Canterbury

Camping and Caravanning Club Site
from £6.30 to £10.65 Per person/night
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Overview

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.

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.

WiFi

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.

Eat Local

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.

Facilities

Canterbury has the following facilities on or around the site.

  • Members' and non-members' caravans welcome

    Members' and non-members' caravans welcome

  • Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up

  • Storage facilities

  • Flushing toilet

  • Washbasins

  • Dedicated accessible facilities

  • Chemical toilet disposal point

  • Motorhome stop-off

  • Dishwashing facilities

  • Childrens play area

  • Payphone

  • 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' motorhomes welcome

  • Members' and non-members' tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' tents welcome

  • Seasonal Pitches

  • Grass only pitch (no electric)

  • Showers

  • Electric shaver sockets

  • Parent and baby room

  • Drinking water taps

  • Washing Machines

  • Ice pack freezing

  • Gas cylinders

  • Pets welcome

  • Electric hook-up

  • Grass only pitch for larger tents

Reviews

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4.7

Lots of historic places to visit from Roman,Norman,Viking to present day.

This review is for Canterbury

Lots of historic places to visit from Roman,Norman,Viking to present day.Was disappointed with the tunnels at Dover Castle. And Margate and Ramsgate are very run down.Nicer towns to visit further down towards Hastings.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Town
  • Suitable For: Older couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 4
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3.7

The site is ideally located to visit Canterbury and the staff were very welcoming.

This review is for Canterbury

The site is ideally located to visit Canterbury and the staff were very welcoming. I was informed in advance that as I was leaving before 7am I would have stay in the car park due to restrictions on the site barrier. I fullt appreciate the need for security AND I was informed in advance where I would have to park. However if the club wishes to take advantage of people usinf the site for cross channel crossing then they should address this issue. A not very good park is not a very good alternative and I was charged ful site fees. ALSO the club still has the antiquated mind-set of not allowing one nights stay...come on club start offering what people want!. I recognise that this policy was implemented to prevent someone not being able tpo have an erxtended stay because someone has just booked one night. BUT I am an member and if I want one nigt then I should be able to book for one night, unless money making is the clubs prime objective and not providing a service. I say this not intending to be selfish but to illustrate that on my visit ten site was only half full at most, so some discretion could have been afforded to the site manager, instead of pushing me in a car park.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Town
  • Suitable For: Older couples,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 4
  • Cleanliness: 4
  • Facilities: 3
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4.7

SO much better now. The new Managers/Wardens are really friendly and knowledgeable.

This review is for Canterbury

SO much better now. The new Managers/Wardens are really friendly and knowledgeable. The previous wardens were the complete opposite and we hadn't been the this site for a couple of years because of them. Will start coming to Canterbury regularly from now on. Allun

  • Location: Town,Country
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 4
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5

The wardens were so helpful.

This review is for Canterbury

The wardens were so helpful. This was my first solo trip following my husband's death 4 months ago. The wardens couldn't have done more for me, especially when I made rookie mistakes. I am looking forward to returning later in the year. And I will be a seasoned caravanner by then!

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Town,Country,Secluded
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5

Travel

Local Travel

Nearest bus stop: From Site entrance

Nearest train station: Canterbury East 1.75 miles

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