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The Old Piggery

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General

  • On a 500-acre farm in mid-Bedfordshire
  • Well placed for long country walks and exploring nearby woodland
  • Luxury self-contained yurts with spectacular views

The Old Piggery is south of Bedford, just off the A6 near Haynes Church End, between the villages of Wilstead and Clophill. It's on West Park Farm along the Greensand Ridge, so guests are surrounded by countryside.

The site's aim is to provide welcoming and well-equipped accommodation for business visitors, couples, groups and families. The yurts were added in 2014 and have a backdrop of woodland as well as spectacular views across farmland and the surrounding countryside. Each are fully self-contained with their own ensuite, kitchenette, barbecue and firepit. Books, games and toys available for the kids and there are plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities all around the site: the arable fields host a variety of wildlife where you might come across deer, rabbits and birds.

Public footpaths and cycle routes are also nearby.


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Features

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

TV room

Take away

Tennis

Watersports

Amenities on site

Bath available

Car parking by pitch/unit

Composting toilet

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Portaloo

Pub toilets

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Rules

Barbecue provided

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

No dogs allowed

Camping 2.0

Tipis, yurts, or wigwams

Themes

Luxury

Peaceful

Spectacular scenery

Walkers' paradise

Wildlife haven

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Communal fridge

Gas cylinders available

No drinkable water point

No hot water

No running water

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby

Type

Farm

Tiny (1-10 pitches)

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Climbing nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Outdoor pool nearby

Restaurant nearby

Sailing nearby

Surf school nearby

Tennis nearby

Watersports nearby

Location

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  • West Park Farm, Haynes, Wilstead, Bedfordshire, England, MK45 3QS
  • Timezone Europe/London GMT (GMT+00:00)   GPS 52.0627°N 0.4396°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Bedford Bus Station — 5.3 miles
Great Barford: Bedford Road Coach Stop — 7.5 miles
Roxton (Beds): Bedford Road Coach Stop — 9.5 miles
Train stations
Kempston Hardwick Rail Station — 3.4 miles
Stewartby Rail Station — 3.5 miles
Millbrook (Beds) Rail Station — 4.0 miles
Ferry ports
Kew Pier — 40.4 miles
Airports
London Luton Airport — 12.9 miles
Cambridge Airport — 28.0 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

Nearby, guests can get to Wrest Park English Heritage site, Woburn Safari Park, Box End Park and Jordans Mill.

Visitors can also check out Herring's Green Farm in Wilstead for birds of prey experiences; the Shuttleworth Collection at Old Warden Aerodrome, and Bletchley Park

Golf courses, cross country cycling, walking footpaths, pubs, bars, restaurants, day spas and villages are all in the area.

The site has good access to the M1, A1 and various bus and rail networks. Milton Keynes and London Luton Airport are also easily reached.

Must see

  • Wrest Park (4.0 miles)
  • The Shuttleworth Collection (5.3 miles)
  • Woburn Safari Park (7.5 miles)

National Trust

  • Dunstable Downs, Chilterns Gateway Centre and Whipsnade Estate (14.3 miles)
  • Whipsnade Tree Cathedral (15.2 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.

  • How much is payable upfront? A 15% transferable deposit is payable when you book, with the balance payable on arrival. Read more
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  • What attractions are near The Old Piggery? Nearby, guests can get to Wrest Park English Heritage site, Woburn Safari Park, Box End Park and Jordans Mill. Visitors can also check out Herring's Green Farm in Wilstead for birds of … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of The Old Piggery?
    On-site accommodation
    Arrive:  2 p.m. –  8 p.m.
    Depart by:  11 a.m.
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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.

Safety
Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and attended by an adult at all times.

General
Bookings are nominative and non-transferable.

Changes to your holiday
Bookings cannot be amended within 2 day(s) of arrival.

Vehicles
Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work-related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.
Continental touring caravans (caravans built with the door on the right-hand side) are not permitted.

Dogs
Guide dogs are allowed on site free of charge.

Hired accommodation
Hired accommodation: £100.00 (€113.65) damage/cleanliness/bracelet deposit is required on arrival and will be refunded on departure after inspection of your unit should no damage/losses be found.

General
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.

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.

Taxes
Local city/eco tax is included in the rate.

Extras
Motorbike(s) can be brought instead of the car(s) included.

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

Occupancy
No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

Vehicles
No vehicle movement between midnight and 6 a.m..

Safety
Open fires are prohibited.

General
Quiet hours must be respected between 10 p.m. and 10 a.m..
Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and boots must be closed quietly.

Reception
Reception is open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. between 01/04 and 31/10 and between 01/04 and 31/10.
Reception is open from 8 a.m. to noon and from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. between 01/05 and 31/10.

General
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.

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

Visitors
Visitors must leave the premises by 11 p.m..

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