Deer Park Campsite is the ideal location for a variety of traditional country pursuits available on the Eridge Estate and surrounding area.

Trout Fishing

The magical two-acre trout lake in the heart of Eridge Park is the original source of the Tunbridge Wells spa. The lake is well stocked with quality Rainbow and Brown trout ranging from 2lb 8oz to 8lb, and is open to all on day fishing tickets.

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Clay Pigeon Shooting

Clay shooting opportunities for everyone, including beginners and youngsters. Meadowhead Sporting specialise in teaching beginners safe gun handling in a relaxed and friendly environment.

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Other events on the Eridge Estate

The Eridge Estate hosts a number of public events every year including festivals, country fairs, sporting competitions and charity galas. Events staged at Eridge Park benefit from the glorious gardens, stunning views across the Sussex Weald and excellent facilities, including easy access for visitors from across Kent and Sussex and even London plus ample parking.
Events include:
Black Deer Festival
Tough Runner
Muddy Dogs
Jazz on the Pantiles
(Tunbridge Wells)
Soul Train
Farmers Market
(Tunbridge Wells)

See our events calendar for the full listings.

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Local attractions

You can also enjoy the Mayfield and Tunbridge Wells circular walks which take you through some lovely woods and meadows in this fertile and beautiful countryside. Bedgebury Forest and National Park is only 11 miles away, which is a stunning area of natural beauty with miles of walks and cycling paths, including ’Go Ape,’ a hugely fun activity where you can swing through the trees. If you are a water sports enthusiast, Bewl Water is the place to visit with lots of activities including sailing, canoeing and windsurfing. Visit Scotney Castle, Hever Castle and Penshurst Place, heritage heaven!

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Local Pubs

The Nevill Crest and Gun is 1.4 miles from the campsite (Eridge Green)
01892 864 209

The Huntsman Pub is 2.2 miles from the campsite (Eridge)
01892 864 258

The Abergavenny Arms is 4.1 miles from the campsite (Frant)


01892 750 233

The George is 4.2 miles from the campsite (Frant)


01892 750 350