Gatherings and Group Bookings

Can you Choose between woodland or meadow

This beautiful campsite comprises of 20 acres of stunning Sussex countryside deep in the heart of the AONB the land carries its own natural cadence creating perfect areas for groups of all sizes and persuasions to come and “BE”.  

Friends and  families just wanting to neighbour up in bell tents or School classes finishing the academic year with a bang or bond. Create your own group glamping, camping, airstreams, shepherds huts and small vans spaces Pop-up woods or meadow can bolt on kitchens, chill out tents, party spaces complete with lights and silent disco headphones so you can dance the night away with your very own “stick it on” party play list. 

If you are a small group craving calm back to basics camping, woodland crafts, yoga, hammocks for afternoon naps dreaming the day away, spend evenings catching up with friends and family around the campfire, these spaces are quiet, family-friendly and sizes from 2-35 pitches. 

Hire out the whole meadow, complete with field games, habitat search and wood fired pizza truck.  Our off grid woodland and meadow areas offer up safe, fun filled memories for all. With hassle free bespoke booking pages so organisers don’t spend all their time answering questions, the booking system and team will do that for you.

Whatever your budget bring your tribe together and party 

Across the site, you will find Chill out structures, that if not booked out are free for campers to use. The woodland has free hammocks but also has designated hammock areas for campers bringing their own to sleep in and set up more wild camping.

The Woods & Meadow camp is open on weekends from May-mid July and then rotates to 7 days a week through July and August.

 

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Our Meadow fields and woods have a bountiful supply of secret spaces for families, groups and individuals looking for a place to enjoy natural and off-grid camping. Walk through trackways to pitches cut through the meadow grass from just £15 per person per night in an unforgettable location.  Each pitch comes with washing up bucket and recycling bags and fire bowl don’t forget to take advantage of our ‘Bell-Hop’ service to take all the hard work out of moving your belongings to your pitch.

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Starting from £100 for the weekend

Our pitches have been carefully set out to make the most of the beautiful Meadow so that you can enjoy natural, off-grid camping.  Whether you are a family, group or individual there is a perfect piece of the outdoors waiting for you on our Meadow so you can enjoy nature uninterrupted. You can upgrade your camping experience by choosing one of our spacious kitted bell tents to be set up ready and waiting for you on your arrival starting @ £100 for the weekend.  Each pitch comes with a washing up bucket and recycling bags and don’t forget to make use of our ‘Bell-Hop’ service to take all the hard work out of moving your belongings to your pitch.

Simply add a Bell tent after booking your pitch!

More info about booking a bell tent

 

 

Stretch Tent for 60+ people.,

These Nomadic Marquees, also known as stretch tents, are the most versatile  party tents on the market they creating unique, stylish, spaces that open up the outside surroundings while offering protection from the weather, ideal for dancing drinking feasting and fun.

 

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You can upgrade your camping experience by choosing one of our spacious kitted bell tents to be set up ready and waiting for you on your arrival starting @ £100 for the weekend.  Each pitch comes with a washing up bucket and recycling bags and don’t forget to make use of our ‘Bell-Hop’ service to take all the hard work out of moving your belongings to your pitch.

Simply add a Bell tent after booking your pitch!

More info about booking a bell tent

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Campsite Facilities

Sounds great, but what about the toilets?

We designed our infrastructure to fit around you and your needs, with a mixture of composting and traditional toilets you will never be very far away from a convenience. 

Tell me more about your ethos and camp facilities!

Our facilities

We run off-grid so that you can enjoy a genuine back-to-nature experience; real down to earth camping doesn’t have to be hard work and we have provided you with everything you need for your comfort.

Unlike other campsites, we have designed our facilities to be mobile and versatile to meet the changing needs and spaces on our site.

We pride ourselves in using up-cycled materials wherever possible – look out for our eco-toilets in vintage horse box trailers!

We have both compost and traditional toilets across the site and wonderful piping hot showers. For your ease we have washing-up stations dotted all over the site next to drinking water points and if you are looking at hiring shelters for communal spaces we can offer these too so just get in touch. We care for our stream habitat so we provide paraben free washing up liquid and shower soap for our campers to use.

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Fires And Wood

Camping isn’t camping without setting fire to something, however, they do need to be treated with respect and common sense. We have fire pits available for every pitch to prevent the tree roots being damaged, and handy buckets to help you extinguish them in the evening.

We have permission for campers to forage for small fallen timber to act as kindling but nothing bigger campers as the forestry team turn coppice wood into money for the winter. Our neighbouring estate has produced our bags of wood so please ask the warden and they will be happy to sell you some!

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Bell Hop transport service to your pitch

We are also operating a Bell hop service on weekends (Friday and Sunday) that will ferry all kit across the site for £5 a load from the new car park in field 1.

This is an add on service from our observations in 2020 showing us that campers needed help with heavy car loads of gear and the land was struggling under the weight of Vehicles. Wheel barrows will still be available in the car parks.

What is the Bell Hop Service?

What is it?

The Bell Hop operates with Quad bikes and 4×4 vehicles picking up campers equipment from the car park and dropping it directly onto their pitch.

Why offer this service?

This year we have taken the decision to no longer allow cars onto the main camping fields or woodland (except camper vans), we have invested in trailers, quads and 4×4’s subsidised the service so for a small fee we transport your camping gear directly to your pitch.

Why can’t Idrive to my pitch?

The Land started to struggle with the amount of cars driving across the field, as did the Wildlife, and it was became increasingly difficult to get campers driving safely in wet conditions or being mindful of others so we decide to change things.

How do I book this service

You can book the service through the booking system in EXTRAS but we will only be taking cash for the service.

What if I don’t want this service

No problem! If you would rather transport your kit across the site, we have provided wheel barrows that are in the car park, all we ask is that you return them after you have finished using them.

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Welcoming you to the site

We warden the campsites on weekends at check-in, show you to your pitch and assist with anything you need during your stay. Wardens are not always available during the week and we check in remotely so do look out for your allocation email on the week of your stay  to help orientate you to your pitch.

 

Wood Fired Pizza on a friday night

Why not book in for our Friday night pizzas. This year we are sending out menus and time slots 5 days before your arrival. To avoid disappointment please book in for the pizzas when booking your pitching as we do not carry enough for every camper onsite. We will not charge you for anything until arrival.

Recycling 

It is the pain of every campsite and camper to deal with Rubbish.
Being a Pop up short stay camping ground moving about we have always had problems sourcing rubbish accounts as they offer 12 month contracts.
Luckly this year we have found a company who will take all of our recycling on an as and when basis. So recycling will operate like this…
We give netty bags on each number pitch, one bag is for glass that must be empty and separated. The second bag is for all empty plastic and cans. Then on the Sunday we open the bins situated by reception and on your way out deposit your recycled waste. Hoorah!

Dogs

We welcome dogs, please keep them controlled for neighbours, livestock, wildlife and other campers.

PUB WALK MAP

Click the button below to view the lovely pub walk map

Address

Hop and Hare Farm

Land off, Stonestile Ln,

Hastings

TN35 4PH