Accommodation Options at Groundswell

 

Please note: Independent food traders will be on site offering a delicious array of meals throughout the show.

Breakfast starts from 8am each day ranging from fresh baked heritage grain loaves at the show Bakery to shakshuka cooked over fire and bacon and sausage rolls.

Lunchtime and evening meal options include Fire Bowls, locally-made Punjabi curries, Pasture-for-Life BBQs, radically seasonal taco’s, sourdough pizzas, humus and falafal wrap/bowls, hogget slow-cooked over fire and colourful sharing platters. 

The Earthworm Arms Bar and Apple Cottage Cider Bar will be open till late on the evenings 21st, 22nd and 23rd.

The SSAW Collective are hosting three-course long table banquets – Wednesday is SOLD OUT but tickets still availble for Tuesday – Book direct here. 

 

 

1. Glamping Bell Tents With Woodville Projects:

Glamping at Groundswell

Due to the popularity of the Glamping in previous years, Groundswell 2022 will be partnering again with Woodville Project, to book your Glamping spot please visit their website. The prices start at £60 per person (for the nights 21st, 22nd and 23rd June inclusive). Glampers must also purchase a £20 Camping Pitch fee from Groundswell in order to use the hot showers, this is available as an add-on when you buy your ticket. 

 

 2. Bring your own tent and camp at Groundswell:

Attendees are very welcome to bring their own tent (campervans etc. are also welcome) we will provide hot showers and loos in the campsite, there is a camping pitch fee of £20 per person which can be selected as an add-on when you buy your ticket. This pitch fee covers you for the 3 nights. The Campsite is open from 4pm on 21st June and closes at Midday on the 24th June. Campers are responsible for their own safety and belongings and must take any litter home with them.

 

3. Stay in a local Hotel/Guesthouse:

 The following list is based on recommendations and you are encouraged to make your own enquiries. Prices are for guidance only and subject to change. 

For Local taxis try ABC Stevenage +44 (0)1438 424 242.

Mercure Letchworth Hall Hotel (8 mins drive from Groundswell)

Rate: Approx £250 per room: inc. breakfast, dinner options 

Call: 01462 683747

Capacity: 87 bedrooms

 

Needham House Hotel (8 mins drive from Groundswell)

Rate: Approx £90 per room inc. breakfast 

Call: 01462 417240

Capacity: 79 bedrooms

At 26/05/22: rooms available on 21st and 23rd, fully booked on 22nd.

 

 

Redcoats Farmhouse Hotel (12 mins drive from Groundswell)

Rate: approx £105 – £150 per room inc. breakfast

Call: 01438 729 500

Capacity: 27 bedrooms

At 26/05/22: 2 rooms available on 21st, 10 available on 23rd, fully booked on 22nd.

 

 

The Fox ( 8 mins drive from Groundswell) 

Rate: approx £95 – £165 inc. breakfast

Call: 01462 480233

Capacity: 8 bedrooms 

At 26/05/22: three rooms available on 21st  and 23rd, fully booked 22nd

 

 

Novotel Stevenage (10 mins drive from Groundswell)

Rate: approx  £125 per room inc. breakfast 

Call: 020 7660 0687

Capacity: 102 bedrooms

 At 26/05/22: fully booked on 21st and 22nd, Wide availability on 23rd.

 

 

Days Inn Stevenage North (10 mins drive from Groundswell)

Rate: approx £68 per room, breakfast not included

Call: 01462 730598

Capacity: 62 bedrooms

At 26/05/22: 26 rooms available from 21st – 23rd.

 

 

 Travelodge Letchworth Garden City (10 mins drive from Groundswell)

Rate: approx £75 per room, breakfast not included

Call: 03719 846554

Capacity: 73 bedrooms

At 26/05/22: wide availability for 21st – 23rd June. 

