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Sandwich Lakes

9.7
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Sandwich Lakes: Lakeside tables

General

  • Quiet site in the grounds of a coarse fishery a mile from Sandwich
  • 10 miles from Canterbury and Howletts Wild Animal Park
  • Great fishing on site, with six well-stocked lakes

Sandwich Lakes is a small quiet site in the grounds of a coarse fishery a mile from the centre of Sandwich.

As you might imagine, this is a top spot to settle in if you're into fishing, as the fishery has six lakes stocked with perch, tench, bream, roach and rudd. You can also fish for common and mirror carp: whoppers of up to 35lb have been recorded here (not to mention all the ones that got away...). A tackle and bait shop along with rod hire takes care of the practical side.

The on-site café serves hot meals and snacks all day from early morning to early evening. Supermarkets for stocking up are a 15-minute drive away in Sandwich, along with a brimming catch of pubs, cafés and restaurants for when you fancy something more substantial.

While you're in Sandwich, the Secret Gardens a well worth snooping round too... three and a half acres of lush greenery around a Georgian manor house created in 1911, they're just the ticket for cool walks on hot days, especially when topped off with cream teas.

Please note

Minimum spacing of 6 metres between pitches.

No bachelor/bachelorette parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

Tents are not accepted at this park.

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

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

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

The park does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Breed-specific legislation (i.e. Pit Bull Terrier, Japanese Tosa, Dogo Argentino, and Fila Brasileiro).

A cable measuring at least 10 metres is needed for the electric hook-ups.


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Reviews

9.7

Overall rating based on 664 reviews

 

99% would recommend this park to a friend.

99% would stay here again.

  89% described as Peaceful ?

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Really nice site09/22/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomFred R.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

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    Really nice site

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    Nothing

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Absolutely perfect in every way, toilets/showers spotless at all times09/20/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomJohanne R.Confirmed

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    Peace and quiet, very helpful management team

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    Nothingm

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Superb site with excellent showers and washing up facilities good café09/19/2022

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

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    Beautiful site

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Good site, where you can fish!We will be back!09/19/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

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  • Liked: 

    Family had the opportunity to hire fishing equipment and have a go at fishing at the lakes on the site.

    Very handy to have the cafe for a bite to eat after setting up the awning!

    Large site with space to walk the dogs!

    Toilets and site clean and tidy.

    Staff really helpful, professional yet friendly.

    Disliked: 

    Washing up area limited to one sink, that was quite low to wash up at (and I’m only 5’4!)

    Both male and female toilets (once the door is shut inside the toilets) are very dark! Needs a light over actual the toilets please!

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Would go again but only in very good weather09/19/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

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    Nice friendly people running it and level pitches

    Disliked: 

    Toilet block could be better badly built and cold

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Very clean. Friendly staff. Great fishing.09/18/2022

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

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    Great site with on sight cafe. Also very reasonably priced. Great to just go for a spot of breakfast or lunch.

    Disliked: 

    Power surges on the electric.

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Anonymous user

Fantastic site !09/18/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousConfirmed

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    This is the 5th time that I have stayed here. I love the site. As a solo female traveller safety is a priority for me, but I've always felt safe and secure on this site. The staff are really friendly and helpful. I like this site for so many reasons. It is a very attractive site. Even though the main field is quite open, there are a lot of trees and plenty of places by the lakes to hide away and be by yourself. It is so pleasant to take a stroll around the lakes. There's lots of wildlife around, especially if you enjoy bird watching, and I absolutely love the sound of the wind through all the trees. The toilets and showers are very clean. The onsite cafe is fantastic! I've never had a bad meal there! I will definitely be going back time and again

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A great stay and a great meal friendly staff09/18/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomErik P.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

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    Cafe pitch facilities

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    Nothing

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Lovely staff helpful toilets were really clean even with all the rain09/17/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomDenise B.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

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    Love this stay only partner and myself so very quiet visit

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Everything09/14/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomRebecca O.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

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    Everything

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Features

Coronavirus

Check-in: contactless (in person)

Check-in: one group at a time

Deep cleaning of accommodation units between guests

Disinfectant sprays and wipes provided

Extra spacing in seated areas

Hand sanitizing stations

Individual rooms in toilet/shower/basin facilities

Meal delivery to unit/site/outdoor seated area

More frequent emptying of bins

Shared spaces: daily deep cleaning

Shared spaces: more frequent cleaning

Leisure on park

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Playground

Recreation room/arcade

TV room

Takeout

Tennis

Watersports

Amenities on park

Bath available

Car parking by site/unit

Composting toilet

Disabled facilities

Dog park

Drying room

Free wifi

Grocery store

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Laundromat

Local produce

Parent & baby washroom

Payphone

Pick-up from public transport

Portable toilet

Pub toilets

Restrooms

Shower available

Washing-up area

Wifi

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Scouts welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Rules

