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The pricing varies to stay with us at Plush Tents. Take a look at our online calendar for pricing and availability.

Please take a look at our online calendar for availability.

There are various ways to book with us.

Online through our website booking page or one of the many booking agents we are listed on or via telephone ‭07904 881005‬.

We do not reserve a dates for general glamping. We take full payment when you make the booking. Cancelation fees may apply.

Same sex groups over 8 people would have to hire the site exclusively please email info@plushtentsglamping.co.uk for pricing.

If you are a family over 15 people then we would require you to hire the site exclusively.

100% payment is required to secure a glamping booking. 

100% refund if cancelled 2 weeks prior to booking date.

50% cancellation 1 week prior to booking date

Less than 1 week prior to booking/no refund.

Check in time is from 2pm and check out is at 11am

PLEASE BE ADVISED     

If you do arrive before 2 pm, unfortunately, we will not have the staff available to check you in. There is a beautiful harbour village called Bosham just 5 minutes up the road, that has a selection of cafes pubs and a lovely area for a walk and picnic. This is the perfect place to go prior to arrival.

Campsite Address   –   

Plush Tents Glamping, Chapel Lane, Oakwood, Chichester, West Sussex, PO18 9AW.

The campsite entrance is on Chapel Lane, see directions map   

Directions from London –

Come off the A27 at Fishbourne Roundabout, by taking Fishbourne Exit. Then, turn right onto Salthill Road and continue to end of the road. Turn left onto the B2178, towards the village of East Ashling. Just after the sign for Oakwood School, turn right onto Chapel Lane, drive past St. Mary Sennicotts Chapel and continue down the track for 200 yards until you see a Farm Gate on your left, signposted ‘Plush Tents’. Parking is located in the field on your right.

Chichester train station 4 miles, you will need to get a taxi from there costing approximately £12.  

We are closer to Fishbourne and Bosham train stations however there is no taxi rank and they charge a call out from Chichester.

Fishbourne train station to Chapel Lane 1.8 miles (NO TAXI SERVICE)  

Bosham train station to Chapel Lane 2.4 miles (NO TAXI SERVICE)  

All connect to London Victoria, Waterloo and Clapham Junction.

Sadly we cannot provide a transfer from the train station for normal glamping bookings.

We do provide transportation for the Goodwood events and we can assist with transport to and from the Goodwood Estate which is only 15 minutes drive away.

Please contact us to arrange as you’re pick up and collection times have to be pre arranged as these events are very busy.

However we can also help you arrange taxi hire .                                       

You will be able to park your car off road at the entrance to the campsite. Parking is situated 200 yards from the Yurts. Our team are on hand to help you move your luggage to the Yurts, please just ask one of our team for assistance.

There is no access for vehicles on the campsite.

Motor vehicles must not be driven into the campsite. All motor vehicles should remain in the designated parking areas. If you need help carrying items to and from your accommodation please ask a member of our staff team, they will be happy to assist.

All you need to bring are your clothes, swimwear and a smile.

We love our planet so we run on solar power. This means we have solar lighting around the campsite and lanterns in all tents. We have a power point at the reception for charging phones but no facility for using hair dryers.

Each tent has its own small charcoal BBQ and a double gas stove. We make and sell our own charcoal onsite for £10 a bag or your welcome to bring your own.

All tents come with bedding, blankets and towels. You might like to bring a larger beach towel for the hot tub.

Each tent has a hamper with all the items below inside it.

5 x Plates

Kettle

5 x Mugs

Tea Pot

5 x Plastic Wine Glasses

Coffee Plunger

5 x Plastic Cups

Washing Up Bowl

5 x Forks

Plastic Spatula & Plastic Spoon

5 x Knifes

Plastic Chopping Boards

5 x Table Spoons

1 Saucepan

5 x Tea Spoons

A Frying Pan

Coffee

Sugar

Teabags

UHT Milk Sachets

We also have a tree house kitchen with other cooking utensils.

You’re welcome to pre-book breakfast, lunch & dinner hampers on 48 hours notice.

Here’s some information on our facilities –

30ft Large Mongolian Yurt – Capacity 117 standing, up to 60 seated.

Communal Evening Bonfire: A large complimentary bonfire in the evening, surrounded by benches, so you and your guests can relax in comfort and enjoy the evening outdoors.

A Bandstand, a hammock circle & large picnic tables where you can congregate with your friends/family.