 

 

Ibis Stevenage (12 mins drive from Groundswell)

Rate: approx £80 per room, breakfast not included

Call: 01438 779955

Capacity: 98 bedrooms

At 26/05/22: 17 rooms available on 21st , 6 rooms available on 22nd, 36 rooms available on 23rd

 

 

The Sun Hotel (15 mins drive from Groundswell)

Rate: approx £65  – £75 inc Breakfast

Call: 0845 6086040 

Capacity: 32 bedrooms

At 26/05/22: 15 rooms available from 21st – 23rd

 

 

La Bella Vita Hotel (15 mins drive from Groundswell)

Rate: approx  £65 per room inc. breakfast

Call: 01462 434380

Capacity: 20 bedrooms

At 26/05/22: 17 rooms available on 21st , 22nd no availability, 23rd 24 rooms available.

 

 

Hitchin Priory Hotel (15 mins drive from Groundswell)

Rate: approx £80 inc. breakfast 

Call: 01462 420500

Capacity: 52 bedrooms 

 

Premier Inn Hotel  Stevenage North (15 mins from Groundswell)

Rates: approx £75 breakfast not included

Call: 0871 527 9036 

 Capacity: 56 bedrooms

 

At 26/05/22: 27 rooms available on 21st , 27 rooms on 22nd, 40 rooms on 23rd

 

 

Cromwell Hotel Stevenage (15 mins from Groundswell)

Rates: approx £85 inc. breakfast

Call: 01438 779954

Capacity: 77 bedrooms

 

The Lord Lister Hotel Hitchin (15 mins drive from Groundswell)

Rates: approx  £70 breakfast available

Call: 01462 432712

Capacity: 20 bedrooms 

 

Firs Hotel Hitchin (15 mins drive from Groundswell)

Rate: approx £80 inc. breakfast

Call: 01462 422322

Capacity: 27 bedrooms

 At 26/05/22: 4 rooms available on 21st and 22nd, wide availability on 23rd

 

 

The Old Bull Inn (20 mins from Groundswell)

Rates: approx  £90 inc. breakfast 

Call: 01763 24200

Capacity: 11 bedrooms 

 At 26/05/22: fully booked 21st, 6 rooms available on 22nd, 5 rooms available on 23rd.

 

 

Travelodge (various)

Rate: approx £75 per room, breakfast not included

 

 

 

Local Recommended B&Bs

 

 

Templars Cross Lodge Baldock  (8 mins drive from Groundswell)

Family run B&B

Rates: £60 per night inc. breakfast

Call: 07970 162753

Capacity: 2 bedrooms

 

The White House, Newnham (12 mins from Groundswell)

Family run B&B

Rates: approx £65 per night inc. breakfast 

Call Cindy on: 01462742745 

Capacity: 2 bedrooms

 

Newnham Manor B&B (12 mins drive from Groundswell)

Rate: £100 per room inc. breakfast

Call Trish: 01462742815 

Capacity:  6 bedrooms

 

Radwell Mill B&B (12 mins drive from Groundswell)

Yurt rate: £89 

River House rate: £95 

Call Nicky: on 07971182475 or email (preferred) nicky@flymicro.com 

Capacity: 3 bedrooms 

 

Fullers Hill Self-Catering Cottages (20 mins drive from Groundswell)

Rates: approx  £150 (for 4 guests)

Capacity: 6 luxury self catering holiday cottages all sleep 4 

Contact: Jenny or John on 07544 208959

 

Lodge Farm B&B Kings Walden (20 mins drive from Groundswell)

Rate: £75 inc breakfast

Call: 01462 768 229

Capacity: 6 rooms

 

Hotels near local airports for those flying in/out

 

LUTON AIRPORT (35 mins drive from Groundswell)

Holiday Inn Luton Airport

Rates: approx £145

Call: 01582 218111

 

Hotel Ibis Luton Airport

Rates: approx £115

Phone: 01582 424488

 

STANSTED AIRPORT (45 mins drive from Groundwell)

 

Premier Inn Stansted Airport

Rates: approx £63

Phone: 0871 527 9352

 

Hampton by Hilton Hotel Stansted Airport

Rates: approx £125

 

Phone: 01279 680800

 

Disclaimer: Information provided is correct at the time print and subject to change without prior notice.  Please contact/visit individual hotel websites for up-to-date prices, availability and information. Groundswell is not responsible for the content of external sites.