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Bodiam Boating Station

Riverside Cottage, Rye Road, Newenden, TN18 5PP

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Bodiam Boating Station

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Bodiam Boating Station has reopened, with some changes to normal service. Please read this page before planning your visit.

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Affordable, fun family days out. Tranquil river cruises to National Trust Bodiam Castle. Mess about on the river in kayaks, rowing boats, canoes and stand-up paddle boards. Stay in our small campsite; campfires encouraged. Enjoy a 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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4.5 of 5 stars
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Recent Reviews:

  • davidl608
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Superb!
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 13th August 2020
    Not to be missed. A fantastic experience on the river on paddle boards followed by a great meal in the restaurant. First class and brilliantly run Read full review
  • ElaineMaryParrSingle
    Godalming, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Top fun messing about on the river.
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 19th August 2020
    Had a lovely trip to the Bodiam Boating Station. Got there for 0830 so got afloat early before it got busy. River beautiful in both directions. Chaps on the riverbank couldn’t have been more helpful... Read full review
  • RichardA1977
    London, United Kingdom
    Nice but trucks are a problem...
    3 of 5 stars
    Monday, 7th September 2020
    We hired a rowing boat but didn’t eat at the cafe. The river is pretty and the staff were nice. But unfortunately the place has a problem with heavy traffic accessing the aggregate yard next door. To... 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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