Hot tub: Guests are welcome to enjoy our 8-12 seater wood-fired hot tub.

Barbecues: All tents have their own charcoal BBQ you may bring your own coal or we sell onsite. We have basic barbecue tools for guests to borrow. We also have a gas BBQ for hire.

Tree House kitchen: complete with 2 x 4 ring gas ovens, pots and pans, cutlery and plates, table and chairs, a giant cool box (ICE – NOT ELECTRIC as we are off the mains-grid, running on solar power) and a communal sink and draining board is situated near the bandstand.

Natural Play area: With den building, mud kitchen, indoor cinema tent, treehouse, tipi with beanbags. Games, toys and books.

A smile! A change of clothes and plan for whatever the Great British weather throws at us. Food & drink and everyday essentials. Drinking water is available on site.

No, we offer luxurious 5 star Mongolian Yurts which come fully equipped with hand made oak beds, bedding and fresh linen. All our Yurts are decorated in a unique style and come with many creature comforts to make your stay more enjoyable. We also supply towels.​

No, sadly we are only licensed for the ones we have.

Our Yurt village takes over a month to construct at the start of each season and the Yurt is ready for you to enjoy and relax as soon as you arrive.

Yes each Yurt has its own wood burning stove, with a nights supply of wood & kindling.

We have a 5* luxurious heated  toilet and shower block on site.

Yes, drinking water is available throughout the site.

We would like to encourage you to be conscious of plastic use and not bring bottled water as we provide drinking cups.

Yes, limited wifi is available at reception. Perfect for uploading pictures to social media or a quick check of emails. Not suited for the downloading of films.

We are ‘off-grid’ here at Plush Tents. Which means we have no mains power. Everything we run is off solar power and leisure batteries

Many of the major phone networks have a strong connection on site. Vodafone and O2 being the main ones. Majority of the others will offer a signal in places around site. The best place for signal is the bandstand, don’t ask us why, it must be the shape!

The campsite is lit by low-level solar lights. By all means bring a torch, but please do not bring any decorations. If it is for a birthday or something similar, please ask.

There is plenty of seating in the communal areas, around the fire and large banquet tables for more than 1 family. Each yurt has its own private dining area next to their Yurt.

Yes, we have general waste, recycling & glass bins placed around site.

The camp is lit by ground level solar track lights which help to create a really nice atmosphere around site. inside the home yurt there is LED lighting which uses all colours of the rainbow and also has a disco function!!  We supply tea lights and light these every night all over the site.

There is a lantern torch in the Yurt for you to use outside of the tent if required.

We have a large field for you to play games.

Our beautiful large 30ft Yurt is insulated and has a log burner to keep you warm and cosy. In there are books and  games. 

We have a  bandstand to sit under, a large hex shade and a big treehouse kitchen to keep you sheltered.

The surrounding areas have plenty of local attractions. Chichester city centre. Fishbourne Roman Palace, Kingley Vale and West Witterings beach are all a stones throw away. 

Check out our ‘places to visit‘ blog section

We try to keep a pleasant relaxed vibe around camp. We have staff who work tirelessly throughout the season who are available in emergencies throughout the night who need their sleep. Please be respectful of your neighbours on camp. Any music will have to stop by 10.30pm.

We try to create a nice relaxed aura around camp. We do have some games that can be hired for a small deposit to keep you entertained.

We have many things around site to keep guests entertained, from the log fired hot tub to the large fire pit. Each Yurt has its own private area but we do encourage guests to use the whole of the site and enjoy each others company.​

Open from 10:00am – 10:30pm.

It is a wood fired hot tub, which is routinely checked throughout the day. 

The Hot tub is lit from 10am and takes a couple of hours to get to optimum temperature.

A lock can be provided for all Yurts. We are away from the main road and the main gate is locked every night. We also have minimum 2 staff on site 24/7. The site is beautifully laid out for children, so they can run freely and safely. The office is also locked every night so any valuables can be left in there (Plush Tents cannot accept responsibility for any loss or damage that is caused to any items that are left in our supervision)

We ask that no guests smoke inside the Yurts. We also ask for no naked flames inside the Yurt. We reserve the right to charge a cleaning fee if evidence of cigarettes and residue found inside the Yurts.​

No, we only ask you leave the Yurts the same way you found them and treat the camp and everything on it with the love and respect we do.​

If we have a fire please report to the main car park via the shortest and safest route, alerting a member of staff via the bell and any other guests you may see. Please leave personal belongings behind and allow the staff and if required any emergency services to do their jobs. 

