It’s not surprising that this peaceful rural retreat near Horam, in East Sussex, which is set on the edge of the High Weald AONB and surrounding by fishing lakes, should take the Regional Winner slot.

The site is part of the Sellers Leisure group, and makes regular appearances in our Top 100. It offers top-notch touring and camping on hardstanding and grass pitches, with seasonal pitches also available.

Amenities are excellent, with the Lakeside Café and Bistro, a family-run fishery, horse-riding stables and Horam Manor Farm nature trails, all to be enjoyed on the Horam Manor Estate.

Those looking to explore the local area are in for a real treat, with South Downs National Park, Bodiam Castle and Glyndebourne Opera House in the vicinity.

The South Downs has great walking and cycling trails, plus plenty of opportunities to try something new, including paddle boarding, kayaking and paragliding.

Visitors can also follow the Cuckoo Trail, a 14-mile walking and cycling route that is based on the former Cuckoo Line railway track. This scenic route is mostly traffic-free and stretches all the way from Heathfield to Shinewater Park, passing through Horam.

You say…

“Wonderful place, we have been going there for over 25 years and have watched it grow. It’s a family-friendly, clean, happy place. The staff are fantastic and it’s a great place to relax.”

In a nutshell: Perfect place to relax, wind down and simply enjoy sumptuous Sussex.