Enjoy Sussex camping with fires again from April 1st
We’re starting to get excited about the start of the 2021 camping season and we’ve already seen an influx of keen campers booking their Sussex camping trip with us in the forest. Our Beech Estate Campsite re-opens for the camping season on April 1st. There’s a lot to look forward to with a spring-time stay. Whether you want to pitch your own tent among the trees or stay in one of our “wild glamping” bell tents…
The 600-acre woodland bursts to life with a carpet of beautiful bluebells in April or May. But it’s not just the bluebells that seem to come out of hibernation. All sorts of woodland wildlife and birdlife spring into action at this time of year (pardon the pun) making it a perfect place for nature lovers.
In 2019 we made a number of improvements to the campsite, including brand new top of the range compost toilets. Our compost toilets were designed in partnership with Jason Thawley of Tree Tents and have been a huge hit so far. In total, we now have nine toilets for our campers: four flushing loos and five composting ones and eight showers too. We want our campers to relax and take it easy in the woodland. Taking your time over an outdoor bucket shower without having to queue is an absolute joy. Having said that, our bucket showers are designed to help eco campers conserve their water use and enjoy the sound of birdsong while they lather up. Read our guide to bucket showers for more details.
Our lovely wardens have also been updating the signage around the campsite and of course the all important pub walks! Have a chat with them on site for advice on which local pub to take a walk to from the campsite.
Joe and Leanne will be coming back to us for their second year at Beech Estate Campsite. 2020 was an unusual starting year for Joe and Leanne. But they were absolutely fantastic and dealt with everything that was thrown at them, including our very delayed opening. We’re so pleased they are returning and they’ll be offering you a very warm welcome and advice during your stay.
Early May bank holiday camping
If the last couple of years are anything to go by we can look forward to some unseasonably warm weather. But in case it’s not warm our Sussex camping site allows campfires to make sure you stay toasty! The woodland looks different throughout the year, but the spring season is a special time with all the new growth and vibrancy.
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To book your stay at Beech Estate Woodland Campsite now click the Book Now button at the top of the page. Don’t delay as the campsite can get booked up very early, especially on the popular dates. Book today and look forward to some off-grid East Sussex camping with fires in the woods.
Our glamping site at Wild Boar Wood, near Haywards Heath also offers Sussex glamping with fires and will open for the 2021 season on April 9th, just in time for some Easter camping!