Black Horse Farm

385 Canterbury Road, Densole, Kent, CT18 7BG | Telephone: 01303 892665 | View Map

  • Picnic tables at Black Horse Farm
    Picnic tables at Black Horse Farm
  • Rabbit At Black Horse Farm
    Rabbit At Black Horse Farm
  • Castle above Dover
    Castle above Dover
  • GoApe
    GoApe
  • Pegwell Bay
    Pegwell Bay
  • View from Dover Castle
    View from Dover Castle

Open Dates:
4 January 2022 - 3 January 2023

Earliest Arrival Time: 1pm
Latest Departure Time: 12pm

Facilities

• Wi-Fi
• Wash room / toilets
• Non-electric tent pitch

Why stay here

Come and find us in the middle Kent’s luscious ‘green garden’, surrounded by quiet countryside and open farmland in the town of Densole. This is a perfect retreat for exploring the great outdoors and an excellent base for getting to Canterbury or Dover.

In less than 30 minutes by car, you could be in the heart of historic Canterbury, famed for its legendary Canterbury Tales. The medieval castle of Dover, Port Lympne Wild Animal Park and the Battle of Britain Museum, Eurotunnel at Folkestone and Dover Ferry port are all too no more than a 35 minute drive away.

Accommodation at Black Horse Farm

Site details


Facilities on site

  • • Wi-Fi available
  • • Wash room / toilets
  • • Dish washing area
  • • Laundry facilities
  • • Playground
  • • Car parking
  • • Pitches are: grass, non-electric
  • • Site shop: No but there are supermarkets less than a mile away


Wi-Fi fees may apply.

Activities & experiences nearby


  • Cycling Cycling

    Within a 5 mile radius is the Folkestone Downs, Creteway Down and Folkestone Warren which are important areas for natural wildlife and offer fantastic views. These are located in between the Regional Cycle Route ‘17’ the National Cycle Route ‘2’ (The Chalk and Channel Way). View the Sustrans route map.

    For a coastal route, head to Margate for the Viking Coastal Trail that runs south to the sandy, cliff-lined shores of Pegwell Bay.

  • Walking Walking

    Next to our local pub is Reinden Wood with a circular trail that’s ideal for walking and running, and carpeted with bluebells in May. Continue south 2 miles towards the Folkestone Downs and if you want to head out across the open hills.

    The white cliffs and rugged coastal pathways are the best for walking and fossil hunting. Enjoy vast, panoramic views from East Cliff and Warren Country Park or continue west to The Leas for pretty coastal walks.

  • Things to try Things to try

    In the warmer months head to Sandgate Beach, a Seaside Award winner, and indulge in a spot of sunbathing, hire a beach hut, devour some tasty fish and chips or take part in activities like kayaking and sailing.

     

    Have a go at climbing high with Go Ape at Leeds Castle, a treetop adventure playground that’s less than 45 minutes away by car. Nearer to us is Go Ballistic paintball grounds as well as Folkestone Sports Centre that offers dry slope skiing and ‘footgolf’ - if the rain spoils your fun, the centre also has a pool, gym and wellness centre to relax in.

     

    Head to Folkestone and stroll down the old Harbour Arm, which in the First World War had over ten million people pass through it. Since 2010, it’s been brought back to life as a promenade and summer dining destination with street food stalls and live music. Savour the view back to the town and the cliffs, whilst you dine.

     

    In central Folkestone is the Creative Quarter, home to galleries and performance spaces as well as shops, cafes and restaurants. The Quarterhouse is a venue that has live music, film screenings, plays and comedy.

  • Pubs and restaurants Pubs and restaurants

    About 100m from the front gate is a conveniently located local pub, the Black Horse Inn, with an open fire and a friendly welcome. From our gate, turn left to Folkestone Garden Centre which serves tasty cooked breakfasts.

    In Folkestone, there are a number of cafes, pubs and restaurants. Try out Anna’s Tea Room and Gin House serving fresh, artisan lunches and decadent cream teas. Into the evening, you might want to visit The Chambers - a fabulous Mexican pub/café that holds regular live music nights.

  • Family Days Out Family Days Out

    Explore Dover Castle with its secret tunnels and breezy towers, bring a picnic and let the kids play in the open spaces.

     

    Approximately 20 minutes from the site, you’ll find Port Lympne Wildlife Park. Jump on-board a safari truck and see how many magnificent animals you can spot. You can also discover a forest that time forgot, with the UK’s largest outdoor dinosaur exhibition, Dinosaur Forest.

     

    Sunny Sands Beach is less than five miles from us and has golden sand and cafes, pubs and toilets along the promenade – perfect for family trips to the seaside. Close by you’ll find the Folkestone Mermaid, a life-sized bronze sculpture sat on top of rocks, the equivalent to the famous Copenhagen Mermaid.


* Price for 1 adult and 1 pitch. Bookings can be made online for tents up to 5x5 metres (approximately a four person tent). If you have a larger tent or specific requirements, please contact the site direct and site staff will help you with your booking. There will be an additional £2 surcharge per night for large tent pitches. Please read our FAQs for further booking information. Full terms and conditions apply.

Location and transport

385 Canterbury Road, Densole, Kent, CT18 7BG
Telephone: 01303 892665

Transport Links:

  • Buses go to: Canterbury and Folkestone
  • Nearest train station: Folkestone
  • Car hire available on site

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