Snap! Snap! Snap away! We love to show off the site and we started via word of mouth. Just make sure to tag us on social media so we can help spread awareness of your special day!​

There will always be staff on hand to help with anything you require. If you do not catch them walking through camp, please ring the bell at reception.

The campsite has a large communal fire pit located near the bandstand, with benches all around. Please take care when around the fire. Campers are not permitted to make fires around the campsite.             

There are fire buckets full of sand situated near the fire pit which are there to extinguish the fire if it spreads beyond the confines of the pit.    

Fire extinguishers are mounted in the catering van, hot tub, on the side of the toilet block, by the doors in Home Yurt, reception and bandstand in case of fire.    

Fire muster points located at each end of the campsite, are identifiable by signposts. A fire siren will alert campers to the outbreak of fire. Each yurt is equipped with a fire extinguisher and carbon monoxide detector.

We can suggest a number of different event caterers including Field & Fork who provide a catering service for large groups, with breakfast & dinner menus tailored to your event. For example menus and pricing please email us.

Field Fork, also offer a superb selection of BBQ, Lunch and breakfast hampers for you to choose from.    

Breakfast and lunch hampers can be booked here

No. Cooking and the use of camping stoves are not permitted inside the tents.      

We have provided a wooden table and pallet kitchen outside each tent on which to use camping stoves and prepare food.    

If Plush Tents has supplied the camping stove, please do not attempt to change the canister yourself. One of our team will do this for you. If you have brought your own camping stove, please do not change the canister inside the tents. Please ensure that camping stoves are placed on a flat surface outside the tents to prevent accident, burns or outbreak of fire.  

There are BBQ’s for exclusive use outside all the Yurts. There is also a Gas BBQ that will be available for hire for £20   

Wild Wood Charcoal can be pre  bought or purchased onsite / £5.00 a basket or £12.00 a bag    

You are welcome to bring your own barbecue so long as you do not burn the ground. Disposable barbecues may not be used directly on the ground. Freestanding barbecues are permitted on the campsite but must be placed at least 15 feet away from tents.

The   Fox and Hounds is our local pub in East Ashling, the food is good and wholesome. It’s situated about a mile from the campsite.

The Earl of March is situated in Lavant     

The Partridge Inn in Singleton, a beautiful picturesque Sussex village, both restaurants/pub are well worth a visit, the owners Ruth Giles have very kindly offered all our guests a 10% discount for both the pub and restaurant.

The Richmond Arms in West Ashling for a delicious Sunday Lunch Pizza Night every Friday

Or head down to Bosham and dine on the Harbour, The Anchour Bleu a beautiful spot. But go early it gets busy…    

Wellies Cafe in West Lavant is great for breakfasts and lunch.

We are happy to contact the pubs/restaurant to arrange bookings on your behalf prior or during your stay.                                    

No we have a bring your own policy. This can be ordered from Sainsburys and delivered directly to the site.   

PRE ORDER HERE BREAKFAST HAMPERS

THIS IS NOT JUST A HAMPER!          

This is a hamper produced by head chef   Sam Mahoney who was trained by the the Roux Brothers!

Your breakfast hamper will be delivered to your tent in the morning giving you the freedom to take breakfast at your own pace. Get up, light the stove or bbq and cook a full English, snuggle up around the wood burner with the continental hamper enjoying bakery fresh pastries, cured meats, regional cheeses and fresh fruit salads and let the children unpack their own hampers of savoury filled croissants, sweet brioche and fresh fruit salad.    

The choice as relaxed as the environment.    

As with all Field and Forks catering services our hampers are prepared by our chefs from the finest ingredients on our premises. Your hamper will be conveniently packaged in disposable containers with cutlery and napkins.

Book hampers 

The Field Fork hamper service is ideal for all your meals and excursions, a day at the races, a days sailing from Chichester harbour, alfresco dining in the park before the theatre, a romantic day out at Kingley Vale National Nature Reserve in the country, fun at the seaside ….

These delicious hampers are prepared by Field Fork chefs from the finest ingredients at their nearby premises. Your picnic will be conveniently packaged in eco  friendly disposable containers with cutlery and napkins, or you can choose to have your own hamper filled.