There is a multitude of great things to do around Sussex and within easy distance from our campsite. Whether you feel like a bit of rambling, more serious hiking through woodland, relaxed fishing or riding, it can all be found in our local area within a short drive.

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Bluebell Railway – 300 meters – 5 minutes

Sheffield Park Gardens – 1 mile – 20 minutes

Newick Village – 2 miles – 45minutes

North Chailey & Redhouse Common – 2 miles – 45 minutes

The Sloop – 2 miles – 45 minutes

Fletching – 3 miles – 1.5 hours



Offering riding on the Ashdown Forest, quiet country lanes and lakeland bridle paths or on our own 42 acre farm. Catering for riders aged 7+ from absolute beginners to expert riders. This is the stables we suggest are the best and not just because they are the closest, they are very friendly and helpful.

Tanyard Lane, Danehill, RH17 7JL / Tel: 01825 740240 /

Tremaines Riding Stables Horsted Keynes
Lewes Road, Horsted Keynes, RH17 7DP / Tel: 01825 790501

Brook Cottage Stables
Birch Grove Road Chelwood Gate, Chelwood Gate West Sussex RH17 7DG / Tel: 01825 74064

Porches Farm Stables
Porches Farm Birch Grove, Horsted Keynes West Sussex RH17 7BU / Tel: 01825 740644

Ditchling Common Stud Riding School
Ditchling Common, Burgess Hill West Sussex RH15 0SE / Tel: 01444 236678

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cycling activities campsite east sussex


The South Downs has something for every kind of cyclist to enjoy and explore. As well as the famous South Downs Way to explore there are 1,200 km of car-free bridleways across the National Park, miles of leafy country lanes and old railway trails including the Downs Link and Centurions Way.

Visit their website for more info

Deers Leap Park has 240 acres of dedicated mountain bike tracks of every grade from family-friendly trails to single track and north shore in the woods. Deers Leap is just 20 minutes away from WoWo by car.

Click here to visit their website for more info


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We have a stream that runs through our site which is for paddling.

Pell’s pool in Lewes, outdoor pool, advance booking required.

Saltdean Lido.

River Ouse from Isfield, you can park at Balcombe mills and swim there or the Anchor Inn (where you can hire boats, eat and drink at the pub) and walk upstream and swim there.

Sea swimming – Tide mills, Seaford head nature reserve is a gorgeous walk and if tide is high can swim. Seven sisters/Cuckmere haven is a gorgeous walk and you can swim in sea at the end.

Seaford beach.

Birling Gap – Great rock pooling and beautiful scenery

Brighton/Hove beaches is another option but parking is trickier and quite bustling and busy.

Swimming in Sussex / Family Beaches / Wild Swimming in Sussex

If you’d like some help getting involved in activities starting from Wowo, there is a local company called
‘So Sussex’ that offer guided activity tours around sussex.

The owner is called Nigel and very friendly, he can pick you up from the campsite and then
go on any activities that you’d like to do. Whether it is cycling, fishing, hiking woodland activities and mushroom walks, he can show you the best to do around the area.

For more information please visit:

Wowo campsite east sussex camping and glamping


wowo campsite leisure centres


Freedom Leisure, Uckfield

Swimming pool / large gym with cardio vascular and resistance equipment / exercise studio offering a wide programme of different classes / sports hall for badminton, 5-a-side football etc / squash courts / café/ crèche/ children’s activities

The Triangle, Burgess Hill

Fun pool with winding flumes / waterfalls and rapids / small children area with pirate ship / outdoor heated pool in summer


The Dolphin, Haywards Heath

Six lane pool / teaching pool / squash courts / badminton courts / health club / creche


Kings Pool, East Grinstead 

Main pool / teaching pool / soft play / gym / squash courts / classes throughout the day


Pells Pool, Lewes

Outside pool / award winning


Uckfield Picture House

This is a quaint old cinema that has modernised whilst still trying to keep to the traditional cinema theme and style. 3 screens a smaller than your new cinemas but big enough for a good movie.Located on Uck Highstreet opposite Barclays. 01825 764 909

wowo campsite cinemas


You will no doubt have a handful of questions before you come camping. There is a ton of information around this site that should provide you with the answers you need. However if there is anything else, please check out our FAQs that should cover everything that you can think of. If there is still something missing, you can drop us a line.