Campsite Review: Britchcombe Farm, Uffington, Oxfordshire.

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Where: Britchcombe Farm, Uffington, Oxfordshire, SN7 7QJ

How much: £7 per adult (age 15 and upwards) , £3.50 per child per night, Under 5’s stay free.

Fires: Yes, use ash pits that have been used before.

Logs: For sale £5 per bag with kindling – (a bit stern about not bringing your own wood!)

Facilities:  Mobile toilets in each field, small toilet,shower and washing up block at main house. Also a Tea room!

Dogs: Permitted under control.

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In praise of September and the camping gods.

Have you noticed that September is a very beautiful month, the sun is that bit lower in the sky creating beautiful golden light. And this year the hedgerows are positively burgeoning with wild fruits to forage.  This weekend we saw elderberries, sloes, rosehips and crab apples. The leaves are just beginning to change and the grasses are yellow and interspersed with the tall skeletons of giant hogweed.

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