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- Two miles from the beach at Bexhill-on-Sea
- Family-friendly site with indoor and outdoor play areas
- Within easy reach of the historic sites of 1066 Country
Ditch the wheels and settle down for a Sussex seaside and heritage stay at award-winning and colourful Chestnut Meadow Camping & Caravan Park, on the outskirts of the seaside town of Bexhill-on-Sea. A bus stop is right in front of the site so you can get around without having to drive: the beach is a couple of miles away.
Chestnut Meadow is in the historic part of green and pleasant England known as 1066 Country, so called after the 11th-century Battle of Hastings and the introduction of Norman rule into the land (if these facts make the kids yawn, they'll probably be gorily interested instead in how Harold died). Battle Abbey, Herstmonceux Castle and Bodiam Castle are nearby to explore the area's history, all reachable via local cycle routes.
A family-friendly site, Chestnut Meadow has a playground, a games hall, plenty of room to play, and a modern, heated shower block including a parent and baby washroom. There's also free wifi, a small shop and a launderette.
A range of eco-friendly initiatives have been introduced on site, including recycling points, wildlife areas and the use of recycled materials where possible.
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Many sites set a maximum occupancy of 6/8 people per pitch, so try breaking your booking down into smaller groups to generate more results. For example, if you’re a group of 10, enter 5 people in your initial search and then book 2 pitches.
However, where the pitch or accommodation occupancy allows it, you can make a booking for up to 30 adults and 30 children in one booking.
To book multiple pitches or accommodation, use the 'Special requests' box on the booking page to ask to be sited together. Complete the booking form for the first booking (you can add a password and save your card so that we remember your details). Then click "Make another booking like this" at the top of the confirmation page to make the next booking.
Large groups: check the listing page for any group restrictions set out in the terms and section titled ‘Please note’.
Large tents/caravans: check the restrictions on unit dimensions to ensure your unit is suitable for the space you will be provided with.
Leisure on site
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on site
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Gas cylinders available
Touring and motorhomes
Drainage hook-up points for tourers
Fully serviced pitches
Motorhome service point
Water hook-up points for tourers
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed all year
Cycle hire nearby
Horse riding nearby
Indoor pool nearby
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Public transport nearby
Large (51-200 pitches)
Jumbo tent pitches
- Coach stations
Bexhill: Town Hall Square Coach Stop — 1.9 miles
1.9 miles West St Leonards: Combe Haven Coach Stop — 3.6 miles
3.6 miles Battle: Abbey Green Coach Stop — 3.8 miles
- Train stations
Collington Rail Station — 1.9 miles
1.9 miles Bexhill Rail Station — 2.1 miles
2.1 miles Cooden Beach Rail Station — 2.4 miles
- Ferry ports
Newhaven Harbour Ferry Terminal — 18.0 miles
Lydd London Ashford Airport — 22.1 miles
Chestnut Meadow is signposted off the A269, from either direction you get 1 warning sign then our second sign points you to a lane between 2 houses, just follow this lane down and you'll find us at the bottom.
Bexhill-on-Sea beach, De La Warr Pavilion and Bexhill Museum are within two miles for seasidey days among Sussex coast and heritage.
A bit further along the coast, the Blue Reef Aquarium, fishermen's museum and historic sites of Hastings can be reached within six miles: do take the cliff railway from its West Hill stop to delve into the adventure of local smuggling up at St Clement's Caves.
To explore more about how the Normans took over all those years ago, trot along to the English Heritage 1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield attraction five miles or so away, set on the abbey built on the battlefield in its bloody aftermath.
More splendid Sussex castles are at Herstmonceux (seven miles) and Bodiam (12 miles), while for hair-raising adventures, you could take the kids to Drusillas Park or the Knockhatch Adventure Park, both 15 miles away.
- 1066 Battle Abbey and Battlefield (3.8 miles)
- Hastings Castle and 1066 Story (6.0 miles)
- A Smugglers Adventure at St Clements Caves (6.2 miles)
- Bateman's (9.0 miles)
- Bodiam Castle (10.3 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.
Permitted arrival/departure time
|Camping and touring|
|Arrive:||2 p.m. –||7:30 p.m.|
Chestnut Meadow Camping & Caravan Park cancellation policy
No refunds within 2 weeks of arrival date.
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.
Group bookings of 4 or more units (e.g. tent, touring caravan, motorhome or accommodation hire) travelling together are not permitted via Pitchup.com.
If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please give as much notice as possible so that someone else has the chance to book. You may wish to buy holiday insurance for cancellations and for your property/injury whilst away.
Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.
Pitches: a £10.00 deposit is required on arrival and will be refunded on departure when returning the gate badge/barrier pass/toilet keys.
You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.
Payment methods accepted on the parkBank transfer