Camp pitches and Wild Camping

Bring your own kit and camp in the vast open space of Night Pastures among only three other pitches or go wild into solitude with our fully packed  wheelbarrow of comforts.

About your pitch

Camp in our peaceful and beautiful field in the South Downs National Park. With only 5 spots allowed at any one time, there is plenty of space for you to decide where to pitch your tent away from any others. There is access to fresh water and a hand made compost loo and shower. There is no electricity so you can enjoy a wonderful wild camping experience.

What’s included

Wide open space

Firepit

Hot Shower

Cook Facilities

Composting Loo

Hot Showers and Compost Loos

Fully-equipped field kitchen with gas cooker, barbecue, washstand and fresh water tap, plus table and chairs – the perfect setting for memorable alfresco meals and moonlit dinners.

Frequent Questions

Common questions people ask before camping at Night Pastures. 

The space

It is very private and you are surrounded by farmland and woodland. There is plenty of opportunity for enjoying the West Sussex countryside on foot or by bike. One end of the field (nearest the car parking area) has 4 yurts and a slightly larger yurt, but these are well away from the free range camping area and will not intrude on your camping experience.

Guest Access

The Camping is located in the top area of a very large yurt field, surrounded by farmland and woodland. Parking is a short walk away and wheelbarrows are provided to transport your gear from the car park to the site.

Is there an open fire?

Yes. There is an outside stone fire and each yurt has its own fire bowl.

Can i bring my own wood?

Each pitch comes with its own fire basket and logs can be provided at the cost of £10 per bag or you can bring your own wood. 

Can we have a BBQ?

Yes – please see above.

What's the minimum stay?

All bookings must be for a minimum of two nights.

What's your cancellation policy?

Under our cancellation policy we offer:

  • A full refund if written or emailed cancellation is received by us no later than 6 weeks before your holiday is due to start
  • A 50% refund if written or emailed cancellation is received by us between 6 and 4 weeks prior to your holiday start date and
  • No refund if written or emailed cancellation is received by us later than 4 weeks before the holiday start date unless we are able to re-let the accommodation, in which case an administration charge of 20% (of the total cost of your holiday booking) will apply.
Getting around

Onsite parking is available to all guests and there are taxis at the Haslemere train station (48 mins from Waterloo) for guests arriving by train. It is possible to walk from Liphook station, cross country (4 miles). If you want to explore the pubs and countryside beyond walking distance, you can hire bicycles from £20 a day please arrange this direct with the company and in advance to ensure availability (details for hire will be sent to you with our welcome e-mail).

What amenities are there?

The outside covered kitchen includes a gas cooking stove, BBQ, sink with running water. Washing up sponges, tea towels, and eco-friendly washing liquid are also provided.

How do we store our food?

Cool boxes and fresh ice packs can be hired daily at a cost of £5.

The country code

Night Pastures Camping is on a working family farm so please respect the Country Code at all times. There is also a large pond near the camping that you would need to be aware of if travelling with small children. If you’re arriving by train, it’s advisable to get your shopping done in advance, as nearest shop to the farm is 10 minutes drive. There is no Wifi or electricity on site. Each family pitch sleeps up to 6 guests (some of whom must be children) in a single tent. Additional guests and tents by prior arrangement only.

Do you accept pets?

Regrettably the answer is No.

As a working farm with livestock such as sheep, horses, and game birds we are unable to accept dogs, cats or any other domestic pet. Although we appreciate it would be a perfect place to bring a beloved pet, the risk for cross animal infection or disruption of wildlife is too great.

What are your arrival and departure times?

Camping is a self-service check-in. On arrival simply follow the signs to the camping area and pitch your tent wherever you like, remembering there is plenty of space so you dont need to be too near your neighbour! We have mown areas for your ease. 

Our booking times run as follows:

  • Weekend bookings run from 2.00pm Friday to 11.00am Monday.
  • Midweek booking run from 4pm Monday to 10.30am Friday
  • Full week bookings run from 4pm Mon or Fri to 10.30am Fri or Mon

During peak times we have back-to-back bookings so we ask you to kindly vacate your pitch by the agreed time so as to give us a chance to make it lovely again for the next guest.

What time can i party to?

Nightpastures is located in a National Park and the valley we are in resonates for miles around. Fopr guests hiring a single Yurt we ask you to respct the other guests and keep noise levels to a minimum. For people hiring Yurts as part of the main venue hire, we do not permit any amplified music beyond 11.45 pm without a special concession first as other fees apply.

Chichester District Council require us to register for a special event license for any event which will go on past midnight and failure to do so results in an immediate fine for breaching noise pollution statutes and bylaws.

If you are planning your party at Nightpastures, please contact us first with your requirements and be sure to check our booking terms and conditionslisted here on the website.

Happy Campers

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Incredible, the pace is HUGE it was so quiet but there was so much space that my three kids could run around on the far side of the field and not trouble a soul. 

- Rakib Hasan

Address

Lower Lodge Farm, Fernhurst, GU27 3NH

Call Us

(+44) 01428 620 120

Email Us

camphq@nightpastures.com