Big Sky Tipi Holidays offers Luxury Camping (Glamping) in authentic Sioux Tipis in East Sussex

To Do

Whether you choose to relax and enjoy the beautiful Sussex countryside from the comfort of a beanbag by your tipi or if you wish to venture further afield there are a variety of attractions locally for you to enjoy.

Our site comprises 23 acres of pasture and semi ancient woodland which you are free to explore and part of the 1066 Country walk passes through our site.

.We are a 5 minute walk from Herstmonceux Castle ( and The Observatory Science Centre ( a must-visit for guests with children.

Within walking distance (1 ½ miles), we have 2 excellent pubs serving home cooked food The Lamb Inn ( ) & Bull’s Head ( and real ales in addition the historic tea room, Scolfes. ( In Herstmonceux we have an excellent Indian restaurant ( and a fine French Restaurant (

If you choose to do nothing more strenuous than relaxing on your tipi’s beanbags, then we can even provide a visit from a mobile therapist who does sessions in Indian head massages, reflexology and Tai Chi.

If you really want to chill out, we can arrange to have someone come and cook for you. Using his own locally reared produce and local seafood, Keith Russell will come to your tipi and cook for you (minimum 8 people). Barbecue packs of meat are also available from his business, Wartling Wood Produce (

If you wish to really explore our site and woodland we can arrange for Mark Lloyd a qualified bushcraft instructor to take groups for bushcraft sessions including fire lighting with natural materials, shelter building and knots and casting pewter jewellery on an open fire, useful edible and medicinal plants & trees.

Situated  4 miles from the coast and on the fringe of the South Downs National Park we have a wealth of days out and activities too numerous to mention. The following website gives a good comprehensive list