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New Opening dates

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

The Secret Campsite is featured in The Guardian 13 February 2021

Thankyou very much to The Guardian. We featured in their “30 UK campsites with availability for summer 2021” written by Rachel Dixon and Jane Dunford. They used a great photo, taken here by local photographer Nigel French What they wrote It was a great little piece describing our large, well screened pitches, 2 Secret Shelters […]

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 […]

Big garden birdwatch at the Secret Campsite

11.30 am. The cats were shut away, the dog moved to another room and we sat down with a stopwatch and notepad. The annual RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch was underway. The first arrivals First up the Great Tit, followed by 3 Blue Tits. They kept pecking at the feeder and then darting back off to […]

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 […]

Secret Campsite pitches for Lewes District Councils carbon target

We are thrilled to share this news from Lewes District Council, about how the campsite is trying to help the Council achieve zero carbon by 2030. Their press release is in full below; The Chair of Lewes District Council made a socially distanced visit to The Secret Campsite in Lewes recently to see how the […]

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 […]

The Secret Campsite wins a Silver award!

We won a Silver Gong! Not quite at The Oscars but at the well regarded Awards hosted by the CPRE, the countryside charity, formerly known as the Campaign to Protect Rural England. The CPRE shares our own interests in nature and landscapes, climate change and energy, sustainable transport, farming and better places to live. We […]

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 […]

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