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Brakes Coppice Park

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Brakes Coppice Park: On site

General

  • In a secluded valley between Battle and Hastings
  • Wildlife haven: spot badgers, foxes, deer, rabbits, owls and hedgehogs
  • Fishing lake, dog trail, coffee shop, adventure play and wardens 24hrs

As you might guess from the name, Brakes Coppice Park is a woodland site. But you’ll need to stop for a sec and have a look at the site pics to get a full sense of just how scenic and well maintained it is: expect tall trees, carpets of spring bluebells, excellent facilities and wildlife all around.

The park is in a secluded East Sussex valley between Battle and Hastings, deep in 1066 Country and with pitches surrounded by the owners’ private woodland. Look out for species of all sorts during your stay here: the woods are home to – among many others – foxes, rabbits, badgers and squirrels; woodpeckers, owls, buzzards and bats; mice, voles and hedgehogs; grass snakes and slow worms; dragonflies and damsonflies… and plants of all sorts including ferns, orchids, foxgloves and wood anemones.

A small coarse fishing lake is also on site (look out here for mallards and moorhens) and there’s a dog-friendly trail for further walks in the woods. Once you’ve exhausted all those options, amble over to the coffee shop for refreshments, then – if the kids have any energy left – over to the adventure play area (it’s suitable for all ages of kids, but parental assistance may be needed for the very young).

Pitching is in three fields: the biggest one with the amenities block (newly extended and renovated in 2019 ); the second with the fishing lake, and the third in a woodland area suitable for tents. All guests have access to the amenities block with separate disabled facilities, as well as free hot water available 24 hours a day, and acovered washing-up area. Wardens are on site at all times.

And when you’re venturing off site? If you’re not sure where to make for first, the well-stocked tourist information point should supply some tips: you could, for example, have days in Hastings, Battle, Rye, more Sussex seaside towns, nearby nature reserves, the High Wealds, Sussex vineyards, Sussex castles…

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No bachelor/bachelorette parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work-related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.

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


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9.7

Overall rating based on 200 reviews

 

98% would recommend this site to a friend.

96% would stay here again.

  81% described as Peaceful ?

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Plan to visit again05/11/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomJanice B.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

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

    Hire of fire pit, honesty shop, purchase of logs for fire pit. Books/dvds u can borrow.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing, lovely woodland site.

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Anonymous user

Excellent place to relax and unwind. Great customer service05/10/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • 2 bedroom lodge
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Beautiful location, lovely accommodation with own kitchenette and fire pit. All linen provided which was fab, easy to find.

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The site is enchanting situated in a secluded and sheltered …05/08/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric grass tent, trailer tent or campervan pitch (Private restroom amenities)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    The site is enchanting situated in a secluded and sheltered valley with a blue bell wood , pond , stream and surrounded by woodland walks . Perfect for families or couples . The facilities are spotlessly clean and well appointed and the team who run the site are super friendly and helpful .

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Welcomed by Des on arrival,as it was fairly quiet was …05/07/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousConfirmed

  • Electric asphalt and grass touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Welcomed by Des on arrival,as it was fairly quiet was able to pick our own pitch.The site was lovely with countryside all around also a small fishing lake onsite.Everything about the site was perfect with the cleanliness of the individual toilets & showers.Their is an honesty shop onsite where you can get items and pay at end of visit also dvds and paperbacks to use free of charge.Would recommend this site and will be returning

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    Nothing

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Spotless showers/ toilets, staff were amazing.05/05/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomSamantha C.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Great pitches, honesty shop and great hosts.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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Lovely site, facilities are accessible and clean.05/04/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

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

    Nice area to camp in, lots of bunnies to catch your eye. The owners are very friendly and will do what they can to help. We booked two separate pitches as a last minute, we were told that unfortunately they couldn’t put us together as they were full but when we got there they had rearranged so our pitches were next to each other which made all the difference to our holiday. Can also order fresh bread and croissants for the morning, they come to your pitch every evening to ask which is a nice (but pricey) touch.

    Disliked: 

    They have an honesty shop which is a lovely idea but was a bit shocked to be billed almost £50 between us over the two nights with no itemised bill to see what we were actually paying for, there’s no way we racked that up when most items are 1-2£. The kids may have grabbed a few things without us knowing, just would’ve been nice to see what we had before paying it.

From the manager...

Thank you for the review and we are pleased being moved together helped to improve the enjoyment of your stay. Do give us a call if you think the honesty shop bills for your two pitches were wrong. We only put what is written down against each pitch. But mistakes can be made and we are happy to explore.

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Beautiful camp . Friendly staff05/06/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomShana C.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

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

    Very friendly owner's and helpful . The park was really clean and tidy . beautiful location had the best two nights sleep . And love the little blue cat

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Very freindly and helpful staff. excellent washing facilities and loos, …05/04/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousConfirmed

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

    Very freindly and helpful staff. excellent washing facilities and loos, scrupulously clean. Lovely wood sided dell, peaceful and restful.

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Thank you for taking the time to write a review and the lovely comments made, we hope to see you again soon.

