Handpicked by a Brighton Local Expert, we bring you our guide to 'Top Camping Locations in Sussex'.

Are you looking for a camping location this summer? Sussex offers many beautiful camping locations in the forest or by the beach. Sussex campsites provide campers with all the benefits with several unique experiences that you wouldn’t usually enjoy at vastly over-populated tourist holiday campsites.

To help you to make the most of your camping holiday and choose the right spot for you, we have researched and selected the most recommended campsites in Sussex.

Brakes Coppice Park

Brakes Coppice Park is located between Battle and Hastings in East Sussex. You can explore here many beautiful wildlife plants such as orchids, ferns, daffodils, wood anemone, bluebells, foxgloves,lesser celandine and trees. You can also discover here a wealth of wildlife animals such as badgers, foxes, deer, squirrels, rabbits, woodpeckers, lizards, snakes, inspects, owls, buzzards, bats and nume...

Brighton Caravan Club Site

Brighton Caravan Club is located 2 miles east from Brighton, within South Downs and just a short distance from Brighton Marina. The club site is also very close for visiting the magnificent Arundel Castle and Gardens in West Sussex or historic Lewes with plenty to see and do locally.   Facilities on the site include a playground, disabled shower room, baby changing facilities, dishwashing a...

Dogwood Cottage Camping

Dogwood Cottage Campsite is a small, family-run Camping and Caravanning Club situated in the High Weald Area of the beautiful natural village of Brede. The campsite is close to Battle, Rye, Camber Sands and Hastings.   Campers can enjoy peaceful and friendly surroundings, close by beaches, ancient woodlands. Dogwood has got two country pubs within walking distance offering astonishing ...

House Dean Farm Campsite

House Dean Farm Campsite is situated on a working farm on the South Downs National Park between Brighton and Lewes in East Sussex. It's an excellent location for walkers and cyclists. The campsite has 25 spacious pitches, each one available up to 8 people and you can book two or more pitches for your group. First come first served allocation for pitches is applicable.   Small camp...

Sumners Ponds Fishery & Campsite

Sumners Ponds Fishery and Campsite is located in a magnificent and tranquil countryside near Horsham amongst 100 acres of woodland, lakes and pasture. Sumner Ponds is a popular touring base with many picturesque towns and villages nearby. It’s very close to South Downs and the coast, Brighton is only half an hour by car.   You can choose from a range of accommodation types including a mix...

Wild Boar Wood Campsite

The Wild Boar Campsite in Haywards Heath is located in a beautiful private semi-ancient woodland. The woodland is nearly five acres long, fenced around and surrounded by a 35-acre field next to the bluebell railway line. You’ll get here exclusive access to the woodland with plenty of spots for kids, build dens and mini-adventures. The woodland has got much British wildlife abounds, inc...

Stubcroft Farm Campsite

Stubcorft Farm Campsite is an award-winning, traditional family-run site, located close to best sandy beaches, Chichester Harbour and the South Downs National Park. The site is surrounded by arable fields and covered by stunning hedges and trees. You can discover here a wealth of wildlife with hedgehogs, deer, foxes, rabbits, butterflies and over 72 species of birds. The site has got modern and...

Idle Hours Owlsbury Park

If you would like to have a peaceful break in a rural atmosphere, Idle Hours Owlsbury Park close to Crowborough could be the place you’re looking for. The park is set on three and a half acres in the magnificent countryside with views to the South Downs.   Idle Hours is an adult-only quiet site with strictly no groups and no noise after 11 pm. The park has two beautiful and peaceful coars...

Sun and Moon Plumpton Holiday Camp

Sun and Moon Plumpton Holiday Camp is situated on the foot of the South Downs, with magnificent scenery and marvellous walks right on the doorstep. The Sussex Coast, Lewes and Brighton are a short distance to drive.   The campsite provides more space and facilities than traditional campsites. All pitches are very spacious, offering 15m by 10m area for each group. You can have two cars per p...

Hale Farm Campsite

Hale Farm Campsite is located in beautiful countryside on the Weald Way at the head of the Cuckmere Valley with easy access to the South Downs National Park. The farm campsite is only five minutes’ drive away from Chiddingly, within walking distance of a village shop and two recommended pubs.  Drusillas Park and Knock Hatch Adventure Park are nearby, which offer great activities for kids. ...

