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Laid Back and Relaxing

Laid Back and Relaxing

What a review!  Thank you for sharing your very kind thoughts with us.  We're so delighted you enjoyed our stay and look forward to seeing you back here again soon.   "We arrived met by Blair, who gave us a quick tour of the site, explaining about the location...

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Fiery Clearwing

Fiery Clearwing

An exciting find on the farm by one of the conservationist 'Bumblebee Bex'. It's been confirmed as a Fiery Clear Wing - these are rare and fully protected. It's good to know that management and conservation are working well together!

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Spring Reflections

Spring Reflections

Spring is here and it is the perfect time to reconnect with nature, all wildlife and hopefully a new healing world. I hope as a species we can reflect and learn from these difficult times and take it as an opportunity to adjust and improve our behaviour and habits to...

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Twelve Days of Christmas minus the Turtle Doves!

Twelve Days of Christmas minus the Turtle Doves!

Bah Humbug… 'The twelve days of Christmas' without the turtle doves?  Not on our watch! Turtle Dove numbers have declined in the UK by 93% since 1994 and with similar figures in Europe As of next year, we will start working with RSPB to create the perfect habitat for...

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Calm on the Farm

Calm on the Farm

It's always sad when the season is over but we had amazing time and interesting guests from all walks of life who loved their time here on the farm just doing nothing. We're looking forward to next year and seeing our regulars return. We will be opening up in May 2020...

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Buzzing in the Summer

Buzzing in the Summer

We've just a had a snapshot survey done on how the bees were doing on the farm since we planted a large clover crop and the good news is that there are hundreds of bumblebees and other pollinating insects - which is what we want. Here's the rare shrill carder bee...

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Looking after the birds

Looking after the birds

A busy June on the farm and with the glamping.  We had amazing people staying who just loved it, chilling in a field full of tall grass and watching the barn owls patrolling in the evening sun. Good news on the bird front.  We are now working with the RSPB in bringing...

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Buzzing Around

Buzzing Around

As you know as of next year the farm is going down to conservation and as we are working closely with The Bumblebee Conservation Trust I wanted to share this cute picture and some useless information with you all. "Did you know that bees sleep between five and eight...

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Bank Holiday here at Ellenden Farm

Bank Holiday here at Ellenden Farm

Had an amazing bank holiday at the campsite, it’s so nice when people book and arrive who just’ get it’. The campers over the weekend were laid back and just chilled enjoyed the scenery but also rode the crab and winkle way on their bikes. They loved it. We also...

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So much space – celebrating Spring!

So much space – celebrating Spring!

Space There's just so much space here at Ellenden Farm Camping in East Kent.  Our site was full over the Easter break and when I say full, the three shacks were occupied!  The Easter weekend coincided with the arrivals of the bluebells in our wood - a truly wonderful...

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Looking After our Countryside

Looking After our Countryside

We are working with Natural England to protect our ancient woodlands, its wildlife and flora and part of this means clearing litter thrown from cars and left by walkers in the woods. We are an all-consuming and destructive species with little respect for our...

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What to do in 2019 at Ellenden Farm?

What to do in 2019 at Ellenden Farm?

The weather has been amazing recently on the farm which is giving us hope for a good season this year and many new adventures. As there are so many beautiful woodland walks and cycling destinations nearby we have installed a new shower and toilet to ensure everyone...

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2019 – Time to try off-grid camping?

2019 – Time to try off-grid camping?

What an enjoyable season 2018 was. We welcomed amazing, laid-back visitors who just got it. They got that we are off-grid, relaxed and the perfect place to download, destress and just do nothing! We had groups of cyclists, walkers and people doing nothing except...

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Welcome to our Country Clinic

Welcome to our Country Clinic

We offer simple ways for you to improve your wellbeing Soak up nature, breathe slowly to alleviate the stress of life, stop and smell the flowers Improve your mental and physical health surrounds yourself with green, we offer fields and woodland in a range of calming...

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Warming the soul: Firepits

Warming the soul: Firepits

For early man the obvious benefits of fire were for cooking, warmth and protection it helped advanced us as a species. Sitting around a roaring fire made us sociable, it is a focal point for people to gather around keeping warm gazing into the flames and recounting...

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Whitstable Oyster Festival

Whitstable Oyster Festival

Whitstable’s world-famous Oyster Festival in held in July each yearThis is three day festival of music, culture food and drink. The town is always busy and accommodation will be sparse and costly. We are situated 5 minutes away by car and ten by bus. If you want to...

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