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camping-faqs

I have an active Annual Pass for Avon Valley, do I get a discount?
You can credit your Avon Valley APH vouchers against your booking. These are due to be issued at the end of July, so any payments incurred before then will be credited before the end of your stay.

I want to book camping with Dinosaurs, how can I do this?
This is really simple, just book a weekend slot and you will be apart of this!

Can I bring my dog?
Dogs are welcome to stay on the campsite and are charged at £4 per night. Dogs must not be left unattended in cars, tents or caravans and must be kept on a lead at all times and all fowling collected. We have a dog runaround field you can use where they can be let off their leads.

How large are the pitches?
Grass Pitch with Electric – approximately 10m x 10m incl. parking for 1 car.
Grass Pitch – approximately 10m x 10m incl. parking for 1 car.
Additional cars can be left in the Park’s car parks, free of charge.

When can I arrive?
Campers: Your pitch will be available from 3pm on the first day, and checkout is at 10.30am on your day of departure.
Please register with the site warden upon arrival at the reception area, where you will be checked in contactless.
If you would like to arrive early, please wait and park in the car park until your pitch is ready.

Can we use a barbecue?
Visitors are welcome to use their own free-standing barbecues/ disposables, these must be raised off the grass. Please note that wood fires and fire pits are not permitted unless booked through us.

Can I pick my own pitch?
You can select the type of pitch and area in advance but not the exact location.

How many people can camp on one pitch?
Up to six people can camp per pitch.

Can we have more than 6 people on a pitch?
Unfortunately not, due to safety requirements. If your booking is for more than 6 people, you would need to book another pitch.

What activities can we use inside the Park? 
Government advice is changing rapidly and as this happens we will endeavour to open up more areas for your use.
The following areas are open:

  1. River Side Walk with animals enclosures

  2. The River Avon for rough swimming (at your own risk)

  3. Stand Up Paddle Boarding Lesson (booking required) Additional Costs Apply – SG

  4. Animal feeding shoots and walks (food purchased from farm shop)

  5. Nature Garden & Bee area.

  6. Fishing Lake – BYO Gear.

  7. Outdoor Play area

  8. Mini Golf

  9. Climbing wall

  10. Bounce

  11. Massive Paddling Pool (Closed until Gov Guidance)

  12. Evening Bat Walk, borrow one of our bat detectors and see how many bats you can identify?

  13. Star Gazing, book out one of our telescopes and do an evening looking for ET!

How can I get in touch with you?
Please email campsite@avonvalley.co.uk

 

Can I drive to and from my pitch?
All vehicle movement on Riverbank View, Deer Park, Soay Field & Cattle Meadow is restricted between 10am-6pm. Clover Meadow & Apple Grove has access 24hrs. Please restrict all driving to 5mph and have hazard lights on while journeying. Should you wish to come and go from site freely with your car may we suggest you park your car in the top park carparks.

If we are camping will the normal park be open? 

We may open the park to a limited number of pre-booked guests, but they will not be able to access the camp field. Also, they will only be in the park between 11am & 3pm.

(please note the park will be open for a number of day visitors, they will not be allowed to access the camping areas, but we strongly recommend that you do not leave any valuables unattended at any time as per any tented campsite in the UK.)

How will the Dinosaurs work?

At weekends each camp area will be offered a time to visit the dino show, there are three shows, Meet a T-Rex, Meet a Raptor & Meet a Triceritops. There show are private and for families camping only and operate between 9am-11am & 3.30-6pm on Saturdays, Sundays, Wed and Thursdays.

There will be a small show from 11am – 3pm but this is for normal park visitors.

All shows take place at the Dino Barn where we house the Dinosaurs.