Upper Booth Campsite FAQs
Here are some answers to the most frequently asked questions about Upper Booth Farm Campsite.
Where is the nearest food shop and pub/restaurant?
The village of Edale is only a short distance away, 2.3 miles. Here you will find both the Old Nags Head and the Rambler Inn pubs as well as the Penny Pot Café.The nearest shop is located a little further afield in Hope which is 5 miles away where there is a Spa Shop selling most basic provisions.The nearest major supermarket is Morrisons at Chapel-En-Le-Frith, a distance of 8 miles away.
Where is the nearest bank?
The nearest ATM machine is at Morrisons at Chapel-En-Le-Frith.
Do you take bookings?
Yes, you can book online via our website. We strongly recommend pre-booking, especially at peak times to ensure that you get a pitch.
Do you accept dogs?
Well behaved dogs are welcome at Upper Booth Campsite (two per pitch, excluding group bookings). Dogs should be kept on leads and exercised away from other campers. Any mess must be cleared up immediately.
Do you hire freeze packs?
We don’t hire them and unfortunately we do not have the facilities on site to be able to freeze any that you may have brought along with you.
Do you exchange gas cylinders?
No, however there is garage in Hope that sells camping gas and small gas cylinders are sold at the Outdoor Shop in Castleton.
Where are some good walks for families?
There are a good variety of walks from the campsite which range from gentle valley bottom strolls to more challenging hikes onto the moorland of the Kinder Plateau via Crowden Clough and Jacobs Ladder. OS maps of the local area are available for sale in the reception building.
Where is the nearest bus stop?
The village of Edale is not served by a regular bus route. However, Northern Trains run a regular service along the Hope Valley Line between Manchester and Sheffield and stops at Edale Station. It is then a couple of miles walk to the campsite.
Do you accept trailer tents/caravans/campervans?
We accept tents, campervans and small motorhomes. Please note the maximum length of vehicle we can accept at this site is 7 metres due to the narrow and winding access route to the site. We do not accept caravans or large motorhomes.
Do you have laundry facilities?
We regret that we are unable to offer laundry facilities on site.
What places are there to visit nearby?
There are numerous places to explore within the local area including Castleton Village with its show caves which are home to the semi-precious Blue John stone; Chatsworth House and gardens with a farmyard and adventure playground for younger visitors to explore. Derwent Valley Reservoirs are great for walkers and cyclists or just to admire the view.There is an open air pool at Hathersage and the popular market town of Bakewell - home to the famous Bakewell Pudding is a 40 minute drive away.
Do you take credit card payments?
We accept most major credit and debit cards.
Are you open all year round?
We are open from mid March to the end of October.
Can I have a fire or barbecue?
We do not allow open fires but you are welcome to use a barbecue as long as it is raised off the ground. We provide bricks on site.
Can under 18s stay at the site?
Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult. There are a few exceptions to this rule, for example, Duke of Edinburgh, Scout, Guide, school or other educational groups. In every case you must speak with our booking office for advice.
Do I have to pay for the showers?
No – the use of the showering facilities is included in the cost of your pitch.
Can I park my car by my tent?
If booking a pitch in the main (upper) field parking of cars alongside tents is possible if ground conditions allow. If booking a pitch in the lower field cars will need to be parked in the parking area approximately 120m away.
Postcode: S33 7ZJ
From the A6181 in the centre of Hope turn onto Edale Road (At the Old Hall Hotel)
Drive through Edale (you will pass the car park for the Moorland centre on your right) following signs to Barber Booth.
After 1.7 miles turn right after the stone bridge (it is sign posted Upper Booth). Please note that this is a narrow, restricted road and not suitable for large vehicles. Passing places are limited.
You will pass under a railway bridge then there are signs along the lane directing you to the campsite. When you reach the red phone box turn right into the farm yard. While checking in park up in the yard (please take care as the Pennine Way crosses the yard). Make your way up to the farmhouse.
I am already a National Trust member, do I get a discount?
No, you do not have to be a member. Everyone is welcome to stay but you may wish to join us when you see the beautiful countryside around the site for which the National Trust is partly responsible for its management and care.