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Bracken at Hop and Hare Farm

The Hut (“Bracken”) has a wonderful tranquil view from its picture window, overlooking wild meadows and woodland, with the other windows enjoying far reaching views of the East Sussex countryside.


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luxury double bed in the Cabin

Super comfy double bed with warm bedding & linen. A shower with a view, private toilet and natural toiletries. Games and books, corner sofa (which converts to 2 x single beds), log burner for warm cosy evenings.


Ice box, kitchenware, crockery, salt + pepper, local coffee, west country tea. With an outside kitchen, fire pit and grill, and outside seating, the hut has everything you need.

hut kitchen

The prices shown are based on 3 night stays but you can have more or less…

The best stay is a 3 day wind-down; tune-in, drop-out, switch-off and reset. Reach for the binoculars and watch Bernard the owl course across the meadow.

The Hut is available all year round, please contact the office directly for stays out of season (October – February) and 3 night stays outside of the summer holidays. In season stays (March – September) can be booked online. See below for booking details!

Check-in: 2pm
Check-out: midday
(Late check-out can be requested)

 Weekday stays – from £300

for 3 nights

Check-in on Sunday, Monday or Tuesday


Weekend stays – from £360

for 3 nights

Check-in on Thursday, Friday or Saturday

Longer or shorter stays are available


– Click on the ‘book now’ button below

– Click ‘Check Availability’ and select your chosen dates

– Select the number of adults and children

– Click ‘Book now’ on the Meadow Pitch box

– In the Extras section, select “Bracken” (this is the hut)

– Add any other extras you want and click next to complete the booking!

If you have friends wishing to join you to camp, please mention their names in the message box and we will aim to allocate them pitches as near to the hut as possible

Betty in the shepherds hut
shepherds hut kitchen and living room
living space with woodburner
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woodfired pizza on friday nights

Walk to the pub

We have a specially designed maps that guides you along a bridal way 30 minutes to the New Inn or the 3 Oaks pub. 

If you have the legs for an 1hour walk you can visit the Carr Taylor vineyard and tour the vines and distillery. 


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Vineyard tours

Tillingham tours run every day during the summer season. They generally last around 90 minutes, though can be shorter or longer depending on the size of the group.

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Hidden beaches

The hut is close to some hidden gems. Frolic on  beaches only locals know about. Ideal for couples or families who love an adventure. Be prepared to walk for 20 minutes to find the these hidden treasures. The last time we swam off the Pett level beach we were joined by an inquisitive seal who kept popping up to check us out. A magical moment.

river and SUP boarding

Paddleboarding the local rivers

We have paddleboards to hire, or you can hire them direct from the waterway. We can arrange pick up and drop off points, offer guides or maps for best spots to stop, eat, drink your way down the river.

walk to the pub

Walking in the footsteps of history.

Hastings 1066  the land of battles trace the foot steps of Joan of Arc, Vikings kings and queens. Try the Westfield and Doleham trail, is good for all levels and takes you along a spur of the River Brede. 

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The Farm offers

The Hut is part of the regenerative farm, running courses in .

  • No dig vegetable gardens
  • Micro greens
  • Mushroom farming
  • Flower Farm
  • Fruit farming
  • Animal husbandry
  • Starting a veg/meat box scheme
  • Preserving, freeze drying, dehydrating, fermenting, pickling and canning.