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Fancy working here as a warden this year?

Its that time of year when we need to find a fun, hardworking person to fill the warden role here at the campsite. We are looking for someone to join our busy, friendly team, based at the campsite near to Lewes. Here goes…. We are looking for a Part Time Campsite Warden The Secret Campsite […]

Snow arrives at our campsite near Barcombe

The first decent snow of the year fell on Monday night and it caused mayhem on the little road leading up to the Secret Campsite near Barcombe. The postman ended up in the ditch twice and the sheep ran out of grass, which was covered in the white stuff. However, looking on the positive side, […]

Secret Wildlife Festival tickets on sale now

Tickets have gone on sale for this years Secret Wildlife Festival at The Secret Campsite in conjunction with Sussex Wildlife Trust. The event runs over the weekend of 29th June – 1st July, with 2 nights camping included in the ticket prices. Tickets cost £78 per adult and £39 per child aged 5-16. Under 5’s […]

Sam Lees Singing with Nightingales around the campsite

Every year in spring we are lucky enough to play host to a growing group of nightingales in and around the campsite. Sam Lees Singing with Nightingales is an amazing chance to hear one of our rarest birds. Sussex is a great county for these secretive birds as they like to stay hidden ideally in […]

New Year, New opportunities

2017 was a good year but as always when the next year arrives, everyone’s heads lift up and we start to think about the things we will do in the coming 12 months. My resolution is to get more wildlife opportunities into the site and to find some new sites where we can create more […]

Winter visitors arrive at the campsite

Its that time of year when the birds flock into the campsite in Sussex from Scandinavia to enjoy our warm weather and to eat the multitude of berries produced on our native plants, and also the cotoneaster we have in the garden. .Although The Secret Campsite is closed over the winter it remains very much […]

Fancy working for a forward thinking campsite business?

We are looking for someone to join our dynamic team, to help us run our office. You will be based at The Secret Campsite near Lewes and if you think you might be interested in this exiting, hands on role,  read more about it here. However, if you would like to know more about us, […]

Pitch screening planted

We like to have private well screened pitches at The Secret Campsite. It’s is what our campers are looking for when they stay with us on a woodland edge in Sussex. Most of the pitches get lots of privacy from neighbouring campers with the long grass we allow to grow up between the pitches, however, […]

More sheep arrive to graze the campsite

George Monbiot is a great man but he doesn’t like sheep which is a shame if you are four footed and covered in wool. I do like sheep but only when they are doing a good job rather than hoovering the upland landscape and devoiding it of any wildlife.   Our sheep are used to […]

Encouraging Wildlife with Birdboxes

November is my favourite month of the year. Selfishly its my birthday, which means a few drinks with friends and some interesting presents. This year I have been inundated with the most fantastic set of bird boxes which we will be putting up around the campsite and on the new building, which we have called […]