Chestnut Meadow Camping and Caravan Park

Chestnut Meadow Camping and Caravan Park is a special place, for special times. The site is situated between Ninfield and Bexhill-on-Sea in a magnificent location with stunning views towards the sea. The beach is just 3 miles away along with the De la Warr Pavilion with all its events. Highwoods Golf Club is less than a mile away.   Spacious camping and touring meadow have a total of 75 gen...

Park Farm Caravan & Camping

Park Farm Caravan & Camping is in East Sussex close to Kent border in a picturesque setting of 18 acres of rich family land set aside for the campsite with an additional 50 acres for private functions. This is the most friendly family campsite. There is plenty of space for tents, motor homes, camper vans and caravans. With 180 pitches available, there is a  space you can choose you can ch...

Camber Sands Holiday Park

Camber Sands Holiday Park is located on Camber Sands Beach near Rye. The beach has got around seven miles of golden sand right opposite the park.   The park offers activities for all ranges, including Outdoor ‘n’ Explore basecamp, Bear Grylls Survival Academy, high ropes courses, amusements arcade and four indoor swimming pools. In the evening you can enjoy an extensive entertainment pr...

Waydown Shepherds Huts

Come to enjoy the modern comfort and luxury in the bespoke Shepherds Hut and River Keepers Hut, situated on the South Downs Way in Pyecombe on the outskirt of Brighton. It offers direct access onto magnificent South Downs walkways and adjacent to the famous Jack and Jill Windmills. The Waydown Cottage is surrounded by beautiful wood and Pyecombe Golf Course.   Shepherds Huts accommodat...

Experience Freedom

Experience a traditional British seaside holiday only 2 miles from the vibrant Brighton city centre with accessible routes into the South Downs and Sussex countryside. It’s only 15 minutes stroll from Brighton Marina. The site is tucked into a small valley, home to wildlife including squirrels, rabbits.   The campsite includes these facilities: Wi-Fi, toilets, washrooms Baby changin...

Blackberry Wood

Come to relax to a beautiful and quiet Sussex countryside and enjoy the nature at Blackberry Wood Camping, Glamping and Treehouses. The family-run campsite is located only 7 miles north from Brighton and 1 hour from London Victoria.   Accommodation types Camping ‘Higgledy’ Treehouse ‘Piggledy’ Treehouse Curvy Cabin Bus Fire Engine Helicopter Gypsy Caravan Cosy ...

Winchelsea Sands Holiday Park

Winchelsea Sands Holiday Park is located in the stunning countryside between the historic towns of Rye and Hastings. It’s just a short walk from Winchelsea Beach. There are many beautiful beaches close by including Camber Sands. You can also explore the Hop Farm nearby for a great family day out with a wide range of English wildlife.   Facilities at Winchelsea Sands Holiday Park incl...

Pevensey Bay Holiday Park

Come to enjoy the relaxed environment and revitalising sea air at Pevensey Bay Holiday Park in Sussex, very close to Eastbourne, stunning South Downs and bohemian Hastings. With lots of space for children to play and a magnificent beachfront, the holiday park is an excellent destination for the whole family. You can have a fantastic time here with an indoor swimming pool, entertainment v...

Coghurst Hall Holiday Park

Discover a beautiful lakeside Coghurst Holiday Park – Caravan & Luxury Lodges set in acres of natural woodland with a magnificent fishing lake and fantastic entertainment for the whole family. The park is located on the edge of the historic coastal town of Hastings hidden in a stunning tree-lined valley. With family-friendly facilities, a beautiful fishing lake and many amazing att...

Chichester Lakeside Holiday Park

Visit Chichester Lakeside Holiday Park in a beautiful picturesque setting with fishing lakes close to a stunning West Sussex coast. The park is located just outside the historic Chichester and only a few miles from the beach and the seaside resort of Bognor Regis. If you love golf, Chichester Golf Club is just 15 minutes away.   Accommodation types   Luxury lodges provide 800sq ft of...

Rye Harbour Holiday Park

Explore the beautiful Rye Harbour and stay in a peaceful and tranquil setting at Rye Harbour Holiday Park. The park is adjacent to a nature reserve known for its magnificent wildlife, birds and flora. Rye town centre is just 2 miles away from the park, featuring a mix of picturesque cobbled streets, art galleries, bars and cafes. You can explore miles of fantastic coastline to walk and there many&...

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