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- A well placed site just off the main A28 4.5 miles from Canterbury
- Showers, toilets, electric hook-up, laundry and washing up facilities
- Electric and non electric pitches available
Sunnyside Farm Camping and Caravan Park (Chilham) is a small quiet campsite with just 12 pitches, positioned perfectly between the historic cathedral city of Canterbury and Ashford with its shopping outlet and train links to France and London.
If you like noise and running around playing ball games then we are not for you, but if you do enjoy peace and quiet, reading a book or just sitting and relaxing enjoying the birds singing with a breeze in the tree's then we may just have what you are looking for.
Sunnyside is set in the rolling hills of the Kentish countryside far enough away from the hustle and bustle, allowing for a relaxing slow-paced break.
It is the perfect place to use as a base for visiting the local attractions, sightseeing round places of interest or spend your days walking through the forests that are only a 5 to 10 minute drive away.
It's also an ideal spot for taking advantage of the numerous regional and national cycle routes, or sitting back and enjoying the views.
We welcome all caravans, motor homes and tents for both short and long breaks.
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Many sites set a maximum occupancy of 6/8 people per pitch, so try breaking your booking down into smaller groups to generate more results. For example, if you’re a group of 10, enter 5 people in your initial search and then book 2 pitches.
However, where the pitch or accommodation occupancy allows it, you can make a booking for up to 30 adults and 30 children in one booking.
To book multiple pitches or accommodation, use the 'Special requests' box on the booking page to ask to be sited together. Complete the booking form for the first booking (you can add a password and save your card so that we remember your details). Then click "Make another booking like this" at the top of the confirmation page to make the next booking.
Large groups: check the listing page for any group restrictions set out in the terms and section titled ‘Please note’.
Large tents/caravans: check the restrictions on unit dimensions to ensure your unit is suitable for the space you will be provided with.
Leisure on site
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on site
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Gas cylinders available
Touring and motorhomes
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed all year
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Public transport nearby
Small (11-25 pitches)
- Coach stations
Canterbury Bus Station — 4.5 miles
4.5 miles Canterbury: Kent Uni. Keynes Coll. Coach Stop — 4.6 miles
4.6 miles Canterbury: Park & Ride New Dover Rd Coach Stop — 5.1 miles
- Train stations
Chilham Rail Station — 0.7 miles
0.7 miles Chartham Rail Station — 1.5 miles
1.5 miles Selling Rail Station — 2.5 miles
- Ferry ports
Folkestone Eurotunnel Terminal — 12.3 miles
12.3 miles Dover Western Docks Ferry Terminal — 17.2 miles
17.2 miles Dover Eastern Docks Ferry Terminal — 17.3 miles
Kent International Airport — 17.4 miles
17.4 miles Lydd London Ashford Airport — 20.8 miles
20.8 miles London Southend Airport — 25.0 miles
From M2 continue to Canterbury on the A2, do not come off at Brenley corner as the roads are very narrow. From Canterbury take the A28 to Ashford for approximately four miles; turn right onto Shalmsford Road in the direction of Old Wives Lees. do not let your Sat Nav take you up Pilgrims Lane as it's very narrow, continue up towards Old Wives Lees for 100 yrds and we are on the left
Continue for approximately 700m passing the turning on the left for Pilgrims Lane ( Do not go up Pilgrims Lane). The site entrance is on the left.
If you are coming in from the M20 come off at Ashford and follow the signs for Canterbury for about 10 miles. 1 mile past Chilham take a left into shalmsford Road and continue as above.
We are a small family-run caravan and camping park, recently opened to share our beautiful surroundings with holidaymakers that appreciate peace and quiet.
Being conveniently positioned between Canterbury and Ashford our holidaymakers can either stay and enjoy the views across the Chartham Downs or visit the historic city of Canterbury.
With Ashford International terminal only 20 minutes away you can take a day trip across the Channel to France or head up to London.
For the hardened cyclists we have designated regional and national cycle routes that will take you through Canterbury, round the Kent coastline and return via Ashford.
Local pubs, restaurants and tearooms are located nearby in the stunning historic village of Chilham, where you can also visit a castle.
Also nearby is Badgers Hill Farm and Cidery which also has a farm shop selling local produce.
- Canterbury Heritage Museum (4.4 miles)
- West Gate Towers Museum (4.4 miles)
- Canterbury Tales (4.4 miles)
- The White Cliffs of Dover (17.5 miles)
- Stoneacre (17.6 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.