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Affordable, fun family days out. Tranquil river cruises to Nat Trust Bodiam Castle. Mess about on the river in kayak/rowing boat/canoe/SUP. Stay in our small campsite; campfires encouraged. Enjoy hearty breakfast, lunch (speciality Spanish Tapas) or...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Riverside Cottage Rye Road | A268, Newenden TN18 5PP, England
All reviews boat trip fire pit night camping trip fantastic spot row boat boat station full english life vests hot sunny day lovely trip food was lovely wharf cafe few hours great fun beautiful scenery the pub camping facilities
On our way to Camber Sands, my husband and I fancied a coffee and stumbled on this lovely cafe. They made lovely coffees and even allowed our dog to come through into the back garden.
I was after a sandwich as well as I was...More
Date of experience: March 2019
BodiamBoatingStation, Owner at Bodiam Boating Station, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago
Thank you so much for your comments. If you swing by again on a rainy day, we are happy for dogs to sit inside too! Hope you get a chance to make use of the river next time.
The kayaks are fun and safe especially with little ones in tow. We also took a ferry down to the castle. The driver on the way chatted to us giving us lots of information and was very friendly- the little ferry was a bit noisy...More
A nice place for a family day out. Had a nice boat trip to the castle and a nice brunch on our return. Typical UK weather, it bloody rained and we didn't have an umbrella with us. Will certainly take one next time
We had a chance to do the river cruise on a most beautiful October day it was an absolute delight,so reasonably priced and staff so lovely
Danni Lee was just perfect for this,how lucky are we to have fantastic places like this in the U.K....More
Date of experience: October 2018
BodiamBoatingStation, Owner at Bodiam Boating Station, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018
Thank you so much for your kind words- makes all the hard work worthwhile! Look forward to seeing you again here soon I hope.
We recently visited Bodiam Boating Station for a 2 night camping trip, we had a new tent to try out and wanted to see how our young grandsons 3 & 18 months would like camping. All the staff were welcoming and helpful, we had a...More
We pre booked online for a kayaking trip last saturday from start to finish we were looked after really well we were safe in the knowledge that our chevy van was in safe hands whilst we enjoyed the water. The experience was amazing so much...More
We started to phone first thing in the morning , kept trying ( on redial as well) for 2 hours . . . .no one answered... , line busy . . . . We gave up ... We are amazed at the lack of professionalism...More
Date of experience: August 2018
BodiamBoatingStation, Manager at Bodiam Boating Station, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018
I'm sorry to hear you couldn't get through to us. We are answering the phones constantly from 8.30-6pm hence the line was busy. We picked up every phone call yesterday and if we were ignoring calls, the phone would have kept ringing. This is not...More