News - Category: Camping Tips and Advice

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 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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Hammock camping – in a 600-acre woodland

Hammock camping fans are welcome to sling their hammocks between the trees at Beech Estate Campsite. The campsite is set within a 600-acre woodland and we have found a couple of lovely spots for hammock campers.

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Unplugging for the weekend

Unplugging is a real buzz word these days. But what does it mean and how do we do it? In a world that is so full of technology, where we're drawn to our phones and social media accounts, it is hard to remember a time before all of this.

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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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How to stay warm when camping

There's nothing worse than looking forward to some outside time, then getting outside and being too cold to enjoy yourself. This all comes down to preparation. So you want to know how to stay warm when camping? Be prepared.

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Best camping gift ideas

It's coming to that time of year when we have to start thinking about what gifts to buy for our friends and family. We're on hand to help with our list of great options for camping enthusiasts.

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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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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. ***