This popular offer enters its 3rd year and we are delighted to announce both Easter and Summer dates this year.
Tile Barn is a 14 acre site situated within a 20 minute walk of Brockenhurst train station, which is within Brockenhurst village. It is in the heart of the New Forest and an extremely popular camping destination. Brockenhurst boasts many pubs, tea rooms and quaint forest shops. It has miles of open forest and enclosures, along with walking, cycling and horse riding routes. There are many interesting towns and villages within a short drive of the centre, such as Lymington with its famous Saturday Market, extending down the whole of the High Street, Beaulieu and the Motor Museum, Bucklers Hard and Lyndhurst. Just a short train journey away are Bournemouth, Poole and Southampton.
Hampshire County Council and Hampshire schools and academy employees and their families are invited to make use of this exclusive site, usually only available for pre-booked groups and schools. The employee must be the person that makes the booking and is present for the duration of the stay. We can not accept any bookings by an employee on behalf of someone else. The centre is not open to the general public.
The cost for camping is £7.50 inc VAT per person per night and under 5yrs go free. A deposit of half of the cost of your stay is due upon confirming the booking and final payment of your stay will be due upon arrival. Cancellation will result in the loss of deposit.
Arrival times are after 2pm and departure by 11am.
All groups must provide their own camping equipment. Disposable BBQs are not allowed on site, however you are more than welcome to bring your own gas BBQ. You can also bring your own Gazebo, but Tile Barn must be informed so that we can allocate adequate space.
Tile Barn has a souvenir shop selling small inexpensive gifts. We will also have a small amount of provisions for sale, such as tea, coffee, sugar, drinks and snacks etc.
There will be a programme of activities running most days. Costs will range from £2pp for self delivery or £7pp for a 1.5 hour instructor led session. They will be following the times below:
You will be able to pre-book, or sign up to activities when you are on site. They will be on a first come first serve basis. Age restrictions apply, please contact the bookings team for more details. Activities will run Monday to Saturday and will vary and may be amended at short notice.
If you are interested in making a booking or would like to check availability of a date during the above camping periods please do let us know. Once we have confirmed that your required dates are available, we can make a provisional booking for you which we can hold for 14 days. Download a booking form and booking conditions and forward them to us along with a non-refundable deposit of half the cost of your camp or pay over the phone with a debit or credit card. Cheques are payable to Hampshire County Council, there is a £10 minimum debit or credit card fee. The final balance will be due upon your arrival at the Centre.