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Camping and glamping gift certificates

Camping and glamping gift certificates

Give a taste of the great outdoors with a camping or glamping gift Eco Camp UK’s camping and glamping gift certificates make a fantastically different, eco-friendly and quirky gift. Great for outdoor enthusiasts of any age, a gift certificate or voucher for use towards a glamping or

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Group glamping and camping options

Group glamping and camping options

Glamping for groups Both Wild Boar Wood Campsite and Beech Estate Campsite offer some great group glamping and camping options. Whether you want to camp with a couple of friends in neighbouring bell tents or fancy hiring out a whole meadow for extended family to pitch their

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Fancy working for a forward thinking real camping business?

We are looking for someone to join our dynamic team, to help us run our office in our real camping business. The job will involving working for Eco Camp UK and The Secret Campsite.  You will be based at The Secret Campsite near Lewes and if you

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How to Store a Bell Tent?

How to Store a Bell Tent?

How to Store a Bell Tent? How to store a bell tent after camping – follow these simple rules and we hope the process will be a lot easier. At Eco Camp UK and our two campsites in Sussex, we erect and take down bell tents all

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Camping for cyclists

Camping for cyclists is made easy at our woodland glamping sites in Sussex. Whether you are a road cyclist or a mountain biker, Eco Camp UK has something for you. Cyclists looking for a place to stay after a day in the saddle might like to stay

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Friday Ad – May 2016

Friday Ad - May 2016

Best camping sites – according to Friday Ad Wild Boar Wood Campsite was highlighted locally as one of the best camping sites. We were positioned as the number one campsite in the local Sussex Friday Ad list of favourite campsites in the area in May 2016. The

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Eco Camp UK’s Best Camping Tips and Advice

Eco Camp UK's Best Camping Tips and Advice

Best Camping Tips and Advice I thought I’d update this blog article on the ‘best camping tips and advice’ after receiving lots of feedback over the years. It’s not meant to be the hard and fast ‘rules of camping’ – just a few of the things I’ve

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Bluebells at our Sussex woodland campsites

Bluebells at our Sussex woodland campsites

Camping among bluebells Why wouldn’t you want to go camping among bluebells? According to a poll by Plantlife in 2015 the nation’s favourite wild flower is the bluebell. Flowering from April to June, bluebells spring up in woodlands across England and the woodlands where our campsites are

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Bank holiday camping and glamping with Eco Camp UK

Bank holiday camping and glamping with Eco Camp UK

Bank holiday camping and glamping at our woodland campsites Bank holiday camping is always popular. Camping is a great way to make the most of a three-day weekend so why not book a bank holiday camping stay  at Beech Estate Woodland Campsite? If you prefer to try glamping

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Wild Boar Wood opening on April 22

Wild Boar Wood opening on April 22

One of the best glamping sites in Sussex re-opens on  April 22 Our off-grid woodland glamping site at Wild Boar Wood is opening for the 2016 season on April 22. There’s a lot to look forward to with a spring-time stay. Bluebells. Our five-acre woodland bursts to life with a

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Alternative Camping Lifestyle? Off-Grid Campsite Warden Required.

Campsite warden jobs – are you after an alternative lifestyle? Hi all. To anyone interested in one of our off-grid campsite warden jobs, we are currently (in late April/early May 2016) looking for a new warden position to support of two warden couples. The role includes living and

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Beech Estate opening soon for 2016 season

Beech Estate opening soon for 2016 season

Enjoy Sussex camping with fires again from April 1 We’re starting to get excited about the start of the 2016 camping season and it’s not long until your chance to enjoy some of our unique Sussex camping with fires in the forest. Our Beech Estate Woodland Campsite re-opens for

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Eco holidays – living lightly on the land

Eco holidays - living lightly on the land

Eco holidays – our campsite philosophy Eco holidays with Eco Camp UK are easy. Campers and glampers who visit us at Wild Boar Wood Campsite and Beech Estate Woodland Campsite tend to be those who share Eco Camp UK’s ethos and concern for the environment , enjoy the outdoors

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Cheap glamping at Eco Camp UK’s woodland campsites

Cheap glamping at Eco Camp UK's woodland campsites

Cheap glamping – bell tents in the woodland Cheap glamping is available at both of Eco Camp UK’s off-grid glamping and camping sites. Wild Boar Wood Campsite, near Haywards Heath, was our original glamping site and has just nine bell tents in a five-acre bluebell woodland. Beech

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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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Sustainable holidays – cycling London to Paris via Eco Camp UK

Sustainable holidays - cycling London to Paris via Eco Camp UK

Sustainable holidays – with Beespoke Tours and Eco Camp UK Eco Camp UK is thrilled to be one of the green accommodations chosen by Beespoke Tours for their sustainable holidays by bicycle. Beespoke Tours offers London to Europe tours where the journey itself is the holiday. Eco Camp

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Spring camping – reasons why it’s the best season to camp

Spring camping - reasons why it's the best season to camp

Spring camping – nine reasons to camp in spring Lots of people describe themselves as “fair weather campers” and shun the idea of spring camping. Sure, it’s lovely to camp in the summer when you imagine long days in warm sunshine – but this is Britain so

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Hammock camping – in a UK woodland

Hammock camping  - in a UK woodland

Hammock camping – in a 600-acre woodland Hammock camping fans are welcome to sling their hammocks between the trees at Eco Camp UK’s Beech Estate Woodland Campsite. The campsite is set within a 600-acre woodland, so we have found a couple of lovely spots for hammock campers,

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Campsite weddings and weddings in the woods

Campsite weddings and weddings in the woods

Camping weddings with Eco Camp UK Camping weddings where the ceremony or reception takes place in the great outdoors, with the option for guests to stay on site, have become very popular in the last decade. In 2012 we had some of our returning guests from 2011 book

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What is glamping?

What is glamping?

What is glamping? Glamorous camping explained Glamping is a hybrid of the words glamorous and camping. Choose a “glampsite” and you can expect a few more luxuries than are traditionally associated with camping. You won’t need to pitch your own tent, you’ll probably have a bed or

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