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Bodiam Boating Station

Riverside Cottage, Rye Road, Newenden, TN18 5PP

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Bodiam Boating Station


Affordable, fun family days out. Tranquil river cruises to Nat Trust Bodiam Castle. Mess about on the river in kayak/rowing boat/canoe/SUP. Stay in our small campsite; campfires encouraged. Enjoy hearty breakfast, lunch (speciality Spanish Tapas) or afternoon tea in our licensed café & garden. BBQ/Paella summer weekends. Kids play area. Dog friendly. Events (see social media).




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Recent Reviews:

  • Ebuyer000
    Trip Type:
    Great Trip
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 21st September 2019
    Had a good trip hired two double kayaks four an hour. Staff at boating station a absolutely brilliant especially young young bloke that jumped into river to try and find my camera (hows that for... Read full review
  • Daniel P
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Kayak Hire - Tandem
    1 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 22nd March 2020
    Firstly let me begin by saying the people are lovely and prices reasonable. This review is not personal. My only complaint is the river itself. The river has zero flow so there is no enjoyment to be... Read full review
  • NiamhhCollins
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    Absolutely amazing place!
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 21st May 2020
    Me and my partner came here yesterday on the first day of reopening to try sup boarding, had some amazing fresh chips in the cafe sitting in the garden and the people that work here are so friendly... Read full review

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Opening Times

Open 2020 (1 Feb 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)

Special Offers

  • Camping: Sunday to Thursday nights, £15 per night. Minimum two nights, outside school hols only.

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  • Captain’s Table: Return cruise to Bodiam Castle plus two course lunch £25 per adult, £21 for under-14s eating from the main menu, or £14 kids’ menu.

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