Big Green Bus

Whitesmith - East Sussex

"Big Green Bus is the ultimate get away from it all - glamorous camping in a cool bus conversion surrounded by nature!"

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
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  • A converted bus, that sleeps six, in the heart of the Sussex countryside.
  • The bus includes a log burner in the living room, a kitchen, and three bedrooms. Outside the bus, you can make use of a wood fired hot tub, and a fire pit, with plenty of space to explore the wood that surrounds you.
  • Locally, the bus is close to Glynde, Lewes and the much loved city of Brighton. A good pub is only an hour's stroll away.
  • This bus is famous; its conversion from transport to luxury space to stay, was documented in George Clarke's Amazing Spaces.

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  • The pricing is as follows:
    2 Adults, for two nights is £320
  • + £35pp (up to 4 extra adults) + £25pp (children)
  • + £20, dogs (for the duration of the stay - downstairs only!)
  • + £60 Hot Tub option
  • + various hamper packages.

The Details...

Wow, just wow. Your childhood dream has finally come true, and someone has actually converted a bus into a highly luxurious space for you and up to five guests to sleep, eat, wash and hang out in, all in the heart of the Sussex countryside. What could be cooler!

Only 40 minutes away from Brighton, and close to the chocolate box prettiness of Lewes, is a wood where this 1982 west midlands metro bus resides. With views across the fields, where ponies frequently roam, and to the wood behind you, you'll find this the perfect, unusual retreat from daily life.

Inside the Big Green Bus there is a beautiful kitchen/living room downstairs that includes a log burner for keeping warm on winter nights, with a dining table easily created in living room. Upstairs you'll find two double bedrooms and a bunk bed at the back of the bus, plus there is seating for two at the front of the bus, so you can enjoy the sunset from this unique vantage point. Just outside the bus is a toilet and wet room.

For an additional cost you can book the use of a wood fired hot tub for the duration of your stay. There is also plenty of sitting outside, and a fire pit with all the ingredients you need to cook up The Big Green Bus famous chilli on the fire pit available for order, as well as a full breakfast, wine, cider or an array of special treats.

Locally, there is a good pub within walking distance, as well as Glynde, where the world famous Glyndebourne opera house is located, as well as Lewes which holds a Farmers Market every Saturday, and of course the well-known, vibrant city of Brighton on the coast.

And if you’re thinking, where do I know that bus? The conversion of the bus from the scrapheap to the beautiful, holiday home you see today was documented in the Channel 4 programme George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces, yes this bus is just a little bit famous, as well as being a seriously exciting place to stay.


  • Board Games
  • Books
  • Cooker gas/electric
  • Family Friendly
  • Firepit
  • Fridge
  • Garden/Outdoor Space
  • Jacuzzi/Hot tub
  • No smoking
  • Open fire/Woodburner
  • Pet friendly
  • Rural location
  • Shower
  • Towels (bath)

Bedding, logs supplied, and larder stocked with a few essentials (tea, coffee, milk, herbs, and olive oil).


  • Bird watching
  • Markets
  • Museums/Galleries
  • Pub/Bar
  • Wildlife


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