Hatchers Farm

Countryside Camping
Hatchers Farm, The Street, Preston, Nr Canterbury
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For bookings and enquiries email info@hatchersfarm.co.uk   

Open Easter to end of September   

Prices (per night) 
  • Adults - £10 
  • Children under 14 years - £6 
  • Infants under 3 years - free 
  • Well behaved dogs are welcome but must be kept on a lead.

Prices are inclusive of all facilities listed below
  • Electric showers (2)
  • Toilets (2)
  • Urinals (eco friendly)
  • Washing up sinks (3, hot and cold water)
  • 3 Communal fridges/freezers     
  • USB phone charging points      
  • Cold water points in each orchard
  • Parking next to your tent 

Please note that we expect you to be considerate toward your fellow campers.

About us 
We are a traditional family run Kentish market garden farm in the peaceful village of Preston, central to Canterbury, Whitstable, Dover, Ramsgate and Sandwich. On the farm we grow cherries, plums and a large variety of vegetables for supply to local shops and restaurants. We can supply campers with our fresh seasonal fruit, veg and eggs. Within 500m of the farm we are lucky to have a local shop, butcher, garden centre/cafe (restaurant coming soon) and a very friendly pub, The Half Moon and Seven Stars, which serves good food and has occasional live music.

Our generously sized pitches are sited amongst our traditional cherry orchard, which blossoms in Spring and is leafy and full of fruit in Summer. The orchard is bounded with high Kentish hedges of hawthorn and alder, which give protection from the wind and a peaceful ambience. The toilets and showers are in the old pigsty block and there are separate eco-friendly urinals. To the front of the pigsty block there are three kitchen sinks, one larder fridge, two fridge/freezers and phone charging facilities. 

We can also supply fire pits and logs for a small charge, but do not allow fires directly on the grass. Use of fires is at campers own risk to personal property. 

Places of interest  
There are a significant number of places of interest within easy reach. There are numerous footpaths criss-crossing our area that lead to surrounding villages through woods and along rivers, including the Wantsum Walk and the Saxon Shore Way.  We are situated on National Cycle Route 1 with Stodmarsh National Nature Reserve is but a mile away. Canoewild is available at nearby Grove Ferry or perhaps you might like to catch the riverbus down to Richborough castle or all the way to Sandwich (summers only). Wingham Wildlife ParkHowletts Animal Park and WildWood are all nearby, as are the beaches of Margate and Broadstairs, famous for their golden sands and seafront entertainment.   

Local to us there are a several vineyards and cider producers plus numerous country inns serving excellent local food and ales. For historic interest Richborough, Deal, Walmer and Dover castles are well worth a visit, as are the towers at Reculver which were used by Barnes Wallis to perfect his famous bouncing bomb. The old Ramsgate tunnels are an amazing feat of engineering over 3 miles long, but pre-booking is essential or have a relaxing day out in the medieval towns of Sandwich or Canterbury.

Other local attractions

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Hatchers Farm
The Street
Preston, Nr Canterbury
United Kingdom