Ellenden Farm Country Camping Kent

Time to take yourself off-grid

Ellenden Farm Country Camping in Kent

Time to get back to nature

Ellenden Farm Country Camping in Kent

Time for walking, cycling, photography or exploring

Ellenden Farm Kent

If you’d like to go off-grid and get away from it all, then have a look at our handmade Shepherd’s Huts here at Ellenden Farm in Kent.  Situated in the middle of a working farm, this idyllic and picturesque campsite is surrounded by green fields and ancient, peaceful woodland.  In 2019 we are also excited to announce that not only have we completed the building of new showers for our guests but you will be able to book a stay in one of our two beautiful bell tents as well.


The campsite is flat but natural and has views over Seasalter and Whitstable to the entrance of the Thames Estuary. It is surrounded by 200 acres of ancient woodland that was used by the Romans to travel to Canterbury as well as Henry VIII to hunt through.

The campsite is laid back and off-grid (no electricity or wifi) so if you want to get away from it all and unwind in a peaceful open field surrounded by nature then this is for you


As of 2020, 180 acres of Ellenden Farm has been allocated to conservation. All fields are now put down to traditional English meadows. We use no pesticides or chemicals on the land and have joined forces with Natural England and the Bumblebee Conservation Trust teams to bring back as much fauna and flora as possible. When you stay at our campsite you will be staying in a conservation meadow full of wildlife!


The woodland has established footpaths and is teeming with wildlife.  During early spring there is a thick carpet of bluebells and primroses that spread as far as the eye can see throughout the trees.  During Autumn enjoy the wonderful, changing colours of the countryside.  Adjoining this wood is the nature reserve, Victory Wood, where the timber was sourced by the navy to build Nelson’s flagship the Victory.

There are also large ponds close to the site which are home to many birds and plants.


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”We loved the comfortable cosy cabin, everything you needed was provided with a nice warm welcome we had a really pleasant 3 nights stay. We will definitely be back to continue exploring the area” 

Karen & Felix

May 2019

“We had a fabulous stay and hope to visit again soon!”


May 2019

“Ellenden is a beautiful and peaceful hidden away gem. The two of us stayed in one of their brilliant shepherd huts for 3 nights over the May bank holiday weekend.

Blair was a great host ensuring we had everything that we needed during our stay. We had a great time and would love to visit again soon!!


May 2019

“Thank you for the great glamping overnight! Sitting outside in the afternoon sun doing absolutely nothing was good for us both.”

Liz & Pat

May 2019

We had a lovely stay, thank you for having us. So peaceful


May 2019

“Wir hatten eine wunderschöne und sehr entspannte Woche hier. Alles ist unglaublich liebevoll gestaltet und Blair ist ein sehr aufmerksamer Gastgeber, bei dem es einem an nichts fehlt. An die gemütlichen Sommerabende mit Feuerschale werden wir uns noch lange erinnern. Vielen Dank für die tolle Zeit!”

Marlies & Michael

July 2019

“Just wanted to say thank you so much for having us. You have a beautiful farm and we had everything we needed to celebrate our 1st year wedding anniversary :)! It was a lovely experience and hopefully, we can come back at some point!


August 2019

“We stayed for a weekend at Ellenden Farm. Blair was really welcoming and the place is so beautiful. I highly recommend it! We had everything we needed for a comfortable stay, they thought of everything! We can’t wait to go back.

We really did have an amazing time, you guys were great and the place is incredible. Thank you for everything. See you again”

Sophie & Rick

June 2019

Thank you so much for hosting us. Alex and I had such a wonderful time 🙂 

We’ll be back !!! 

July 2019

“We very much enjoyed our stay in ‘Poppy’ – it was lovely. All of the things we needed. The compostable toilet is working well for both the ladies and the one gentleman. All in all a great start to our holiday!”

With love Hannie, Rudi and Wiene

August 2019