EAT, DRINK & LOCAL PRODUCE
EATING & DRINKING IN SUSSEX
There are plenty of places to eat and drink around Sussex. We have listed out our favourite that are nearby, along with places for local produce further down the page.
WHERE TO EAT & DRINK - PUBS YOU CAN WALK TO
360 TAP ROOM
360 Tap Room is situated onsite at the brewery, with 8 keg lines and 4 cask ale hand pulls serving brewery-fresh beer alongside a can fridge featuring a selection of our beers and guests.
THE SLOOP PUB
The Sloop is a lovely walk away from Wowo, roughly 30-45 minutes through the beautiful Wapsbourne Wood. After the pleasant stroll food and chilled drinks await. https://www.thesloopinn.com
THE BULL INN
The Bull is the largest pub in Newick so most suitable for larger groups of families eating, always offering a high service and quality food. 45 minute walk from the campsite. https://www.thebullnewick.co.uk/
THE CROWN INN
The Crown is the last pub in Newick and has plenty to offer, a large beer garden and outdoor seating, a great menu and of course, excellent local ales on tap. 45 minute walk from the campsite. https://thecrownatnewick.co.uk
THE ROYAL OAK
The Oak is the second pub as you walk away from the green and serves excellent ales and food.
The Pantry – Newick – 20 Church Road BN8 4JX
Serves homemade cakes, fresh scones, tasty sandwiches and panini, soup and quiches. Latte, espresso or old fashioned cuppa tea. 45 minute walk from the campsite. https://en-gb.facebook.com/newick.co.uk/
An excellent Indian restaurant, large tables, takeaways, please call ahead. 45 minute walk from the campsite. https://newicktandoori.com
THE GRIFFIN INN
In the quaint village of Fletching this award winning local pub has a scenic beer garden and great food, advised to book. https://www.thegriffininn.co.uk/
Walk or drive to the Farmers, Scaynes Hill, through the beautiful Sussex country side. https://www.thefarmersfreehouse.com/
BLUEBELL VINEYARD & ESTATE
We offer small group tours of the vineyard and winery, followed by a tasting of our wines. This usually lasts about 90 minutes and the tours are relaxed and informal; we have a walk around the Estate and explain some of the vineyard activities we undertake in order to produce fruit of the best quality, before a visit to the winery where we explain the differences between the production of still and sparkling wine.
WHERE TO EAT & DRINK - PUBS YOU CAN DRIVE TO
THE RED LION (CHELWOOD GATE)
A stylish country pub on the edge of the Ashdown Forest, the Red Lion is a relaxed and recently revitalised retreat, famed for fabulous food. Winner of ‘Turnaround Pub of the Year’ in the 2016 Shepherd Neame Awards, the pub in Chelwood Gate is thriving under new ownership, with delectable dining a key ingredient at the heart of its success. https://www.redlionchelwood.co.uk
Our first love… after our kids (most days) is FOOD. We live and breath it and exist to share that love of good things with others. We like to keep the menu fresh using seasonal produce, foraged and sourced from local suppliers with unusual additions from our own life’s journey! We really look forward to seeing you here soon! https://www.thehurstwood.com/
THE FIVE BELLS (CHAILEY)
The Five Bells reopened its doors with Lewes MP Maria Caulfield, on Saturday 14th January ’23 with the new manager Sam greeting customers. Thank you to all who came along and supported such a wonderfully busy evening. We are now open for business. https://www.revivedinns.co.uk/fivebells
THE ANCHOR INN
Boating on the River Ouse. The Anchor Inn is a beautiful Sussex country pub and restaurant set on the west bank of the River Ouse, one of the most unspoilt parts of rural Sussex, four miles upstream from the county town of Lewes. https://anchorinnandboating.co.uk/
THE RAINBOW INN
The Rainbow Inn has a cosy, warm and inviting atmosphere whether you are joining us for a family meal or a candlelit dinner for two, or even just a pint of local beer. Our Head Chef Tristen creates regular specials, don’t forget to check out the blackboards. https://www.rainbowinn.co.uk
Why not visit Heaven Farm to enjoy nature in all its glory! Walk around our beautiful woodland. Sample the renowned Latchetts Ice Cream or enjoy refreshments in the Stable Tea Rooms, followed by a round of crazy golf at Cow Putt or for younger children, why not book a play time in Doves Soft Play. An excellent Indian restaurant, large tables, takeaways, please call ahead. 45 minute walk from the campsite. http://www.heavenfarm.co.uk
THE OLD DAIRY
The Barnard family have been farming in the area even longer than we have, find Sharon, Linda & Dave in their shop with all produce grown on site, closest farm shop to us.
Left out of drive towards Danehill, past Bluebell Railway, Sheffield Park, and trading boundaries and then next crossroads on the left. 3 minute drive. https://www.theolddairyfarmshop.co.uk
SHEFFIELD PARK VINEYARD
Amongst the plethora of wonderful plants you will find Harry’s sought after sparkling wine from his own vineyard plus his cellar full of interesting and vintage wines.
They also stock local ciders and Bethan’s micro brewery beer. Take a ten minute walk to pick up your supplies to enjoy around the campfire.
OLD SPOT FARM SHOP
Extensive and excellent ranges of Meat’s and Cheeses. Organic & additive free produce. Also loads of other items from cakes to veg to ice cream. 5 minute drive. https://www.oldspotfarmshop.co.uk
PLAW HATCH ORGANIC FARM SHOP
TOWNINGS FARM SHOP
All produce from this shop are produced on the farm or sourced locally! Therefore there are different specialities for sale every week with seasonal vegetables and meats. Located very near the Plough Pub in Plumpton, less than 5 min drive away. https://www.towningsfarm.co.uk
NEWICK VILLAGE STORE
This village store is very handy and is a Spar type shop most handy for Newspapers, beer/ wine basic groceries. It sells a wide variety including some fresh bread, dried goods, frozen goods and confectionaries.
Not as Healthy or Organic as the farm shops mentioned above but a wider offering. 4 minute drive or 45 minute walk from the campsite.
CHAILEY PETROL STATION
This garage (Shell) is the closest convenience store (Londis) to our campsite and open the most. So it will be the shop you go to when all the healthy little farm shops are closed and you really need something to eat or some junk food. It is also licensed.
Turn right out of our drive and keep going about 2 miles to the roundabout where it is in plain sight.
HAVE ANYTHING TO ASK?
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