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GLAMP CAMP AT CHAFFORD PARK ESTATE, SUSSEX

Glamp camp with us this summer and stay in one of our spacious 5 metre bell tents, perfect for weekend staycations set within the beautiful grounds of this charming country Estate. Chafford Park Estate  is located just 10 minutes by car from Tunbridge Wells and only 45 minutes by train from London Bridge. Nearby are the picturesque villages of Groombridge, Fordcombe and Penshurst, with the historic Hever Castle, just 25 minutes from the estate. 

All the bell tents will be pitched 10 metres apart and facilities include wc, hot showers and a kitchen area situated within the barn in the field, as well as two outdoor sinks (cold water). There is also an outdoor rustic hand wash station next to the glamping area with cold running water + soap.  We can cater for families, dogs (one per tent) and group bookings (only within the glamping part of the campsite). The campsite which consists of one field is open to glampers and non-glampers (50 pitches) and we have 10 bell tents available throughout the summer. Please read to see what is included in each tent, to make sure that they meet your requirements for family camping.

We currently have availability for the following weekends only (extra nights can be added if required) : 

July 17th - 19th - FULLY BOOKED  

July 24th &  25th - AVAILABLE (low availability) 

July 31st & 1st - FULLY BOOKED 

August 7th & 8th  - FULLY BOOKED 

August 14th - 16th - FULLY BOOKED 

August 21st & 22nd - AVAILABLE

September 4th & 5th - AVAILABLE

September 11th and 12th  - AVAILABLE

SAFARI

 SAFARI CAMP 

SAFARI CAMP (does not include bedding)  is our furnished 5 metre bell tent which comes complete with internal furnishings and 2 x folding chairs, but you will need to bring your own bedding/blankets etc.

 

What's included :

* Fire retardant to British Standard BS 7837 -  5 metre bell tent

*Pitch fees included! 

* Double campbed with 10cm memory foam and air mattress

* 2 x single camp beds with mattresses

*3 x wooden tables 

* 2 x lanterns with fairy lights 

*Internal fairy lights around the pole 

*External festoon lights

*Carpet, rug and plant or flowers 

* 2 x folding chairs 

* Fire bowl (logs can be purchased at Chafford Park)

* Free parking on site (not allowed on the camping area but close by) 

*Dogs allowed - 1 per tent 

Extras: 

* Extra beds can be ordered or please contact us if you have a specific bed formation request. Maximum capacity for a bell tent is 5 people. 

*Extras also include camp chairs £8.00 each and portable phone chargers £5.00 each. 

*Logs can be ordered in advance - please pay in cash at the campsite.

*Food boxes hampers can be ordered in advance from Groombridge Farm Shop 01892 861 753 (see below for more details).

* Bike rental is available at www.countrybike.co.uk based in Fordcombe Village. They can deliver your bikes to you for an additional charge. 

Additional campsite info : 

* The tents do not include electricity. We do have portable phone chargers for hire for £5.00 per weekend for the bell tents. All lights are battery powered within the bell tents. 

*There are 4 toilets located within the barn and 4 showers. There are two indoor and two outdoor sink units and also a hand wash station next to glamping area. 

*The camp fridge will be unavailable this year due to health and safety measures with regards to COVID 19. We advise bringing a cool box. 

*Parking is available in the field next to the campsite. Please do not park your car in the actual campsite. 

*There are several wheelbarrows on site to transfer your belongs to your tents from your car. 

*Please take all litter and rubbish with you - so please bring bin bags if you can. 

*The campsite (all within the same field) has a mixture of bell tents and non-glampers, but the bells are set up in their own area within the field. If you have friends who are non-glampers they will not be able to pitch their tents next to the bell tents as glamping and camping is separate. They will have their own pitches assigned by the campsite within the same field. 

*If you are glamping with friends who have also booked our bell tents, we will do our best to put you together, depending on tent availability. 

*Each pitch includes a  designated fire bowl and logs can be ordered at Chafford Park for £6.00 a bag. Please be FIRE aware. 

* You can bring your own BBQ or camping stove, as long as it is off the ground.

*There is no communal area within the campsite and no onsite shop. 

*The nearest shop is Groombridge Farm Shop (approx 5 minute drive) and the nearest supermarket is in Tunbridge Wells (approx 10-15 mins drive).

*The campsite is dog friendly, but dogs must be kept on a lead at all times. 

*Entrance to the campsite is via Fordcombe Village. Turn left just before the village green (if arriving from Tunbridge Wells)  and Chafford is located down the country road - approx 1 mile on the left hand side. 

*Check in from 2pm and check out by 12pm. 

*For any reason, we cannot supply an item due to breakages, we will let you know in advance. 

* PLEASE NOTE : Brighton Bell Tents  are not based at the campsite and we do not run the campsite. For all site enquiries, please email Chafford Park directly : sarah@chaffordpark.co.uk   Sarah will be your point of contact during your stay, unless there are any issues with the bell tents, then please give us a call on 01273 517 687.

PRICE : £250.00 (2 nights) 

 Includes pitch fee, parking and fire bowl.  Bring your own bedding

Furnishings may differ slightly between each tent. 

We also require a damage deposit of £50.00 per tent, which is fully refundable subject to any damages to the tents or furnishings, as per our terms and conditions. 

SAFARI  GLAMP 

SAFARI GLAMP (includes bedding for the double bed) is our furnished bell tent including  double bedding with internal furnishings and safari style chairs. Just bring the sleeping bags for the kids! 

What's included :

* Fire retardant to British Standard BS7837-  5 metre bell tent

*Pitch fees included! 

