Castaway at Northey Island

A boat sits alone next to Northey Island causeway as the tide comes in

Castaway is a camping weekend where you'll be cut off from the world, a unique opportunity to visit Northey Island at high tide and experience our stripped-back camping offer. Under the current circumstances we are unsure as to when Castaway will return, but please keep an eye out for the future.


Due to a combination of issues, we are not able to run Castaway at the present time. Until these are resolved, we hope you'll book a day visit via email to enjoy the tranquility of Northey Island..

What is Castaway?

As a Castaway you'll be cut off from the world, in a special opportunity to visit Northey Island at high tide and experience this special place as a true island, whilst camping with friends and family. There will be stalls and activities to enjoy all day on Saturday, with a beer tent and hot food all weekend and live music on Saturday night.

What does Castaway have to offer?

  • Camping for family and friends

  • A real island experience

  • Themed kids activities 

  • Storytelling 

  • Orienteering for all the family

  • Guided walks

  • Live band on Saturday evening

  • Real ale bar, hot food and much, much more...

Camping with family and friends

Enjoy the great outdoors with family and friends, you can even bring the dog. Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times.

Activities available on Saturday for all ages, along with a bar and hog roast for those in need of refreshment.

If you're interested in booking tickets, watch this space for dates.

Caring for the coast

Northey is supported by the National Trust’s Neptune coastal campaign. Please help us care for Northey Island’s wildlife by taking your rubbish home from the campsite as we adopt a ‘leave no trace’ approach. 

Experience the Castaway Soundscape

During a previous Castaway, our Community Involvement volunteer Dennis went about recording the essence of Castaway. He then worked with Matt Dunbar to create a soundscape to capture Castaway. Here it is...