Dyke Farm – 7th to 12 July and Open Day

Our next meet is at Dyke Farm, which is a lovely quiet site just outside Pulborough. There is a Farm Shop on site, and the entrance to the camping field is gained through the car park. There is also a well stocked lake suitable for fishing from the banks.

Access to the site is best approached via the A283 either via Pulborough or Storrington, then turn into West Chiltington Road, signposted Nutbourne. At the Dyke Farm Shop, turn right into the car park and proceed through to the camping field at the back of the car park through the gate. We would not advise going through the local villages as they can be quite tight when towing. Click Here for link to Google Maps. Postcode RH20 2EE.

Stewards are Pat & Chris. (07813 107655)
Fees are £8.50 inc VAT a unit night. (Unit = 2 Adults & their children under 18yrs) . Site opens 10am on Thursday 7th July.

We are also holding an open day for our Facebook members so if you are a member of the Facebook group, and not camped with your local DA previously, please check out the Facebook page (here) for a Special Offer.

Don’t forget you can stay as many or few nights as you wish, so even if you just want to get away for a night you can still camp DA style!

We hope to see some new faces as well as old friends.

Sussex Farm Weekend Meet – UPDATED

UPDATE: Unfortunately due to ground conditions, the site owner cancelled this meet.

Partridge Green Village is home to the Dark Star Brewery, which is open on Saturdays (tours need to be pre-booked) and has a choice of pubs and a fish and chip shop if you don’t fancy cooking yourself.

The site is also adjacent to a disused railway line which is perfect for cycling in a safe and very picturesque environment, so if you can, bring your bike!

Sussex Farm Partridge Green OS Map Reference 198/187192. From the B2135, in Partridge Green Village, turn opposite the Partridge Pub, just north of petrol station, turn West up ‘Public Footpath’ entrance to site on right just over ‘Downs Link’ disused railway line.  RH13 8JR. Click here for link to Google Maps

Queen’s Birthday at Dyke Farm

Thank you for helping us celebrate the Queen’s Birthday  at Dyke Farm

Dyke Farm Pulborough MR197/068180. On A283 South of Pulborough towards Storrington, turn East onto West Chiltington Road,  signposted Nutbourne.  Site is on right just before junction, behind the Dyke Farm Shop which sells excellent local produce. RH20 2EE.  Click here for link to google maps.

And if you can’t wait that long to go camping, the Southern Region Meet is on from 1st to 6th June at the New Park Showgrounds, Brockenhurst. Note this meet is being stewarded by Waterside DA. OS Ref: 185/529439.

Loxwood Sports and Social Club

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Thank you to all who attended our Bank Holiday Meet at Loxwood Sports and Social Club, and especially to Paul and Tracey our Stewards for the Weekend who also organised the Coffee Morning.

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The weather held for most of the weekend, and kept us warm for the Boules competition, thanks to Jean and company for the organisation!

A hard fought quiz was won by our friends from East Sussex, as was the Darts competition, and it was great to see so many faces from other DA’s. You don’t have to be part of West Sussex to stay with us, any Camping and Caravanning Club member can join us on our meets.

A fairly flat field surrounded by trees, near to the Social Club with access to the bar in the evenings.

The Whey & Arun Canal is very close by, canal Boat trips are usually available on Saturdays & Sundays through the Locke Gates. There is also a cycle track along side of the canal and a very good Pub.

Directions: Loxwood Sports & Social Club, Loxwood, MR186/038303. Turn West off High Street, (B2113) south of Loxwood village into Plaistow Rd, site 100yrds on left, RH14 0SX Click here for map

Orchard Farm

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Thursday 12th to Tuesday 17th May

Orchard Farm. Drift Lane, Chidham. PO18 8PP

A great weekend with fun had by all. Full update coming soon.

A very popular little site in a beautiful area of the County. Lovely coastal walks. Very close to a pub for a meal and the bus route is at the end of the lane.
Hopefully i will meet some of you there to support the Meet and support our Stewards.
At end of Chichester Bypass, take A259 (old A27) SP Fishbourne. at Chidham, along side Bosham Inn PH, turn north into Drift Lane, site approx 100m on right.
M/R 197/974056


Easter Meet, AGM & Dinner Disco

Clapham And Patching Village Hall.    Long Furlong.  BN13 3UT

The first meet of the 2016 season.                                                                          Opens 9am Good Friday 25th March to 3pm Monday 28th March

limited Hard Standing available for Motor Homes                                       (please book with pat@westsussexda.com)                                                          The Village Hall has been hired for each evening socials.

West Sussex DA  AGM meeting Saturday @ 3pm in the Hall                   all members are welcome to attend and if any one is interested in joining  The Committee to help run your DA, then there will be the opportunity at this meeting. Also an opportunity to voice any ideas,suggestions or requests for the year ahead.

Saturday evening We are organising an Italian Theme 3 course Supper followed by a Disco/Dance ,complimentary to all Members camping at this Meet.  Decorate your tables in the Italian theme & bring along your Vino !!     (Please contact pat@westsussexda.com to give us an idea on numbers for the meal.)

among other items on the programme for the weekend will include, Good Friday afternoon Hot x Buns & tea, an organised walk, Sunday Quiz Night , Easter eggs for the children.

Just a reminder that our Rallies are all self sufficient with just a Drinking Water supply and a toilet emptying point available. ( no shower block & no electric supply !!)


West Sussex D.A Annual New Year Dinner 2016

A return visit to The Gardener's Arms, (6 West Street,Sompting.BN15 0AS) Has been booked for the 16th January 2016 @ 7pm for our annual New Year get together for anyone that can make it. A chance to catch up with friends and to mix with newer members prior to the new camping season. A 3x course meal @ £18.95 per head. Booking is essential as numbers are limited. Deadline date for booking is 18/12/2015 Facebook/Message/or mob 07813107655 Pat Carpenter to book full payment required along with your menu choices. Cheques payable to West Sussex D.A. See menu.

2016 dinner menu

Charity Event at Lancing College THS 2015

This year’s Great Bake Off Charity Afternoon at our Holiday Site raised £465.00 and was donated to The Chestnut Tree House Hospice.
Well done everyone that participated and donated to such a well deserving cause.

Chris & Cliff have just been over to their Headquarters in Arundel to hand over the cheque from West Sussex District Association of the Camping & Caravanning Club on our behalf,
to Caroline Roberts-Quigley, the Community Fundraiser at Chestnut Tree House.

Once again well done to all involved in making the afternoon another success for the second year running and if anyone has any suggestions for a deserving cause to receive a donation to be considered for next year’s event, please let us know.


Final West Sussex D.A meet of the year

The final West Sussex D.A Camping Meet of 2015.
Butcher land Farm, Ebernoe. GU28 9JX

Opens 9am Friday 18th September to Sunday 20th

Stewards are Nick & Kirsty Darby.
£7.50 per unit night.
Fishing available.

Butcherlands Farm. Ebernoe. MR197/985274.
From Billingshurst turn right at junction with A283 at Petworth, in 0.25 miles turn right into u/c road (signposted Balls Cross). In 2.5 miles at Balls Cross turn left signposted Ebernoe). Site entrance on left in 1 mile.

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