Our Plans For Reopening

Following the government announcement on 22nd February 2021, we are delighted to announce that we will be reopening the South Downs Bunkhouse.

29th April - We will open for single households to hire on exclusive basis.

17th May - We will be able to take bookings from two household to hire on exclusive hire basis.

21st June - Open as per normal for individuals, mixed or sole occupancy of whole bunkhouse.

Government policy is changing and we will endeavour to keep abreast of developments as time goes on. These are the rules which we will operate until further notice:


  1. If you have symptoms of COVID-19 please do not come.

  2. If you have been in contact with someone who is displaying symptoms or has tested positive for COVID-19 please do not come.

  3. We have 3 rooms of four beds and one of eight. We can only accommodate people in each room if they are from the same household or support bubble as defined by Government guidance.

  4. Guests must thoroughly sanitise their hands on entering the Bunkhouse and entry and exit to the toilets and showers taking every possible step to reduce the risk of transmission. Toilet seats must be wiped before and after use.

  5. We will deep clean toilets, showers and the kitchenette each day and in addition, cleaning equipment will be available for guests own use.

  6. The kitchen can only be used by one room/group at a time and it will be up to guests to arrange those times.

  7. Food is to be consumed at the outside tables in the courtyard.

  8. The government guidelines for Social Distancing are 1 metre plus and we expect guests to observe this at all times where possible.

  9. We will supply hand sanitiser but would also encourage you to bring your own.

  10. We would encourage guests to wear masks when moving around the Bunkhouse.