The 2-pitch Lazy Duck Camping Ground is located quite separately from the Lazy Duck Hostel, The Woodman’s Hut, The Duck’s Nest and The Lambing Bothy. All the huts are designed for specific occupancy so we cannot offer to combine camping bookings with other accommodations.
Tent Sizes & Pitches
We provide space for two lightweight 1, 2 or 3 person tents only, with a reserve pitch for anyone who arrives ‘off the road’ either cycling or on foot. If you arrive with a tent larger than 3 man you may find we cannot accommodate you. For guidance, the maximum dimensions are length 375cm x width 180cm x height 150cm.
Booking Confirmation, Payment & Refunds
Campsite bookings must be paid for in full in advance. Payment can be made by most credit or debit cards via a secure payment link on our website or over the phone. In the case of a cancellation we can offer a refund only if this is notified more than 7 days in advance.
The Lazy Duck is a peaceful place. Please be mindful of this when you are enjoying the swings and hammock and around the chimenea fires. For everybody’s benefit we ask for a respectful quiet period please between 11pm and 8am. Lazy Duck is a non-smoking environment, including out of doors, and including e-cigarettes.
Visitors & Dogs
We can sometimes welcome extra visitors not registered with us. Please ask us first. Regrettably visiting dog/s are not possible on account of the sensitive wildlife in the vicinity. However we can personally recommend a small local kennels, Hilltop Kennels in Dulnain Bridge, offering first class accommodation and individual care at a very reasonable price to enable your pet to get the benefit of the great walks here. 01479 851330
Safety & Ducks
We ask that lit chimeneas and cooking stoves are never left unattended. Please don’t approach the pond or wander amongst the ducks, but do watch them from the Welcoming Seat overlooking the water and please take full responsibility for your own children anywhere in the grounds. Thank you. Children are welcome to ask if they can help at morning duck feeding time, – Mum and Dad bring the camera!
You will find recycling arrangements clearly marked for all separated waste materials. Protective slates are provided and must be used beneath all cooking stoves & hot pots to avoid any burn marks on the grass & shelter surfaces. Unfortunately, because of the forest around us, we are unable to accommodate disposbale BBQs, pit fires / fire bowls. Vehicles may not be taken on to the camping ground at any time during your stay. For stays of more than 3 nights we ask that you re-pitch so that the ground will remain green and fresh
Check In Time
We welcome check ins between 4pm- 9pm. Please give us a call or send a message on WhatsApp on +447846291154 when you are around 30 minutes away so we can be sure to be on hand to welcome you. If you are going to arrive later than expected, please call or WhatsApp us.
On request we can provide laundry services, using our washing machine to wash your clothes and, if it’s a wet day, our dryer to dry them. We ask for £5 towards wash and dry services.
Hot Tub & Sauna
Our wood fired hot tub is fired up several nights per week. Please ask on arrival for availability to book in, or contact us before 10:00am on the day you are interested in booking a session.
The cost is £10 per person, or £5 for children under the age of 10 for a one hour private session . We will charge you payment card that we have stored on our secure server on the day of your hot tub booking.
Sessions run at 16:00, 17:15, 18:30 and 19:45.
We cannot offer the hot tub on New Year’s Eve or Christmas Day. Lazy Duck reserves the right to close the hot tub for essential maintenance & cleaning.
You can book a 40 minute private session in the infra-red sauna for the cost of £7.50 for one person or £10 in total for two people. The sauna is available to be booked between the hours of 10:30 – 12:30 & 16:30 – 20:00.
NEW FOR SUMMER 2019- Why not join Julie, wellness therapist, for one of her wonderfully relaxing and rejuvenating treatments in Lazy Duck’s onsite Wellbeing Studio, just a couple of minutes from your hut door.
From Swedish massage to Thai facials and Yoga, Julie offers a wide range of therapies to ease aching limbs and take you further into our natural surroundings that exist here at the Lazy Duck.
Bookings available on Wednesdays and Sundays throughout summer. Massages and facials from £30 and and private yoga from £40
For more information and bookings please e-mail Julie directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or alternatively all her information and pricing will be available in your hut for your arrival.