Swallow Beck CL

Swallow Beck CL
Swallow Beck CL
Swallow Beck CL
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The Site & Location

Useful Information

  • We are an Adult only site.

  • We are situated on the very edge of the South Downs National Park, in our very own green agricultural bubble that is affectionately known as the 'The Shire' by friends.  The surrounding area is quite busy, but here at Swallow Beck, once on-site, you tend to forget how close you are to civilisation.

  • The site has remote viewing CCTV cameras so no matter what, we can check the safety of our beautiful animals.

  • The site is flat and has views towards Goodwood Racecourse up to the Trundle in the South Downs National Park.

  • It has excellent views of aircraft taking off and landing on runways 14/32 at Goodwood Airfield.  The Spitfire can be seen regularly, along with other vintage and modern light aircraft.

On Your Arrival

  • CHECKOUT: Before Midday                 ARRIVAL: After 2pm

  • On the day of travel please text us to let us know your estimated arrival time.

  • The Schmoo Shack
    The CAMC have stipulated that you must enter approaching from the WEST.  This is due to the turning circle into the entrance.  If you are facing the wrong direction please just drive to the roundabout (there are 2, one at both ends of Madgwick Lane) and turn round so you are approaching FROM the WEST or facing East if you prefer.

  • The Entrance is very concealed. Instructions will be given in your booking confirmation email once payment for your stay has been received.

  • Come and check-in at the 'Shmoo Shack' Site Office down at the yard

  • Minimum Stay is 3 nights, recommended by CAMC.  We may have single nights available in emergency, so please email.

Awning Pegs

  • The ground is very hard during the summer as we are on gravel.

  • We suggest you use a drill and the heavy duty screw tent pegs as you will probably end up bending a lot of the normal one's which may well leave your awning insecure.  

  • We do tend to get strong South Westerly winds, although the hedge does afford plenty of protection for the vans.

Emergency Supplies For Sale

  • We will have a small stock of 'Emergency Camping Items' for Sale in our Office.

Animals, their Welfare and Awnings

  • As we are a working Stud, due to the Welfare of the ponies we request that you DO NOT put up or take down your awnings in windy weather as the flapping of the sheets or any potential bits getting lose will cause the ponies to panic with the potential for serious injury. This would not be good for the pregnant mares, youngstock or indeed any of the animals. So please try and watch the forecast carefully.

  • We have our own yard cat, 'Shmoo' who works very diligently for us. Please don't allow him into your van or cars and definitely no food, he does have a habit of jumping in cars to be nosey.

  • Cats are welcome as long as they are kept in the van/secure awning.

  • Until we get established, sorry, NO DOGS ALLOWED
The Connemara Ponies
  • We have elderly animals here on strict expensive medication and diets. Some are diabetic (EMS) with Cushings disease, COPD and heart murmurs.

  • COVID-19. We request that you do not touch the horses, we know it's tempting especially if you have horses of your own, but please have consideration for the hygiene of ourselves, staff and visitors.

  • PLEASE DO NOT TOUCH THE HORSES - STRICTLY NO FEEDING OF ANY KIND.



Local Attractions


Restaurants & Cafe's


Useful Shops

  • Chichester Caravans, Southbourne
    chichester-caravans.co.uk
  • Sainsbury's, Westhampnett Rd
    Includes closest Pharmacy
  • Marks & Spencers Food Hall, Portfield Retail Pk
  • Currys, Portfield Retail Pk
  • John Lewis, Portfield Retail Pk
  • Pets @ Home, Portfield Retail Pk
  • Homebase, Westhampnett Rd
  • Lidl & Aldi, Westhampnett Rd

Emergency Repairs

  • Bicycle Repair - John Lloyd
    'The Local Spokes Man - Bike Repair' Facebook
    07788 102005
  • Vehicles - Eames Motors, St James Ind Est.
    chichester-tyres.co.uk - 01243 717572
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