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General

  • Peaceful site seven miles from Brighton
  • Carefully maintained to avoid overcrowding
  • Barbecues, picnic tables and play area

Like Topsy, it just growed…The Barn Caravan Park at Lancing, West Sussex opened in 2003 and has been growing and welcoming guests ever since.

Fret not though if big sites aren’t your thing: this is a peaceful medium-sized site and is carefully maintained by owner Joe to avoid overcrowding even in busy periods. Hide yourself away here or take a trip to Brighton about seven miles away; several West Sussex beaches are even closer to hand.

Pitches are on grass and come with access to The Barn’s five toilets, baby changing, showers with lashings of free hot water, and a cold water beach-type shower for outdoor suds. There are brick barbecues and picnic tables for guests to use, and a good play area with full-sized football goal, swings, ball game area and a climbing tower slide.

For getting off site, there are buses and trains within a mile; Lancing train station, with a supermarket outside, is about half a mile away.

Please note

Bookings must not be for more than 14 consecutive nights.

Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Twin axle vehicles are not permitted on site.

There are no hot washing-up facilities.


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8.9

Overall rating based on 97 reviews

 

95% would recommend this site to a friend.

95% would stay here again.

 

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Owner friendly and helpful.showers and toilets clean and well maintained.hot ... 18/09/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Christine B. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent pitch (four man)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Owner friendly and helpful.showers and toilets clean and well maintained.hot water in showers
    Flat pitches.

    Disliked: 

    Only cold water in washing up and needed another sink and drainer.

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Peaceful and we'll kept site. Friendly staff. Clean facilities. Nice ... 15/09/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Paul B. Confirmed

  • Electric grass touring caravan pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Peaceful and we'll kept site. Friendly staff. Clean facilities. Nice level pitch.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing I can think of.

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Good all round. 04/09/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom misty C. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent pitch (four man)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    The site was clean and very well maintained. The music in the shower blocks was a nice touch. The owner was very friendly and welcoming. My children had a great time playing on the climbing frame and having football matches with other kids. We would definitely recommend this site and will return in the near future.

    Disliked: 

    No complaints from us.

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Location, pitch size, clean facilities. It's was a great base ... 02/09/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Charlotte D. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass motorhome pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Location, pitch size, clean facilities. It's was a great base for a few days with brilliant access to public transport all along the south coast if you want a break from driving.

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Would and will definitely go again, 5 stars. 29/08/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Matthew S. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass motorhome pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Lovely location with stables either side so you can watch the horses running round.
    Short walk to the beach and a nice pub about 25 mins walk away.
    Nice quiet area and if you want a bit more of a vibrant atmosphere you can head into Brighton about 20 minutes drive.
    Good toilet facilities and the showers are great.

    Disliked: 

    My only regret is we only booked one night, wish we had stayed longer.

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Good location 28/08/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Imogen S. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent pitch (two man)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Toilets were clean and close to our pitch. Owner was helpful. Good location near the beach. Train station and supermarket 5 mins walk away, would recommend.

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excellent, loved it 26/08/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom joanna_d6 Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent pitch (backpacker)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    OMG fantastic! Radio/music in toilet/shower super idea, cheers you up at once. Flat. super flat for a tent, clean, tidy, spacious and friendly (even its of end of season so respect). Lovely site wil be back next year. Showers just perfect all close by as not too big site, lovely loveliness.

    Disliked: 

    nothing. althou as always there is a room for improvement: could do with one tiny tap with hot water for washing up (there is big two metal basins for washing up) as doing it with cold water not tht easy but hey ho its camping on the end so no complaing at all!!

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Nice small site. Clean showers and toilet. Very close to ... 23/08/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Wendy B. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass campervan pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Nice small site. Clean showers and toilet. Very close to the beach

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Excellent location for beach access (5/10 min walk). 22/08/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Kevin P. Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent pitch (four man)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Friendly welcome by owner who was on site most of stay (clear instructions by office on how to contact if not).

    Shown facilities which were clean and well lit.

    Verbal feedback to owner before departure ensuring all was ok with stay.

    We will definitely use again.

    Not too crowded pitch sizes. Good access to water and electricity.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing.

