Camping 2.0

Gypsy caravans

Themes

Luxury

Peaceful

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Location

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  • Clayhithe Road, Horningsea, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, CB25 9JE
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 52.2426°N 0.1891°E

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Histon and Impington (Cambs) - Guided Busway — 3.3 miles
Cambridge: City Centre Coach Stops — 3.7 miles
Cambridge: Madingley Rd P&R Coach Stop — 4.9 miles
Train stations
Waterbeach Rail Station — 1.4 miles
Cambridge Rail Station — 4.0 miles
Shelford (Cambs) Rail Station — 6.8 miles
Ferry ports
King's Lynn Ferry Landing — 36.5 miles
Airports
Cambridge Airport — 2.4 miles
London Stansted Airport — 24.5 miles

Directions


Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel using the Get directions button above.

Local attractions

A day trip to Cambridge is a mighty fine idea – mingle with some of the country’s brightest brains as you tour the gorgeous colleges, visit the museums (the arty collections at the Fitzwilliam Museum and Kettle’s Yard are top picks) or get to grips with a punting pole to propel yourselves down the River Cam. It’s an easy 20-minute ride along the riverbank if you’re going by bike, or you can flag down a bus nearby.

Away from the city, there are plenty of attractions scattered nearby. Anglesey Abbey (10 minutes by car) has a whopping 98 acres of landscaped grounds to wander through, and another excellent stash of art; Wimpole Hall (25 minutes) is a similarly grand estate with the added bonus of cute farm animals. More recent history is on display at the Imperial War Museum Duxford (25 minutes), where you can get up close to Concorde and lots of other flying machines.

Keeping it very local, you can fish on the Cam a few minutes away, play golf or footgolf a couple of miles away. Horseback hacks and a wakeboarding park are about 15 minutes’ drive away.

Must see

  • Anglesey Abbey, Gardens and Lode Mill (2.2 miles)
  • Kings College Chapel (4.0 miles)
  • Fitzwilliam Museum (4.2 miles)

National Trust

  • Anglesey Abbey, Gardens and Lode Mill (2.2 miles)
  • Wicken Fen National Nature Reserve (6.5 miles)

Cycle routes

Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel.

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Permitted arrival/departure time

On-site accommodation
Arrive:  3 p.m. –  9 p.m.
Depart by:  11 a.m.

Gayton Farm cancellation policy

No refunds within 1 week of arrival date.

No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

Changes cannot be made once you have booked.

If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please give as much notice as possible so that someone else has the chance to book. You may wish to buy holiday insurance for cancellations and for your property/injury whilst away.

Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.

Payment

Deposit transferable during COVID-19. Gayton Farm will debit the balance from your card 1 week before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 1 week then the balance will be taken immediately.

Deposit transferable during COVID-19.

You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.

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Terms and conditions

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  • Does Gayton Farm have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Gayton Farm dog friendly? No View all features
  • What attractions are near Gayton Farm? A day trip to Cambridge is a mighty fine idea – mingle with some of the country’s brightest brains as you tour the gorgeous colleges, visit the museums (the arty collections at … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Gayton Farm?
    On-site accommodation
    Arrive:  3 p.m. –  9 p.m.
    Depart by:  11 a.m.
    Read more
  • How much does it cost to stay at Gayton Farm? From £65 (for 1 night, 2 adults) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability

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Terms and conditions

Please read the park terms and conditions below and the Pitchup.com terms and conditions.

Admission
Admission is only permitted after registering at reception.
Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Arrivals and departures
Late arrivals must notify the park as soon as possible. Your booking will be held for 24 hours. After this period the management reserves the right to relet your unit.
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

Changes to your holiday
Changes cannot be made once you have booked.

General
Bookings must not be for more than 7 consecutive nights.
In the event of a complaint, please speak to reception immediately. Complaints which are not brought to the management's attention during your stay cannot be dealt with once you have left the site.
Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and boots must be closed quietly.
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behaviour is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.

Hired accommodation
Your unit must be left clean and tidy; a fine of £20.00 will be charged for unclean units upon departure.

Safety
Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and attended by an adult at all times.
Firearms are not permitted.

Vehicles
No cars/motorbikes by the pitch/unit. All cars must be parked in the designated area.

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