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Reviews of Gate House Wood Touring Park

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Gate House Wood Touring Park
Ford Lane
Wrothah Heath
Kent   (Browse area)
TN15 7SD
Tel: 01732 843 062
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Pitches: 56
Open: 01/03/2021 to 31/10/2021

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 87 Reviews
                9/10 from 87 Reviews

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 Electric Hookups   No Hardstandings   No Fully Serviced Pitches   Show Full Facilities
Who's it for
 Families Welcome   Not Members Only   Rallies Welcome   Not Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome 
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   No Bathroom 
 No Baby Changing   Laundry On Site   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   No Battery Charging   Gas Exchange   No Recycling Facilities 
 No Kitchen Facilities   No Freezer / Fridge    Motorhome Point   No Wifi Access 
 Shop On Site   Bar <1 mile   Restaurant or Cafe or Takeaway <1 mile 
 Kids Playground   No TV Room   No Games Room   No Evening Ents 
 No Fishing   No Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool <5 miles   No Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding <1 mile   No Cycle Hire   Golf <1 mile   Tennis <5 miles 
 No Beach   Watersports <5 miles   No Boat Launch 
Other Features
 No Sea Views   Not Working Farm   No Campfires Allowed   Not Open All Year 
 No Waterside Pitches   Public Transport <1 mile  No Dog Walk 

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Date of Visit: September 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Campervan
Nights stayed: 1 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Alliso 1 review from this member

 Nice small, well kept, secluded site that is quiet and well located to visit Kent.

Clean facilities and warm showers. Covid-19 measures in place that work well.

Very good Chinese restaurant within 5-10 minutes walk. 
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Date of Visit: August 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Campervan
Nights stayed: 4 Travelling as:  Family with young children
Reviewer: Delbi1 1 review from this member

 Very clean site

Both toilets and showers spotless.

Lovely welcome

Very good location for visiting both Leeds and Hever castles.

Kids loved the wooded area and played for ages on the rope swing 
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Date of Visit: July 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Family with older children
Reviewer: Katyed 1 review from this member

 We picked this site as we were visiting family in the area. We found the facilities to be very clean and the owners had organised well according to covid restrictions.

The site has a quiet rule between 10pm and 7am and we were relieved to find that this was indeed the case. We could hear traffic but it was far enough away not to disturb our sleep.

The kids enjoyed the swings! 
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Date of Visit: August 2019 Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 6 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Thewizard 5 reviews from this member

 Another great week at Gate House really lovely site clean facilities lovely welcoming staff

Aside from another couples dog being of the lead and leaving us a parcel we had a good week here wardens dealt with dog but dog owners were not very co operative some people spoil it for other dog owners. The wardens diplomacy was admirable

Looking forward to next season 
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Date of Visit: September 2019 Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 6 Travelling as:  Family with young children
Reviewer: Michel 5 reviews from this member

 This site is very clean and tidy and pleasant to the eye. It is just off the motorway which has it's for and against. The shop is very well stocked.

The pitches were a good size and the walks around and about were lovely. However, we didn't have a good experience at this site as we found it not to be dog nor child-friendly.

Our children were very well behaved and we were all in bed by 8. 30 and off-site for 5 out of the 6 days. The constant reminder of rules left us walking on eggshells even asking the children not to laugh to loud.

The site is surrounded by busy roads and you can hear both the A20 and the M26 as well as being in the Gatwick flight path.

I would not recommend this site if you are a family with young children, a women on your own or friends wanting a laugh. It is ideal for older couples.

There are many extras you have to pay for too. Had I read the reviews I would have known that it would not be suitable. Lesson learnt, do your homework. 


Date of Visit: May 2019 Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 1 Travelling as:  Retired couple
Reviewer: Denisebr 13 reviews from this member

 This was our second visit to this site and we were not disappointed.

Once again we arrived early at noon and were able to go to our pitch as they were not busy. This was very helpful and we were meeting a friend for lunch.

The staff were very friendly and indicated where everything was. All facilities were very clean. We did not use any of the waste points.

We pitched on the grass which was firm and had no problem when leaving. 

Date of Visit: April 2019 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 6 Travelling as:  Family with older children
Reviewer: Ivanharding 1 review from this member

 This review is mainly for dog owners - if you don't have a dog then the other reviews here describe this nice little caravan park well.

If you do own a dog, we wouldn't recommend this park. Whilst dogs are allowed, it is not particularly dog friendly. You are not allowed to walk your dog on a lead anywhere outside of your pitch unless you are walking offsite. This is not an idle warning, it is enforced by the warden! Late night wees require you to leave the park or somehow cajole your dog to do their magic in your pitch.

There is advertised as a woodland walk adjacent to the park. However to get there, you have to walk 150m down an unlit road that has no path and traffic can travel fast. This wasn't suitable at all for our nervous dog, particularly at night when the road was pitch black. Once you get to the woodland footpath, it's only about 400m long before you hit another main road (the A20) and have to walk back to the site. If you have an energetic dog that needs to be off lead, then the walk isn't going to be enough for them and you need to hop in a car to go somewhere else.

The owners are friendly enough and helpful but we got the feeling they would prefer dogs weren't here, really. Perhaps they've had trouble in the past.

It's a really nice family friendly park so feel confident if that's what you're looking for but if you have one or more dogs, definitely ring up and chat about the facilities before you commit. 

Date of Visit: May 2019 Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Mikey Pat 9 reviews from this member

 The site is in an old quarry and a bit run down just off the A25. The elsan disposal was quite honestly disgusting, dilapidated and filthy.

The waste water disposal was outside the gate and impossible to use, seemed others felt the same and just dumped water in the vicinity. The facilities block was dated but acceptable.

After dark the poor lighting felt a bit worrisome. A few pubs, restaurants nearby, ranging from expensive high quality to Beefeater style.

The staff were very friendly 
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Date of Visit: September 2018 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Lilsy25 1 review from this member

 This is our second time staying at Gate house wood and again we were very happy with our stay. Even though there is a very busy road near by feels very peaceful and calm.

The owners were very welcoming and was happy to help me in the right direction of the nearest supermarket. The site has a small shop which is very useful if your forgotten anything and has great sweets and toys that will keep the kids entertained.

Also there’s a small play area which you can see the kids from anywhere on the site. The toilet and showing block are very clean and the chemical toilet disposal point, has a hose pipe to help with cleaning your waste and had hand wash near by to wash hands after which was a lovely touch !

The pitch sizes are great to, will definitely be returning there in the future. Thank you Gate house wood for another great weekend. 

Date of Visit: May 2018 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Taylor-Dadd Family 1 review from this member

 We have stayed on this site several times before both as a couple and as a family and have always enjoyed our time here.

We find everyone here friendly and polite. The facilities are always very clean and tidy, no matter what time of day. It is not too noisy and not so big that you are wondering where your children have wandered off to. Both my children loved the play area.

On this occasion we required medical help and the staff couldn't have been more helpful. They really went that extra mile to help us. Thoroughly recommend this site. 

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Is Gate House Wood Touring Park child friendly?  YES, it accepts children & has a playground  View all facilities

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