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Fun activities with children near The Secret Campsite

The Secret Campsite is perfectly nestled between the small villages of Chailey and Barcombe. And within easy striking distance of the bigger towns including Lewes and Brighton. There’s lots of great activities and days-out for families of all ages. The activities suggested offer entertainment for all kinds of weather (yes it can sometimes rain at […]

New Year walks close to the Secret Campsite

Lockdown #3 is enabling us to really appreciate the countryside that surrounds the Secret Campsite. Lewes is still open for business of sorts. Do check out the latest info outlining Home Deliveries and Takeaways. Plus the local shops that can offer delivery here. Beaches We have been striding out over to the beaches, particularly at […]

Walking the South Downs Way

Family Hiking! As a family we have walked the length of the South Downs Way. We started doing this when our youngest was 5 years old and we finished when she was 13. These hikes took place over annual October half-terms. We still love walking up on the Downs and found it a haven during […]

Where to get food during your stay at The Secret Campsite?

The Secret Campsite is rather well placed for pubs, restaurants, cafes, farm shops, farmers markets and takeaways too. Sussex seems to cater for foodies! Farm shops Holmansbridge Farm Shop is 2 minutes walk from the Secret Campsite. It sells a wonderful selection of meat, deli products, fruit and veg plus shop made foods too. The […]

It’s swimming time!

There are some glorious places to go wild swimming whilst you are staying here at The Secret Campsite. Sussex boasts some truly marvellous spots. Although one destination definitely won’t be our pond. It’s dried up and even the Great Crested Newts that live with us here on site would struggle to get damp wriggling around […]

Public transport to The Secret Campsite

With a bit of forward planning, it’s relatively easy to use public transport to get to and from The Secret Campsite. It may take a bit longer but it’s great for the environment and the hedgehogs prefer it. Just be prepared for some longer timetable gaps. We all cheered when a Sunday train service was […]

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 […]

Food news for summer 2020!

Meat and produce We are now stocking locally produced meat boxes from Carole and Kevin at Townings Farm, which is¬†located 5 miles away on Chailey Common. Priced at ¬£22.50 each box contains 4 burgers, 6 sausages, 4 Lamb koftas (flavoured with rosemary and garlic) and 8 Rashers of bacon. These boxes can be booked via […]

Rockpooling at Seaford Beach

Seaford Beach is about 25 minutes drive from The Secret Campsite. A quiet spot. Seaford’s charms are its simplicity, peace and space. Plus free parking. It’s very different from its raucous sibling Brighton, further up the coast. From the seafront you can access a wonderful clifftop walk to Seaford Head. This takes you up high, […]

Up with the Skylarks, Swallows and Scarlet Pimpernel

Friday morning saw us leave The Secret Campsite at 4:45 AM to walk on The South Downs Way. Walking along the roads to join the South Downs Way at Offham, we saw the early morning sun rise and the world start to awake. We joined the South Downs Way passing the old racecourse near Lewes, […]

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