Following the statement from the Government, we have unfortunately taken the tough decision to close as of Monday 23rd March until further notice.

The health and safety of our guests and staff being our primary concern given the Government guidance to prevent the spread of Covid 19.

Our team will continue to work remotely, so if you have a booking with us before the 30th April, we will contact you directly to rearrange your booking. Alternatively if you would like to contact us, please email enquiries@camphill.co.uk.

We would like to thank you all for your continued support through these unprecedented times. Stay safe and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

The Importance of Reducing Single-use Plastic at Festivals

The Importance of Reducing Single-use Plastic at Festivals

Camp Hill supports the drive for reusable plastic at their annual Sausage and Beer Festival

Last month at Camp Hill's Sausage and Beer Festival is entered it’s fifth this year. From a standing start, the festival raised money for a defibrillator to be used locally and we continue to donate to Yorkshire Air Ambulance each year. The Festival now welcomes over 3,000  to the Estate, showcases over 16 local butchers for our ‘Yorkshire’s Best Sausage’ competition voted for by the public with the winner sizzling into the ‘Champion of Champions’ sausage competition in London and on top of that 22 locally brewed ales to the backdrop of 11 local bands.

This year the organisers felt it was crucial to try to minimise their plastic use so have turned to using re-usable festival cups to eliminate the environmental impact of single-use plastics and the needless resources to create them. Research from the Environment Journal explains over 3 billion people attend festivals in the UK each year with 23,500 tonnes of waste created with only 32% recycled, this must change. Small changes can make a huge impact to protect our environment.  Research suggests that as long as re-usable cups are used over 2.5 times the environmental effect is far less than one use cups. This is why we partnered with Happy Cups to create our bespoke festival cups which were available throughout the weekend here in Bedale.