New Barns Farm

Lucks Lane, Paddock Wood, Tonbridge, Kent, TN12 6PB

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Ideal for ...

  • Dogs
  • Peaceful stays

Why stay here ...

Please Note: This CL will only be taking bookings for 2021 onwards.

New Barns Farm Caravan Site is off the road down a small road and is quiet, flat and secure. Each caravan has electric hook ups. Water is available and the site offers a toilet block with two toilets, three washbasins and a shower.

Paddock Wood is an ideal base to travel around the local area. We have a variety of National Trust properties within easy reach. The Spa town of Tunbridge Wells is only a 15 minute drive and a great place for restaurants and shopping.

There is the world famous church with Marc Chagall windows, 7 minutes away at Tudely/Five Oak Green - beautiful when the sun is setting.

We have several old pubs within a ten minute drive to sample local produce and ales. There are fishing lakes close by and one in our lane. Bewl Bridge reservoir with its renowned trout fishing and walks is no more than 15 minutes away and of course there are the Beaches of Camber or Hastings around 30 miles away. Then of course there is a fast train to London which is a 15 minute walk or 5 minute drive away.

Suggested places to visit: Sissinghurst Castle, Scotney Castle, Hever Castle, Item Moat and Knole Castle and Deer Park.

Pubs to visit: Chequers at Laddingford, Woolpack at Benover, Bush, Blackbird & Thrush at East Peckham, The Swan at West Peckham and the Tickled Trout - Yalding.

Facilities on site ...

  • Dog walk from site
  • Information room
  • Recycling facilities
  • Shower (exclusive use)
  • TV reception: fair
  • WC (exclusive use)

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0.75 acres

Electric amperage: 16

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Postcode:
TN12 6PB
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GPS:
Lat 51.186554 / Lon 0.401736
OS field ref:
TQ680458
OS map ref:
188

Transport links

  • Bus stop within 1 mile
  • Buses go to: Maidstone, Tunbridge Wells
  • Daily public transport within 1 mile
  • Nearest port: Dover (35 miles)
  • Nearest train station: Paddock Wood
  • Train station within 5 miles

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Blissfully peaceful

New Barns Farm
This must be the most peaceful site we've stayed at. Waking up in the morning and going to bed at night, the sound of birdsong was beautiful. We will definitely return for another chance to tour the delights of Kent. The site provides for the basic needs of a caravanner, without all the bells and whistles that alternatives may have to offer. Exactly what we needed, but possibly not for those with small children expecting playground facilities. The pitches are flat and easy to get into with services for water, electricity and grey water disposal at hand. Access from the major roads was no problem and the owners were a delight to talk to and provided us with lots of useful information about the area. It's an excellent situation for reaching the south coast beaches, Canterbury and the houses and countryside of central Kent. What more can you ask for from a CL.

Freewheeling Smiths

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Reviewed on 21/08/2021 17:16

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Another lovely peaceful break

New Barns Farm
We have just had 5 days at this lovely peaceful cl site. The area is very rural despite being easily accessible to many areas of interest. Electrical hook up and water available, with the extra advantage of a wash block. The owners, and their dogs, are delightful and very welcoming and happy to share information of pubs, shops and places to visit. I’m sure we shall be visiting again, to go to the places we haven’t been able to get to yet.

Bilberries

Reviewed on 11/05/2021 20:54

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New Barns Farm
We have spent another great weekend and can highly recommend if you are looking for a quiet well kept site with plenty of walks . Our hosts made us very welcome as usual and we had a great weekend for family and a bbq. An added amenity of a toilet and shower are most welcome. We have been going here for 2 years and are never disappointed.

Eve austin

Reviewed on 30/05/2019 11:37

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Run down but peaceful

New Barns Farm

Arrived to find that the field was empty, so had the pick of pitches. Electric and water available. However, the grass had not been cut for ages. The toilets and showers were not clean, although worked fine. The chemical disposal point was totally full and blocked and did not smell good. The owners dogs were able to roam on the field, which was fine, it is their home. However, the dogs messed in the field and this was not cleared up. Disappointed overall, especially as the site had received 5 star reviews overall on the clubs review page.

Comment from the Club:

Many thanks for your review. The CL owner has been in touch as he was very sorry to read that you did not enjoy the site. He was actually unwell towards the end of last year however the site is now being maintained to the normal high standards. 

GrahamAndSueP

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Reviewed on 05/10/2018 21:52

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Some upgrades required

New Barns Farm
Access from the B2160 along Lucks Lane is not encouraging - the lane is narrow, bumpy and surprisingly busy. The turn into the site again does not give a good impression, leading past some very shabby old industrial/agricultural buildings. The CL field itself is quite spacious with marked pitches and a row of hook-up bollards. There is a Portacabin containing a shower, basins and wc's which is adequate but not luxurious. Curiously I could not find any chemical toilet emptying point other than in the wc's. A tap for rinsing is outside the portacabin. However, I have seen worse. David, the owner, explained that he had been ill and appologised the facilities were not up to usual standards. The grass on the site was a bit longer than ideal, meaning wet feet. An interesting feature of the site was that a pair of Little Owls nest/roost in the trees nearby. We used the site as a base to visit several NT properties - Old Soar Barn, Ightham Mote, Knole and Chartwell. Had we had longer there were numerous other properties we could have easily visited from our base at New Barns. Overall, other than the wonderful NT places, we found the towns and villages in this part of Kent rather unattractive and lacking any scenic charm, but this is a very subjective view.

johnosh

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Reviewed on 03/10/2018 23:21

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