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Listed below are some recommendations for a number of beautiful local places to stay. Click on the title to be redirected to their website.

Canterbury Christ Church University 

Location: Four Location across the centre of Canterbury 


Unique Venues run the accommodation during the summer months at Canterbury Christ Church University, as well as the conference, meeting, and event facilities.

Whether you’re looking for a convenient city centre room, exclusive hire of a historic venue set in stunning gardens or an impressive contemporary venue; the Unique Venues in Kent Conference and Events team can help .

The Grove Ferry Inn

Location: Grove Ferry Road, Canterbury, CT3 4BP

Set right next to the River Stour, our neighbours have some stunning rooms with great views that you can stay in after a lovely day of paddling with us! They have a big menu, lots of drink options and also a big beer garden looking out over the river for you to enjoy. 

The Dog at Wingham

Location: Canterbury Road, Wingham, Canterbury CT3 1BB

Set within a Grade II Listed former coaching inn, this award-winning property occupies a prominent position opposite the church in the picturesque village of Wingham, just outside Canterbury. They have 8 luxury dog friendly guest rooms, a cosy pub lounge and a double rosette award winning restaurant, perfect for relaxing, dining and resting after an exhilarating day on the water! 

Nethergong Camping

Location: Nethergong Hill, Upstreet, Canterbury CT3 4DN

Nethergong campsite is a lovely local campsite just a short walk from our Grove Ferry site. 

"Ideal for those who want a back to nature camping experience combined with good facilities"

Airbnb Dutch River Boat

Location: Moored at The Grove Ferry Inn (CT3 4BP)

This Airbnb experience is floating just along the river Stour from our Grove Ferry site, and offers an exciting and unique place to stay.


"Such a unique little stay in a perfect location. A great little family break."

Embers Camping

Location: Embers Camping, Sandwich Road, Nonington, Dover, CT15 4HJ

‘The campsite is situated in a parkland with large oak trees, open spaces and countryside to enjoy whilst you stay with us. Fire baskets included on every pitch for campfires, hire bell tents and our famous wood-fired pizzas.’

"Stunning campsite. Possibly the best hot showers I've ever come across"

Hatchers Farm

Location: Hatchers Farm, The Street, Preston, Canterbury, CT3 1ED

 The generously sized pitches are sited amongst a beautiful cherry orchard, just round the corner from our Grove Ferry site.

"Traditional family run Kentish market garden farm"

Bow Cottage Airbnb

Location: Fordwich (exact location provided after booking)

Situated in Britain's smallest town, this two bedroom cosy cottage is a beautiful place to stay, and is just a short walk from our Fordwich site.

"This is a great location for walks directly from Fordwich and for exploring the outlying area"

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