Camping at Golden Cross

For Camping in the beautiful East Sussex countryside, at the head of the Cuckmere valley, this 30 acre working farm is well placed for exploring the South Downs Country Park, The High Weald, Ashdown Forest, and the Sussex coast.

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Just Basic Farm Camping,
at Oakfield Farm,
Golden Cross, East Sussex

This East Sussex farm campsite has basic facilities, but there is a shop a five minute walk away and the market town of Hailsham is just 4 miles down the road.
This is Basic Camping, so don't expect modern comforts ( we do have clean flush loos with handwash sinks, and now a shower).
Campfires are allowed, logs for sale, £5 a basket

No cars allowed in camping fields except for loading or unloading, so the site is safe for children. It is a couple of minutes walk to the sites from the carpark.

Tents: £8 adult per night, £5 children 5 to 15 years.
The Pond Field, we try to reserve this for adults.
Camping Field, pitches are round the edge of the field, leaving acres of open space in the centre.

Sundays at 8am, learn to milk Pansy

Links to some Places to Visit:

Michelham Priory & gardens
Pevensey castle
Lewes Castle & Town
Herstmonceux castle, observatory

and childrens science centre
Newhaven Fort & tunnels
Newhaven, Paradise Park

Alfriston Old Village
Drusillas Zoo (on way to Alfriston)
South Downs
Long Man of Wilmington
Seven Sisters Country Park
Cuckmere Bicycle Hire

Firle Place (closed for repairs)
Glyndebourne Opera
Charleston Farmhouse Firle

Charleston Manor Litlington
Middle Farm Shop great food
Cuckoo Trail cycle track
Knockhatch Adventure Park
Bentley Wildlife & Motor Museum
Arlington stadium
Attractions Sussex

Cars must be parked in the first field, ONLY allowed further for loading/unloading.
Family friendly so children are very welcome.
Dogs are not always allowed as we have livestock, but please ask us.
Behaviour that offends or disturbs other campers will not be tolerated.
No loud music or boisterous behaviour, we want you all to enjoy the peace here.
Facilities basic, but do have clean flush loos and one hot  shower.
This is a farm not a holiday camp so don't expect mown lawns, clubhouse, electric hook-ups, pretty lights, entertainment, etc.

We take re-cycling but anything else that you can't burn on your campfire you will have to take back home with you.

View across Cuckmere valley from Wilmington to sunset over Firle Beacon (5m from us)

Learn how to milk Pansy,
the Guernsey cow!

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