Stainsby Festival - July 15th-17th 2022
=== Local Hotels === [[https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Hotel_Review-g504069-d2160451-Reviews-Appleby_Guest_House-Mansfield_Nottinghamshire_England.html|Appleby Guest House]]. A very attractive family run guesthouse with a laid-back feel. We've often put artists up here. Even has its own swimming pool. Distance to festival 4 miles. [[https://www.google.com/maps/place/The+Shoulder+at+Hardstoftfirstname.lastname@example.org,-1.3461053,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m7!3m6!1s0x4879911c061e53bb:0xce1e925d5b3ba895!5m1!1s2018-07-08!8m2!3d53.1622901!4d-1.3439166|The Shoulder at Hardstoft]] The famous Shoulder is a characterful 300 year old rural pub with ensuite rooms recently refurbished. It has just been refurbished this year, so if the rigours of cooking by camping gas stoves get too much, you know where to go! Again we put artists up here. Distance to festival 2.5 miles [[https://whittonlodge.business.site/|Whitton Lodge]]. A luxury accommodation that only opened in the last few years with sauna, gym and games room. They even go in for beauty treatments if the rigours of a sixties style festival get too much! We've put artists in here too. Distance to festival 2.5 miles. [[http://www.twinoakshotel.co.uk/|Twin Oaks Hotel at J29]]. Characterful hotel converted from a row of miners' cottages that used to serve Ramcroft Colliery. Recently refurbished complete with own fitness suite. Full restaurant service. Distance to festival 1.5 miles. [[https://www.airbnb.co.uk/doe-lea-united-kingdom/stays|Doe Lea airbnbs]] There's a link here to some local air bnbs in nearby Doe Lea a very short footpath walk via Stainsby Mill. === Caravans === [[https://www.teversal-campsite.com/| Teversal Camping and Caravanning]] Open countryside surrounds this site and the newly created Silverhill Country Park opposite. Full facilities and lots of capacity. Distance to festival 3 miles. Or how about [[http://www.caravanclub.co.uk/caravanclubapps/applications/uk-caravan-sites-and-parks/SiteDetails.aspx?csid=21960/|Poolsbrook Caravan Park]], sited in the stunning redeveloped Poolsbrook Country Park: lakes, walks, latest facilities, and also lots of capacity only one junction up the motorway at J29A. Distance to Festival 7 miles Fancy something smaller and quieter? Here's a few boutique sites all within the same distance: Recommended by caravaners from our own trustees who've stayed there. [[http://www.campingandcaravanningclub.co.uk/campsites/uk/derbyshire/chesterfield/hallgatefarm|Hallgate Farm Pilsley]] [[http://www.campingandcaravanningclub.co.uk/campsites/uk/derbyshire/alfreton/ivycottage|Ivy Cottage Tibshelf]] [[https://www.campingandcaravanningclub.co.uk/campsites/uk/derbyshire/chesterfield/ilexfarm|Ilex Farm]] or try the delightful but even closer [[https://www.caravanclub.co.uk/certificated-locations/england/derbyshire/chesterfield/sutton-hall-gardens/|Sutton Hall Gardens]] site right by the romantic ruins of Sutton Scarsdale Hall. === Camping === Camping on Friday and Saturday is for weekend ticket holders only. Campsite is open from Noon on Friday. Sorry, no trailer tents, caravans or gazebos. More details on the [[faq.shtml|FAQ page]] === Holiday Cottages=== Or how about having your own nearby holiday cottage? Pure fantasy? Go on.... indulge yourself:\\ [[https://www.cottages.com/cottages/the-mill-cottage-ukc3945|Stainsby Mill Cottage]] There's a recently opened holiday cottage perfectly situated just under the motorway next to Stainsby Mill (Mill Cottage, easy huh?). Absolutely easy walking distance of the festival. \\\\Or you can just click on [[http://www.myfavouriteholidaycottages.co.uk/peak-district|this link ]]for a range of other holiday cottages within easy reach of Stainsby.