About Barn Caravan Park
The Barn Caravan Park at Lancing, West Sussex opened in 2003 and has been growing and welcoming campers ever since.
Fret not though if big campsites aren’t your thing: this is a peaceful medium-sized site and is carefully maintained by owner Joe to avoid overcrowding even in busy periods. Hide yourself away here or take a trip to Brighton about seven miles away; several West Sussex beaches are even closer to hand.
Tent pitches are on grass and come with access to The Barn’s four toilets, showers with lashings of free hot water; for outdoor suds, there’s a cold water beach-type shower. There are brick barbecues and picnic tables for guests to use, and a good play area with full-sized football goal, swings, ball game area and a climbing tower slide.
For getting off site, there are buses and trains within a mile; Lancing train station, with a supermarket outside, is about half a mile away.
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From the A259 Lancing Road: 1 mile past the Shoreham Beach roundabout, turn right after the car wash into Old Salts Farm Road. Follow the road, turn right into the lane, (There is a sign for dog kennels) follow lane and take the second turning on the right.
From the A27: turn left at Lancing Manor roundabout sign posted South Lancing (Grinsted Lane); follow all the way to A259 Coast Road. Turn left at the roundabout opposite Setyres and follow the road; take third turning on the left into Old Salts Farm Road and follow this road; turn right into the lane, (There is a sign for dog kennels) follow lane and take second turning on right.
Lancing: Brighton Rd Coach Stop — 0.7 miles
Shoreham-by-Sea: High Street — 1.5 miles
Worthing: Marine Parade Coach Stop — 2.8 miles.
Lancing Rail Station — 0.6 miles (Amex Stadium Accessible On Match Days)
Shoreham-by-Sea (Sussex) Rail Station — 1.8 miles
East Worthing Rail Station — 2.0 miles.
Newhaven Harbour Ferry Terminal — 16.2 miles
Bosham Hoe Ferry Landing — 24.3 miles
West Itchenor Ferry Landing — 24.4 miles.
Shoreham Brighton City Airport — 1.0 miles
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal — 23.7 miles
London Gatwick Airport — 23.7 miles.
On Site Amenities
- PLAY AREA
- LIMITED WIFI
- INTERNET ACCESS
- SHOWERS AVAILABLE
- TOILET BLOCK
- CHEMICAL DISPOSAL
- RECYCLING AVAILABLE
- HARD STANDINGS
- ELECTRIC AND NON ELECTRIC PITCHES
- BARBECUES ALLOWED
arrival / departure time
Camping and touring
Arrive: 12:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Depart: 11:30 a.m.
For arrivals after 6pm please call the site using the contact details provided in the booking confirmation email if you are arriving after this time.
Under 18s must be accompanied by someone over 18 years old.
Booking deposits are non refundable credit note maybe issued subject to terms and conditions.
Any online bookings must be cancelled on the website you booked.
We are an independent campsite as we are not affiliated with any outdoor events. We are not in control of their cancellations. When you book with us, you are booking the pitch separately.
All bookings require a deposit by bacs cheque or cash.
Full payment due on arrival by cash or bacs
Bookings through pitchup.com cards will be debited 21 days before arrival.
- CANOEING / KAYAKING
- CYCLE HIRE
- PUBLIC TRANSPORT
- SWIMMING POOLS
Beaches, beaches, beaches… the nearest beach, South Lancing, is within a short walk, with the beaches of Worthing and Shoreham-by-Sea each two miles’ walk from here. Or head west along the coast to the flumes of Littlehampton’s Harbour Park or to the bountiful resort of Bognor Regis, officially declared Britain’s sunniest seaside resort in 2011.
Going east? Brighton probably doesn’t need an introduction, but if you’re looking for recommendations on what to do there, George IV’s Royal Pavilion, Sea Life Brighton or shopping/eating out around The Lanes are good places to start.
The town of Lancing is less than a mile away from The Barn with a nature reserve, Lancing Ring, to its north and restaurants and shops at which to fill your boots and empty your wallet. Worthing is also well worth a look as one of the biggest towns in the area – and the former home of Oscar Wilde and Harold Pinter for those who like their literature.
There are a couple of hundred listed buildings in the town to make your way around as well as the biggest museum in West Sussex, an undercover shopping centre and, er, a haunted oak tree. Along the coast to the west there’s cracking Chichester with its Norman cathedral, festivals and shops; Fishbourne Roman Palace, the biggest Roman home in Britain, is just outside the city.
Portsmouth is around an hour’s drive away for days’ worth of activities and attractions like the award-winning aquarium or a trip around Portsmouth Historic Dockyard to see old ships including the Mary Rose; for a true day trip, hop on the ferry to the Isle of Wight or France.
Going inland, nature lovers, sightseers and adrenaline seekers will find heaps of things to do: the market town of Horsham and its birds of prey centre; horse-riding, hiking and historical artefacts in the South Downs National Park; the RSPB reserve of Pulborough Brooks and the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust wildlife haven Arundel overlooked by Arundel Castle.
Sprogs have plenty of choice too: take them along to West Sussex’s farm parks and play centres, to Chichester for mountain boarding (not biking) or for a puff on the South Downs Light Railway..
Hove Museum & Art Gallery - 5.6 miles
Preston Manor - 7.1 miles
Brighton Fishing Museum - 7.3 miles
Monk's House - 14.2 miles
Nymans - 16.2 miles
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.
Amex Stadium - Brighton & Hove FC - 13.6 miles
Adur Estuary - 1.4 miles
Beeding Hill - South Downs Way Circuit - 3.5 miles
Cissbury / Chanctonbury Rings - 4.4 miles