Deer Park Campsite is the ideal location for a variety of traditional country pursuits available on the Eridge Estate and surrounding area.
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.
More information from www.chalybeatetroutfishery.co.uk
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.
For more information www.clayshoots.co.uk
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.
Black Deer Festival
Jazz on the Pantiles (Tunbridge Wells)
Farmers Market (Tunbridge Wells)
See our events calendar for the full listings.
For more information www.eridgepark.co.uk/events/
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!
For more information www.visittunbridgewells.com
For more information www.visitkent.co.uk
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