The Barnyard, Highway, Wiltshire, SN11 8SR

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I Just stay one night?

In order to give you the best service and experience when visiting us at Highway Hill, we ask that you book a minimum two night stay.

What time is check-in and check-out?

Check in is from 2pm till late on the day of arrival. Check-out is by 11am on the day of departure.

What do we do on arrival?

Parking is available in designated parking areas in the farm yard. We kindly ask that you keep all access and entrance ways clear in case the emergency services need to gain access to the site. There is also farm machinery being used within the yard on a daily basis.

The keys for your huts/bell tents will be in the key safes attached to the outhouse opposite the kitchen area. Your key code will be emailed to you upon booking.

What facilities are available on site?

Along with normal facilities such as toilets (with disabled access), showers, washing up facilities and a kitchen area (by the office), BBQs, fire pit and a hammock are also available for your use. Guests are welcome to bring their own charcoal for the barbecues, but logs and kindling for the fire pit and woodburning stoves are supplied on site.

There is a hair dryer in the toilet block next to the kitchen area and guests have access to a large chest freezer which can be found near the kitchen area.

Each shepherds hut contains all essential cooking utensils, an electric fridge, a hob and a kettle. A toaster is available in the kitchen area if required. Guests staying in bell tents are welcome to use the kitchen facilities on site.

If you are bringing small children, we can supply a cot and/or highchair if needed. Please contact us in advance so we can make sure these are available upon your arrival.

The shepherds huts are fitted with electric sockets and lights. The bell tents do not have an electricity supply in them, but do have battery operated lanterns and fairy lights.

Wifi is available in the area around the kitchen, office and Hayloft, but we encourage guests to consider switching off from online life while they are at Highway Hill if they can!

All the accommodation is nestled together in one area. The huts are approximately 15 meters apart. The bell tents are approximately 5 meters apart.

The nearest shops are a short 10 minute drive from the site (Calne or Lyneham).

Please note: The accommodation will be closed from 18th December to 25th March 2018.

What is included in the accommodation price?

Our prices are per unit and include all bed linen, towels, and torches and lanterns for your night-time walk to the toilet.

We will supply you with half a dozen farm fresh eggs and a pint of milk for your arrival. If you are staying in a shepherds hut then these will be in the fridge or electric cooler in your hut, and if you are staying in a bell tent then you will find your eggs and milk in the kitchen. Each hut is also supplied with olive oil and vinegar, salt and pepper, pasta, oats for your morning porridge, and tea, coffee and sugar; guests staying in bell tents will also find these in the kitchen.

Can we bring our dog?

Due to the fact that there are a lot animals on the farm, we do not allow pets. There may also be children on the site and not all children/parents are comfortable with dogs. We thank you for your understanding in this matter.

How do I book with a gift voucher?

Gift Vouchers can be purchased online or you can contact the office directly on
Your voucher will then be emailed over to you.
To redeem your voucher, please contact the office directly on 01249 760 488.

Do you accept group bookings?

Yes, we do! Please contact the office directly on or 01249 760 488.

How can I find my way around while I’m there?

We have a map of the site (below) labelled with everything you might need to find during your visit to Highway Hill. A copy of this map will be emailed to you as part of your Welcome Pack when you make a booking, and there is also a copy in the kitchen area next to the office.