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Lacton Manor Barn: Rural views

General

  • Rural site surrounded by woods and fields in the Kent Downs
  • Five minutes drive from Charing; 15 minutes from Leeds Castle
  • Close to the Pilgrims Way; 25 minutes' walk from the local pub

Lacton Manor Barn is a spacious rural site in the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, five minutes’ drive from the village of Charing and with easy access from the M20.

The pitches here are surrounded by fields (which sometimes house livestock) and natural woodlands, with a spring-fed lake nearby and views up to the Pilgrims Way and a vineyard.

This is pared-back camping with no running water, toilets or showers, but drums of fresh water can be supplied. Guests are welcome to set up barbecues and campfires and get stuck into traditional outdoorsy activities like dam building and den making in the woods (there’s plenty of fallen wood to collect around the place for such things).

Those looking to get out and about on foot can do so easily: there are plenty of footpaths and bridleways around, such as the Pilgrims Way, which passes nearby. You can even walk all the way to Canterbury along the North Downs Way should you wish; less ambitious types might prefer a stroll to the nearest pub, 25 minutes away on foot. Whatever kind of wandering you’ve got in mind, the folk on site are happy to offer ideas and advice.

Please note

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

The site caters for families (immediate members) and couples only - bookings from all other forms of groups are not accepted.

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

No bachelor/bachelorette parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

Bookings must not be for more than 7 consecutive nights.

No cars/motorcycles at the site. All cars must be parked in the designated area.

Single-sex bookings of 3 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

Swimming in the lake is not allowed.

This park has no on-site toilet and shower facilities.

This park has no on-site shower facilities.

This park has no on-site toilet facilities.


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9.8

Overall rating based on 61 reviews

 

100% would recommend this park to a friend.

100% would stay here again.

  88% described as Wild camping ?

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The owner was very friendly and helpful The area was …06/07/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomNadine B.Confirmed

  • Primitive forest floor tent site (woodland)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    The owner was very friendly and helpful
    The area was very clean
    The farm was easy to find
    It was a lovely experience, especially as it was my very first time camping

    Disliked: 

    Nothing - just the cold during the night but that is beyond all our powers

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Great host. Trevor was so helpful.06/05/2021

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

  • Primitive grass tent site
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    Peaceful

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Peaceful and beautiful campsite with friendly and welcoming hosts.06/07/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomDuncan M.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Primitive grass tent site
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  • Liked: 

    Very peaceful, and lots of space. Loved being able to have an open fire. Had some good conversations with inquisitive sheep.

    Our host was very helpful and friendly - easy to check in and out, and felt very welcome. Definitely will come again!

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Amazing site06/06/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomGemma M.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Primitive forest floor tent site (woodland)
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    Everything

    Disliked: 

    Nothing to dislike

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The location is excellent for walking the North Downs Way …06/05/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomScott G.Confirmed

  • Primitive forest floor tent site (woodland)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    The location is excellent for walking the North Downs Way and surrounding areas. We would recommend taking the scenic route to The Wheel Pub in Westwell via the Pilgrims Way (2 hours) where the staff are very friendly and offer a good selection of pub fayre. The return journey direct to the campsite is a 25 min walk via picturesque country lanes. We camped in the woods and found the privacy and setting beautiful being woken by birdsong in the mornings. No toilet or washing ammenities but this was not a problem for us adding to the camping experience and Trevor was very helpful and welcoming providing us with drinking water and helpful local knowledge. This is a more rustic camping experience but well worth the effort.

    We would also recommend visitng The Church of St Cosmas and Damian and St Mary's Church ruins in Eastwell.

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    Quite close to the rail line but not really an issue.

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Superb x loved it06/01/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Primitive forest floor tent site (woodland)
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    Everything so relaxing superb loved the little adventure will defo go back

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From the manager...

Many thanks for your review and also many thanks for leaving your pitch so clean and tidy. Can you pass on my appreciation to all your friends.
Trevor

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perfect place to escape city life, so much nature around kids loved it06/01/2021

Reviewer's country: United Kingdomseweryn o.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Primitive grass tent site
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    everything

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Great05/31/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomSivapatham S.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Primitive grass tent site
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    Lots of space

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Amazing location, beautiful views and space around the pitch. Added …05/31/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomDaniel V.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Primitive grass tent site
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    Amazing location, beautiful views and space around the pitch. Added bonus having sheep on the same field as us. No facilities so come prepared. Highly recommended.

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Lovely peaceful field. And Trevor was very welcoming. He supplied …05/31/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomPaul W.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Primitive grass tent site
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    Lovely peaceful field. And Trevor was very welcoming. He supplied us with water and logs which was very kind of him.

