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Visitor Reviews - Runt In Tun Public House

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Runt In Tun Public House
Maynards Green
East Sussex   (Browse area)
TN21 0DJ   See Map
Tel: 01435 864284
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Pitches: 9
Open: March To October

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 32 Reviews
                9/10 from 32 Reviews

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Who's it for
 Adults Only   Club Members Only   Rallies Welcome   Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome   Motorbikers Welcome 
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   Bathroom 
 Baby Changing Facilities   Laundry On Site   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   Battery Charging   Gas Exchange   Recycling Facilities 
 Kitchen Facilities   Freezer Available   Motorhome Point   Fully Serviced Pitches 
 Shop <1 mile   Bar On Site   Restaurant On Site   Wifi Access 
 Kids Playground   TV Room   Games Room   Evening Entertainment 
 Fishing <1 mile   Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool <5 miles   Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding <1 mile   Cycle Hire   Golf <1 mile   Tennis <1 mile 
 Beach <10 miles   Watersports <10 miles   Boat Launch / Mooring 
Other Features
 Sea Views   Working Farm   Campfires Allowed   Open All Year 
 Waterside Location   Dog Walk   Public Transport <1 mile 

This is a Camping and Caravanning Club Certificated Site, which accept caravans or motorhomes and usually tents. This is a club member only site - you can usually join on site

Reviews:  32 in total, now showing 7 to 12                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: September 2014 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Campingmeerkat 10 reviews from this member

This site near Heathfield is a field behind the pub, owned by the pub owners. It makes an ideal stopover for anyone installing powersteering in their campervans at Lite Steer in Burwash Common.

The pub itself is tiny with a small dining section to the left and a tiny bar to the right, but good meals. It is a certificated site so it is a cosy site with 5 pitches. The main attraction is if you are looking for a pub stopover and don't want to walk very far from pub to pitch! The clean unisex portaloo block is not lit at night so you will need a torch. The secret to a longer shower is if a partner feeds the meter while you are already in there. I have been to sites with free showers in a lager block for the same price though.

Date of Visit: September 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Richandmaz 2 reviews from this member

Great place great staff fantastic food it the pub

all staff very friendly cant fault any thing

Even the locals made us welcome in the pub

Nice walks very quite site value for money

10 out of 10 for every thing will be coming back

And will recommend

May be some light on camp site entrance road

Date of Visit: September 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Jonk 14 reviews from this member

Spent 8 Nights here and found it to be one of the best sites we have stayed on. Could not fault the cleanliness, the welcome and helpfulness of the owners. The pitch was flat and well maintained. Did not experience any noise from the pub. Road noise and that of occasional aircraft were minimal and didn't cause us any problem.

The site has numerous footpaths surrounding it and across the road there is access to the Cuckoo Trail, ideal place to be if you like to walk and/or cycle. Heathfield is around a mile walk on the Cuckoo Trail or easily accessible by car. Three small supermarkets and various take aways in Heathfield and Horam (about 2 miles also on Cuckoo trail)

Didn't get a chance to try the food in the Runt in Tun but the pub was friendly and looked inviting when we went in on arrival. Large and pleasant Pub garden.

Quite a few National Trust and other attractions in the area and we tried one of the suggested cycle rides off the Cuckoo trail (download the cuckoo trail brochure).

I would not hesitate to use this site again should I re-visit the area.

Date of Visit: July 2014 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: EstherP 9 reviews from this member

Great little site.

There are only a few pitches so the quietness of the site was great - all the other campers seemed there for the same thing too - peace and relaxation. There is a bit of traffic noise as it is just off the road, but the conifers etc help mask this with the wind in the leaves etc, so I barely noticed it and I am quite sensitive to noise. You do hear and see a lot of aeroplanes but I wouldn't say this was a problem at all. Also, there was some noise from the pub garden of children having fun but this stopped fairly early anyway.

The facilities were good and kept clean. There is a cold water washing up sink and washing line. There is one toilet and one shower which are housed in portaloo cubicles. The toilet has a hot water basin. The shower was 20p for 3 mins and 40p for 6 - and was pretty powerful and stayed a steady temperature.

The location is really handy, easy to get to lots of places.

We would visit again.

Date of Visit: July 2014 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Bigalw35 13 reviews from this member

So we returned to The Runt In Tun yet again, now that's got to say something of the way we feel about the place, super.

We were camping again, as usual. Since our last visit in October 2013, a fair amount of work has been carried out, quite a few neighbouring trees have been felled and removed and a new 6ft fence has been installed, along with new electrical hook up points, creating 3 separate pitches.

We met up with old friends in the pub from previous visits, nice to catch up on the local news, we dined in the pub a few times and the meals if anything have only got better (if that's possible ?)

Andy, one of the proprietors said that he likes it when he gets a call from me, as we always bring the good weather with us, which happened again this year, the weather was superb, really hot and sunny every day, some days a little too hot.

Apart from 'just liking The Runt In Tun' it's fairly central to a vast amount of 'olde' English history, of which just about all of the local attractions you CAN visit, and they are generally within a radius of 10 or 15 miles, including places like Eastbourne, Brighton and Newhaven.

I've put 1 out of 10 for 'Child Friendliness', that only applies to the camp site because of some children in the past being untidy and messy (as I understand the situation to be?) children are still welcome in the pub's rear garden and there are various play item for children

Long live 'The Runt In Tun' and thanks again Andy, Martin and the team, hope to see you all again later in the year.

Date of Visit: May 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Mgbt 3 reviews from this member

This was our first stay & what a gem this place is. The owner met us & showed us to our pitch and pointed out the facilities. The pitches are a good size. A few steps to the toilet & shower which were both kept in excellent clean condition. We didn't actually use the shower as we have one in the van.

A few more steps & you are in the pub. We have not come across such a friendly pub in a long time. Our dog Oscar was allowed to come in with us & there were various other dogs in there from time to time. The food is beautifully cooked.

Oscar had the time of his life, the walking is fantastic with open fields, woodland & you can walk the 'cuckoo trail' for miles. There are many attractions close by but we just walked, ate & drank at the pub and chilled out, wonderful.

The road is quite busy during the day but you hardly know its there, very peaceful. There are a good range of shops nearby to get all the necessary items. All in all we loved it & plan to return soon.

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