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Wish You Were Here

Despite the gloomy air pervading the nation, interesting and exciting things are still happening. So, we thought we’d carry on as normal and rather than just enjoy the arrival of spring here at the secret campsite on our own, we thought we would share it. So we have decided to start sending postcards from the […]

Cancellations due to Corona virus

Our normal cancellation policy is that once a booking has been made we will provide a 50% refund if we receive a cancellation 30+ days from the arrival date of the booking. This policy remains in place. However.. …. until further notice we will happily reschedule any booking to a mutually agreed date in 2020 […]

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. We advise that everyone uses the convenientyly located hand sanitisers before AND after touching any equipment or furniture around the campsite.  We also ask that you explain this to 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 […]

2020 Camping season almost here

In just 18 days time on the 27th March we throw the gates open to a new camping season at The Secret Campsite. Whoopeee. Its been a dreadful winter, with so much rain and wind, but we’re super upbeat going into the new camping season. Whatever else is going on around us, it can be […]

Secret Wildlife Festival 2020

The tickets for this years Secret Wildlife Festival run in conjunction with Sussex Wildlife Trust go on sale next Tuesday 10th March and they sell like hot cakes. Have a look at our earlier post about this years festival. The tickets will be live for booking from Tuesday at 1:00pm. So, put down that gourmet […]

Nature and how we can help

In the last couple of weeks I have attended a couple of very forward thinking and inspiring events. Both were less than 10 miles from the Secret Campsite. One was in Brighton and the other along the coast either side of Rottingdean. We live in a very forward thinking area and Sussex based organosations are […]

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 […]

Big Garden Bird Watch

I love this part of citizens science and every year I get really excited to sit down for an hour. All i need to do is observe which of our feathered friends elects to pay s a visit. Big Garden Bird watch is the RSPBs annual plea for us to record the birds that visit […]

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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