Embers Knowlton, Campsite in Kent - The Knowlton Estate

Embers Knowlton, Campsite in Kent

Situated in the picturesque Kent countryside, just 10 miles from the coast you'll find Embers Knowlton.  

This campsite has so much to offer set in a parkland with huge open spaces and large oak trees - perfect for a family kick about or a game of rounders! Take a stroll to the local pub or take full advantage of the stunning Southeast coast and venture down for a swim or a hike!

What We Offer at Embers Knowlton, Campsite in Kent

what's on site

We want you to enjoy your stay at Embers just as nature intended, but that doesn’t mean going without clean facilities. 

All our bathrooms are kept meticulously clean and have flushing toilets and piping hot showers…a real comfort when you are camping, leaving you refreshed and ready to take on the day ahead, but please don’t forget to bring your own towel, as these aren’t included.

There are large spaces for games  - so bring a football and enjoy a kickabout with the family. Embers is a tent only site, so you can pitch your family tent on our generous pitch sizes or hire a 5m Bell tent, pre-pitched before your arrival with superior airbed options.

Our onsite shop serves barista coffees, delicious hot food, snacks, drinks and some camping essentials.

hot food, beverages & The Embers Snack Bar

Our famous stone-fired pizzas are freshly made on site and individually fired. Available via pre-ordering before you arrive on site - keep an eye out for an email for pre-orders, about 5 days before you arrive on site.

The Embers Snack Bar stocks all the drink & snack essentials - from freshly ground barista coffee to super creamy ice-cream, snacks and ice-cold drinks.

Please see our food menu here and onsite Snack Bar items here.

Please note that food offerings are subject to availability and so may not be available every evening.

The Local area & Sandwich Bay

The Local area & Sandwich Bay

You are really spoilt for choice when you stay at our embers campsite in Kent.  There are miles of countryside to explore from site, or take a daytrip and visit the local beaches only 10 miles away. 

The historic and quaint town of Sandwich is only a short drive from the campsite, with it's stunning architecture and beautiful stretch of seaside beach, there's lots to keep everyone busy.

local attractions

Canoe Wild

Canoe Wild offers everything you could wish for from a River Adventure. You can hire Canoes, Kayaks and Standup Paddleboards for an hour or to do a river trip from Britain’s oldest town Fordwich to Grove Ferry. They also offer group activities such as guided paddles, raft building and tours. It costs from as little as £19 to enjoy the tranquillity of the River Stour.

Deal Castle Beach

A long-pebbled beach, with a seafront promenade and pier. Relax on the beach with some fish and chips, take a dip or explore the charming Old Town and Castle. There are several car parks and spaces dotted around the seafront for easy access.

Betteshanger Park

The 250-acre park at Betteshanger has miles of traffic-free cycling, muddy mountain bike trails, outdoor playpark, archery, den building, forest school, fossil hunting, geocaching and military fitness plus a range of sensational seasonal events. A range of bicycles and helmets are available for hire.

For a full interactive map with more information and other attractions, please click here.


local pubs

local pubs

Specially chosen for their individual charm, these pubs are some of our favourites which serve local seasonal food and are sure to give you a warm welcome!

The George & Dragon - set along the River Stour in the smallest town in England.

The Griffins Head - a typical Kentish pub within walking distance, serving seasonal food.

Fitzwalter Arms - said to have been visited by Jane Austin, a traditional pub full of character.

The Coach and Horses - with their award-winning gardens, the perfect setting for a family pub lunch.

directions, check-in and parking

directions, check-in and parking

You'll find our site on a large parkland at the Knowlton Estate . With such a spectacular views, we'd hate to spoil it with cars so we ask that after unloading your vehicle you park in the overnight car-park for the duration of your stay. 

Check in is from 2pm until 8pm. You can drive directly up to the site where our staff will be there to check you in and then direct you to your pitch so you can set up camp. Once you've unloaded, we ask that you move and park your vehicle in the car park. No vehicles are allowed on site once check in has closed. This keeps the campsite full of safe, open space, perfect for little ones to be running around in.

Due to our site's secluded and private location, we recommend using What3Words to guide you directly to the campsite entrance. Simply follow the link below to take you directly to What3Words, zoom out to get an idea of the roads you'll be travelling on, then select a google map or navigation of your choice to guide you straight to the campsite entrance!

DIRECTIONS – Click Here.

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