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Lovely friendly site. Trains and buses 10 minutes walk away. 22/08/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Nicola W. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass motorhome pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Large pitch
    Friendly owner
    Location
    Quiet at night

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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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

Take away

Tennis

TV room

Watersports

Amenities on site

Bath available

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Touring and motorhomes

Hard standings

Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Budget/backpacker

Leave the car at home

Walkers' paradise

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Climbing nearby

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Leisure/theme park nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Outdoor pool nearby

Restaurant nearby

Sailing nearby

Tennis nearby

Watersports 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

Type

Medium (26-50 pitches)

Location

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  • Old Salts Farm Road Lancing, West Sussex, England, BN15 8JG
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 50.8262°N 0.3101°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Lancing: Brighton Rd Coach Stop — 0.7 miles
Shoreham-by-Sea: High Street Coach Stop — 1.5 miles
Worthing: Marine Parade Coach Stop — 2.8 miles
Train stations
Lancing Rail Station — 0.6 miles
Shoreham-by-Sea (Sussex) Rail Station — 1.8 miles
East Worthing Rail Station — 2.0 miles
Ferry ports
Newhaven Harbour Ferry Terminal — 16.2 miles
Bosham Hoe Ferry Landing — 24.3 miles
West Itchenor Ferry Landing — 24.4 miles
Airports
Shoreham Brighton City Airport — 1.0 miles
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal — 23.7 miles
London Gatwick Airport — 23.7 miles

Directions


From the A259: 1 mile past the Shoreham Beach roundabout, turn right after the car wash into Old Salts Farm Road. Follow the road, turn right into the lane, follow lane and take the first turning on the right.

From the A27: turn left at Lancing Manor roundabout signposted South Lancing (Grinsted Lane); follow all the way to A259 Coast Road. Turn left at the roundabout opposite Setyres and follow the road; take third turn on left into Old Salts Farm Road and follow this road; turn right into the lane, follow lane and take first turning on right.

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

Beaches, beaches, beaches… the nearest beach, South Lancing, is within a short walk, with the beaches of Worthing and Shoreham-by-Sea each two miles’ walk from here. Or head west along the coast to the flumes of Littlehampton’s Harbour Park or to the bountiful resort of Bognor Regis, officially declared Britain’s sunniest seaside resort in 2011.

Going east? Brighton probably doesn’t need an introduction, but if you’re looking for recommendations on what to do there, George IV’s Royal Pavilion, Sea Life Brighton or shopping/eating out around The Lanes are good places to start.

The town of Lancing is less than a mile away from The Barn with a nature reserve, Lancing Ring, to its north and restaurants and shops at which to fill your boots and empty your wallet. Worthing is also well worth a look as one of the biggest towns in the area – and the former home of Oscar Wilde and Harold Pinter for those who like their literature.

There are a couple of hundred listed buildings in the town to make your way around as well as the biggest museum in West Sussex, an undercover shopping centre and, er, a haunted oak tree. Along the coast to the west there’s cracking Chichester with its Norman cathedral, festivals and shops; Fishbourne Roman Palace, the biggest Roman home in Britain, is just outside the city.

Portsmouth is around an hour’s drive away for days’ worth of activities and attractions like the award-winning aquarium or a trip around Portsmouth Historic Dockyard to see old ships including the Mary Rose; for a true day trip, hop on the ferry to the Isle of Wight or France.

Going inland, nature lovers, sightseers and adrenaline seekers will find heaps of things to do: the market town of Horsham and its birds of prey centre; horse-riding, hiking and historical artefacts in the South Downs National Park; the RSPB reserve of Pulborough Brooks and the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust wildlife haven Arundel overlooked by Arundel Castle.

Sprogs have plenty of choice too: take them along to West Sussex’s farm parks and play centres, to Chichester for mountain boarding (not biking) or for a puff on the South Downs Light Railway.

Must see

  • Hove Museum & Art Gallery (5.6 miles)
  • Preston Manor (7.1 miles)
  • Brighton Fishing Museum (7.3 miles)

National Trust

  • Monk's House (14.2 miles)
  • Nymans (16.2 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.

Policies

Permitted arrival/departure time

Camping and touring
Arrive:  1 p.m. –  6 p.m.
Depart:  11:30 a.m.

For arrivals after 6pm please call the site using the contact details provided in the booking confirmation email if you are arriving after this time.

The Barn Caravan Park cancellation policy

No refunds within 2 weeks of arrival date.

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.

Payment

A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now. The Barn Caravan Park will debit the balance from your card 10 days before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 10 days then the balance will be taken immediately.

Payment methods accepted on the park

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Terms and conditions

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

Admission
Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Dogs
Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.

Extras
Motorbike(s) can be brought instead of the car(s) included.

General
Bookings must not be for more than 14 consecutive nights.
Generators are not permitted.

Safety
Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and attended by an adult at all times.

Vehicles
Twin axle vehicles are not permitted on site.

Additional terms

Please note there are four toilets, four showers and one outside cold water shower available. There are no hot washing-up facilities.

Please call the site using the contact details provided in the booking confirmation email when you are on your way to confirm arrival time. Late arrivals must notify the site as soon as possible.

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