Embers Bentley was one of our first sites and it’s no surprise campers return year after year to experience its magic.
On the doorstep of the beautiful South Downs and nearby the Seven Sisters Country Park famous for its chalk cliffs, by the coast there’s so much to see and do. As well as acres of space on site for those that wish to put their feet up, toast some marshmallows and enjoy the campsite with top quality facilities!
Our campsite is located at the Bentley Estate in East Sussex, giving you the perfect rural retreat for your holiday. It's 700 acres of secluded, rustic and beautiful surroundings with a real "get-away from it all" feel. The new Oak framed shower and washroom, will leave you refreshed after a day-out and with a campfire at each pitch, you'll be all set for a magical evening with family and friends.
The local area comprises many fantastic places to visit from hilltops overlooking the sea on the South Downs Way only a short distance away, the iconic Seven Sisters Country Park with majestic chalk cliffs to a quintessentially English village named Firle with a super pub and Firle Place.
A few miles south of the campsite, you come across the iconic South Downs National Park offering a landscape as diverse as it is breathtaking. Views over the countryside, ancient woodland, valleys and seaside offer all you could want in an area of outstanding natural beauty.
Hike or hire a bike on South Downs Way - 9 miles from the campsite:
You can hike along the seaside on the South Downs Way for many miles, take your mountain bike on a trail with sea views
Swim in the Sea at Seaford or Birling Gap Beach - 20 miles from the campsite:
The Seven Sisters Country Park lies within the national park reaching an area of 280 hectares, boasting chalk cliffs and beaches for a swimming in the sea, making it one of Britain's finest unspoilt coastlines and a must see when visiting Embers Bentley. It's very popular with sporting enthusiasts offering trails and tracks for bike riding and walking
Canoe in the Cuckmere River - 15 miles from the campsite
The Cuckmere river is one of the best locations in the South East for Paddle sports. You can hire equipment from £12 per hour or you can bring your own.
There is so much to do at Embers Bentley in the surrounding areas. We are placed on the doorstep of the South Downs National Park which boast some of the most idyllic coastlines and outdoor spaces to explore, only a few miles away. Here you find out what the best things you can do nearby and how to find us:
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Here at Embers we have everything you may need to make your stay an authentic and comfortable one, and as a result we’re sure you’ll have a fantastic stay! Our spacious Grass Pitches are perfect for pitching your tent, or have the ease of a Bell Tent pre-erected before your arrival. There’s bedding, ice-box and bunting options too! Our pitches are all around the outside of each site looking in towards a large field, so children (and Adults!) can run about & play games. Being car free also means that it's safe to play.
We offer freshly made wood-fired pizzas that are truly delicious - keep an eye out for an email about 1 week before your arrival, we send out arrival instructions and a link to follow where you can pre-order pizzas for your upcoming weekend stay. We do have a minimum and maximum order number so it's a must to pre-order. Due to minimum order numbers, pizzas may not be available every evening
Our on-site shop provides hot drinks such as coffee's, bacon sandwiches to camping essentials such as milk, fresh bread and snacks. We’ve also got a fantastic ice cream freezer selling local Ice Cream in scoops and cones!
We want you to enjoy your stay at Embers just as nature intended, but that doesn’t mean going without clean facilities! Our oak-framed washroom at our Embers Bentley site will provide all the home comforts you will need whilst camping. All of our bathrooms are clean and spacious, with underfloor heating and all of our showers are piping hot!
We are a tent only site. If you don't have a tent you can hire one from us, so you need not worry if you don't have all the equipment. Choose from our new 5m Bell/Safari tents (sleeps up to 6 persons) for a "real" camping under canvas experience from £20 /night per tent with a once off £60 set up charge. You can also include rugs and fairy lights for an added extra. If you want to keep your food cold for the weekend, hire one of our high quality ice boxes that come with ice included.