Camping in the Weald of Kent


Fri-Sun Jul 15th-17th


Brian G


£36 for 2 nights camping. Includes supplement to cover all incidental expenses (cooking gas, wood, camping chairs etc). Group booking deposit required, to be notified to everyone booking.


We are camping in the High Weald in mid Kent. The region has a wealth of stunning castles, gardens, villages, vineyards and orchards to explore. Campsite is on an orchard and has new facilities including on site catering. We will have barbecue and campfires. Early arrivals on Friday will walk to the nearby historic town of Goudhurst, its ridgetop location affording wonderful views over the Kent countryside.

On Saturday we plan a 10 mile walk through the orchards, gardens and wildflower meadows of this garden of England. We will explore the charming town of Cranbrook with its historic windmill, medieval church, pubs and tea shops. Route back will pass several Oast Houses, with a possible ascent to the top of Goudhurst church tower for panoramic views. Barbecue and campfire in the evening.

On Sunday we plan a visit to one of the famous National Trust house and gardens nearby. Sissinghurst Castle and estate, the famous home of Vita Sackville West, and Scotney Castle are both located close to the campsite.


Café and farm shop on site. We have spare camping stoves to use. Village with pub and shops nearby. Pubs and cafes on walks.


Nearest train station Marden, 5 miles from venue. Arranging lifts is an individual responsibility and is not arranged by event leader.


Bedgebury Campsite, Bedgebury Road, Goudhurst, Kent, TN17 2QX


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