The Bagpipe Society

Practicalities, Parking and Accommodation

Local Accommodation

Polesworth is not well provided with short stay accommodation and you are advised to look in Tamworth, which is no more than a 15 minute drive away. Contact BlowoutQuestions@gmail.com for further advice.

Information for Camper Vans

We have the use of two alternative sites for campervans and caravans, both within a very short distance of the Memorial Hall. Spaces are limited, so it is important that you contact BlowoutQuestions@gmail.com for practical information. Please check this page for updates before setting out or contact us if you have any questions.

General Parking

The Church driveway is strictly no parking. There are only a few spaces available for cars, next to the Church, but they are solely for disabled visitors to the site. Please park behind the Memorial Hall.

IMPORTANT: these spaces are for cars only and camper vans are not permitted to park there overnight.

Camping Information

Both camping areas are accessible via the church annex. There is no problem with dropping off and unloading, either by the Refectory door or by the garage, which offers an alternative access to the garden. After drop off, re-park behind the Memorial Hall.

The first area is within the old cloisters and fills up quickly. The second area is reached though a gate diagonally across the lawn and consists of rough pasture leading down to the river. There is always plenty of space available. There is 24-hour access to toilets in the Church annex, which contain small wash basins. There is no additional charge for camping, beyond the purchase of a weekend ticket.

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