The National Trust is offering a one night opportunity to camp at one of its properties including Rudyard Kipling’s home Batemans in Burwash.
The Trust has teamed up
with retailer Cotswold Outdoor for the event.
Taking place in July, it is a chance to experience a night under canvas at two of East Sussex’s most special places.
Adventurers can wild camp in green glades and woodland in the wide open spaces of historic parkland at Sheffield Park and Garden, or escape into the literary world of Rudyard Kipling with a sleepover in the tree-lined grounds of Bateman’s, his Jacobean family home.
With each special place in East Sussex putting on its own events there is something for everyone – cook bread twists on a crackling campfire or watch the stars with the Seven Sisters Astronomical Society at Sheffield Park and Garden.
At Bateman’s there will be games and storytelling around the campfire before falling asleep nestled in the wooded landscape of the Sussex Weald.
Campers should bring their own tent, sleeping bags, food and refreshments and any other camping equipment they wish to bring.
Check the website for full details.
The Batemans camp runs from 4pm on Saturday July 9 - 10am on Sunday July 10 and costs £19 for adults and £9.50 for children.
Sheffield Park is from 4pm on Friday July 15 - noon on Saturday 16. Tickets are adults £25 and children £15 to include barbecue supper and bacon roll breakfast.
Places are limited and expected to sell out fast. To find out more and book your Big Camp experience visit http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/bigcamp.
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