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Tackeroo CampsiteTackeroo is a perfect location for a forest holiday. Located in mature Pine forest with basic facilities, roaming Fallow Deer and only a short drive away from Birches Valley.

Opening times

Tackeroo will be open for public Camping* and Caravanning on the following dates during 2017. These dates are subject to change so please check before you visit.

Monday 10th April – Friday 5th May

Monday 8th May – Friday 16th June

Monday 23rd October – Monday 30th October

*All caravans, camper vans, trailer tents must have a working chemical toilet facility. Tents will only be allowed if they have a separate working chemical toilet tent.

When not used for public camping, Tackeroo is used for events and other activities. The running of events in this area of woodland are part of Forestry Commission objectives to provide more opportunities for people to benefit from the forest by participating in sport, community, social, health and wellbeing activities with money generated being invested back into forest management. As part of those objectives camping and caravanning will continue, please check opening dates above.

If you are attending an event please contact the event organiser directly to see if they are facilitating camping as part of their event.

Concert Camping

During 7th - 10th July 2017 Camping and Caravanning will be available by BOOKING ONLY.  Pitches will be £20 per pitch per night and portable toilets will be available for these dates so we can accommodate tents. To book a pitch please call 0300 067 4340, you will need to give your vehicle registration number and a non-refundable payment will be taken in advance.


Tackeroo is a Class B site with freely drained hard standing pitches, running water, and sanilav/rubbish disposal points facilites avaliable on site. There are no toilets or electrical hook-up facilities. Birches Valley Forest Centre is short drive away.

Our 2017 rates remain at £10 per pitch per night. There is no need to book. A ranger will come around daily for payment, usually around breakfast or dinner time, apart from Concert Weekend pitches cannot be pre-booked.

A copy of the current Site Rules can be viewed here.

What do other visitors say?

5 Stars 5 Stars

Faultless, beautiful setting, peaceful, friendly, relaxing, cheap, what more could anyone wish for

Bev, 4/May/2017

Are you open this weekend thanks

Mike , 20/Apr/2017

Thank you for your message, all our public opening dates for Tackeroo are published on our webpage above.

Forestry Commission Response
4 Stars 4 Stars

It is unfair campsite is Not not open for longer

Mr dixey, 15/Feb/2017
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Last updated: 19th May 2017

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