News - Year: 2020

Nothing much happens at our woodland campsite…

But, when it does, we like to share the secrets with you. Some of you might be interested and perhaps it will help you plan your next escape.

You will find all the news about our East Sussex camping site, as well as information about campfire cooking through to advice on the camping equipment to pack before you escape.

 

Doing it on foot – a guest blog

We're lucky enough at Pegs and Pitches to have many returning campers. Some have been coming for years and we really do love to see the familiar names and faces.

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Camping Staycations in Sussex

Now that both Beech Estate and Wild Boar Wood Campsites are closed for the season it's time for us to take a breather and look back on what has been a bit of a strange year for everyone. A year where staycations became extremely popular.

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First Family Camping Experience

Are you planning your first family camping trip? Does the idea of being stuck in a rural woodland with no electricity, a tent for a home, a campfire for a kitchen AND with the kids terrify you? That’s ok, we’ve got you covered with our handy t...

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Social Distance Camping

Welcome to the world of social distancing (at campsites). Things have certainly changed a lot in these last few months due to coronavirus.  We’ve all had to change along with them.

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Sussex Campsites opening after Coronavirus.

We are on target to open our Sussex campsites on July 4th. Recent UK Government guidance has announced this target date for Step 3 in 'Our plan to rebuild: The UK Government’s COVID-19 recovery strategy’ .

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Camping tips and advice

I first shared my best camping tips a few years ago. This was soon after I opened campsites at Wild Boar Wood and Beech Estate. It's been one of the most popular articles on our website ever since.

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Best family camping blogs

We love a family camping blog here at Pegs and Pitches HQ. We're pretty experienced campers, but there is always more to learn and something quite lovely in reading about other campers experiences.

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Wild camping in England

The short answer is that wild camping in England is legal, but only if you have permission from the relevant landowner.

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Coronavirus Update

Based on Government guidance we have opened both Beech Estate and Wild Boar Wood Campsites on July 4th, 2020. *** Please note any new bookings made after July 6th, 2020 until further notice, that are unable to commence due to Government guidance regarding COVID-19, will be offered credit notes for 18 months. This applies to booking made directly on our website only. ***