* Double camp bed with 10cm memory foam and air mattress

* 2 x single camp beds with mattresses

* Bedding (double only), 13.5 tog duvet, 2 x pillows, fitted sheet and throw 

* 2 x cushions

*3 x wooden tables 

* 2 x lanterns with fairy lights 

*Internal fairy lights around the pole 

*External festoon lights

*Carpet, rug and plant or flowers 

* 2 x directors chairs 

* Fire bowl (logs can be purchased at Chafford Park)

* Free parking on site (not allowed on the camping area but close by) 

*Dogs allowed - 1 per tent 

Extras: 

* Extra beds can be ordered or please contact us if you have a specific bed formation request. We have a 5 person maximum with the extra bed being an airbed. 

*Extras also include camp chairs £8.00 each and portable phone chargers £5.00 each. 

*Small camp box hamper includes cutlery for 4, 2 x mug, 4 x camping plates, bottle opener and wooden spoon and spatula - £10.00*

*Logs can be ordered in advance - please pay in cash on arrival. 

*Food boxes/hampers can be ordered in advance from Groombridge Farm Shop 01892 861 753.

*Bike rental is available at www.countrybike.co.uk based in Fordcombe Village. They can deliver your bikes to you for an additional charge. 

*Applies to all bookings from July 9th. 

Additional info : 

* The tents do not include electricity. . All lights are battery powered within the bell tents. 

*There are 4 toilets located within the barn and 4 showers, as well as two indoor and outdoor sink units and a hand wash station next to glamping area. 

*The camp fridge will be unavailable this year due to health and safety measures with regards to COVID 19. We advise bringing a cool box. 

*Parking is available in the field next to the campsite and not within the camping field. 

*There are several wheelbarrows on site to transfer your belongs to your tents from the car.  

*Please take all litter and rubbish with you - so please bring bin bags if you can. 

*The campsite has a mixture of bell tents and non-glampers, but the bells will be set up in their own area. If you have friends who are non-glampers, they will not be able to pitch their tents next to the bell tents as glamping and camping is separate within the camping field. They will have their own pitches assigned by the campsite nearby in the same field. 

*If you are glamping with friends also booked into our bell tents, we will do our best to put you in the same area together, depending on tent availability. 

*Each pitch includes a designated fire bowl with a grate and logs can be ordered at Chafford Park for £6.00 a bag. Please be fire aware. 

*You can also bring your own BBQ or camping stove, as long as it is off the ground.

*There is no communal area within this campsite or campsite shop.

*The nearest shop is Groombridge Farm Shop (approx 5 minute drive) and the nearest supermarket is in Tunbridge Wells (approx 10-15 mins drive).

*The campsite is dog friendly, but dogs must be kept on a lead at all times.

*Entrance to the campsite is via Fordcombe Village. Turn left just before the village green (if arriving from Tunbridge Wells)  and Chafford is located down the country road - approx 1 mile on the left hand side. 

* Check in from 2pm and check out by 12pm. 

*For any reason, we cannot supply an item due to breakages, we will let you know in advance. 

* PLEASE NOTE: Brighton Bell Tents are not based onsite and we do not run the campsite. We just supply the bell tents for the site. For all site enquiries, please email Chafford Park directly : sarah@chaffordpark.co.uk   Sarah will be your point of contact during your stay, unless there are any issues with the bell tents, please call us on 01273 517 687 

PRICE : £280.00 (2 nights)

Includes double bedding, pitch fee, parking and fire bowl

Furnishings may differ slightly between each tent. 

We also require a damage deposit of £50.00 per tent, which is fully refundable subject to any damages to the tents or furnishings, as per our terms and conditions. 

GROOMBRIDGE FARM SHOP - FOOD ORDERS 

You can also order food directly in advance  from Groombridge Farm Shop (please book with the farm shop by the Wednesday before arrival) which is located just up the road. Parking is available for collection or you can arrange for your hampers to be delivered - a small charge will be applied. Each hamper serves 4 people. The hampers will come in reused fruit and veg boxes. If an item is unavailable, a suitable replacement will be included. Prices may vary slightly due to market costs. 

 

Breakfast Hamper (£45.00) :

- 1 box of 6 eggs

- 1 salted butter 250g

- 1 natural live creamy yogurt 500ml

- 1 bottle of Orange Juice 1 Litre

- Farm Shop Blend' Ground coffee bag 250g

- 1 jar of fruit jam 

- Teabags x 40 (pluckley tea) 

- 2 pint semi skimmed milk

- 1 packet of 6 Lincolnshire sausages

- 1 packet of unsmoked back bacon

- 1 large sliced white loaf

- 1 punnet of raspberries 130g

- 1 punnet of strawberries 454g

- 1 punnet of cherries 500g

 

BBQ Hamper (£23.00) : 

- 1 bag of 5 white rolls

- 1 bag of baby leaf salad

- 1 cucumber

- 6 vine tomatoes

- 1 block of mature cheddar cheese 200g

- 1 packet of 4 burgers

- 1 packet of 6 Lincolnshire sausages

- 1 packet of 4 lamb kofta kebabs 

To book : sales@groombridgefarmshop.co.uk

Website: www.groombridgefarmshop.co.uk

BOOKING GUARANTEE  : Chafford Park Estate campsite is planning to open from the  4th of July, unless government guidelines change. Any bookings made from the beginning of June that are unable to commence due to Covid 19 will be offered a credit note for a later date this year (subject to availability) or a full refund. This only applies to bookings on our website and not any third party booking sites, as they will have their own policies on cancellation. 

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