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Painters Farm Campsite: Golden hour a painters farm

General

  • Dog-friendly cherry orchard site in the peaceful Kent Downs
  • Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, 25 minutes’ drive to Whitstable
  • Barbecues and campfires allowed; pub within two minutes’ walk

Plant yourself firmly in the cherry orchard at Painters Farm Campsite beside the village of Painters Forstal in Kent, where cherries aren’t the only thing blossoming. Previously owned by the same hands for over 50 years, the new owners have injected a new lease of life into this family-friendly and dog-friendly two-acre site… welcomed by barns adorned with fairy lights and the sweet shade from cherry trees, you’ll be well-situated to take in everything from chalk cliffs to wistful woodlands in the surrounding sloping Kent Downs, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Plus, go from grassy pitches into luscious sands, as the coastal town of Whitstable is within 25 minutes’ drive. Here, you can sample sunsets while eating oysters or head out to sea on a sailboat if you wish.

The local area is certainly awash with things to do. Perhaps settle for a pint of local ale or a meal in the nearby Kentish pub, within two minutes’ stroll. You could head into Faversham (just a five minutes’ drive) for ice cream shops, cafés and pubs set in what was once a busy port in 17th-century England (famed for its wool trade). Here, walk its cutesy medieval street (one of the oldest in the country) or stock up on supplies from its supermarket within five minutes’ drive, ready for a light barbecue or campfire back on site.

If you’re thirsty from the day’s jaunts, there’s also the country’s oldest family-owned brewery within 10 minutes’ drive and a large food hall with naturally scrumptious farm foods within the same distance.

Please note

Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work-related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.

Guests are advised to bring a good quality torch with them as parts of the site are unlit.

At least one of the party members must be aged 18 or over.

Bookings must not be for more than 28 consecutive nights.

Twin axle vehicles are not permitted on site.

No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.


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9.8

Overall rating based on 597 reviews

 

98% would recommend this site to a friend.

98% would stay here again.

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Great spacious pitches. Clean and plentiful facilities. Friendly helpful hosts. …19/08/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomLaura G.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
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    Great spacious pitches. Clean and plentiful facilities. Friendly helpful hosts. Fantastic peaceful setting on the farm and a 2 minute walk to a fantastic pub. What’s not to like!

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Lovely campsite, very friendly staff. Great pitch with lots of …19/08/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomConor G.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
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    Lovely campsite, very friendly staff. Great pitch with lots of space. Location is good, close to a brilliant pub (The Alma). Facilities were very good.

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Great small attractive site will go again.18/08/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Non-electric grass pitch
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    Friendly staff, lovely field close water. Nice toilets..small..

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    Shop could be better stocked

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Stunning location, lovely walks nearby, great hosts, great facilities. Everything …18/08/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomSophie L.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
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    Stunning location, lovely walks nearby, great hosts, great facilities. Everything was perfect!!

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    Sheep poo getting everywhere!

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great18/08/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousConfirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
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    Very friendly. Perfect location and site

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    difficult to find via satnav

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Nice looking site with trees, well looked after, very friendly …17/08/2022

Reviewer's country: NetherlandsRob P.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent pitch (backpacker, two person)
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    Nice looking site with trees, well looked after, very friendly and helpfull managers (and a nice neighbour as well!).

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    I would have thought 'car parking by pitch', which box I checked on PitchUp, meant I would be allowed to park the car next to the tent, but that wasn't the case. Also it was a bit too noisy for our taste.

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We loved this site. It is a small, friendly site …16/08/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomGeorgina D.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
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    We loved this site. It is a small, friendly site with everything we needed as a family (clean toilets and showers, washing up area, electric hook-up, freezer, on-site shop, washing machine and dryer). The owners were super friendly and helpful. Would certainly come back again.

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Amazing place for a peaceful family holiday, lovely friendly owners.16/08/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomBen H.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

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    Everything! Beautiful setting, lovely people, excellent facilities, free hot showers, everything super clean, very efficient freezer, owners could not be more helpful, pitch was shady when we needed it to be, plenty of space, peace and quiet, lovely pub in walking distance, take away pizzas and an ice cream van! We’ll definitely come back.

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    Nothing to dislike!

