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).
A calm space ideal for retreats and workshops for groups up to 20. This space has a working kitchen, sink, Yoga mats, tea facilities and open wood fire. It provides the perfect teaching space with open views. Please note it is not used for sleeping and is available only at the times stated in weekend hire.
Weekend hire of the retreat barn is for workshops and meetings, this area is to not be used for sleeping and must be locked at 6pm unless pre arranged with the venue owner .
|Weekend Hire: Fri 6pm-10pm, Saturday 9am-6pm, Sunday 9pm-3pm||£495|
|Day Hire: 9am-6pm||£200|
|Half Day Hire||£100|
Community / Charity groups on low income are eligble for a reduction. Please email for details.
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|
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.
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)||£11.50 per person|
|Soup, bread & salad||£9 per person|
|Breakfast (including cereals, toast, porridge etc)||£8 per person|
|Other meal options are available - please contact us to discuss|
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
|Forrest Bathing||Group Sound Healing|
|Nature Walks||£80 per hour|