Facility Hire


At The Gathering Fields we have a range of facilities available to hire. We have a stone barn with kitchen and cosy log burning fire which makes a perfect communal space to run workshops and events or for you and your friends or family to eat drink and relax. You can also use the barn as a camping barn or you can use our converted bunk barn or simply pitch your tent in the surrounding paddock. We also have a craft area which you can hire as an additional space to run small craft activities such as pottery or wood crafts.

We have a large covered communal fire pit area and paddock area which can also be used as part of your workshop or event space. You are welcome to adventure on the designated areas of the farm and surrounding areas.

(See below for pricing and facility details).

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Retreat Barn - hire costs

Our Retreat barn hire costs include an initial supply of wood for the indoor and outdoor fires, tea, coffee and herbal teas, and use of the outdoor fire pit area and paddock, shower and toilet facilities and parking area. The Retreat barn also has a small kitchen area, log burner and eating area. See our gallery page for more photos.

One day barn hire. Barn available from 10am - 6pm £250
Weekend Barn Hire arriving Friday evening, staying Saturday and leave Sunday before 4pm £495
Full week hire of barn. Arriving 10am Monday morning and leaving Sunday before 4pm £975
Craft area hire per day (If you require teaching and materials this is additional) £50
Although an initial supply of logs are provided in the barn hire costs there is a small cost for additional baskets of wood for the log burner £5 per basket
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Bunk Barn - hire costs

Our Bunk barn accommodates up to 8 people using 4 separate bays with bunk beds built in. This also includes access to shower and toilet facilities and parking area. The barn is let sole occupancy only at weekends and bank holidays (max 8 people). During the week the barn can be booked per person. Please note that during the week there may be more than one group in the barn. See our gallery page for more photos.

Bunk barn weekend or Bank holiday sole occupancy (sleeps 8 in bunk beds and two additional pop up beds can be added) arriving after 2pm, leaving by 11am £180 per night
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Camping Area - hire costs

Camping is available in our paddock next to the outdoor firepit area. This includes access to toilets and shower facilities. (Please note that there is no electric hook up available). See our gallery page for more photos.

Camping 1 tent per night with arrivals after 10am and leaving by 11am the following day £25

2 adults and 3 children per pitch. We only take limited numbers for camping due to the restrictions. We allow a max of 10 tents only.

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Food options

Food can be provided in your Retreat barn or Bunk barn stay whether you are running a workshop or just having a break. With advanced notice we can provide home cooked and seasonal vegetarian food. Meals are designed for groups of 6 or more and the meal is prepared for the whole group.

Evening meal (one pot cooked meal e.g. curry, rice and nan bread or chilli, rice and nachos) £9.50 per person
Soup, bread & salad £7 per person
Breakfast (including cereals, toast, porridge etc) £6 per person
Retreat package (including cereals, toast, porridge etc). For retreats we have a specialist Ayurvedic chef to cater for your group. We offer seasonal delicious home cooked food GF, Vegan and Vegetarian. We are not able to cater for serious food sensitivities. £60 per person (Package consists of 2 evening meals, 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, Refreshments and herbal teas)
Other meal options are available - please contact us to discuss
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Add Ons

Explore the area of Abbeystead with a guided walk. Learn all about our traditional haymeadow restoration project or we can provide additional services to enhance your workshop or stay with us at The Gathering Fields. We have listed some of these below and as prices for activities vary, please contact us for details

Pottery Meditation
Yoga Wool Crafts
Forage Walks Group Sound Healing
Nature Walks
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Terms & Conditions for facility hire

  • Workshop providers can be supported by The Gathering Fields in marketing if required and this will include your event advertised on the website, newsletter and shared on facebook. (We ask that you create your own facebook event which we will then share)
  • We ask for a 25% non refundable deposit on booking with the remainder to be paid at least 6 weeks prior to your booked date
  • For a refund cancellations for venue hire must be made at least six weeks before your booked date (deposits are not included in the refund)
  • We ask that any food consumed on site has the least impact on the environment as possible
  • Please take all rubbish and packaging home with you. Food waste must be taken home or disposed of carefully
  • We ask that you leave the space as you find it and respect the environment
  • No fires are to be made on the ground apart from in the designated area
  • We discourage excessive use of alcohol and loud music
  • As we care about our environment we ask that all items used in the barn are recyclable and non chemical based
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