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Features

Coronavirus

Check-in: contactless (in person)

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

Dog park

Drying room

Free wifi

Grocery store

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Laundromat

Parent & baby washroom

Payphone

Pick-up from public transport

Portaloo

Pub toilets

Restrooms

Shower available

Washing-up area

Wheelchair access

Wifi

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Scouts welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Rules

Barbecue grills allowed

Barbecue provided

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

No dogs allowed

Themes

Budget/backpacker

Lake and/or mountain

Wild camping

Utilities

Charging facilities

Communal fridge

Dump station

Electric car charging point(s)

No drinkable water point

No hot water

No running water

Propane/gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Convenience store nearby

Dog walk nearby

Type

Farm

Small (11-25 sites)

Nearby leisure

Cycling nearby

Golf nearby

Location

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  • Westwell, Kent, England, TN25 4NG
  • Timezone Europe/London +0100 (GMT+01:00)   GPS 51.1957°N 0.8163°E

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Ashford (Kent): Town Centre Coach Stops — 6.6 kilometers
Willesborough (Ashford Kt): Hythe Rd. Coach Stop — 9.6 kilometers
Sellindge (Kent): Ashford Rd Coach Stop — 17.0 kilometers
Train stations
Charing (Kent) Rail Station — 2.3 kilometers
Pluckley Rail Station — 6.5 kilometers
Ashford International Rail Station — 7.1 kilometers
Ferry ports
Folkestone Eurotunnel Terminal — 23.8 kilometers
Dover Western Docks Ferry Terminal — 36.0 kilometers
Dover Eastern Docks Ferry Terminal — 36.6 kilometers
Airports
Lydd London Ashford Airport — 28.1 kilometers
Kent International Airport — 41.4 kilometers
London Southend Airport — 42.3 kilometers

Directions


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

Attractions and activities nearby include:

- Westwell (pretty village with pub and listed buildings): 15 minutes’ walk

- Ashford (outlet shopping and international railway station): 10 minutes’ drive

- Leeds Castle: 15 minutes

- Belmont House & Gardens: 20 minutes

- Biddenden Vineyards: 25 minutes

- Port Lympne zoo park: 25 minutes

- Canterbury: half an hour

- Sissinghurst Castle Gardens: half an hour.

Must see

  • Ashford Designer Outlet (6.3 kilometers)
  • Leeds Castle (14.2 kilometers)
  • Kent & East Sussex Railway (16.7 kilometers)

National Trust

  • Stoneacre (17.8 kilometers)
  • Smallhythe Place (19.3 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, trailer and tent sites
Arrive:  3 p.m. –  7 p.m.
Depart by:  11 a.m.

Lacton Manor Barn cancelation policy

No refunds within 2 weeks of arrival date.

Changes cannot be made once you have booked.

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

Deposit transferable during COVID-19. Lacton Manor Barn will debit the balance from your card 2 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 2 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.

Payment methods accepted at the park

Cash

Terms and conditions

Park booking terms and conditions

  • Does Lacton Manor Barn have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Lacton Manor Barn dog friendly? No View all features
  • What attractions are near Lacton Manor Barn? Attractions and activities nearby include: - Westwell (pretty village with pub and listed buildings): 15 minutes’ walk - Ashford (outlet shopping and international railway station): 10 minutes’ drive - Leeds Castle: 15 … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Lacton Manor Barn?
    RV, trailer and tent sites
    Arrive:  3 p.m. –  7 p.m.
    Depart by:  11 a.m.
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  • How much does it cost to stay at Lacton Manor Barn? From $34.30 (for 1 night, 2 adults) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability

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Terms and conditions

Please read the park terms and conditions below and the Pitchup.com terms and conditions.

Safety
Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and attended by an adult at all times.

General
Bookings must not be for more than 7 consecutive nights.

Changes to your holiday
Changes cannot be made once you have booked.

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

Safety
Firearms are not permitted.

Occupancy
No bachelor/bachelorette parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

Vehicles
No cars/motorcycles at the site. All cars must be parked in the designated area.

Arrivals and departures
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

Vehicles
No vehicle movement between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m..

General
Quiet hours must be respected between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m..
Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and trunks must be closed quietly.

Occupancy
Single-sex bookings of 3 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

Safety
Swimming in the lake is not allowed.

General
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behavior is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.

Occupancy
The site caters for families (immediate members) and couples only - bookings from all other forms of groups are not accepted.

Taxes
This area is not subject to city tax.

General
This park has no on-site shower facilities.
This park has no on-site toilet and shower facilities.
This park has no on-site toilet facilities.

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

Arrivals and departures
Units will be allocated on arrival.

Visitors
Visitors are not permitted on site.

Sites
You must follow management instructions when setting up your tent/rig and related equipment.

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