News - Year: 2014

Nothing much happens here.

But, when it does, we like to share the secrets with you. Some of you might be interested and it might help you plan your next escape.

Happy Christmas from The Secret Campsite

Its been a good year here in Sussex we've planted the small turtle dove meadow near the orchard and more shrubs and trees in the camping meadow to provide even more privacy to a couple of the pitches over the old railway bridge.

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Rally for Nature in London

Yesterday I went to the Houses of Parliament on the Rally for Nature with the aim to lobby MP's to make sure that they factor our wildlife into their election manifestos.

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Fancy a trip to London? It’s only an hour

The Secret campsite is set up as a haven for the exciting wildlife that Sussex has to offer and on the 9th December we will be heading up to London, to add the campsites voice to the Rally for Nature that has been organised by the RSPB and the Wil...

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New water points

I get lots of feedback after campers have stayed here at The Secret Campsite as part of their trip to sussex and one of the requests that I wanted to sort out was for a more central water point for campers to fill up containers with drinking water...

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Wildflower meadow fenced ready for the sheep

In order to encourage lots of wildflowers into the camping meadow at the secret campsite we need to avoid grasses becoming to dominant in the sward and thus hindering the germination of flower seeds that were dropped and shed from plants in the ca...

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Newts overwintering at the campsite

This afternoon whilst tidying up in front of the new office now occupied by Jason, the owner of Tree Tents, I moved a couple of pieces of old wood and found underneath a fantastic group of 3 newts all curled up for the winter.

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In pursuit of the perfect camping pitch

As the camping season comes close to ending I love getting the spade out, ordering some grass seed and topsoil so that I can start repairing our large pitches over in the camping meadow.

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