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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 […]

The Secret Wildlife Festival 2019 – What a scorcher

This yeasr Secret Wildlife Festival, run in conjunction with Sussex Wildlife Trust was bathed in sunshine from the moment we started, until the last campers had departed on Sunday afternoon. At times, it was so hot here you could have fried an egg on the barbecue. The searing heat ensured that campere retreated  to the […]

Secret Wildife Festival 2019

It all starts to get very exciting here, the night before the wildlife festival that we run in conjunction with Sussexx Wildlife Trust. This years timetable has a great range of activities for the family including some wildlife hunts and walks, some bushcraft activities and lots of opportunities for the campers to connect with our […]

The Nightingales have arrived

Its that special time of the year down here at the secret campsite. We all look forward to it with baited breath, but never know the exact date. Its the day when our foreign friends, the nightingales return from their overseas travels to more balmy climes. This year the campsite seems to have an abundance […]

Secret Wildlife Festival 2019

Get your tickets here!!! That’s right, it’s that time of year again when we all have a mad dash to get our Secret Wildlife Festival tickets and crash the website due to our enthusiasm. Not to fear, this year we’ve got a sophisticated two step registration process. So we can all relax and have a […]

Secret Wildlife Festival 2018 tickets on sale now

Tickets have gone on sale for this years Secret Wildlife Festival at The Secret Campsite in conjunction with Sussex Wildlife Trust. The event runs over the weekend of 29th June – 1st July, with 2 nights camping included in the ticket prices. Tickets cost £78 per adult and £39 per child aged 5-16. Under 5’s […]

Sam Lees Singing with Nightingales around the campsite

Every year in spring we are lucky enough to play host to a growing group of nightingales in and around the campsite. Sam Lees Singing with Nightingales is an amazing chance to hear one of our rarest birds. Sussex is a great county for these secretive birds as they like to stay hidden ideally in […]

Secret Wildlife Festival 2017 with Sussex Wildlife Trust

This years secret wildlife festival run at the secret campsite with Sussex Wildlife Trust was a huge success and we saw a fantastic array of mammals, butterflies, moths, birds glow worms and insects all going about their daily lives around the camping meadow. Try though i might to write something up that is helpful and […]

2017 secret wildlife festival itinerary emerges

Sussex Wildlife Trust have been working with the campsite for the past five years to run these popular summer wildlife and camping weekends. The Secret Campsite is carefully managed to provide a permanent home for wildlife (and a temporary home to happy campers). As you walk around the Secret campsite, keep your eyes and ears […]

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