Just back from a weekend break at this site, not much to add to previous reviews really just to reinforce what has already been said a lovely clean quite site 2 ladies & 2 mens showers, though one of them is unisex, toilets and showers were spotless though I feel that maybe on a cold day/ evening they could do with some heating, which is the only reason I have given it 9-10 for the facilities but please don't let this put you off, only a short walk to the end of the lane there is a very good bus service into Herne bay, Whitstable or Canterbury, turn left out of the site and within a few steps you are into a lovely country walk with dense forest land, either side of the walkway, overall this was a very pleasant site with owners who we only saw a couple of times but were very friendly, we would Definitely return again, one last note, if you like me love good old east end pie & mash there is a really nice shop at Herne bay which is Definitely worth a visit :-)
Having not been camping for a number of years, this was a little gem to ease our way back in! We have just returned from a 4 night break at this site. It was a last minute decision to go away and we are REALLY glad we did. (Two adults, 10yr old and 16yr old plus two tents and a car). The site is fantastic. Quiet, clean, flat pitches. Although we didn't use one, there are electric hook up pitches available for both tent and caravan. The owners are really great, very accommodating and always happy to help. There is one toilet block with enough facilities to cope with the number of pitches and we didn't have to queue to use showers etc at all. There is a washing up section and although we didn't use it, a chemical toilet emptying facility. They are also spotlessly clean and tidy and there is plenty of hot water too. The rubbish station is well catered for with bins for recycling, COLD BBQ coals and general rubbish. If you are after a site with playground and 'stuff for kids', then this is not for you. However, there is a wood for walking in and Herne Bay is only a short drive away with plenty of parking. There is a Morrisons in Herne Bay and a local 'village store' not far from the site. We also found a 24hr Asda only a few miles towards Canterbury. Canterbury itself is really close for a good day out and we used the Sturry road park and ride (only 10 minutes down the road). Over all a fantastic break and we'll definitely be back. Thanks D & D for a great service.
This is the very best camp site we have ever stayed on. Surrounded by lush green fields, beautiful deciduous trees in full leaf and nothing to hear but birdsong. We had the camping field mostly to ourselves and it was heavenly, perfectly flat and well mown, with wild flowers bursting along the edges. Very lovely indeed, as is the neighbouring horse Sonny and the gorgeous baby bunnies playing among the buttercups. The night sky is simply amazing and it was bliss to sit out at midnight looking at the stars with owls swooping over our heads.
The toilets and showers are the cleanest and best equipped we have ever encountered. The site itself is very peaceful and the owners are extremely friendly and helpful. There is much to do in the area, with lovely beaches in Herne Bay, walks along the open coast at Reculver and all the interesting history and architecture of Canterbury nearby.
I would highly recommend this site if you love nature and a quiet life. Had we not had to return home we would still be there.
Lovely site down a dead end lane. Beautiful flat field away from the electric hook ups was nice and quiet. Very little traffic noise could be heard.
Convenient location for getting to Whitstable, Herne Bay and Canterbury. A couple of local pubs looked to be within walking distance (didn't use them myself) and served food. Showers were the cleanest I have ever seen!
Rabbits in the field, and yes, you can hear the wolves howl! No dogs, no children's play things, didn't venture into the woods, I didn't know you could until I saw the previous review, so that could have been better sign posted!
I'm not going to say too much because I'd like to keep this one to myself, thank you! The field had been mowed, and the grass left to dry, so we did bring a lot of grass home with us.
However, the people opposite appeared with a rake, not sure if they took it with them or borrowed it from the owner, but don't forget your dustpan and brush at the least!
Very pleasant little site tucked away along a narrow dead end lane. The loo and showers are small but well kept and clean. Part of the site is used for caravan storage but the individual pitches are large and flat.
There are no facilities to entertain kids and dogs are not allowed. Footpaths lead into a large wood. The paths seem to go for miles and there are some very attractive walks.
Wild Wood animal reserve is less than a mile away and at dusk the Wolfs can be heard having a good old howl!
As mentioned in a previous review the Butchers Arms at Herne is a great little pub to visit for real ale and banter. Not for lager lovers or Sky sport punters though. The pub on the hill nearest the campsite is a bit of a seventies time warp.
Yes great little site I would use again.
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