News

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 near the beach

We are incredibly lucky in Sussex to have such a vast array of beautiful beaches. With both our Sussex campsites being around a thirty minute drive to the coast, it's a great spot for camping near the beach.

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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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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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THERE’S A FIX FOR THAT: Guest blog post

by Heather Lodge, July 2023 Heather and her partner took up camping five years ago when in their mid-fifties in order to escape the pressures of urban life. They camp 30-40 nights a year between April-October.

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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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