Ellie Motta
25th July 2023

Who doesn’t love relaxing under the stars watching the world go by whilst you’re lying on a comfortable bed in a shepherd’s hut, or going wild and camping in a tent in a beautiful field overlooking Kent?

Well look no further, Kent is filled with beautiful locations, so why not spend it in style with these top recommendations?

The Little Yurt Retreat 

Looking for that hassle-free, romantic retreat in the historic city of Canterbury? At the Little Yurt Retreat, you can stay in one of their beautiful Mongolian yurts designed for those looking for a break with nature whilst still being in the city. Relax in style with your own large outdoor bath for two and sit back and relax watching the sunset.

Enjoy a BBQ, Chimenea, Tardis toilet, log burner, Google home, fast Wi-Fi, board games, and fridge keeping you in your comfort zone but still allowing you to be one with nature!


This bespoke, family-run campsite is a perfect getaway for both families and couples with a huge range of locations to suit everyone’s camping preferences. Based in East Kent is Nethergong Camping, surrounded by wooded and open acres across a 26-acre site perfect for that camping/glamping experience.

Explore the hundreds of wildlife species at the site from frogs, to resident swan families, coots, ducks, moorhens, newts, lizards, bats and so much more!

Keepers Cottages

Hear the waves crashing when you stay in this refurbished vintage 1950s American Airstream which comes with a sauna. This comfy holiday home is fully equipped for basic meals and has a large bed which doubles up as a lounging space. Outside you can find a private garden with a bistro table and chairs alongside a BBQ, as well as, the sauna and shower room.

Nestled behind Wellington Parade in Kingsdown, this sheltered spot gives you access to the beach in seconds and is surrounded by amazing places to explore.

Port Lympne Hotel and Reserve

Glamping is always fun no matter who you go with but why not go that extra mile and camp in style in a wildlife park? At Port Lympne Hotel and Reserve, tucked away in the woods, you will find their beautiful and cosy Pinewood camping pods, perfect for those who are looking to be one with nature amidst the roars from the resident lions and tigers. Perfect for that romantic getaway or that amazing family night in,gather around the fire pit to toast those marshmallows whilst watching the shooting stars.

Not only this, but at Port Lympne they have many other accommodations from Bear Lodge, Pinewood Shepherd Huts, Treehouses, Hog Deer Creek, Rhino Lodge, Tiger lodge, plus so much more… with this wide variety of accommodations, what better way to camp and glamp?

Big Cat Sanctuary

We’re going to walk on the wild side with this one at The Big Cat Sanctuary. Wake up to the roar of the lions at this overnight stay and enjoy their Overnight Big Cat Safari Experience perfect for those who love wild cats. Start the stay of a lifetime with a glass of bubbly and afternoon tea right by the Asiatic Lions before venturing on your tour around the sanctuary. With a fun-filled day packed with a brilliant itinerary, rest your head in the luxury cabin where you can listen to the lions all throughout the night.

Wheatfields Luxury Glamping

Located just on the edge of Romney Marsh is Wheatfields Luxury Glamping offering beautiful safari lodges. Perfect for a family vacation or a friend’s trip away whilst still enjoying the beautiful nature in Kent. These en-suite safari tents can sleep up to eight people and come with hot showers, wood burners and comfy and luxury bedding, making this the perfect relaxing and memorable staycation.

Broadhembury Camping and Caravan Park

Are you seeking that little romance getaway or a family fun-filled break? Stay at Broadhembury for an excellent holiday experience offering glamping pods or bell tents to keep you warm and cosy whilst still being one with nature. Both are fully equipped with heating and lighting, gas BBQs, pots and pans, cutlery and crockery and you even get access to the campers kitchens fully equipped with a fridge, freezer, microwave and washing up area. Located in Ashford you really aren’t too far from the town but yet far enough away to still enjoy the quietness of the countryside.

Romney Marsh Shepherd Huts

Here’s one for those looking for open skies giving you that breathtaking view! Romney Marsh Shepherds Huts creates those beautiful moments and captures your imagination whilst still being in a relaxed and comfy location. Each hut is filled with everything that you need to make this staycation as easy as possible, including a double bed, toilet and shower room, two ring hot plate, fridge, kettle, toaster, log burner and a fire pit. The huts are fenced outside giving you your own private area so throw open those doors and take in the fresh air whilst enjoying the views!

