Camping at Bewl Water

Bewlbridge Lane, Lamberhurst, Kent, TN3 8JH

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Camping at Bewl Water near Lamberhurst, East Sussex


Camping at Bewl Water is a place filled with fun and exciting adventures the whole family can enjoy. Enjoy camping in the beautiful scenic Bewl Water, surrounded by the largest reservoir in the south-east. If you are looking for peace and quiet, a place to unwind and enjoy a tranquil break in a lakeside setting, camping at Bewl Water will have all your boxes ticked.

Bewl Water is the perfect environment for families, couples and groups of friends who want a chance to enjoy the outdoors and embrace a real breakaway in the stunning countryside.

Our pitches are set up out in an open space with plenty of room for children. We have quiet areas for you to doze in the warm summer sun, and plenty of communal space to meet and bond with your fellow campers.

Bewl Water is the perfect base for your family staycation situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty less than an hour from London and 35 minutes from the Kent and Sussex coast. The local area boasts several National Trust properties, the National Pinetum, mountain biking tracks as well as fine dining restaurants, breweries and superb country pubs

We have plenty of facilities for you to enjoy whilst camping with us:
The Waterfront Café overlooking the reservoir is open 7 days a week, and hot drinks and snacks are available. 
Aqua Park, our large inflatable obstacles on the water. Challenge your friends and enjoy the total wipeout course! 
Fishing is available from boats and the bank, see who can get the best catch with your fellow campers. 
Bike hire is available, with children’s bikes, adult bikes and baby carriers to enjoy the 12.5 miles round reservoir route.
Rowing boat and pedalo hire, is available, the perfect way to relax on a hot summer's day - or try open-water swimming
Laser challenge sessions available when booked in advance. 
Miles of scenic walking and cycling.
Showers and toilets open 24 hours.
Fresh cold water taps in the main camping field.
Washing up stations available for campers. 


The Pitch sizes vary dependent on each zone.

Zone B - is reserved for campervans

Zone C - pitches are approximately 10m x 8m and are suitable for up to 6 adults and 6 children in three average-sized 4 person tents. These pitches are for a minimum of 4 adults and 4 children. There is parking next to tent pitches. 

Zone D - pitches are approximately 6m x 5m and are for up to 4 adults and 4 children in two average-sized 4 person tents. Zone D parking is in the camping car park.


At Bewl Water we do not allow music and we are unable to accommodate large groups, stag or hen parties. Therefore, you can expect peace and quiet throughout your stay.

Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Adults£14.00 per person per night
Camper vans£7.00 per pitch per night
Cars£5.00 per pitch per night
Children under 16£7.50 per person per night

*Children under 2 free of charge.



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    Recent Reviews:

    • Haymaster78
      Kent, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family Cycle
      4 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 14th April 2021
      First visit to Bewl Water with my son for a lovely peaceful ride and that’s exactly what we got. We arrived early 9:30am and there were only a handful of cars in the car park and we only passed a... Read full review
    • MargJ_80
      London, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Great place for a weekend’s trip
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 18th April 2021
      We’ve been so happy to be back in Bewl Water on our bikes today. 2h of cycling definitely increase level of endorphins. Great place for cycling, walking and enjoying nature. Read full review
    • Simon T
      Croydon, United Kingdom
      Family bike ride
      4 of 5 stars
      Monday, 19th April 2021
      Lovely place and setting, easy to park and great facilities for food, drink and play. I took my 8 and 10 year old boys for the day - the cycle path is well signposted and beautiful. Where it's marked... Read full review

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    Opening Times

    Camping at Bewl Water (12 Apr 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)


    Saturday, 8th May 2021 - Saturday, 8th May 2021

    Bewl Marathon 8th of May 2021Bewl Marathon 8th of May 2021A scenic late spring event starting from the lower dam wall (near the Bewl Water Visitor Centre) and following the clockwise Bewl round the reservoir route.
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