Book 5,344 campsites, glamping sites and holiday parks throughout the UK, Europe and the Americas

Feefo service rating

Wimbles Farm

This site does not currently take bookings here on Pitchup.com.

If you are the owner of this site, start taking bookings through Pitchup.com by adding your business details.

General

  • Peaceful park near the Cuckoo Trail and 20 mins' drive from the coast
  • Firepits, solar shower and sustainably coppiced wood for sale
  • Fishing tuition, instruction and kit hire all available

Ah… one could womble around these Sussex parts for weeks. Wimbles Farm is close to the family-friendly bike rides of the Cuckoo Trail, 20 minutes' drive from the coast and just over an hour's bike ride to the South Downs National Park… hire a bike on site and pedal off.

Wimbles is for those who shudder at heaving sites and who want to settle down in the peace of the countryside (and who maybe want to secretly want to do a little Ray Mears-ing about, say the site owners). On offer are a solar shower and compost toliet, fresh drinking water, a wheelbarrow to cart about your kit, and sustainably coppiced wood for sale to blaze up a campfire under the Sussex stars. Seasonal organic produce is available from the farm.

And another reason one could womble around Wimbles Farm for weeks? Fishing tuition, instruction and kit hire from the site owner can be booked on arrival for an extra charge, to try your luck in a lake naturally stocked with carp, bream, perch, pike, tench, rudd and roach: no fishing licence required.

(Also a wizard Wimbles Farm thing: two good pubs serving tasty food and beer are within walking distance.)


Arrive:
Depart: (2 nights)
Party:

Edit search…

Click/tap once to select your first day, and again for your departure day.


Booking as a group?

Reviews

Alas, no reviews yet. We only show the last 30 months' reviews.

Features

Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

TV room

Take away

Tennis

Watersports

Amenities on site

Bath available

Car parking by pitch/unit

Composting toilet

Disabled facilities

Dog park

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Local produce

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Portaloo

Pub toilets

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Groups welcome

D. of E. welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Rules

Barbecue provided

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Camping 2.0

Jumbo tent pitches

Shepherd's huts

Themes

Lake and/or mountain

Leave the car at home

Peaceful

Remote location

Walkers' paradise

Wild camping

Wildlife haven

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Electric car charging point(s)

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Dog walk nearby

Nearby farmers' market

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby

Type

Farm

Tiny (1-10 pitches)

Nearby leisure

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Restaurant nearby

Sailing nearby

Tennis nearby

Location

[[ campsite.name ]]
This site does not currently take bookings here on Pitchup.com.
[[ place.name ]]
  • Foords Lane, Vines Cross, Horam, East Sussex, England, TN21 9HA
  • Timezone Europe/London GMT (GMT+00:00)   GPS 50.9271°N 0.2765°E

Nearest transport

Coach stations
High Street — 4.4 miles
Tesco — 4.5 miles
Golden Cross Inn — 4.8 miles
Train stations
Polegate Rail Station — 7.4 miles
Stonegate Rail Station — 7.5 miles
Buxted Rail Station — 7.7 miles
Ferry ports
Newhaven Harbour Ferry Terminal — 13.6 miles
Airports
London Gatwick Airport — 24.9 miles
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal — 24.9 miles
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal — 25.6 miles

Directions


From the Brewers Arms pub at Vines Cross take Foords Lane and travel for one mile. The entrance is on the left next to an old barn which backs onto the road. Your satnav will take you to the wrong side of the road.

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel using the Get directions button above.

Local attractions

Fishing and walking are two main activities around this part of East Sussex, as are the gentle pedals and safe family riding of the Cuckoo Trail, the 14-mile path running from Hampden Park to Heathfield. (Stop off for an afternoon's shopping in Heathfield when you get there, as the Wimbles Farm owners say the market town has one of the best butchers and bakers in the area.)

The coast and beaches of Bexhill, Eastbourne and St Leonard's are about 20 minutes' drive away; from there, head with haste to Hastings for the two cliff railways, old fishing village Rock-a-Nore and the famed Hastings Fishmarket (Hastings has the biggest beachside fishing fleet in Europe).

The South Downs National Park is around an hour away by bike, so hire wheels from the Wimbles Farm team and pedal around the tiny villages and up and down chalk hills, or along the South Downs Way's 100 miles from Eastbourne up to Winchester in Hampshire.

Must see

  • Batemans (6.2 miles)
  • Drusillas Park (8.7 miles)
  • 1066 Battle Abbey and Battlefield (9.2 miles)

National Trust

  • Bateman's (6.1 miles)
  • Alfriston Clergy House (9.8 miles)

Cycle routes

Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel.

  • Does Wimbles Farm have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Wimbles Farm dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Wimbles Farm? Fishing and walking are two main activities around this part of East Sussex, as are the gentle pedals and safe family riding of the Cuckoo Trail, the 14-mile path running from Hampden … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Wimbles Farm?
    Camping and touring
    Arrive:  3:30 p.m. –  7 p.m.
    Depart by:  11:30 a.m.
    On-site accommodation
    Arrive:  3:30 p.m. –  7 p.m.
    Depart by:  11:30 a.m.
    Read more

Close

Your claim is being sent…

Close

Contact wimbles-farm


Close

Terms and conditions

Please read the park terms and conditions below and the Pitchup.com terms and conditions.

Changes to your holiday

Dogs

Extras

General

Hired accommodation

Vehicles

Additional terms

This is a rubbish-free site – waste must be composted, burnt or taken away for recycling.

Bring a torch or two and maybe some Wellington boots due to dew.

Close