A Campsite is Born…

Before – September 2011

…and after – June 2012


November 2011-






January 9th-

Digging out for telephone line, lighting and electric points has begun

January 18th –

Foundations arrive;  Using plinths manufactured by Swift foundations of Malton


January 31st

Foundations are going in!


March 2012 – Spring is on its way!








March 21st – The amenity building arrives!!











The unpacking begins=======>








<======Gav and Al with the first log!








End of the first day…



Week of the 19th and 26th March



A gorgeous Spring evening on the site.







3 days and we’re up to roof level!





The first of 33 trusses goes on.







Picture courtesy of Baxby Airsports






April 2012

Things are moving on quickly….not long until opening!


Cedar Shingle roof








The Hideaway, beginning to look like a campsite now!






















May 2012 – On course for opening June 1st….


Aplogies for the lack of ‘blogging’, we have been a bit busy!


The chimney for the biomass boiler going up









The first two Bell Tents are up!









The Ecopods have arrived!









We are very nearly there!











Well…we’ve done it-OPEN FOR BUSINESS!


The FINISHED product! Phew..!

The first weekend and we are fully booked, nothing like jumping in at the deep end!

I will keep you updated with what’s happening at The Hideaway on this page but as far as the construction blog goes….well that’s it I guess!

Thank you for following!


Please keep an eye on the new page-Happenings@The Hideaway!

Alpacas to Folk & Jazz festivals!…!