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Bodiam Boating Station

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Reviewed 31 October 2016

Great Camping and caravan site, clean showers with free hot water! Very friendly and helpful staff. Great Restaurant/café for breakfast and lunch . Not open late in Autumn but great food at great valueMore

Thank Nick G
Response from BodiamBoatingStation, Manager at Bodiam Boating StationResponded 5 November 2016

So pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay here with us, we wouldn't think of charging for a lovely hot shower, we know its the best way to start a day! We are open late on Fridays throughout Autumn, but more during summer. WE hope...More

Reviewed 1 October 2016

This year have only been able to spend a long weekend but nevertheless we had a great time and will be back again in force next year. The campsite is conveniently situated near the local pub and railway station into Tenterden and overlooks a field...More

Thank Marilyn M
Response from BodiamBoatingStation, Manager at Bodiam Boating StationResponded 15 October 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write a lovely review! We love hearing that people like what we have created here in our little piece of paradise. Can't wait to have you stay with us again next year, we will have a cup of...More

Reviewed 23 September 2016

The great thing about Bodiam Boating Station is the relaxed environment created by Alex and Vanessa, no where near as many rules that other campsites insist on. Nothing is too much trouble, the restaurant food is brilliant and they continue to make improvements. Fishing is...More

Thank mhbower
Response from BodiamBoatingStation, Manager at Bodiam Boating StationResponded 15 October 2016

Pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us, even if the fishing was not prosperous! We are reducing the number of pitches for next year to give everyone more room so make sure you book quick.

Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

I went with the children for 1 night ... I think it's a fantastic place where children can have fun and adults can also enjoy some good facilities. Really enjoyed the paddle down to Bodium castle ( although expensive ) I would say it's quite...More

Thank hmm101
Response from BodiamBoatingStation, Manager at Bodiam Boating StationResponded 15 October 2016

Thank you for the great comments, we love hearing that people would recommend us to their friends and family. The paddle down to the castle is nearly 4 miles so it does take a while. We think that we are reasonably priced for what boats...More

Reviewed 19 September 2016

We spent a couple of nights here. Lucky with weather, able to walk along river to Bodiam Castle then got the steam train back. Stacks to do in the area. Site small and friendly however reception is in cafe and staff are very busy.More

Thank Garry S
Response from BodiamBoatingStation, Manager at Bodiam Boating StationResponded 15 October 2016

Thank you for taking time to write a review and for your comments. We agree that it can get crowded in the cafe, so are looking to relocate the reception for next year. Next time you stay with us I would recommend taking our ferry...More

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Response from BodiamBoatingStation | Property representative |
Yes it is as per Rother Fishing Association. We sell permits on their behalf & rod licence req. & parking fee applies. Hope this helps
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