Ratham House, Ratham Lane, West Ashling, Chichester, West Sussex, PO18 8DL
A stunning 37-pitch park, with four safari lodges, close to Chichester, the Goodwood Estate, quality beaches, and the South Downs National Park. This multi award-winning park holds an AA Campsite of the year Platinum plus five-star rating with a quality score of 98%.
Pitches are all fully serviced on a hardstanding, suitable for all types of vehicle including RVs with hedging for privacy and seclusion. For that added bit of luxury you can choose a Gladiator Pitch which includes a day-living safari tent with dining area and fridge/freezer, dishwasher and log burning stove. Or go one step further and new for 2024 are Emperor pitch cabins which have an en-suite bathroom, Esse log burning stove, small kitchen area with granite worktop, fridge freezer, dishwasher and large dining area inside and out. These Emperor pitches are complete luxury and unique to Concierge Camping.
The luxurious, hotel-quality washrooms include individual shower suites with complimentary toiletries. They are heated in the winter, air conditioned in the summer months. Other facilities include a shop selling local produce and essentials, laundry room, washing up area and complementary dog wash facility and a coffee shop/bar. On-site catering four nights a week.
If you don’t have a touring vehicle, look no further and stay in one of the luxury Safari Lodges that come with a fully fitted kitchen; with Range cooker, dishwasher, fridge and freezer, TV, underfloor heating throughout, en-suite facilities, high speed free WiFi, a spacious lounge/diner and a private terrace overlooking the beautiful stream. Luxury bed linen, toiletries and towels are also included complimentary as part of your stay.
The safari lodges are made from solid wood and luxury canvas, and set a new standard in glamping that will not disappoint. Glamping has never been so good! Choose from lodges that sleep four persons in one double bedroom and one twin bedded room, plus a private terrace with seating and barbecue. Or lodges that sleep six persons in one double bedroom downstairs and two twin bedrooms upstairs, with a large veranda with seating and barbecue.
Concierge Camping has the most fabulous social areas that are heated in the cooler months for comfort. The Concierge bar menu is extensive serving cocktails, beers, wines, champagne and spirits and always with a smile. A massive plus is the on site catering four nights a week from Notso and Notdough - this is a twist on Asian and Japanese street food.
Local amenities include village pubs, bus stops, a train station, shops and takeaway restaurants all within a mile radius of the site.
Guests have plenty to explore in the local area, with the famous Goodwood Estate and all that it has to offer close by. Notable events include the Festival of Speed, Glorious Goodwood horse racing in August and the world renowned Goodwood Revival in September.
The bustling cathedral city of Chichester is five miles away and the waterfront city of Portsmouth is just half an hour’s drive. Here you can ascend 360 feet up the Spinnaker Tower for a dramatic view of the city and coast, or take a ferry trip to the Isle of Wight and France.
For a more relaxed pace you can also head into the South Downs National Park, where a mixture of rolling downs and heathland, dramatic white cliffs, coastline and award-winning beaches provide a landscape that is ever-changing and stunningly beautiful at any time of year.
On site you can enjoy:
- Fully serviced pitches
- 16 amp electric
- Luxury toilet and shower block
- Individual shower suites
- A fully-equipped laundry
- Indoor dishwashing area
- Coffee shop
- Self-contained safari-style lodges for a luxury glamping experience