A great campsite to explore Canterbury, with a bus stop outside the site entrance.
City, coast and countryside – you can take your pick if you’re basing yourself at our Canterbury Club campsite. Although a popular stopover for those travelling to or from France, this campsite offers the ideal base for exploring Kent’s coast and country.
The campsite lies a couple of miles south of the city – within walking distance (or hire a bike on site). The not so energetic can catch a bus from outside the campsite. The well laid out campsite offers a mix of level grass and hardstand pitches. There are newly refurbished toilet and shower facilities, a washing up area, children’s play area and good dog walking.
Off site Canterbury is a city packed with history, heritage and culture. It has a stunning cathedral and the ruins of St Augustine’s Abbey and St Martin’s Church and castle. It also has an eclectic mix of specialist shops, independent retailers, bars and restaurants.
Head to the coast for Whitstable with its trendy harbour and July Oyster Festival. The more traditional Herne-Bay has two miles of seafront adorned with colourful beach huts and a pier. The quaint Victorian town of Broadstairs with its Punch and Judy shows and donkey rides is a contrast to the more cosmopolitan habour side Ramsgate noted for its pavement cafes and waterside bars.
Ready Camp is available at this campsite. (Please note that, although we welcome dogs on this site, in the interest of all guests we do not permit pets to stay within the Ready Camp tents).
Please be aware that due to essential maintenance, there are currently no disabled facilities, parent and child room or laundry facilities available until further notice. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.
Access and SatNav Advice
Do not use site postcode with satnav due to narrow approach lanes, use postcode CT1 1TW. Follow Canterbury ring road to get to site.
100% coverage cannot be guaranteed due to rural location, weather conditions and changing flora or fauna. These can cause variable signal strength. Hotspots are available. Prices.
The Fordwich Arms serves good food and offers ten per cent discount to site users from Mon-Thurs on production of their site till receipt.
has the following facilities on or around the site.
Members' and non-members' caravans welcome
Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome
Grass pitch with electric hook-up
Dedicated accessible facilities
Chemical toilet disposal point
Childrens play area
Designated dog walk
Club Site Wi-fi
Grass pitch with electric hook-up for larger tents
Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome
Members' and non-members' tents welcome
Grass only pitch (no electric)
Electric shaver sockets
Parent and baby room
Drinking water taps
Ice pack freezing
Grass only pitch for larger tents
The site is right on the edge of Canterbury, and there is a bus service running to the bus station, approximately every 20 minutes. It is possible to walk into town, and it is downhill on the way there. We found that the buses leaving town get very busy in the middle of the afternoon, so we timed our excursions with this in mind. The site itself is quiet and pleasantly green. There is a convenience shop within walking distance, quite well stocked and clean.
- Location: Town
- Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Peaceful break,Younger couples
Great for Canterbury
- Towing: Easy
- Location: Town,Country
- Suitable For: Older couples,Groups,Peaceful break
The site is well laid out, the facilities are excellent, modern, warm and clean and on top of that, the wardens are helpful and friendly.
The site is on the bus route between Canterbury and Sandwich/Deal and is just a mile and a half walk from Canterbury. We walked twice into Canterbury which is a lovely city with a grand Cathedral. We ate out at Byrons and there are loads of places to eat and drink. The shopping is good and the bus services from Canterbury are excellent. We paid for a family explorer ticket which was �11.50 and caught the bus to Ramsgate where we walked to Broadstairs along the coast path (2 miles) and then caught the bus to Margate before bussing it back to Canterbury.
Broadstairs in particular, was lovely and lunch at the Royal Albion Hotel was excellent.
I have to say that everyone we came into contact with was so friendly and helpful from the guy in the information office at the bus depot who suggested the family explorer ticket for the two of us which was cheaper than buying separate tickets, to the lovely couple we met on the bus who told us about the Loop bus which runs every 10 minutes between Ramsgate, Broadstairs and Margate, to the lovely lady who served us our meal at the Royal Albion Hotel in Broadstairs.
This campsite is definitely worth a visit for its location alone, we certainly intend to visit again. It seems really rural even though it's not far from the road as you can see rabbits hopping about on the grass pitches. Don't miss out!
- Location: Town,Country,Coastal
- Suitable For: Older couples,Active break,Peaceful break,Younger couples
Mainly used by caravans & mobile homes.
Would be useful to have some indoor shelter to use in an emergency - especially for those camping in tents.
Close to Canterbury and also within easy reach of many coastal towns. Lots of castles within reach - Leeds Castle definitely worth a visit. Several excellent pubs/restaurants just a short distance from the site.
- Towing: Easy
- Location: Town
- Suitable For: Older couples,Peaceful break,Younger couples
Nearest bus stop: From Site entrance
Nearest train station: Canterbury East 1.75 miles
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Minimum booking periods do apply.