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Excellent facilities. Very accommodating16/08/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
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    Staff running the site were very friendly and approachable

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Very nice site that is close to London with friendly staff16/08/2022

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  • Electric grass pitch
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    Location, accessibility, flat pitches, facilities including on site store for essentials, freezer, washing facility, clean toilets, good water pressure in showers, separate car park, benches for common use, bbq fire pit etc on hire.

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    Crammed tents into small spaces.

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Features

Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

TV room

Take away

Tennis

Watersports

Amenities on site

Bath available

Car parking by pitch/unit

Composting toilet

Disabled facilities

Dog park

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Portaloo

Pub toilets

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Rules

Barbecue provided

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Peaceful

Spectacular scenery

Walkers' paradise

Wildlife haven

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Electric car charging point(s)

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Dog walk nearby

Nearby farmers' market

Public transport nearby

Type

Farm

Medium (26-50 pitches)

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Outdoor pool nearby

Restaurant nearby

Sailing nearby

Watersports nearby

Touring and motorhomes

Water hook-up points for tourers

Location

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  • Bayfield Road, Painters Forstal, Faversham, Kent, England, ME13 0EG
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 51.2951°N 0.8543°E

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Bus Station — 9.9 miles
Park Street — 10.1 miles
New Dover Road Park and Ride Terminal — 11.0 miles
Train stations
Faversham Rail Station — 2.0 miles
Teynham Rail Station — 3.3 miles
Selling Rail Station — 4.0 miles
Ferry ports
Folkestone Eurotunnel Terminal — 17.9 miles
Burnham on Crouch Ferry Landing — 22.8 miles
Wallasea Island Ferry Landing — 22.8 miles
Airports
London Southend Airport — 20.0 miles
Kent International Airport — 22.1 miles
Lydd London Ashford Airport — 23.8 miles

Directions


The easiest approach to Painters Farm is from the A2; turn onto the Brogdale Road and then follow the campsite signs.

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel using the Get directions button above.

Local attractions

Canterbury (20 minutes’ drive) is calling…the town is riddled with UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as Canterbury Cathedral, St Augustine’s Abbey and the Church of St Martin. Pick out cute eateries or shops as a resting point as you work your way around its well-documented history.

If the olden times excite your mind, Belmont House and Gardens (five minutes) are nearby, with a marvellous walled garden and traditional tea room. There are more bountiful gardens (and righteous insides) at Leeds Castle (25 minutes).

Balance your outings with wildlife and a visit to the safari-style The Big Cat Sanctuary (35 minutes). Or perhaps look towards the red pandas and bears lurking at Wingham Wildlife Park (half an hour). Nature also runs fairly wild in the ancient woodlands at Blean Woods National Nature Reserve (half an hour).

If you’re in search of more coastal towns, you won't have to look too far. Follow the coast past Herne Bay (25 minutes and a good stop for jet skiing, windsurfing and other watersports) and into the trendy town of Margate (40 minutes) for fish and chips stalls and seaside rides.

Must see

  • Whitstable Museum and Art Gallery (8.5 miles)
  • West Gate Towers Museum (9.6 miles)
  • Canterbury Heritage Museum (9.7 miles)

National Trust

  • Stoneacre (12.4 miles)
  • Sissinghurst Castle Garden (17.7 miles)

Cycle routes

Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel.

Policies

Permitted arrival/departure time

Camping and touring
Arrive:  1 p.m. –  9:30 p.m.
Depart by:  12 p.m.

Painters Farm Campsite cancellation policy

No refunds within 6 weeks of arrival date.

Bookings cannot be amended within 14 day(s) of arrival.

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.

Payment

Deposit transferable during COVID-19. Painters Farm Campsite will debit the balance from your card 12 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 12 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.

Deposit transferable during COVID-19.

You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.

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Terms and conditions

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  • Does Painters Farm Campsite have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Painters Farm Campsite dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Painters Farm Campsite? Canterbury (20 minutes’ drive) is calling…the town is riddled with UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as Canterbury Cathedral, St Augustine’s Abbey and the Church of St Martin. Pick out cute eateries or … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Painters Farm Campsite?
    Camping and touring
    Arrive:  1 p.m. –  9:30 p.m.
    Depart by:  12 p.m.
    Read more
  • How much does it cost to stay at Painters Farm Campsite? From £18 (for 1 night, 2 adults) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability

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