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Bodiam Castle

National Trust

Just a short walk from our campsite and you can visit the impressive Bodiam Castle. Set in the heart of an historic landscape, with spiral staircases, battlements and a portcullis, 14th century Bodiam Castle is one of Britain's most picturesque and romantic ancient monuments. Visit the link below to find out full details, opening times etc..

Bodiam Castle

A small ferry, 'The Dannie Lee', runs down the river from the castle to the nearby village of Newenden, where you can dine in the village pub or hire a rowing boat and splash about on the river yourself!

Dannie Lee

The Kent and East Sussex Railway

Whether you are interested in heritage, shopping, nature, food and drink, or recreation, there is always something to enjoy when visiting the Kent & East Sussex Railway. The Kent & East Sussex Railway is the country's finest example of a rural light railway. The line gently wends its way from magnificent National Trust castle at Bodiam for 10 1/2 miles through the unspoilt countryside of the Rother Valley to Tenterden - "The Jewel of The Weald" Its fine High Street must rank amongst the most attractive in the Country with historic houses, shops, restaurants and pubs. At weekends an evening train runs a fansastic supper service starting from, and returning to, Tenterden.

Bodiam Steam Train

Lighthouse Bakery School

Fancy learning a new skill while enjoying your weekend away? Overlooking Bodiam Castle, in the beautiful East Sussex countryside the Lighthouse Bakery School offers a diverse range of exciting one-day courses that will get you started making fabulous breads at home!


The Castle Inn

Enjoy short stroll accoss the fields and you reach our nearest local pub "The Castle Inn" serving Kentish Ales and great homemade food. Directly opposite Bodiam Castle you can take lunch in the beer garden and enjoy the beautiful scenery of Bodiam.


The Castle Inn Bodiam

In addition to all this there are a further two country pubs within walking distance, 'The White Dog Inn' in Ewhurst Green and 'The Salehurst Halt' in Salehurst.

Curlew Restaurant

A short drive from the site, The Curlew was voted Sussex’s Best Dining Experience in 2012, 2015 and was a finalist in 2016.


The Curlew Bodiam