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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:

  • Surrey_family67
    London, United Kingdom
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    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 13th September 2019
    Lovely place for camping and staff couldn't be more helpful. Son and I loved canoeing, boat trip to Bodium Castle. On site restaurant handy too....the do a great breakfast. Proximity to river... Read full review
  • 365lancee
    Colchester, United Kingdom
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    Lovely however...
    3 of 5 stars
    Friday, 20th September 2019
    Lovely site with the river and the railway to intrigue and entertain you. However the camping is fairly basic (which I have no problem with) and expensive. When camping becomes the same price as a... Read full review
  • 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

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Opening Times

Open 2019 (1 Feb 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

Special Offers

  • Wednesday Cruise and Cream Tea: Return cruise to Bodiam Castle plus two scones, clotted cream, strawberry jam & pot of tea – £14 for over 65s.

    More offers like this - For those over a certain age.

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

    More offers like this - Accommodation

  • 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.

    More offers like this - General

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