Thank you for booking your stay at Glastonbury Valley. We hope you’re excited about your upcoming trip. Here is some information about your stay. Feel free to email us if you have any further questions.
The post code BA4 4PA will get you very close to the site and from here you should be able to follow the signs but below are some additional instructions
From Bristol/A303/Shepton Mallet direction
Drive into Pilton on the A361. Come down the hill into the village, take the right at The Crown Pub on the corner of a left hand bend. From the Crown drive up the hill, straight over the cross roads and down the other side. Glastonbury Valley entrance is the third entrance on the left at the bottom of the hill. The first turn on the left as you go down the hill is the farm entrance to Old Burford Farm and can be used for access if you have any trouble with the gates at the Glastonbury Valley entrance. There is a gate at the at the entrance to Glastonbury Valley and a second one to go into the following fields. Please ensure you close the gates behind you. Please drive slowly on the track as it’s very bumpy! Follow the track though the fields and to the Glastonbury Valley car park. Glastonbury Valley is on a working farm it is very important that the gates remain shut at all times.
From M5/Glastonbury direction
Drive into Pilton on the A361. Come up the hill into Pilton, as you go round a right hand bend take the second left along side The Crown Pub then follow instructions above.
There is car parking spaces for roughly 8 cars. Please ensure cars are parked on the designated car parking spaces. Please try to lift share as much as possible. Contact us if you need to arrange extra parking.
What to bring
Wellies and wet weather gear – the farm can get very muddy. Please bring suitable clothing and footwear.
Warm clothes-even in the height of summer English nights can get cold.
Torch – there is no power in the tents so you’ll need a torch inside your tent at night. The showers, toilets and kitchen have lighting.
Food and drink supplies- the nearest supermarket is a ten minute drive from the farm in Shepton Mallet. Brown Cow Organics supplies meat and yoghurt from Burford farm cows. If you wish to make an order please do so via www.browncoworganics.co.ukby the Tuesday before you arrive and let us know so we can make sure that it is in the fridge before you arrive
Sleeping bags- we provide linen – sheets, duvets and pillows for the two main beds in each tent but you will need sleeping bags if using the fold out beds. If you would like us to provide extra duvets sheets and pillows for any guests above 10 we can do this at a cost of £15 per person.
Check in is from 5pm on your arrival day and check out is 11am. Please contact us to let us know roughly what time you’ll be arriving. We can usually be flexible about the arrival time so if you need to arrive earlier than 5 PM please let us know.
Please ring either Jason on 07496730788 or Alex 07939980244 when you get here if we are not around.
In each tent you will find two standard single beds that can be joined as a double or kept as singles and two single fold out foam beds. Bedding is provided for the standard beds but you will need sleeping bags for the foam beds.
The kitchen is equipped with fridge freezer, gas oven, washing up facilities, cutlery, crockery, pots and pans and cooking utensils. Please ensure all items remain in the kitchen and are cleaned and put away when you depart. Feel free to store food in the fridge and freezer. If you have a News food at the end of your trip which you do not wish to take away with you please just leave it in the fridge.
We are very keen on recycling and are trying to reduce the amount of landfill rubbish to a minimum. Recycling bins can be found behind the kitchen unit. Please separate your rubbish and recycling and put in the appropriate bins as follows, waste food, paper and cardboard, glass, tins and plastic bottles. If it doesn’t fall into one of these categories please use a black bin liner and put in the grey bin. Please try and keep the non-recycled rubbish to a minimum.
There is a bin in the kitchen that you can use for waste food and cardboard (but NO OTHER packaging) this can all be composted on the farm.
If you have unused food left that do not wish to take with you please leave it in the fridge and we will dispose of it.
Showers and toilets
There are 2 compost toilets and 1 flushable toilet on the site. The compost toilets have no flush or water. They use sawdust to promote decomposition. Please sit on the seat to ensure they stay clean.
The yurt can be used for any communal activities. Please take your shoes off inside and leave it as you find it.
The fire pit is a great place to relax and stay warm in the evening. We provide a bag of firewood and if you need additional firewood it can be purchased for £15 per bag.
There is no WiFi on site. We hope this will help you enjoy the beautiful natural setting and leave your busy lives at home. There is 4G.
The farm is a working organic beef and dairy farm. You can find out more about our award winning products at /www.browncoworganics.co.uk. We ask you not to walk through the farm building area but there is access to footpaths and some lovely local walks.
Please do not smoke inside any of the structures and be respectful of other guests when smoking outside. Please dispose of cigarette butts in the bin.
As this is a working farm no pets are allowed on site.
Suggestions and Feedback
We are always looking to improve our site so if you can think of anything that is missing in the kitchen or any improvements we can make please write them in the book in the kitchen.