Kings Acre is a certified campsite and part of the The Freedom Camping Club, a Natural England exempt organisation. We have set aside a meadow here at Kings Acre to be a relaxing and peaceful campsite, where you can either sleep under canvas in one of our luxury furnished 5 m bell tents or bring your own tent to pitch up. The campsite will be open Easter bank holiday weekend and from the 1st May until 31st October 2017. 

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Bell tent village set up for a wedding


Bell Tents

We have three luxury furnished bell tents to hire. Each bell tent is secluded by woven willow walls and looks out on to the neighbouring fields and the Welsh mountains. Each bell tent sleeps up to four adults and includes a carpet, rugs, a double bed, two single futon bed chairs, chandelier lighting, a lantern and bunting. Double and single bedding can be hired separately. We have additional bell tents to hire so if you are a larger group and organising a family or friends gathering or hen do, please get in touch for more information. The photograph above shows the bell tents sent out in a village formation for a wedding at Kings Acre. Our three luxury bell tents are located in a different part of Kings Acre and have lots of space and privacy.

 

Bring Your Own Tent Pitches

Bring your own grass tent pitches are also available. These pitches are located in the meadow adjacent to the bell tents and are close to the facilities. 

 


Campsite Facilities

Campsite facilities include a mobile toilet block, hot showers, drinking water stand pipe, washing up sink, communal campfire and barbecue area and car park. Please note there is no parking available next to tents but guests are permitted access to drop off belongings.

Prices

Luxury furnished bell tent - Friday & Saturday £90 per night (minimum 2 night stay)

Sunday to Thursday £75 per night (minimum 2 night stay)

Bring your own grass tent pitch - £20 per pitch per night (up to 4 guests). Additional guests (max. 2), £2.50 per person per night

Car parking – Free

Showers and toilets - Free 

Extras

Bell tents – Single bedding (single duvet, duvet cover, pillow, pillow case and sheet) £25 per bed

                   Double bedding (double duvet, duvet cover, pillow, pillow case and sheet) £30 per bed

Breakfast hamper (for 2 people) £17.50

Also available – campfire wood and marshmallows!

 

 

The Location and Surrounding Attractions

Kings Acre is a family run small holding, situated down a private lane in the small village of Saughall, Cheshire. Saughall is located on the outskirts of Chester on the Welsh border. The grounds surrounding the campsite run to twenty acres and were historically part of the King’s Forest.

Nowadays there are numerous footpaths in the area, and the owner has a small lake in the grounds with its very own bar which is open at certain times of the year.

Just four miles away from Kings Acre is the Roman city of Chester.

Enjoy the city’s superb selection of shops, bars and restaurants, visit the racecourse, or walk around the city walls and along the River Dee.

Chester Zoo is world-renowned and makes for a wonderful day out for all ages; or you may wish to head up the Wirral Peninsular where you can find quaint villages, sandy beaches and a superb selection of golf courses, including Hoylake which was the venue for The Open in 2014.

Just a short drive will take you into North Wales where you can explore traditional seaside resorts, historic castles and the Snowdonia National Park.

 

Booking and Availability

For availability and to book please see below:

For more information please email belltents@kingsacrecupcakes.co.uk or call Jessica on 07790117194 or Lynden on 07539367559. Please leave a message if we are unavailable and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Our facebook page is www.facebook.com/kingsacrebelltents/

 

The Boring but Essential Stuff

Please note: All pitches must be pre booked. We cannot accept walk in bookings due to private functions and events being held at Kings Acre over the course of the season.

Kings Acre is resident to a menagerie of family pets (horses Billy and Biscuit, farm dogs May, Bo and Bella and farm cat Possum) and also livestock including ducks, pigs and chickens, as such we cannot allow campers to bring your own pets and ask that children must be supervised around the animals.

There are two open ponds (with deep water) at Kings Acre, so children must be supervised at all times.

We do not have any electric hook ups and we cannot accept caravans.