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UK UK England England South East England South East England Kent Kent Sittingbourne Sittingbourne Palace Farm

  • Sleeps 8 (max 6 adults, 6 children)
Camping on a flat, grassy field holding up to 25 tents around its hedgerow edges, with an adjoining field left free for games or general haring around. Price includes pitch, parking for one car, use of facilities (including small freezer for ice blocks) and all hot water, no charges for modest gazebos.

The Owner Says

We are one of the few campsites in Kent which allow fires in fire pits on site. We have a toilet block with showers and washing up area there are no charges for hot water. If you are looking to party this is not the site for you, Palace Farm is a quiet campsite, we expect peace and quiet after 10pm and those making excessive noise after 11 pm will be asked to leave without a refund. Our Hostel is a Green Tourism Gold Award winner and we are proud to also offer natural and sustainable tourism at our small campsite in Kent. As such camp fires in fire pits are allowed but please burn wood only. We ask our visitors to respect the surrounding countryside and so we do have a strict rule of not gathering wood from the hedges and trees around the campsite or from the local countryside. Logs from our local woodman are available for purchase. We do not allow fireworks or Chinese lanterns to be launched from Palace Farm.

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About Palace Farm

Suitable For

Tents, dogs (on leads; must be pre-booked), well-behaved groups – yes. Motorhomes, caravans – no.


Lots to explore in the wider area including Leeds Castle (10 miles), Challock Forest (10 miles), Canterbury (14 miles), and Whitstable (16 miles); owners happy to help.

Food & Drink

The George Inn (01795 890237) in Newnham is a dependable old pub with a popular restaurant. The Chequers (01795 886366) in Doddington was recently revamped and serves cracking pub grub.
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Palace Farm is located at Palace Farm, Down Court Road, Doddington, Sittingbourne, Kent ME9 0AU

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Getting There

From the A2 between Sittingbourne and Faversham turn south at Teynham, signposted Lynsted. Go through Lynsted, over the M2 bridge, then take the second right into Down Court Road. Palace Farm is on the left. Train to Sittingbourne, then a bus to Doddington (up to 4.30pm), or hop in a taxi for about £15.