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The Okra at the Secret Campsite

Quirky and comfortable are the hallmarks of the Okra. It has a bold five-sided shape, with precision wooden cladding and a simple interior. The Okra accommodates up to 3 people, which includes a maximum of 2 adults. The Okra sits in the orchard area of the campsite and is the latest understated design by Jason […]

The Secret Campsite welcomes the Okra

We have mentioned the Okra before. It’s got a bold 5 sided shape with precision cladding and a simple interior. It was built here last summer, by Jason Thawley, of Tree Tents who also designed both our Tree Tent and our Gridshell. The Okra will be available to book from May 17th. The Okra accommodates […]

Autumn at The Secret Campsite

The sheep arrive This season went by in a flash and now we are deep into November. A particular highlight is the new sheep coming to graze off the camping meadow. They arrive and tread warily out of the trailer. Then hesitate but upon hearing the rattle of a bucket, will charge straight into their […]

Cool Camping Instagram “Takeover”

We were thrilled to be invited to “takeover” Cool Camping’s Instagram earlier this week. It represented a great opportunity for The Secret Campsite to tell our story, with a real “day at the campsite experience” theme. It was also a leap of faith for Cool Camping too. We have worked with them since we started, […]

The Times guide to “50 Great Staycations”

Well that is a great start to the 2020 camping season! We featured in “50 Great Staycations” in this weekends edition of The Times. UK best places The article outlined the pick of the best places for escaping the hordes within the UK. It featured beautiful sleepy Cornish towns, pine plantations in Northumberland, and lovely […]

Things to do, eat, and see near to The Secret Campsite

Sussex is a wonderful place to visit and there’s plenty to do, eat and see whilst you are here. Here’s a list of places that our campers seem to enjoy. Please check the company website for current times and all opening details. Sussex visitor official websites Sussex Top Attractions Brighton Lewes Family Attractions Branching Out […]

Bookings at The Secret Campsite during the Covid outbreak

Over the course of the outbreak we ask all of our current and future customers to accommodate a few changes to our normal rules: We will happily reschedule any booking that can’t be enjoyed to a mutually convenient date. This could be due to our forced closure, or because you, or a member of your […]

Covid-19 virus

Currently the Secret Campsite remains open for camping trips, as well as for stays in our Tree Tent and The Gridshell. But, this may change, and we are ready if and when it does. Our team is very much alive to the current situation and its fast moving nature. So this post is to reassure […]

Secret Wildlife Festival 2020

We have just confirmed the date for this years Secret Wildlife Festival. The festival is in its eight consecutive year and is run in conjunction with Sussex Wildlife Trust. To date, we have raised in excess of £18,000 for the Trust. This money helps to fund the Trust’s work to preserve and conserve the threatened […]

Lagom and The Secret Campsite

This is a Swedish word that is rather dear to our heart. We hope that it perfectly captures the approach we take at The Secret Campsite……. plus a tiny bit more. The dictionary definition is broadly somewhere in this space: in balance, appropriateness, and a Swedish Proverb implies ‘the right amount is best’. This approach […]

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