FAQ’s

+ When are you open?

  • We are open between 12th April 2019 and 15th September 2019
  • Between 3rd June and 15th September there is a 2 nights minimum stay when arriving Friday or Saturday
  • End of May and August Bank holidays are 3 nights minimum stay (please arrive Friday)
  • Further information can be found on the noticeboard by the wash rooms

+ Do you have access to electricity?

  • We are an "off-grid" site, we have no laundry or facilities for charging mobile devices or freezing ice-packs
  • We do not currently provide electric hook-ups

+ Can I bring my dog?

  • Sorry but dogs are not allowed at the campsite

+ Can I fish in the river at the campsite?

  • Yes you can fish free of charge at the campsite during the fishing season. Our river has roach, bream, eel, pike, carp, perch and chub. * Please bring your fishing licence

+ Where can I wash up?

  • We have a sink area with bins for you to wash up cooking equipment, please bring your own washing detergent and sponge

+ Do you have showers on the campsite?

  • Yes we do! We have off-grid hot showers at the campsite

+ Where do I pitch my tent/touring unit?

  • Upon arrival please choose the best space available and get set up
  • The best option for you will depend on the size of your group and the spaces available so have a drive around the site and then decide what’s best for you

  • We do not reserve specific spaces, they are based on a first come, first serve basis. There may not be any staff on site when you first arrive, so please set up your things and make yourself at home

+ How do I pay?

  • Please bring cash to pay for your stay and any extras
  • We will collect fees for your entire stay in cash after 16.00 when we visit your pitch
  • We are fully off grid and therefore cannot process any payments by credit or debit card

+ How do I get a Fire Pit and Logs?

  • We visit your pitch with our orange and green Kubota RTV’s
  • We hire out fire pits and sell logs from the Kubota RTV’s
  • All campfires must be put out by campers by 23.00
  • Only our rented fire pits are to be used
  • You do not need to reserve a fire pit or logs in advance

+ What time should I arrive and depart?

  • Please arrive after 12.00 and try to be here by 20.00 if possible (our gates always remain open)
  • Please check out by 12.00 on your day of departure (unless you’ve hired a canoe on your departure date)

+ How do I hire a Canoe?

  • Canoe hire is available every Saturday (& Sunday on bank holiday weekends / daily during school holidays).
  • Canoe training & maps are provided before your trip along with free ponchos just in case the weather is not perfect.
  • Canoe hire is exclusively for customers staying with us at Rushbanks Farm Campsite
  • Hire duration is from 10.00 to 18.00 (8 hours) and costs £55
  • Buoyancy aids for children are free of charge, adult buoyancy aids cost £5 per day
  • Canoes seat either 3 adults only or 2 adults and 2 children. Canoes can be taken to the Anchor Inn Pub, Nayland, which is downstream, please note that you will need to carry the canoe through two weirs. * Canoes can be shared between groups and taken both upstream and downstream from our campsite
  • We do have limited availability for canoe hire and recommend you book in advance, please email us at rushbanksfarm@gmail.com to make a booking or if you require information regarding availability. Please note that cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance of the booking

+ What else do you have at the campsite?

  • We have a hammock zone on the river bank, feel free to bring your own hammock and attachment equipment. We have two big posts in the ground that you can connect your hammock to. The hammock zone is used on a first come, first serve basis
  • ‘Sunset Corner’ offers a great view of the sunset… hence the name! It is located on the river bank next to the showers

+ What about shops, cash machines, petrol stations and so on?