Glamping at Groundswell (New for 2019!) 


If you would like the most convenient option for accommodation at Groundswell, our friends Woodville Project are offering luxurious fully fitted Bell Tents that will be pitched at Groundswell. There will be hot showers and facilities located in the campsite. Prices from £52 per person (inc. VAT) for three nights – to enquire and book, please do so directly through the Woodville Project website. Please note that Groundswell is not taking a commission and this is the best deal you will find for glamping!  


Camping at Groundswell

Standard camping is available at Groundswell, there is a large camping area next to the Car Park. All campers must have a wristband, purchasable during Registration for £8 (inc VAT) per person. This is inclusive of 25th, 26th, 27th June). Campervans etc. are permitted. 


Recommended Accommodation near Groundswell

Please book early to ensure a bed.

If you have any problems with finding a place to stay please contact us and we will see what we can do to help.

Prices are correct at time of print and subject to change without prior notice. Please contact/visit individual hotel websites for up-to-date prices, availability and information.

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Recommended local hotels (in order of convenience):


The George Hotel,  (8 mins drive from Groundswell)

Baldock High Street

Rate: Approx £90 for 1 person in a double, £110 for 2 persons in double/twin (inc Breakfast)

Call: 01462 490500


Mercure Letchworth Hall Hotel (8 mins drive from Groundswell)

Rate: ~£90 per room (up to 2 guests) 

Call: 01462 683747


Needham House Hotel (8 mins drive from Groundswell)

Rate: ~£90 per room (up to 2 guests) 

Call: 01462 417240


Redcoats Farmhouse Hotel 

Rate: ~£110 per room 

Call: 01438 729 500


Novotel Stevenage (10 mins drive from Groundswell)

~£125 per room (up to 2 guests) (Bed and Breakfast)

Call: 020 7660 0687


Days Inn Stevenage North (10 mins drive from Groundswell)

Service station hotel

Baldock Extra Services Jnctn 10 A1M, Radwell, SG7 5TR GB

Rate: from £68 a night (Double / Twin)

Call: 01462 730598


Ibis Stevenage (12 mins drive from Groundswell)

£80 per room (up to 2 guests) (Breakfast not included)

Call: 01438 779955


The Sun Hotel (15 mins drive from Groundswell)

The Sun, Sun Street, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1AF 

Rate: £65 (single) £75 (Double/Twin) (inc Breakfast)

Call: 0845 6086040 


La Bella Vita Hotel (15 mins drive from Groundswell)

Address: 9 Sun Street, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1AE, 

Rate: £65 (inc Breakfast)

Call: 01462 434380


Hitchin Priory Hotel (15 mins drive from Groundswell)

Hitchin Priory, Tilehouse Street, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 2DL

Double from: £83, Single from £75 (inc. Breakfast)

Call: 01462 420500


Premier Inn Hotel – Stevenage North (15 mins from Groundswell)

Coreys Mill Ln, Stevenage SG1 4AA

Rates: From £71.50 (inc Breakfast)

Call: 0871 527 9036 


Cromwell Hotel Stevenage (15 mins from Groundswell)

High Street, Stevenage, Hertfordshire SG1 3AZ

Rates: From £85 (for 2 adults)

Call: 01438 779954


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

1 Park Street, Hitchin, Hertfordshire – SG4 9AH

Rate: Twins from £70

Call: 01462 432712


Firs Hotel Hitchin (15 mins drive from Groundswell)

83 Bedford Road, Hitchin, SG5 2TY,

Rate: Twin £80

Call: 01462 422322


The Old Bull Inn, Royston (20 mins from Groundswell)

56 High St, Royston SG8 9AW

Rates: Twin £95, Single £80

Call: 01763 24200


Local Recommended B&Bs

Jenny Bergman has three rooms with double beds in her house in Weston near the Post Office (walking distance from the conference). £30 a room. 
Please get in touch with her if you are interested  

Templars Cross Lodge Baldock  (8 mins drive from Groundswell)

Family run B&B

Templars Cross Lodge, North Rd, Baldock, SG7 5DN

Rate: £60 per night (inc Breakfast)

Call: 07970 162753


The White House, Newnham (12 mins from Groundswell)

Newnham village, SG7 5JU

Family run B&B

Rate: Double or Twin with Private Bathroom from £60 per night, Double en-suite from £70 per night. 

Call Cindy on: 01462742745 


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

Caldecote Road, Newnham, Hertfordshire, SG7 5LA.

Smart B&B with 6 double rooms

Rate: £100 per room (each room sleeps 2 – double beds)

Call Trish: 01462742815 


The Old Vicarage, Weston (5 mins drive from Groundswell)

Church Lane, Weston, SG4 7DJ

Private home with guest rooms. Limited occupancy. 

Rate: £40pp

Call Felicity on 01462790573


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

Radwell village

Yurt rate: £89 (double bed)

River House: £95 (for two double beds)

Call Nicky: on 07971182475 or email (preferred) 


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

Fullers Hill, Gamlingay, Cambridge, SG19 3BP

Rates: from £150 per night (for 4 guests)

6 luxury self catering holiday cottages. All sleep 4 and some have double sofa beds. 

Contact: Jenny or John on 07544 208959


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

Lodge Farmhouse, Kings Walden, Hitchin, SG4 8LL

Rate: £75 (double)

Call: 01462 768 229


Hotels near local airports for those flying in/out

LUTON AIRPORT (35 mins drive from Groundswell)

Holiday Inn Luton Airport

Airport Way, Luton LU2 9LF

Rates: from £145

Call: 01582 218111

Hotel Ibis Luton Airport

Spittlesea Rd, Luton LU2 9NZ

Rates: from £115

Phone: 01582 424488


STANSTED AIRPORT (45 mins drive from Groundwell)

Premier Inn Stansted Airport

Rates: from £63

Stansted Airport, Thremhall Ave, Stansted CM24 1PY

Phone: 0871 527 9352

Hampton by Hilton Hotel Stansted Airport

Address: Round Coppice Rd, Stansted CM24 1SF

Rates: from £125

Phone: 01279 680800