Campervan Campout 2024 - Discover West Sussex
Explore the local area
Located just a short drive from the Ashdown Forest, the idyllic home of Winnie-the-Pooh, there is lots to do locally...
You're just 20 miles from Brighton, the area is full of bike trails, walking routes, and local attractions such as Wakehurst and the Bluebell Railway.
Just a few of the places you can visit
(Approximately 9 miles away)
Discover the enchanting Ashdown Forest, roughly a 20-minute drive from the South of England Showground. Famously known as the setting for A.A. Milne's "Winnie the Pooh" stories, this area offers captivating landscapes and a rich variety of wildlife. Wander through its picturesque paths, enjoy tranquil picnics, and immerse yourself in the soothing embrace of nature. It’s a perfect spot for families and nature enthusiasts to explore and create unforgettable memories.
(Approximately 8 miles away)
Step back in time with a visit to the Bluebell Railway, located about eight miles from the South of England Showground. Renowned for its beautifully restored steam trains and historic carriages, this heritage railway offers a unique journey through the stunning Sussex countryside. Along the way, you'll find opportunities for picturesque photos, dining experiences, and even special events hosted on the trains, making it a delightful excursion for all ages.
(Approximately 23 miles away)
Located approximately 23 miles from the South of England Showground, Brighton offers a vibrant and dynamic seaside experience. Known for its iconic Brighton Pier, expansive pebble beach, and thriving arts scene, it's a place where both traditional and modern cultures intertwine. Discover the charm of the historic lanes, enjoy culinary delights at diverse restaurants, and immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere that Brighton has to offer.
National Trust Properties in West Sussex
The South of England Showground serves as a great starting point to explore a myriad of National Trust properties scattered across West Sussex. Ranging from historical houses, enchanting gardens, and sprawling estates, each site offers a glimpse into the rich heritage and natural beauty of the region. Distances to specific properties may vary, so plan your itinerary to include majestic locales such as Petworth House and Park or Nymans, each presenting a rich tapestry of history and beauty to explore.
South Downs National Park
(Approximately 15 miles away)
Just a short 15-mile drive from the South of England Showground, the South Downs National Park awaits. This expansive park offers breathtaking landscapes, vibrant wildlife, and miles of walking and cycling paths. Whether you are seeking a peaceful retreat into nature or a vigorous day of hiking, the rolling hills and panoramic views of the South Downs offer a rejuvenating escape for visitors of all ages.
(Approximately 1 mile away)
Situated adjacent to the South of England Showground, Wakehurst invites visitors to a botanic garden that is a haven of rare plants and trees spread across 500 acres. Managed by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, it houses the Millennium Seed Bank, the world’s largest wild seed conservation project. Wander through the beautifully designed gardens, explore natural woodlands, or participate in seasonal events that educate and inspire conservation awareness, making it a vital visit for nature and garden enthusiasts.
Watch the highlights from Campervan Campout 2023
All pre-booked camping pitches will get 12 digital issues of Campervan Magazine worth £39.99, which will start with the next available issue after the event. Electric hook-ups are available.
A day ticket entitles you to full access for a day including all the music and events available that day, and you are welcome to stay for the evening entertainment too.