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General Newbigging Information

How to book

  1. Contact us to check the availability of the house, campsite or wigwams

  2. We will send you a booking form

  3. Complete the booking form and pay the non-refundable deposit

  4. We will confirm receipt of your deposit and send you more information

  5. We will contact you in the week before arrival with the key codes you need

  6. Payment should be calculated using our invoice and sent within 7 days of the end of your stay

WhatToBring

What to bring - Holiday house

 

  • Bedding - all the beds are single and the mattresses have protectors but for hygiene reasons (and comfort) they must be covered.  There is no bed linen available for hire. Each person will need:

    • Bottom Sheet

    • Pillow & Pillowcase

    • Sleeping Bag or Covered Duvet

  • Tablets or liquid for the dishwasher and washing machine (no powder)

  • First aid equipment

  • Tea towels/dish cloths/oven gloves/hand towels for kitchen and bathrooms

  • Food Storage Containers (plastic boxes and tins)

  • Toilet rolls (six toilets)

  • Small bin bags for sanitary bins

  • Black bags for rubbish, small bags for bedroom bins

  • Drawing pins for noticeboards in hall

  • Blutak for any signs on paintwork

  • Flash Mops are provided, please bring floor wipes with you for the kitchen and toilet areas.
    Blue mop is for kitchen and pink mop is for toilet/shower area.

  • We do not provide toilet brushes for hygiene reasons.  If you wish to bring one, please dispose of it on departure.

 

We provide cleaning products for your stay - floor cleaner, toilet cleaner and antibacterial soap (in dispensers).  We have a septic tank and only certain products can be used. These cleaning items are available under the sink in the kitchen.  Please leave them there on departure. Even if the bottles are empty as we will refill them – keeping the original bottles.

 

The departure checklist which has been sent to you must be brought with you. At the end of your  visit, leave it in the kitchen.  Without this you will not know departure procedures and what needs cleaned etc.  This checklist is also a confirmation that you have left the house as you found it.  If it is not completed and there is an issue with the house, then you could be possibly charged with a Cleaning Penalty of £30. 

What to bring - Campsite/wigwams

 

  • First aid equipment

  • Tea towels/dish cloths/oven gloves

  • Hand towels for bathrooms

  • Food Storage Containers (plastic boxes and tins)

  • Toilet rolls & non-antibacterial handwash/soap (antibacterial is bad for our septic tank). There are four toilets.

  • Cleaning materials (please use septic tank friendly products)

  • Small bin bags for sanitary bins

  • Black bags for rubbish, small bags for bedroom bins

  • We do not provide toilet brushes for hygiene reasons.  If you wish to bring one, please dispose of it on departure.

  • The departure checklist that we will send you.

  • Mattresses are provided in the wigwams, you will need all bedding/pillows etc.

General facts

  • Occupancy information

    • Holiday House up to 60 people (daytime)

    • Holiday House up to 34 people (overnight) , including 4 on camp beds

    • Wet Weather Shelter up to 30 people (daytime)

    • Wigwams up to 6 people each (overnight)

  • ​Toilets

    • 6 toilets inside and 5 outside toilets. There is a disabled toilet in the Holiday House and on the Campsite.

    • Working on a ratio of 10 people to one toilet, this covers 110
      people.

    • We can also accommodate more than 110, as once you go over 100, the rules change to
      8 toilets for up to 100, then another 25 can share each of the next toilets, so we can
      comfortably offer toilet facilities for 175 people
      .

  • Arrival & departure times: Bookings are from 4pm until 4pm the following day. If an
    earlier arrival is required, then please contact the Booking Secretary. Please do not arrive early
    as maintenance could be taking place.​

We welcome enquiries from Girlguiding units and other uniformed groups who would like to hire our facilities.

Please contact the Newbigging Team with any questions or booking requests.

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