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- Peaceful farm close to Hastings, three miles from Battle Abbey
- Five beaches and two castles within five miles
- Modern amenities including a refurbished toilet and shower block
Battle Abbey may be only three miles away, but a peaceful time is pretty much guaranteed down on this East Sussex farm a quick drive from Hastings.
Whatever you insist on doing while on hol, disagreements should be discouraged by the sheer amount of attractions and activities within a few minutes of Buckhurst Campsite: smuggling adventures, two castles, the 1066 Story and five Sussex beaches are all within 10 miles; the site is among the walks, wildlife and Sussex scenery of the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and – most happily – a vineyard is within walking distance. Absolutely nothing to wine about here, then…
Amenities at Buckhurst Campsite are plentiful and include a refurbished toilet and shower block with hot water, a washing-up area, hand basins and drinking water.
Open from 12/03/2021 to 01/11/2021
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Great value. Friendly. Plenty of space for quieter or busier spaces.
Friendly, clean well priced
Friendly staff. Can buy firewood and bbq use. Clean toilets …
Need someone on sight to make campers observe social distancing rules
Lovely venue. Peaceful and small and simple enough to feel …
Good facilities, plenty of room, friendly staff
We had a great stay, very relaxed and clean! Thank you so much!
Capacity reduced to increase social distancing
Check-in: self check-in (unattended)
Deep cleaning of accommodation units between guests
Disinfectant sprays and wipes provided
Hand sanitizing stations
Removal of soft furnishings (e.g. decorative cushions)
Shared spaces: daily deep cleaning
Shared spaces: more frequent cleaning
Leisure on park
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on park
Car parking by site/unit
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Barbecue grills allowed
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed all year
No hot water
No potable water point
No running water
Propane/gas cylinders available
Convenience store nearby
Public transportation nearby
Large (51-200 sites)
Horseback riding nearby
Indoor pool nearby
Leisure/theme park nearby
- Coach stations
Hastings: Sedlescombe Rd North Coach Stop
— 2.6 kilometres
2.6 kilometres Battle: Abbey Green Coach Stop — 4.4 kilometres
4.4 kilometres Hastings: Town Centre Coach Stops — 6.6 kilometres
- Train stations
Battle Rail Station
— 3.8 kilometres
3.8 kilometres Crowhurst Rail Station — 4.2 kilometres
4.2 kilometres Doleham Rail Station — 4.4 kilometres
- Ferry ports
Newhaven Harbour Ferry Terminal
— 37.3 kilometres
37.3 kilometres Folkestone Eurotunnel Terminal — 45.0 kilometres
Lydd London Ashford Airport
— 27.5 kilometres
Battlefield boffins have the history and highlights of 1066 and all that a couple of minutes’ drive away at Battle Abbey and Battlefield, site of the famous showdown between King Harold and William the Conqueror (there’s a clue there as to who won).
The heady fare here – including visitor centre with CGI re-enactment, events and the abbey itself – should entice all ages; if this fires up the kids’ historical imaginations, another 1066 experience is at nearby Hastings Castle (both recommended).
Reach Hastings Castle via one of the two cliff railways, West Hill and East Hill Lifts, and do remember to look down; East Hill Lifts is the steepest funicular railway in the country and has smashing views over Hastings Country Park where it ends up.
Kids castled out? Hastings has heaps of other family things to do: start off at the seafront’s Hastings Miniature Railway, which runs to old fishing village Rock-a-Nore where you can pick up some local seafood, dive into the exhibits of the Fishermen’s Village or take a boat out to land your own scaly specimens.
The famous Hastings Fishmarket, where most of the Hastings’s daily catch is sold after being landed at The Stade, is on Rock-a-nore Road, the town’s shingle beach which has been a maritime centre for over a millennia and which now has the biggest beachside fishing fleet in Europe. Check out the area’s tales at the Shipwreck Museum and at the Lifeboat Station and Visitors’ Centre, or take a boat trip out to find your own deep sea wreck.
If your history interests – or more likely, the kids’ – tend towards the more nefarious, a big local treasure is St Clements Caves back on West Hill, which tells the tales of the area’s smuggling exploits via Hairy Jack and the team.
At White Rock Gardens in the town, Clambers Play Centre has huge indoor and outdoor play areas for all ages and picnic tables, café and free parking; while retail therapy can be had at the Priory Meadow Shopping Centre near Hastings’s seafront.
Walks through 1066 Country and the High Wealds AONB are also easily accessible, as are Sussex beaches; a golf course at Battle and a golf school in Rother and stacks of other Sussex highlights such as sweet English vineyards, theme parks, watersports and cycling the Sussex Downs.
- 1066 Battle Abbey and Battlefield (4.3 kilometres)
- Hastings Castle and 1066 Story (6.7 kilometres)
- A Smugglers Adventure at St Clements Caves (6.7 kilometres)
- Bodiam Castle (10.0 kilometres)
- Lamb House (13.5 kilometres)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.
Permitted arrival/departure time
|Camping and touring|
|Arrive:||noon –||6 p.m.|
|Arrive:||4 p.m. –||7 p.m.|
|Depart by:||11 a.m.|
If you have booked a pitch, please pitch around the edge of the field, ensuring you stay at least 3 metres from your neighbours.
Buckhurst Campsite cancellation policy
Balance refunds: no penalties
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.
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.
Deposit transferable during COVID-19. Buckhurst Campsite will debit the balance from your card 1 week before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 1 week then the balance will be taken immediately.
If you are paying in cash please make sure you have the exact amount.
Hired accommodation: £50.00 ($91.19) damage/cleanliness/bracelet deposit is required on arrival and will be refunded on departure after inspection of your unit should no damage/losses be found.
The damage/cleanliness/bracelet deposit required on arrival can only be paid for in cash.Deposit transferable during COVID-19. During COVID-19 you can transfer your deposit to a future stay booked within 3 months of your arrival date. Read more.
You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.
Payment methods accepted on the parkBank transfer
Terms and conditionsSite booking terms and conditions
- Does Buckhurst Campsite have a swimming pool? No View all features
- Is Buckhurst Campsite dog friendly? Yes View all features
- What attractions are near Buckhurst Campsite? Battlefield boffins have the history and highlights of 1066 and all that a couple of minutes’ drive away at Battle Abbey and Battlefield, site of the famous showdown between King Harold and … Read more
When can I check in and check out of Buckhurst Campsite?
Camping and touring Arrive: noon – 6 p.m. Depart by: noon On-site accommodation Arrive: 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. Depart by: 11 a.m.
If you have booked a pitch, please pitch around the edge of the field, ensuring you stay at least 3 metres from your neighbours.Read more