Meadow Camping Rules
If you have any problems during your visit please contact the office or the meadow camping warden.
These rules should be read in conjunction with the Rules and Conventions of the Naturist Foundation.
- Fees. Visitor fees must be paid in full before a site can be occupied.
- Camping Season. Seasonal camping is permitted from 1st April or Easter, whichever is earlier, to the weekend of the 2nd Sunday in October.
- Sites. Caravans/motor homes/tents must be at least 6 metres apart. Family units can be 3 metres apart. Awnings are permitted and BBQ’s are permitted provided they are not sited directly on the floor. Alternatively, there is a communal large brick built BBQ in the central area. Please provide your own coals. Visitors are expected to keep their allocated site neat and tidy during their stay.
- Gas Bottles. Gas is available to purchase on site, provided we have the size you require.
- Hose pipes. Hose pipes are not permitted to be used under any circumstances.
- Rubbish. Rubbish may be placed in the euro bins at the bottom of the meadow. There is a facility for cardboard and paper to be burnt by the Foundations representatives. Please leave in the black dustbins by the side of the euro bins. There is also a glass recycling bin situated in the same place.
- Speed. All areas of the site are subject to a 5MPH SPEED LIMIT. This applies to everyone on site. This is for the safety of everyone, especially children, on site.
- Car Parking. All electric pitches have the facility to park one car. Non-electric pitches may not be able to accommodate vehicles. All other vehicles must be left on the parking area at the bottom of the meadow.
- Children. Children are the responsibility of their parent/guardian at all times. No child under the age of 18 can camp on their own overnight and should not be left in their tent/caravan unsupervised after dark. Children attending an evening function should do so under the supervision of their parent/guardian. If children are to be left in the care of a member then a “parental responsibility” form should be completed on every occasion and handed in to the office.
- Washing up. If you do not have your own washing up facilities you can use the facilities provided behind the meadow shower block. Do not wash up at the drinking water points.
Rules and Conventions of the Naturist Foundation
Our rules are designed to safeguard the enjoyment of all users of our grounds and facilities and also events organised by us away from Brocken Hurst. We expect everyone to co-operate in ensuring they respect other members, joining in their Society’s and the Foundation’s activities and help progress improvements to the best of their ability. The general rules set out below are kept to a minimum. They are supplemented by others relating to camping, use of the swimming pool, sauna and locker and sun bed storage facilities. These include safety matters and legal requirements and are made known to all concerned.
1) For the public benefit the Foundation provides facilities for outdoor recreation under naturist conditions i.e. without clothing whenever weather and other circumstances permit. Those seeking to enjoy the facilities are expected to have this objective in mind.
2) These rules, the level of fees, and all other conditions are designed to achieve the maximum possible public benefit, i.e. to make the best possible opportunities available to the widest possible section of the community at large for recreation in a naturist atmosphere by those using the facilities provided. Priority, however, will be given to young people and families and those perceived to be in need of benefit.
3) The Trustees have an unfettered discretion to vary any rules, fees and conditions with these aims and other provisions of the Trust Deed in mind. Day to day organisation is undertaken by the Trustees with the help of a Management and Co-ordinating Committee.
4) Members’ rates of fees and other charges as agreed by the Trustees will be published in the Grove and on notice boards from time to time. All membership fees are to be paid by 1st April and site fees are payable before a site can be occupied.
5) Any person who has been convicted of any serious criminal or criminal sexual offence will be precluded from visiting the Naturist Foundation or attending any outside function organised by the Foundation.
6) No person within the grounds shall do anything or permit anything to be done which, in the opinion of the Trustees or persons authorised to act on their behalf, shall be a nuisance, annoyance or inconvenience to any other person or persons.
7) A bar is provided and operated in accordance with the Licensing Acts and no alcoholic drinks may be brought into or consumed in the grounds central areas.
8) Televisions, radios, CD players, musical instruments and any other form of media entertainment device can only be used at a low volume level that does not impede the enjoyment by other members of the Foundation facilities.
9) All animals are not permitted within the grounds. The exception is those belonging to residents that have been given approval by the Trustees. No livestock is permitted without exception.
10) The use of roller skates, roller blades, skateboards, bicycles and scooters by children are permitted in the designated play areas/cycle park and on the roads when going to and from the designated play areas/cycle park. Use of these are at the responsibility of the parent or guardian.
11) Adults may use bikes/mobility scooters to get to and from the central area but must be considerate of pedestrians, children and other road users. Please remember we have a 5mph speed limit on site.
12) Lockers and sunbed storage spaces can be hired on an annual basis (1st April to 31st March) at a price determined by the Trustees. The Naturist Foundation assumes no responsibility for loss or damage of any property in any storage area whether locked or unlocked. If non-payment occurs in any given year, the Naturist Foundation has the right to remove and dispose of any items in storage.
13) Children are the responsibility of their parent/guardian at all times. Children attending an evening function should do so under the supervision of their parent/guardian. Members who bring children whose parents are not members, including relatives, must supply the office with a letter of consent on the first visit of each season.
14) Members of the Foundation who wish to bring family or friends to their site at Brocken Hurst should make prior arrangements with the office. These guests will be required to fill in the visitors’ book and a fee will be payable for this visit if they wish to use the Foundation’s facilities and/or are staying overnight.
15) The names, addresses and any other information relating to members held by the Foundation are deemed to be confidential. Access to this information is restricted to the Trustees and office staff.
16) Access to the grounds via the use of a gate swipe card or key fob is restricted to members only. All other persons should gain entry using the gate bell and telephonic gate release system. Residents, their family and close friends will be given an access code.
17) The interpretation of the rules and the entitlement of enjoyment of the charitable benefits afforded by the Naturist Foundation at Brocken Hurst shall rest with the Trustees in accordance with the Trust Deed.
18) Members are bound by these rules including any amendments and supplementary rules, whether or not they have received notice of the amendments or supplements. Amendments to these rules and supplementary rules will be published in the Grove and on notice boards from time to time and both members and visitors shall be bound by these changes.