'Wild Glamping' Bell Tent

UK England South East England West Sussex Haywards Heath Wild Boar Wood Campsite

  • Sleeps 6 (max 3 adults, 5 children)
  • Cooking facilities
  • Beds Provided

  • Bed Linen Not Included
One of our nine 'wild glamping' five-metre bell tents - complete with camping equipment, set on a woodland pitch. The price includes a bag of firewood per night of your stay (£6.50 value)

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This is a booking for one of our nine 'wild glamping' bell tents and camping equipment, set on a woodland pitch.

Wild Boar Wood Campsite's glamping pitches all include a spacious pre-erected five-metre bell tent, standard double bed and additional comfortable camp beds. Each bell tent has a picnic table, cooking equipment, kitchenware and chairs. The pitches have their own campfire with grill, as well as a wood-burning eco/rocket cooking stove. You must bring your own linen, pillow, duvets and sleeping bags, towels and tea towels.

The two 'Faraway Bell Tents' pitches are set a distance from the main campsite. (Request one of these in the 'notes' section if you want added privacy and we will allocate one if possible).

We provide a bag of logs per night of your stay. Additional bags may be purchased or brought by you to the campsite. You must not collect wood from the campsite and its woodlands. Sorry NO DOGS or PETS are allowed

FOR BOOKINGS of more than 4 adults, or for group inquiries, please email us info@pegsandpitches.co.uk or call us during office hours on 01273 980218 so we can advise on the appropriate set-up for you.

Also provided on the campsite: a central washing up area, eco bucket showers with hot water, flushing toilets and a central parachute covered campfire area. We also provide washing up liquid, hand wash and body wash. Please note this campsite is off grid. The Car parking is a 5 minute or less walk from the pitch - wheelbarrows are provide. Cars may not access the campsite.

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About Wild Boar Wood Campsite

Suitable For

Families and family groups. Groups and full campsite bookings — yes. Dogs — no.


Wild Boar Wood is located right on the High Weald— a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Ashdown Forest is also close to the site and is famously known as the home of Winnie the Pooh. This stunning area has an enviable array of walks and cycle routes and, should you wish to explore in a more laid-back way, the Bluebell Railway is a charming steam locomotive that travels from Sheffield Park to East Grinstead. The Capability Brown designed Sheffield Park and Garden is well worth a visit and can be reached by car in about 10 mins. Borde Hill, one of the country's most magnificent gardens, is around 5 mins drive away. Other attractions include Heaven Farm and the Bentley Wildfowl and Motor Museum. If its restaurants, shops and nightlife you seek, boho beach town Brighton is only a 30 min drive away.

Food & Drink

There is no shop on sight but some excellent pubs and farm shops are within walking distance. The most notable of these is the award-winning High Weald Dairy; why not take part in one of their cheese-making courses? There are two great pubs within a mile and a half of Wild Boar Wood. The Sloop Inn is a traditional Sussex pub serving up classic pub fayre using locally sourced produce. The Green Man in Horsted Keynes is the quintessential English pub— right on the village green.


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Rated ★★★★★ over 76 reviews


Lovely woodland stay

Had a fab time with our toddler who didn't want to leave. We only live ten mins away but felt a world away, surrounded by wildlife. Can't wait for our next stay

Response from Wild Boar Wood Campsite

Thank you Jemma! We're so happy you and your little one enjoyed your time with us. How lovely to be just around the corner, less travelling time means more time for relaxing and adventuring in the woodland. Please come back and stay again. 

Wild camping - but with convenience and luxury

Extremely welcoming staff, accommodation on a par with the best bell tent set ups, well stocked supplies (wood, wine, marshmallows) and a true back to nature feel with bucket showers but the Best Bit for us was letting the kids run free safe on the knowledge they were safe and making friends. Truly excellent family camping option for those looking for a rustic experience without the fear of turning the camping in to an endurance event! Thanks Stefi for making our stay spot on!

Response from Wild Boar Wood Campsite

Wow, what a lovely review! Thanks so much for taking the time to review us, we really appreciate it. We're delighted you had such a great stay and the kids enjoyed their time making friends on site. Please do come back for more woodland adventures! 

Outdoor living in an amazing bluebell wood

We stayed for the bank holiday weekend with our 15mo toddler, he loved the freedom of exploring the pathways & particularly liked wandering to the ‘shop’ to borrow a tractor from the toy box The bluebells were fabulous, the tents are enormous and it was fantastic to have a travel cot waiting for us- one less thing to pack! Everything is super clean, the bucket showers were hot and lasted a good 5 minutes. All the equipment is provided including firewood. If it’s chilly pack an extra duvet and a hot water bottle Steffi is the perfect host-thanks for a great weekend, it felt so good to be outdoors again!

Response from Wild Boar Wood Campsite

Thank you so much Emma. So lovely to read about your experience and to hear you were so looked after by Steffi. Bluebell season is a magical time to experience and we're so happy you and your family had such a great stay, we hope to see you again soon. 

Relaxing, quiet and magical mid-week stay

Waking up at Wild Boar Wood on a still and sunny September morning felt like waking up on a film set - with dappled sunlight filtering through the trees and even a robin joining us for breakfast! I stayed mid-week in September with two friends. The site was lovely and quiet and I would definitely recommend mid-week stays at this time of year for couples or friends who want to cook and catch up round the campfire. Steffi, the site warden, is brilliant, inspiring and clearly loves the woodland which helps you to enjoy it too. It was very quiet during our stay so we had no worries about social distancing etc. In fact, we hardly saw the other campers and the facilities were very clean so it felt like a very safe stay in 2020 - as well as a very enjoyable one! We will return!
Sep 20, 2020 by Woodland camper

Response from Wild Boar Wood Campsite

Thank you so much for your lovely review! Beautiful words and wonderful to hear you enjoyed the peace and tranquility of the site at this time of year. We look forward to seeing you again at Wild Boar Wood!

Can't wait to come back

We loved our 2 nights at Wild Boar Wood and so did our boys (2 and 5). The bell tent was massive, comfy, cosy and everything fantastically clean. Steffi was so welcoming and showed us around before we settled in. We'll be back next year for more campfires, birdsong and adventures.
Sep 9, 2020 by Rebecca Warn

Response from Wild Boar Wood Campsite

Thank you Rebecca! We're so happy you all enjoyed your stay and are already thinking of your return. We look forward to seeing you next season (bookings already open!).
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Wild Boar Wood Campsite is located at Wild Boar Wood Campsite, Horsted Keynes, Haywards Heath, East Sussex

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Getting There

The Wild Boar Wood Campsite is in a secret location. Once bookings are confirmed, campers are provided with detailed instructions to locate the car park if driving. Once there, they have areas for car parking away from the pitches. Cars may not be driven to your pitch. Wheelbarrows are provided to move your equipment to the pitch (and the wardens will assist if you need it). It may be a five-minute walk – but it’s worth it once you set up not to have cars in the campsite.

Nearest Station: Haywards Heath (five miles away), taxis from the station take 12-15 minutes. Trains run regularly from London Victoria and London Bridge and take approximately 40-45 mins. Trains from Brighton take 13-20 mins. Bus: The nearest bus stop is in the village of Horsted Keynes. Bus Route 270. Walk: The walking distance from Horsted Keynes is approximately 1.5 miles.