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Beautiful scenery,
great places to visit, disabled and family friendly camping in West Sussex

The Southdown Way Caravan and Camping Park is beautifully positioned at the foot of the South Downs in West Sussex just north of Brighton and on the edge of the villages of Keymer, Hassocks and Historical Ditchling.

The site is flat and open, with stunning panoramic views of the South Downs and the famous Jack and Jill Windmills. The camping and caravan fields are unspoilt and surrounded by open countryside.

facilities available

Laundry room - washing machine and dryer
Communal freezer and fridge
Dish washing area
Caravan hard standings provide individual water, electric and grey-water drainage points
Provision is made for Fire Pits and Barbeques, but these must be raised off the ground
Fire Pits for hire at reception

Depart: (2 nights)


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

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Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment


Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

Take away


TV room


Amenities on site

Bath available

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access


Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area



Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Touring and motorhomes

Drainage hook-up points for tourers

Fully serviced pitches

Hard standings

Motorhome service point

Water hook-up points for tourers


Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year




Spectacular scenery

Walkers' paradise

Nearby leisure

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Restaurant nearby

Groups welcome

D. of E. welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Nearby farmers' market

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby


Medium (26-50 pitches)

Very large (over 200 pitches)

Camping 2.0

Jumbo tent pitches


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  • Southdown Way Camping & Caravan park, Lodge Lane, Keymer, Hassocks, West Sussex, England, BN6 8LX
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 50.9161°N 0.1316°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Patcham (Brighton): London Road Coach Stop — 3.6 miles
Brighton: Withdean Pk Carden Ave Coach Stop — 4.2 miles
Hickstead: A23 Slip Rd Coach Stop — 4.6 miles
Train stations
Hassocks Rail Station — 0.9 miles
Burgess Hill Rail Station — 2.6 miles
Plumpton Rail Station — 3.2 miles
Ferry ports
Newhaven Harbour Ferry Terminal — 11.9 miles
Shoreham Brighton City Airport — 9.0 miles
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal — 16.7 miles
London Gatwick Airport — 16.7 miles


How to find us
From the North:

Leave M25 and join the M23 Brighton ant then the A23 .
Leave the the A23 at Pyecombe (BP services) A273 turn left when through service area up and over clayton hill approx 1 mile take the right fork to join the B2112 New Road signpost reads to Plumpton, Ditchling

After Approximately 2 miles at Junction of B2112 and Lodge Lane turn left into Lodge Lane. The entrance to the site is immediately on the left.
( Look for the White Farmhouse opposite this junction on your right).
The Caravan Park It is very visible on B2112 The entrance is signed and is identified by Traffic Cones.
From the South:

From the Brighton by Pass Leave A27 at London Gatwick Junction.
Join A23 proceed North. Leave A23 join A273 Hassocks - Pyecombe, pass Pyecombe Golf Course on right.
After approximately 1 mile leave A273, immediately after Clayton, Turn right at junction of A273 and B2112 New Road.
Take New Road B2112 signposted Plumpton - Ditchling. After about 2 miles leave B2112 join Lodge Lane. (Look for White Farmhouse on Right opposite junction)
Site entrance immediately on left and is signed and identified by traffic cones.
Sat Nav's you are ( welcome to call for help with directions )

Please be aware that Sat Nav’s and Google Maps have a tendency to send you to Park Road which is a small housing complex and is not near our entrance. It is difficult to turn a caravan in this 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

Local attractions and travel

Southdown Way is ideal for exploring the Sussex Countryside, by walking, cycling, on horseback or further a-field by train, bus, or car. The train station at Hassocks is situated within easy reach of the campsite and offers regular services to Brighton on the South Coast and London.

Other facilities, such as indoor & outdoor swimming pools, fishing, golf and horse riding are all within ten miles of the site.

A beautiful, and disabled friendly place to stay this summer!
By staying here you're also supporting Sussex Lantern!

Must see

  • Preston Manor (5.1 miles)
  • Hove Museum & Art Gallery (6.4 miles)
  • Royal Pavilion (6.5 miles)

National Trust

  • Monk's House (8.4 miles)
  • Sheffield Park Garden (8.4 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.


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