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.

 

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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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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Ticks – how to avoid them

We love the outdoors but unfortunately it does sometimes come with some nasty critters. We're pretty lucky in the UK with our wildlife, there isn't much about that can do you any damage. But there is one insect that sometimes can - the tick.

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How to Store a Bell Tent?

Concerned about the how to store a bell tent after camping? If you follow these simple rules and we hope the process will be a lot easier. At our campsites in Sussex, we erect and take down bell tents all the time.

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What to take camping – and what not to forget

When you are considering what to take camping there is a lot to think about. It’s all-too-easy to forget about some of the things that can make your life easier. Take a look through our list of things it’s easy to forget below.

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Campfire lighting tips

This very useful and detailed guest blog entry on how to light a campfire comes from our very good friend and wild camping enthusiast Jon.

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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. ***