Badgells Wood

This is an experience for those who love the woods, and is as close to wild camping as possible! Immerse yourself inside the beautiful ancient woodlands in Kent just one hour away from London, disconnecting you from that everyday life and helping you to feel relaxed and reconnect with nature, yourself and others.

Stay in one of their bell tents which is an ideal stay for those who would life to dip their toes into woodland camping for the first time allowing you to sleep with nature whilst still feeling comfortable and relaxed.

Waterside Lodges at St. Andrews Lake

The perfect glamping location with amazing water-based activities doesn’t existttt…. Oh wait yes it does! Waterside Lodges at Sta Andrews Lake is a part of the Evermore Lodge Holidays Collection with a wide variety of water-based activities from an inflatable aquapark, kayaking, paddle boarding, sailing boats and more. But the excitement doesn’t stop there! Stay in one of their stunning floating lodges. Yes, you heard me a lodge that is on the freshwater lake and comes with its own decking areas and private hot tubs!

Kits Coty Glamping

Looking for that quirky, quiet glamping site to take the family? Then Kits Coty Glamping is the place to visit! They were awarded gold in the Glamping Business of the year category at the 2020/21 Beautiful South Awards. Relax in peaceful accommodation and surroundings with their themed tipi and bell tents, a vintage shepherd hut and modern facilities making this the perfect spot for everyone.

Quex Livery Glamping

Take a break and relax in 250 acres of the beautiful and peaceful Quex Park Estate at Quex Park Livery Glamping, a family business with four glamping pods. Stay in the bell tents all offering quality comfort and beautiful décor with privacy and quietness allowing you to enjoy that relaxation  you’ve been dreaming about.

Chapel House Estate Lodges

Here’s a lodge that allows you to be one with nature whilst still having that luxury feeling whilst sleeping. Chapel House Estate has nine lodges tucked away in the picturesque landscape and is so close to Ramsgate, Margate, Broadstairs, Whitstable and Canterbury! All of the lodges are named after birds that can be seen on the Estate so keep an eye out for your bird.

Rebel Farmers Tipi Glamping

This is the perfect countryside escape for you and the family! Stay in one of the majestic tipis giving you that glorious, glamping experience whilst sleeping under the stars and waking up to the beautiful views of the North Downs. When you are not planning to use the BBQ by the campfire then Rebel Farmers has a magical dining space filled with twinkly solar lights filled with salad and herbs (homegrown) which you are welcome to pick yourself and cook within the kitchen.

Greenhill Glamping

Are you shocked by how many glamping and camping places Kent has to offer? Well, there’s still more… Greenhill Glamping is an amazing luxury experience set on a family farm within the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty – making this a perfect place to get in touch with your nature-loving side. They offer a unique self-catering stay for two in a fully restored vintage Shepherd’s Huts with panoramic views of the farm and the Kent Downs giving you that outdoor life whilst still having the feel of being at home.

Little Elses

Let’s take a breather from our everyday lives and immerse ourselves with nature at Little Elses, a small adult only site located in Sevenoaks. Surrounded by wildflower meadows, the luxury bell tents make a perfect getaway for those looking for that secluded time away in the countryside. With plenty to see and do in the area including footpaths, cycle rides, restaurants, vineyards and National Trust sites you really will feel one with the wild!

The Nut Plat Retreat

The idea of sleeping in the wild doesn’t always sound that appealing to everyone but what if I told you Nut Plat Retreat offers different types of accommodations from boutique living vans and wood cains allowing you to push yourself out of your comfort zone whilst still feeling comfortable. Found in their own secluded private space in the beautiful Kent countryside, guests have their own separate kitchen, bedroom facilities, fire put and a BBQ area, fully kitted to satisfy all of your needs.

Knights Glamping at Leeds Castle

You’ll be glad to hear that this is the last camping/glamping that we recommend, although it’s last it’s certainly not the least… Ever wondered what life was like as a a Medieval knight? Well, Leeds Castle is giving you that experience but in style! This is a unique glamping experience for those wanting to escape their busy day-to-day life whilst enjoying a fun and different experience. Sleep in the luxury striped pavilion perfect for families, couples and groups who love medieval history and enjoy those lazy summer evenings outside whilst eating like a knight would have before going into battle! Have you ever heard of such an amazing experience whilst camping?