Are you planning to go glamping near Brighton?
Brighton is a coastal city in the south of England. The city has a rich history, famous landmarks, stunning views, and some of the best street art in the world. Brighton is also the place to go if you want to get out on the water, with plenty of boat trips and tours to choose from.
Brighton has a plenty of accommodations available right on the coast, but if you are looking for more peace and quiet you can getaway to Sussex countryside for a rural retreat.
At the end of the day, all you want is a place to lay your head and escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. That’s where glamping comes in. Glamping is the perfect way to enjoy the outdoors and indulge in a luxurious camping experience.
TOP 6 GREAT SPOTS FOR GLAMPING NEAR BRIGHTON UK
1. Beach Hut Suites, Felpham
A luxury Beach Hut Suites are located on Felpham Beach overlooking sea and Felpham’s Site of Special Scientific Interest. Suites come with a master bedroom and bunk room and sleep up to 2 adults and 2 children. Each suite includes a bathroom, lounge with TV and private terrace.
Beach Hut Suites are operated by Beachcroft Hotel and its facilities include a bar, restaurant and an indoor swimming pool. There is direct access to the seven-mile coastal trail or you can borrow bicycles at the hotel (2 per suite).
2. Experience Freedom Glamping, East Brighton Park
Just 2 miles from the beach and city centre of Brighton, you will find this beautiful site tucked in smalley valley in the Sussex countryside. The site is home to plenty of local wildlife, including bunnies and squirrels.
Experience Freedom Glamping offers accommodation in camping pods and glamping pods. Camping pods are simple wooden cabins that come with beds, lighting, electricity and other comforts for 2 people.
Glamping pods are equipped with comfortable bedding, en-suite bathroom and cooking equipment. Glamping pods are great for families as they can accommodate 2 adults and 2 children.
Experience Freedom Glamping is great for both couples and families looking for a countryside getaway close to the seaside. As well there are plenty of things to keep you entertained in the area, such as hiking and cycling local trails, outdoor sports. Brighto nMarina is just 15 min away, where you can visit Globalls Jurassic Neon Golf or try a 300 metre zip wire at Brighton Zip.
3. Waydown Shepherds Huts, Pyecombe, Brighton
Sitting on a private 4-acre land surrounded by ancient wood, this location offers a unique glamping experience to their guests. Their glamping huts are very stylish and comfortable.
You can choose between Shepherds Hut, River Keepers Hut and 4 berth Huts with their own private garden or a terrace. There is a separate Kitchen Hut with a breakfast bar and a Shower Hut.
You’ll be just a few miles from the Historic Town of Lewes and centre of Brighton.
This location is the perfect place to disconnect and clear your head for a few days.
4. Secret Shelters, Littleworth
If you stay in the Secret Shelters at The Secret Campsite you will have a great opportunity to reconnect with nature. All guests of the Secret Shelters receive an Escapee Handbook with useful tips on campsite life such as spotting wildlife, awakening the senses to the Great Outdoors and a map of the local area.
Their Shelters, both Tree tent and Gridshell are quite unique. Tree Tent comes with 3 single built-in beds, a campfire area with lounge and beautiful views on South Downs National Park. Gridshell sleeps up to 5 people and comes with its own firepit and a large grass area.
Okra is quirky and comfortable wooden house with simple interior. It can fit up to 2 adults and 1 child. are the hallmarks of the Okra. Okra and Gridshell were both designed and built by Jason Thawley, Brighton based inventor.
There is basic cooking equipment, free solar powered hot showers and flushing toilets at the site. Ideally located in Littleworth, the Shelters are close to Lewes, a historic town with many shops, little eateries. Brighton is easily accessible and the local area is great for hiking and cycling. This is one of the most well-situated glampsites near Brighton and promises great memories for years to come.
5. Wild Boar Wood Campsite, Haywards Heath
Wild Boar Wood Campsite offers the perfect place to rest, reset and rejuvenate in a terrific location. Located near Haywards Heath on 5-acre private, this small off-grid campsite offers a great option for those looking for glamping near Brighton.
The site has 9 bell tents and is open from April to October. Each bell tent comes with a double bed and additional single bed, kitchenware and cooking equipment. It has its own campfire, a firewood, grill and BBQ.
A stay here includes hot water bucket showers, eco toilets, the central camp area and lovely woodland with lots of places for children to explore and plenty of wildlife, including deer, owl, rabbits, foxes and many different species of birds.
6. Blackberry Wood, Hassocks
Blackberry Wood Glamping offers some of the most unique glamping experiences, such as the Holicopter, Higgledy & Piggledy Treehouses, Holiday Bus, Fire Engine and more.
Located just 30 minutes away from Brighton, you will feel like you have entered into another world.
The Curvy Cabin is a self-contained wooden cabin with curved walls. It sleeps 4 and features a double bed, bunk bed, wood burning stove, bathroom, full kitchen, outdoor private seating area, fire pit and a BBQ.
Holiday Bus from 1964 sleep 4 and comes with a double bed, a play area that converts to bed, dining area, a kitchen, and a lounge area.
The Holicopter is a converted 1965 Wessex Search and Rescue helicopter for 4 people that comes with 2 double-beds and an outside kitchen area. Toilet and shower are located 50 metres away.
These are just some of the unique glamping accommodations you can find at Blackberry Wood. You simply have to see and experience it for yourself. It is located close to the South Downs National Park and the surrounding area is great for hiking, cycling and horse back riding.
Have you been glamping near Brighton UK? Is there a glamping site that should be included in this list? Let me know in the comments.