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THINGS TO DO

Check out this list of some of the things you can do in the local area, so you can get out and explore.

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HEADCORN
VILLAGE

Discover the charms of nearby Headcorn village with its quaint tearooms, antique shop, and local amenities, including a village pub. For a change of pace, explore Smarden village and enjoy The Smarden Bell or The Chequers pub. Further afield, find a variety of excellent eateries, pubs, and takeaways. Alternatively, stay on-site and barbecue your own meal. Headcorn train station offers direct lines to London, Canterbury, and the South Coast. Bus services conveniently connect to Maidstone and Tenterden, a charming town worth exploring. Your stay promises both tranquility and easy access to vibrant destinations.

LEEDS
CASTLE

Discover the enchanting allure of Leeds Castle, just a short 20-minute drive from Go Glamp. Immerse yourself in the rich history and beauty of the Castle, where adventure awaits at every turn. Unleash your inner explorer as you roam the Playgrounds, witness majestic birds at the Bird of Prey Centre, marvel at thrilling Falconry Displays, and indulge in a round of Adventure Golf. Delight in the serene Gardens and treat yourself to a delightful dining experience at the Castle View Restaurant.

To ensure a seamless experience, we recommend securing your spot by booking ahead in advance and reserving a preferred time slot for your visit. Leeds Castle promises a day filled with captivating moments and cherished memories.

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BIG CAT
SANCTUARY

Meet our literal neighbours – the majestic creatures whose roars may serenade you, especially at dawn and dusk. We're fortunate to share proximity with the Big Cat Sanctuary, a 32-acre haven operated by a charitable organisation. This sanctuary is dedicated to the successful breeding of endangered large and small cats, contributing to the European Endangered Species Breeding Programme. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of this unique and vital initiative.

HOWLETTS WILD
ANIMAL PARK

Howletts, Kent's pioneering wild animal park. Spread across 100 acres, this exceptional site houses 390 animals representing 52 diverse species. Encounter the exclusive herd of African elephants in Kent, observe western lowland gorillas, marvel at honey badgers, and witness the grace of tigers, lions, leopards, and many other fascinating creatures. Immerse yourself in the captivating world of Howletts and experience the wonder of wildlife conservation.

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PORT LYMPNE
SAFARI PARK

Explore the vast wonders of Port Lympne Safari Park, a sprawling 600-acre site that shelters over 900 animals. Witness the majestic spectacle of the UK's largest black rhino herd, encounter the intelligence of western lowland gorillas, and marvel at the presence of tigers, lions, leopards, and a diverse array of captivating creatures. Immerse yourself in the richness of wildlife at this expansive sanctuary.

HISTORIC
KENT

Discover the allure of Canterbury, a historic city boasting its renowned and breathtaking Cathedral, just a short 45-minute drive away. Alternatively, head in the opposite direction to explore the rich history of Rochester and the maritime heritage of Chatham Dockyard. Whether you seek architectural splendor or maritime fascination, both destinations promise a journey into the past.

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HEADCORN
AERODROME

Indulge your fascination with aviation or simply relish the excitement of spectating at Headcorn Aerodrome, where a dynamic calendar of events unfolds throughout the year. From thrilling airshows to engaging flying displays, the aerodrome offers a diverse range of experiences that cater to all interests. Whether you're captivated by the art of flying or just enjoy the spectacle, Headcorn Aerodrome provides a unique and entertaining atmosphere for aviation enthusiasts and spectators alike. Immerse yourself in the world of aviation at this vibrant hub of aeronautical activity.

DOVER &
FOLKSTONE

Conveniently located, we are a mere 30-40 minutes away from the ports of Dover and Folkestone, offering swift access to cross the Channel to France via high-speed train or ferry. In just a couple of hours, find yourself in the heart of Paris, making international adventures easily accessible. Alternatively, delve into history by exploring Medieval Dover Castle, a commanding structure perched on the iconic White Cliffs. This English heritage attraction promises a captivating journey through time, providing a rich and immersive experience for all visitors.

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FANCY A TREK?

Explore the picturesque Kent countryside by embarking on a leisurely walk or cycling adventure through the charming country lanes. Discover the beauty of the landscape and the tranquility of the surroundings. For inspiration and guidance on the best routes, be sure to check out Explore Kent.

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SAMS

LAKES

Sam's Lakes span across 20 acres of flat terrain, featuring two lakes that collectively cover 6 acres and offer more than 60 swims. Both lakes are abundantly stocked with a variety of fish, including carp, tench, barbel, rudd, roach, chub, perch, and bream.

FANCY A TREK?

EXPLORE THE PICTURESQUE KENT COUNTRYSIDE BY EMBARKING ON A LEISURELY WALK OR CYCLING ADVENTURE THROUGH THE CHARMING COUNTRY LANES. DISCOVER THE BEAUTY OF THE LANDSCAPE AND THE TRANQUILITY OF THE SURROUNDINGS. FOR INSPIRATION AND GUIDANCE ON THE BEST ROUTES, BE SURE TO CHECK OUT EXPLORE KENT.

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