Meet Report: Dyke Farm, Pulborough

Thank you to our Stewards, Sheila & Eric.

A (mostly) sunny weekend in one of our more tranquil sites. Great company and nearly 20 units on site made for a fun weekend. Good to see a few new members out too. Great entertainment from “Remote-Gate” – you know who you are!! 🙂

Pat organised a walk around the local area which has many different routes and I’m sure we will have a few more when we next visit.

Lovely Farm Shop on site selling fresh produce, Bus stop outside site. For those of you who have previously fished here, please note the lake is out of bounds due to weed growth unfortunately.

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 (which sells fantastic local produce), 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. Map Ref TQ 068180

Meet Report: Gatwick Aviation Museum

Excellent weekend with great weather and fantastic company. A big thank you to Gordon & Shirley for Stewarding the weekend.

Located next to Gatwick Airport, from A23 heading North out of Crawley, take exit signposted Lowfield Heath (past RS Components), at next smaller roundabout, turn left into Charlwood Road, continue for circa 1 mile, Museum is on the right. From Charlwood village take right turn into Charlwood Road, just past Limes Bistro, Museum is aprox 200 yards on left. From Horley, head towards Charlwood village and turn left (may be sharp) into Charlwood Road opposite post box. Click HERE for a link to Google Maps.

This Aviation Museum has a unique collection of British aircraft from the “golden age” of British aircraft manufacture. From the end of WWII until the 1970’s British aircraft designers produced some of the most innovative and advanced aircraft of the day. From post war to cold war, this museum clearly shows that timeline in aviation terms. Amongst the list are classic names, Avro, Hawker, Gloster, De Havilland, English Electric, Blackburn, Percival.

Steward Rewards!

If you fancy Stewarding one of our meets you now have an added incentive, especially if you haven’t Stewarded before:

One Free Nights Camping on all three or four day meets

Two Free Nights Camping on all Five Day Meets

As you know we do keep advertising for Stewards and this is because we need more of you to be able to ensure that we can Steward all our meets – we really don’t want to have to cancel a meet purely because we do not have any Stewards.

Please contact for further information.

AGM and Meet Report: Clapham and Patching Village Hall

Well – what a fantastic weekend – wall to wall sunshine, great entertainment and a very well attended AGM – thank you to all who came along to join us!

There will be a separate update on the AGM, but essentially everyone is carrying on with the roles from last year, so that you all as without your committee, your DA cannot function.

Thank you to Val and Sheila for stewarding and to all those who helped out.

After the AGM on Saturday evening we were entertained by Tyler, who went down very well and not only have we had some great feedback from the campers, we have also had a thank you from Tyler himself and a request to play for us again, so keep an eye out for when we can next arrange a date!. If you can’t wait until then or want to find out more about him, click HERE (Facebook Account Required)

On Sunday, we ate our Easter Lunch in the hall together, and had a visit from the Easter Bunny and an Easter Chick, who were giving out chocolate eggs and some Easter Cheer!

Sunday evening we had a quiz, and the fact that I am typing this after the event means I wasn’t lynched on the way out for setting too difficult questions! It was very tight with only half a point between the winners “The Easter Egg Heads” and the runners up, “East Meets West”. Notable mention for keeping on the heels of the top two teams, well done the Newbies for third!

Monday morning we had a coffee morning and it was great to see some new faces on the field over the weekend and we look forward to welcoming you back to another meet later in the year.

Meet Report: Orchard Farm, Chidham

 The First West Sussex DA Camping Meet of 2019 was at ORCHARD FARM.

The weather did us a favour (for once) and the sun found his hat! We had 18 units out and started the West Sussex DA camping season off with a well attended first meet.

Thanks to Stewards, Val and Julie Garrard.

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.  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 SU793054