News - Month: May 2016

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.

In Pursuit of Nothing Much

Here is some food for thought about a subject that The Secret Campsite is all about. This is the opening chapter in The Escapees Handbook, our little ode to nothing..... Our Nothing.....

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First Cuckoo starts calling

Summer is here as I have just heard the first Cuckoo of the year making his funny little coo on the railway track running through The Secret Campsite.

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Wildlife festival meeting ambushed

I went over to HQ for Sussex Wildlife Trust on Friday at Woods Mill to have a chat with Michael Blencowe about the wildlife festival we run at the secret campsite in July.

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Great restaurants in Lewes

Do you ever get that late afternoon, longing for a brilliant pizza? Not the sort you get in those restaurant chains which can still be fun to eat, but I'm talking about a pizza that has some earthy personality to it, one that feels really genuine.

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Perfect grass camping pitches

We have had some beautiful sunsets around the campsite in the last few days, so I thought I would share one of them for the blog as a photograph of landscaping work on a large grass pitch is spectacularly dull, even if you were involved in the work.

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Compost Thunderbox toilet gets a makeover

We installed a compost Thunderbox toilet when we opened and it is a beautiful thing. It doesn't really smell and looks quite elegant and interesting. It's tucked away in the corner of the camping meadow, but it has a dark secret.

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