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- Campsite with basic facilities on a genuine working farm
- For those who like to be close to nature and a real camping experience
- Three miles from Canterbury
Sunnyside Farm is a working farm set in some of the garden of England’s finest countryside. The farm is situated down a quiet country lane surrounded by countryside and beautiful landscaped gardens. This rural setting is just a short drive from the city of Canterbury, and is within 10 miles of the Channel Tunnel and the port of Dover.
The site offers all the benefits of the country with fantastic walks, country pubs and great places to picnic. It's also an ideal spot for taking advantage of the numerous regional and national cycle routes, or just sitting back and enjoy the views.
Open from 01/04/2018 to 30/10/2018
The site caters for families (immediate members) and couples only - bookings from all other forms of groups are not accepted.
There are two Sunnyside Farm campsites near Canterbury. Use the site postcode and follow the signs for the Duck Inn to find the farm.
Check availability at Sunnyside Farm Camping…
Party: 2 adults
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.
Non-electric grass pitch
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Small site Few but great facilities
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
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed all year
Horse riding nearby
D. of E. welcome
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Tiny (1-10 pitches)
- Coach stations
Canterbury: Park & Ride New Dover Rd Coach Stop — 2.4 miles
2.4 miles Canterbury Bus Station — 3.4 miles
3.4 miles Canterbury: Kent Uni. Keynes Coll. Coach Stop — 4.9 miles
- Train stations
Bekesbourne Rail Station — 3.0 miles
3.0 miles Canterbury East Rail Station — 3.3 miles
3.3 miles Chartham Rail Station — 3.9 miles
- Ferry ports
Folkestone Eurotunnel Terminal — 9.1 miles
9.1 miles Dover Western Docks Ferry Terminal — 12.3 miles
12.3 miles Dover Eastern Docks Ferry Terminal — 12.3 miles
Kent International Airport — 14.2 miles
14.2 miles Lydd London Ashford Airport — 20.1 miles
20.1 miles London Southend Airport — 29.0 miles
Please note there are two Sunnyside Farms on Pitchup near Canterbury. We are the one near the village of Bridge - use the site postcode for the satnav.
From the A2 heading towards Dover, take the second exit for Canterbury/Bridge. Turn right going over the A2 and follow the road to a crossroads (look for signs to the Duck Inn). Head straight across into Station Road and then take the second left, signposted Pett Bottom. Go under the old railway bridge; the site is at the next turning on the right (about 1.5 miles). If you get to the Duck Inn you have just passed the farm!
From the A2 London bound, turn off for Bridge/Bishopsbourne. Go through the village of Bridge and as you head out away from the village up the hill, turn left at the crossroads into Station Road. Take the second left, signposted Pett Bottom. Go under the old railway bridge and the site is at the next turning on the right (about 1.5 miles). If you get to the Duck Inn you have just passed the farm!
Although the site is deep in the countryside, there is plenty to do in and around the local area. This a good location with lots of attractions around:
- The Pett Bottom Valley offers numerous walks and cycle routes through very rural Kentish countryside. If you like the outdoors this is the place for you. The owners of Sunnyside farm can recommend suitable routes for all abilities. The farm is situated along the extremely popular regional cycle routes 16 and 17 'Cathedral to Coast'.
- Located a five minute drive will bring you to the historic city of Canterbury, which boasts three world heritage sites.
- Walking and cycle routes, bike hire, bursted Manor Riding Stables, canoeing and punting along the River Stour in Canterbury, Kingsmead Sports Centre.
- Local attractions: Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury Tales, Howletts Zoo, Wingham Wildlife Park, Wildwood.
- Further afield (30-40 minutes): Dover Castle, Folkestone Coastal Park, Dreamland and the Turner Contemporary in Margate, Stoney beaches - Whitstable, Folkestone, Sandy beaches - Broadstairs, Sandwich Bay.
- A day trip to France. The tunnel in Folkestone, by ferry in Dover or the Eurostar in Ashford.
- St Augustine's Abbey (3.5 miles)
- Canterbury Tales (3.6 miles)
- Canterbury Cathedral (3.6 miles)
- The White Cliffs of Dover (12.5 miles)
- South Foreland Lighthouse (13.5 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.
Permitted arrival/departure time
|Camping and touring|
|Arrive:||3 p.m. –||8 p.m.|
Reception is unmanned after 8pm. Please call the site using the contact details provided in the booking confirmation email if you are arriving after this time. The team will then provide you with the relevant information about your pitch.
Sunnyside Farm Camping cancellation policy
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.
If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please give as much notice as possible so that someone else has the chance to book. You may wish to buy holiday insurance for cancellations and for your property/injury whilst away.
Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.
A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now.
The remainder is payable on arrival.