Barbecue grills allowed

Barbecue provided

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Budget/backpacker

Lake and/or mountain

Peaceful

Wildlife haven

Utilities

Charging facilities

Dump station

Electric car charging point(s)

Propane/gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Convenience store nearby

Dog walk nearby

Nearby farmers' market

Public transportation nearby

Type

Small (11-25 sites)

Nearby leisure

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Restaurant nearby

Location

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  • Sandwich Ash Road, Sandwich, Kent, England, CT3 2DA
  • Timezone Europe/London +0100 (GMT+01:00)   GPS 51.2794°N 1.3111°E

Nearest transport

Coach stations
South Street — 9.1 kilometers
Harbour — 9.6 kilometers
Harbour — 9.6 kilometers
Train stations
Sandwich Rail Station — 2.4 kilometers
Minster Rail Station — 5.6 kilometers
Deal Rail Station — 8.8 kilometers
Ferry ports
Ramsgate Ferry Terminal — 8.9 kilometers
Dover Eastern Docks Ferry Terminal — 17.1 kilometers
Dover Western Docks Ferry Terminal — 18.1 kilometers
Airports
Kent International Airport — 8.1 kilometers
Lydd London Ashford Airport — 44.8 kilometers

Directions


The entrance is directly off the A257 – look for the brown tourism signs marking the entrance to Sandwich Lakes. Do not follow your sat nav to east street as this is a no through road.

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

You're never too far from the coast in Kent, and a 10-minute trip takes you to the Sandwich and Pegwell Bay National Nature Reserve for walking trails and wildlife spotting. Ramsgate (15 minutes' drive) has a rich amount to offer, with a sandy beach, seal spotting and fishing trips from the harbour, and a maritime museum.

If you're hankering after some more history, Richborough (five minutes) has a well-preserved Roman fort and amphitheatre. A minute from the site, meanwhile, the White Mill Rural Heritage Centre is far more than a striking building to photograph; the exhibits and outhouses of this preserved 19th-century smock mill record a whole vanished way of Kentish country life. For cobbled lanes and cathedral tours, Canterbury is 20 minutes away.

After that, connect with your wild side at Howletts Wild Animal Park (20 minutes), a conservation project rather than a zoo which houses and protects the future of 400 species, many of them endangered. After hanging with the elephant herds and greeting the baby rhinos, Dreamland Margate (also 20 minutes) makes you feel like you've stepped into another universe, with traditional fairground rides and amusements bringing the former days of seaside entertainment back to life with a whoop.

Must see

  • Deal Castle (9.1 kilometers)
  • Walmer Castle and Gardens (10.8 kilometers)
  • Howletts Wild Animal Park (11.5 kilometers)

National Trust

  • South Foreland Lighthouse (16.0 kilometers)
  • The White Cliffs of Dover (16.6 kilometers)

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

RV, travel trailer and tent sites
Arrive:  11:30 a.m. –  7 p.m.
Depart by:  11 a.m.
On-park accommodation
Arrive:  11:30 a.m. –  7 p.m.
Depart by:  10:30 a.m.

Sandwich Lakes cancelation policy

Balance refunds: no penalties

Bookings cannot be amended within 1 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 cancelations and for your property/injury whilst away.

Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.

Payment

A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now.

The remainder is payable direct to Sandwich Lakes on arrival.

Payment methods accepted at the park

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Terms and conditions

Park booking terms and conditions

  • How much is payable upfront? A 15% transferable deposit is payable when you book, with the balance payable on arrival. Read more
  • Does Sandwich Lakes have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Sandwich Lakes dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Sandwich Lakes? You're never too far from the coast in Kent, and a 10-minute trip takes you to the Sandwich and Pegwell Bay National Nature Reserve for walking trails and wildlife spotting. Ramsgate (15 … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Sandwich Lakes?
    RV, travel trailer and tent sites
    Arrive:  11:30 a.m. –  7 p.m.
    Depart by:  11 a.m.
    On-park accommodation
    Arrive:  11:30 a.m. –  7 p.m.
    Depart by:  10:30 a.m.
    Read more
  • How much does it cost to stay at Sandwich Lakes? From $29.48 (for 1 night, 2 adults) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability

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