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The owners were very helpful and they made you feel …05/02/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomOlivia W.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    The owners were very helpful and they made you feel extremely welcome, even during these weird times. There facilities were brilliant and always clean, and the attention to details was lovely. Great little shop and a good variety of added extras.

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Clean facilities, owners friendly lovely place.04/27/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomJanet T.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric asphalt and grass touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Lovely quiet place

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Thank you, look forward to seeing you soon.

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Features

Leisure on park

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Playground

Recreation room/arcade

TV room

Takeout

Tennis

Watersports

Amenities on park

Bath available

Car parking by site/unit

Composting toilet

Dog park

Drying room

Free wifi

Grocery store

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Laundromat

Parent & baby washroom

Payphone

Pick-up from public transport

Portaloo

Pub toilets

Restrooms

Shower available

Tents for hire

Washing-up area

Wheelchair access

Wifi

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Rules

Barbecue grills allowed

Barbecue provided

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Lake and/or mountain

Peaceful

Remote location

Wildlife haven

Utilities

Charging facilities

Communal fridge

Dump station

Electric car charging point(s)

No drinkable water point

No hot water

No running water

Propane/gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Convenience store nearby

Dog walk nearby

Nearby farmers' market

Public transportation nearby

Type

Medium (26-50 sites)

Nearby leisure

Climbing nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horseback riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Leisure/theme park nearby

Restaurant nearby

Sailing nearby

Tennis nearby

Watersports nearby

Touring and motorhomes

Tourer storage facilities

Location

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  • Forewood Lane, Crowhurst, Battle, East Sussex, England, TN33 9AB
  • Timezone Europe/London +0100 (GMT+01:00)   GPS 50.8925°N 0.5071°E

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Battle: Abbey Green Coach Stop — 3.0 kilometres
Hastings: Sedlescombe Rd North Coach Stop — 3.3 kilometres
West St Leonards: Combe Haven Coach Stop — 4.8 kilometres
Train stations
Crowhurst Rail Station — 0.6 kilometres
Battle Rail Station — 2.4 kilometres
West St Leonards Rail Station — 5.0 kilometres
Ferry ports
Newhaven Harbour Ferry Terminal — 33.8 kilometres
Airports
Lydd London Ashford Airport — 30.8 kilometres

Directions


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

Brakes Coppice Park is well placed within 1066 Country, a five-minute drive from Battle and 15 from Hastings. Bodiam Castle is 20 minutes from the site.

The Brakes woodland is a top pick for walks and wildlife watching, and many more walks of varying lengths are in the site surrounds, including the RSPB reserve a few minutes’ stroll away. Zoos, gardens and vineyards are all close by too: ask on site for details.

Events – many of them family friendly – run all year round in this part of East Sussex, such as festivals and gigs, farmers’ markets, craft fairs and watersports.

Must see

  • 1066 Battle Abbey and Battlefield (2.8 kilometres)
  • Hastings Castle and 1066 Story (6.8 kilometres)
  • A Smugglers Adventure at St Clements Caves (7.0 kilometres)

National Trust

  • Bodiam Castle (12.4 kilometres)
  • Bateman's (14.0 kilometres)

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:  2 p.m. –  7 p.m.
Depart by:  11 a.m.
On-site accommodation
Arrive:  2 p.m. –  7 p.m.
Depart by:  11 a.m.

Brakes Coppice Park cancellation policy

No refunds within 2 weeks of arrival date.

Bookings cannot be amended within 7 day(s) of arrival.

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.

Payment

Deposit transferable during COVID-19. Brakes Coppice Park will debit the balance from your card 4 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 4 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.

Deposit transferable during COVID-19.

You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.

Payment methods accepted on the park

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Terms and conditions

Site booking terms and conditions

  • Does Brakes Coppice Park have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Brakes Coppice Park dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Brakes Coppice Park? Brakes Coppice Park is well placed within 1066 Country, a five-minute drive from Battle and 15 from Hastings. Bodiam Castle is 20 minutes from the site. The Brakes woodland is a top … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Brakes Coppice Park?
    Camping and touring
    Arrive:  2 p.m. –  7 p.m.
    Depart by:  11 a.m.
    On-site accommodation
    Arrive:  2 p.m. –  7 p.m.
    Depart by:  11 a.m.
    Read more
  • How much does it cost to stay at Brakes Coppice Park? From $39.07 (for 1 night, 4 people) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability

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Terms and conditions

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

Admission
Admission is only permitted after registering at reception.

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

Changes to your holiday
Bookings cannot be amended within 7 day(s) of arrival.

Vehicles
Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work-related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.

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

Safety
Firearms are not permitted.

General
In the event of a complaint, please speak to reception immediately. Complaints which are not brought to the management's attention during your stay cannot be dealt with once you have left the site.

Arrivals and departures
Late arrivals must notify the park as soon as possible. Your booking will be held for 24 hours. After this period the management reserves the right to relet your unit.

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

Occupancy
No bachelor/bachelorette parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

Arrivals and departures
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

Vehicles
Only one car is to be parked at the site. Extra vehicles must be parked in the designated area.

General
Quiet hours must be respected between 10 p.m. and 7:30 a.m..
Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and trunks must be closed quietly.
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behavior is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.

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

Visitors
Visitors must register at reception and pay their fee.

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