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Spring in the Secret Shelters

As we emerge blinking from the chilly, dark December months, our thoughts turn to the start of the camping season in March. We will open on March 25th for intrepid campers and their willing families. However, for those who aren’t quite ready to lie about in the camping meadow under canvas tents….. just yet, we […]

“Save Our Bridge” the fight for wildlife in Barcombe

The “Save Our Bridge” campaign focusses on an old railway bridge in Barcombe, East Sussex. Church Road Bridge was constructed in the early 1880’s and spans the old Bluebell Railway Line. The line closed in 1958 and many of our campers still use the old railway track to walk up to Barcombe village. Wildlife and […]

Get Nature Positive Campaign and The Secret Campsite

The Secret Campsite are proud signatories of Get Nature Positive. This national campaign initiated by the Council for Sustainable Business with the help of Justin Francis founder of Responsible Travel is designed to address net zero and protect, manage and support nature. The campaign spells out the critical connection between human behaviour and the planet’s […]

Changing bookings at The Secret Campsite during the Covid outbreak

Its been a very challenging time for everyne over the course of the pandemic and we are keen to revert to our normal trading conditions as soon as possible. This will allow us to focus our efforts on working with the wildlife that we have in abundance here which has always been the main focus […]

Star gazing and astronomy at the Secret Campsite Lewes

The Secret Campsite is fortunate to be located in a dark sky reserve in the South Downs, and has little light pollution. We encourage all our campers to use head torches and not festoon their tents with fairy lights. This makes the Secret Campsites star gazing opportunities much richer and more accessible for everyone on […]

Butterflies, glow worms and dragonflies at the Secret Campsite

Butterfly Counting We are huge supporters of nature here at the Secret Campsite. This year we are participating with the Big Butterfly Count at the Secret Campsite. Run by the Butterfly Conservation this national citizen science project enables us to see the health of our environment simply by counting the number and types of butterflies. […]

Corona virus management plan.

To reassure our customers that we are taking the current situation very seriously, we have devised the following hygiene management plan for The Secret Campsite. All campers over the age of 16 years are required by law to scan our QR code via the NHS app on arrival at The Secret Campsite. We advise that […]

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 […]

100 trees planted at The Secret Campsite

The spade is out, the plant order has arrived. It’s time for the next batch of trees to be planted at The Secret Campsite. If you have been phoning today and not yet spoken yet to Tim, it’s because he is out of earshot. Doing one of his favourite things. Planting trees and digging holes. […]

New 2021 Opening dates

Monday’s announcement has meant that we now have a firm date when we can fully open. This is the 17th May, and we are taking bookings from this date for the rest of the season. New restrictions until 21st June, mean that we can have a maximum of 6 people or 2 households for each […]

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