Have you ever considered Glamping in Brighton for a UK glamping getaway?
Brighton & Hove is a well-known and much-loved seaside destination less than two hours from London, England. The summertime brings thousands of visitors, both local and international, to this popular beach town. But there’s so much to see and do here it’s really a year-round favorite for day trips as well as longer holidays.
Although best known as a seaside resort Brighton is so much more than that. It’s vibrant, colorful and alternative and is a hotbed of creativity and culture.
Days can be spent enjoying the famous beach and pier, visiting the Royal Pavilion and attractions or by wandering the streets lined with shops and restaurants. Evenings are for nightlife, cultural events, and a variety of dining options.
As you’d expect of any decent seaside resort there are plenty of accommodations available right in the center of it all. However, if you head out of the city into the Sussex countryside you’ll find some quieter options where you can enjoy the serenity of nature with a Brighton UK glamping holiday.
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1. Brighton Experience Freedom Glamping
Location: East Brighton Park
Best For: Families, small groups, couples, dog-friendly, close to Brighton city and beach
Amenities: Airstream caravan, campings pods, glamping pods, tent camping sites, community bathrooms and laundry, shop
Glamping at Brighton Experience Freedom will have you just two miles from the beach and all the activities of the city plus it’s just a 15 minute walk to Brighton Marina.
The insulated wooden camping pods sleep two adults in comfort and the glamping pods sleep two adults and two children and come with bedding, en-suite bathroom, cooking equipment and a private deck.
You can also stay in a lovely Airstream caravan which sleeps four adults and has a mini kitchen, bathroom, dining table and seating area for the ultimate Brighton glamping experience.
2. Wild Boar Wood Campsite
Location: Hayward’s Heath, West Sussex
Best For: Families, small groups, couples, off-grid camping, nature, peaceful
Amenities: Nine Bell Tents, double beds, cooking equipment, firepit, grill, eco-stove, picnic table, community bathrooms with toilets and hot showers
You will have a comfy bed with foam topped mattress but you will need to bring your own bedding. There is deliberately no electricity or WiFi for a true off-grid experience but you will have everything you need to cook, eat, relax, and play in a beautiful serene setting.
3. English Hobbit House in a Vineyard
Location: Robertsbridge, UK
Best For: Couples, peaceful, private, romantic
This luxurious hobbit home retreat is located in the Rother Valley, a short distance from Bodiam Castle and surrounded by vineyards. The neighboring steam railway, a plethora of local pubs, and hobbies including kayaking at the bottom of the farm, biking at Bedgebury, excursions to Rye and Winchelsea, and the beach at Camber, as well as local wineries, are all nearby.
You’ll be right in the middle of the Oastbrook Vineyard. The hobbit house is 75 square metres in size and has two ensuite bedrooms and baths. There’s a full kitchen, indoor and outdoor dining and a hot tub among the woods.
4. Barcombe Cross Shepherd’s Hut near Brighton
Location: Lewes, UK
Best For: Solo, Couples
Shepherds Cottage is a charming solitary shepherd’s hut in Barcombe Cross, East Sussex. This unit can accommodate up to two people with an expansive living and kitchen area, a double bed, and a detached shower room. There is off-road space for two cars outside, as well as a fenced garden with seats and a fireplace. Shepherds Hut is a great choice for a rustic couple’s getaway near the seashore.
5. Hopgarden Glamping in Brighton
Location: Wadhurst, UK
Best For: Couples, Small Family, Small Group
Hopgarden Glamping – Luxury 6 m bell tents are located in Wadhurst, East Sussex, and offers lodging with free private parking. A terrace with garden views, a kitchen with a refrigerator and toaster, and a common washroom with shower are all included in each apartment. These are lovely tents with a bunch of care and attention, such as blankets, pillows, hot water bottles, matches, marshmallows, torches, and lighting.
6. Sussex Flower Glamping
Location: South Downs near Brighton
Best For: Couples, Small Family, Small Group
Amenities: Shepherd’s Hut accommodation, double bed, table and chairs, eating utensils, wood stove, firepit, compost toilet
The hut sits in an idyllic natural setting surrounded by fields, a bluebell woodland and a pond. The property is on the edge of South Downs National park for long country walks ending with a drink or meal at a choice of local pubs just minutes from the hut. Plus, in just 15 minutes a bus will take you to Brighton City Center.
This charming glamping Shepherd’s Hut is cute and cosy with a beautiful and bright interior and double bed. There’s also a brand new outdoor kitchen with all the tools you need to prepare a romantic evening meal for two.
7. Folly Hide Shepherd’s Hut
Location: Petworth, UK
Best For: Solo, Couples
The shepherd hut is located in the national park at the foot of the South Downs, in a lovely position that is both quiet and accessible. The major A285, which runs between Chichester and Petworth, is a mile away from the cabin. Goodwood is only a short distance away. The hut contains a modest double bed, a small cooking space, and a private washroom for your convenience. Towels, linens, coffee and tea making amenities A moment’s walk from the hut leads to the South Downs Way, which is good for walkers.
8. Housedean Farm
Location: South Downs National Park between Brighton and Lewes, East Sussex
Best For: Families, pets, peaceful, close to Brighton
Amenities: Glamping pods, Shepherd’s Hut, tent camping sites, community bathrooms, hot showers, community fridge and freezer
Housedean Farm Campsite is a working farm with two glamping pods for hire that sleep two or four people on single or double beds. There is also a porch and private fire-pit. You must bring your own bedding.
The Shepherd’s Hut has a double bed, table, seating, wood burning stove and an outdoor cooking area with a picnic table and fire-pit.
Being located in the lovely Sussex countryside makes it an ideal spot to return to after a busy day in Brighton or as a base for long country walks.
Are you ready for a unique experience glamping in Brighton & Hove? If you like the idea of days at the beach or exploring the charming streets of Brighton city and evenings in a peaceful private accommodation away from the noise, glamping may just be your answer!
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Born in England, Sarah developed her wanderlust at a young age as she traveled around Europe with her parents. As a young adult she spent every penny she could on experiences as opposed to possessions. Eventually she found a way to earn a living doing what she loved: traveling, writing and capturing images of the wondrous world we live in. When not on the go Sarah enjoys time in her “sometimes home” of Vancouver.