Bow Hill Farm

East Marden, Chichester, West Sussex, PO18 9JB

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Ideal for ...

  • Adults
  • Dogs
  • Peaceful stays
  • Working farm

Why stay here ...

Bow Hill Farm is a peaceful and tranquil CL site set within a small farm on the Downs north of Chichester, West Sussex within the South Downs National Park. The site is constructed over two fields situated either side of the farm wildlife pond - the top field consists of 3 pitches, with 2 further pitches in the lower field.  All pitches are hard standing, (8m x 8m), electric hook ups (16amp) and drinking water taps. The site consists of well maintained grassland and hedgerows. This site is adult only and well behaved dogs are welcome.

Our facilities also include an electric shower and two WC cubicles housed within a log cabin. You will also find a washing machine and a dryer which operate via a coin meter - £1 for 30 minutes. There is a shaver socket and hand basin with hot and cold water in each WC cubicle.

The pitches all offer views across the Downs to Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight. In the evening you can sit and watch the city lights in the distance, as you relax in the beautiful and peaceful countryside. As well as farm animals such as sheep and horses you will also be able to spot birds of prey such as buzzard and red kite.

The CL site has a footpath passing along the boundary allowing quick access to footpaths and bridleways within the area, offering beautiful walks through local farmland and woodland.

The Royal Oak pub at Hooksway is about 1 mile away and The White Horse Restaurant at Chilgrove is 0.25 mile away. The nearest local shop is at South Harting (about 2 miles)

Chichester, Petersfield and Portsmouth all offer local attractions and shopping.

Our preferred booking method is via our online facility where you can also check availability and prices.

Facilities on site ...

  • Dog walk from site
  • Information room
  • Laundry facilities
  • Shower (exclusive use)
  • TV reception: good
  • WC (exclusive use)
  • Wi-Fi
  • Working farm

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Latest arrival time: 8:00 PM

0.75 acres

Electric amperage: 16

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Postcode:
PO18 9JB
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GPS:
Lat 50.927171 / Lon -0.838453
OS field ref:
SU818145
OS map ref:
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Transport links

  • Nearest port: Portsmouth (20 miles)

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Bow Hill Farm
We were booked in for 3 nights but unfortunately we could only stay for 2 which definitely wasn’t long enough to enjoy the fantastic views and tranquility.Everything was beautifully maintained and spotlessly clean showers and toilet .There are lots of walks from the site which our dog loved. We had a lovely day at Bosham,a real must place to visit and did a lovely walk around the estuary. Unfortunately,we didn’t really meet the owners which is always nice to do and the only thing we missed would be some local information on the area .Otherwise,we absolutely loved this site and are looking for another visit soon.

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Motorhomer

Reviewed on 09/07/2021 22:32

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Short break - South Downs

Bow Hill Farm
Ideal site to visit the South Downs National Park. Also close to Chichester. Spotless, well kept facilities. Amazing views and lots of walks direct from the site. 3 country pubs close by in Hooksway, Chilgrove and Stoughton. Owner helpful and friendly. Free WiFi available. All pitches are large and on hardstandin with EHU. Also have own water tap and grey water disposal.

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Reviewed on 21/05/2021 13:33

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Lovely quiet clean site with easy access to lovely walks

Bow Hill Farm
Just stayed for 3 nights for the first time. Very impressed. Super clean organised site with lots of space between pitches. We had pitch no 4 which although was more exposed to winds had great views. Lambs in fields next door, baby coots in wildlife pond behind us. Toilet block kept very clean with washing machine and tumble drier. Takes £1 coins. Lovely to have water at each pitch. We walked in different directions every day onto footpaths direct from the site. Easy access to South Downs Way and Monarch’s Way with glorious views. Within short distance is Inholme Wood where we had a glorious walk on trails through vast areas of bluebells and wild garlic, absolutely lovely. From there we walked round to the Devil’s Humps and over Bow Hill.

Tony and Helene

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Reviewed on 12/05/2021 09:35

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Bow Hill Farm
2 visits in quick succession to gain insight into a different 'van. Although only a short distance from our home, we found peace and tranquility, together with first class facilities, surpassing those of larger , more expensive sites. The site affords distant views of Butser , to the West, Portsmouth and Wight to the south. The sunsets are beautiful. There are many footpaths in close proximity, so our dogs were satisfied. Superbly maintained in every aspect. We will return! Thank you!

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Reviewed on 28/09/2020 13:23

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Bow Hill Farm
Stayed 17th August for a week. We just drive straight to pitch as it was pre-booked and pre-paid. Large pitches, with plenty of room between. Everything was spotless in the amenity block and every care taken to meet social distancing. The view was spectacular, especially with binoculars you could see the Spinaker Tower in Portsmouth. Plenty of places to visit but need to book some in advance. (Weald and Downland museum and Arundel Castle).

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Reviewed on 03/09/2020 17:28

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