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Brighton glamping and camping – sites near the city

Brighton glamping and camping - sites near the city

Brighton glamping and camping with Eco Camp UK Brighton glamping and camping sites tend be out of the city centre in the glorious Sussex countryside that surrounds the seaside destination. Our Eco Camp UK camping and glamping sites are a great place to base yourself if you

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Campsites that allow fires – how to build a campfire

Campsites that allow fires - how to build a campfire

A guide to building a campfire on our campsites that allow fires Remember that scene in Castaway when Tom Hanks finally succeeds in creating fire? Many of our campers long to feel that same elemental joy and impress their friends, family and fellow campers with their mastery

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Camping recipes – ideas for your next camping trip

Camping recipes - ideas for your next camping trip

Camping recipes for the campfire or camp stove. All that fresh air when your camping can make you hungry so food can be a real focus and there’s nothing quite like cooking over an open fire and eating alfresco. At our glamping sites in Sussex we encourage

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Campsite close to London – woodland camping near the capital

Campsite close to London - woodland camping near the capital

Campsite close to London – Eco Camp UK Wild Boar Wood Campsite is a campsite close to London. The off-grid woodland campsite is located in Sussex, just 30 miles south of south London, with easy access via the M23 by car (roughly an hour-and-a-half’s drive) or by

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Last minute camping and late availability glamping in Sussex

Last minute camping and late availability glamping in Sussex

  Last minute camping and glamping It’s always worth checking online to see if Eco Camp UK has any last minute camping and bell tents available for glamping. Although our campsites are very popular and often booked up well in advance, we do sometimes have last minute

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Ten of the best camping Dutch oven recipes

Ten of the best camping Dutch oven recipes

Dutch oven recipes Dutch ovens are cast iron cooking pots and offer a great way to make a campfire dinner as an alternative to a barbecue during a camping trip. During the last few months as a warden at our Wild Boar Wood Campsite I have been

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Sussex camping in the woods

Camping in the woods with Eco Camp UK Camping in the woods is easy with Eco Camp UK. We have two woodland campsites: Wild Boar Wood, near Haywards Heath, and Beech Estate Woodland Campsite, near Battle. Our two off-grid Sussex campsites were designed to be in harmony

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Autumn camping – changing colours, wildlife and beautiful sunsets

Autumn camping - changing colours, wildlife and beautiful sunsets

Autumn camping – reasons to camp as the seasons change Autumn camping can be a real and unexpected pleasure. Our woodland campsites are open throughout September and for part of October and, as they are set among the trees, they are a great place to see the

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Campfires allowed at our campsites

Campfires allowed at our campsites

Campsites with campfires One of the most frequently asked questions from campers is “do you allow campfires”? The answer is a resounding – yes! We don’t just allow campfires – we recommend them. Campsites with campfires are becoming more common as campers are keen to experience the

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The best campsite in Sussex?

The best campsite in Sussex?

Probably the best campsite in Sussex Back in 2011 when we opened Eco Camp UK’s Wild Boar Wood for the first time, a seasoned camper claimed it was the “best campsite in the UK”. We were thrilled to receive such positive reviews from our campers and we’re happy

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The Simple Things Magazine – June 2015

The Simple Things Magazine - June 2015

Forest camping UK – cool woodland campsites The simple pleasures of forest camping UK and campfire cooking are celebrated in this article from The Simple Things magazine. The lifestyle magazine asked camping expert Jane Warner Smith to pick three cool campsites in a forest glade. Eco Camp

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Campfire lighting tips

Campfire lighting tips

How to light a campfire – a guest blog This very useful and detailed guest blog entry on how to light a campfire comes from Eco Camp UK’s very good friend and wild camping enthusiast Jon. Bushcraft enthusiast, Jon camps in all weather and loves nothing better than

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Family Campsites With Fires – Best Campsite Photos

Hi to all our campers. We have another photo entry from the great family campsites with campfires in Sussex. Both our beautiful woodland family campsites allow fires, meaning our campers can cook around the campfire, relax around the open fire, toast marshmallows around the fire – general

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Camper Comments – Beech Estate

How do we compare to other camping sites East Sussex? The following are some of the comments made by our lovely campers following their stay our Eco Camp UK’s East Sussex campsite at Beech Estate Woodland Campsite: “Hi – just wanted to say thank you so much

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The best new campsite in Sussex

The best new campsite in Sussex

Best campsites UK? Beech Estate must be up there! Hi all our Eco Campers, Beech Estate Woodland Campsite is now open for bookings and we think it may well be the best new campsite in Sussex. (It could even be one of the best campsites UK –

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Camping Near Brighton

If you are looking for a campsite close to Brighton and London, look no further! Our Wild Boar Wood campsite near Haywards Heath, is also nearby to Brighton – only 30 minutes if you know the shortcut through Ditchling and Slugwash Lane. The Woodland Campsite – many

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Our First Newsletter – Bookings for 2012 Now Open

Hi All – Please excuse the higglety pigglety formatting of this post. I wanted to put in our first newsletter ever, but it proved more difficult that I thought! The newsletter looked great – honest it did! But I couldn’t figure out how to re-format it. So

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Campfire Cooking in the Woods

With the long winter evenings getting shorter, we at Eco Camp Uk are looking forward to getting under canvas again and enjoying a bit of Spring sunshine cooking on our open fires in the woods. That glorious smell of egg, bacon, sausage, beans and tomato wafting into

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The wood-fired shower system

The wood-fired shower system

The wood-fired shower at Eco Camp UK The sensational wood-fired shower is now operational at our Wild Boar Wood Campsite after a great deal of effort, planning, construction, plumbing and perseverance. Please note: The shower system has been updated since this post. Please see update note at

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The Observer – August 2011

The Observer - August 2011

Woodland campsite near Kingley Vale Eco Camp UK’s woodland campsite in Sussex, Wild Boar Wood Campsite, got its first mention in the mainstream print media in 2011. We featured as the suggested place to stay when visiting the West Sussex Nature Reserve, Kingley Vale. From The Observer

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