Camping at Bewl Water

Please note the 2024 camping season will run May – September.

Nestled amidst breathtaking natural beauty, Bewl Water’s campsite offers a serene and relaxing retreat with the added glamping option of staying in comfortable yurts. If you seek peace and quiet, a place to unwind and bask in the tranquillity of a lakeside setting, camping at Bewl Water is sure to exceed your expectations.


Embrace the Great Outdoors:

Ideal for families and couples alike, Bewl Water provides the perfect opportunity to embrace the great outdoors and indulge in a true countryside getaway. As you step into this picturesque location, you’ll be greeted by the soothing sounds of nature and the captivating views of the reservoir.


Spacious Pitches for Unforgettable Moments:

Our spacious pitches are thoughtfully arranged in an open area, providing ample room for children to play and explore. For those seeking quiet moments, there are peaceful corners to soak up the summer sun and connect with nature. Additionally, there is plenty of communal space to foster connections and camaraderie with fellow campers.


A World of Natural Beauty:

Set within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Bewl Water serves as an idyllic base for your family staycation. Located less than an hour away from London and just 35 minutes from the enchanting Kent and Sussex coast, this picturesque location offers an array of delightful experiences. Explore nearby National Trust properties, immerse yourself in the beauty of the National Pinetum, venture onto mountain biking tracks, or dive into an Aqua Park adventure on-site. Moreover, you can relish the culinary delights of fine dining restaurants, visit local breweries, and unwind at superb country pubs.


A Season of Adventure and Serenity:

Throughout the 2023 camping season, from May to September, Bewl Water’s campsite with yurts is open to provide you with the ultimate escape to nature. Book your camping getaway now and immerse yourself in the beauty of Bewl Water, your oasis in the heart of the countryside.


Book Your Unforgettable Camping Adventure:

Book your unforgettable camping adventure at Bewl Water’s campsite with the option of yurts by clicking here. Experience the serenity and excitement of nature in one remarkable destination. Whether you’re seeking tranquillity by the lakeside or an adrenaline-filled day at the Aqua Park, Bewl Water has it all for an unforgettable experience.


Embrace Nature, Create Memories:

Escape the hustle and bustle of daily life and discover the magic of Bewl Water’s campsite with yurts. Create cherished memories with your family and friends while surrounded by the beauty of nature. Don’t miss out on this exceptional opportunity to connect with the great outdoors and embrace adventure in the heart of Kent and Sussex.

No single night bookings are available, a minimum 2 nights stay must be booked.

No group bookings are allowed – if a group booking is suspected your booking will be cancelled.

Visitors – For security and safety reasons, campers are not allowed to have visitors onto their pitches.

Terms and Conditions – The Site Manager reserves the right to exclude customers for breach of the Bewl Water camping terms and conditions.

*Please note that check-in is from 2pm-6pm. If you feel that you will be later than 6pm, please call us in advance on 07767 375115. The entrance gates close at 8pm. Anyone arriving after 8pm will be unable to gain access to the campsite.

You can see our FAQs here.

See our camping pre-arrival information here.


  • The Waterfront café overlooking the reservoir open 7 days a week, including our new ice cream parlour.
  • Aqua Park – inflatable obstacles on the lake.
  • Trout fishing available from boats and bank.
  • Bike hire to enjoy the 12.5 mile round reservoir route.
  • Laser challenge sessions available throughout the holidays and at weekends.
  • Miles of walking and cycling.
  • Showers and toilets open 24 hrs.
  • Fresh cold water taps in all camping fields.
  • Washing up stations with hot water.

Zone A – Pitches and are approximately 8m x 12m. Parking in the adjacent camping car park

Zone B – Pitches for Campervans and motorhomes up to 7m in Length, Tent pitches approximately 8m x 10m – Parking on Pitch. We recommend that all campervans and motorhomes bring chocks as all pitches are on a slight hill.

Zone C – Pitches and are approximately 8m x 10m. Cars-drop off only. Parking in adjacent camping car park.

We do not allow music, large groups or stag and hen parties so that you can expect peace and quiet throughout your stay.

Prices (per night):

  • Adult – £16
  • Child – from £9
  • Under 2’s – Free of charge
  • Car – £7
  • Camper van – £10
  • Motorhomes (Maximum length of 7 meters) – £15

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, the Waterfront Café serves hot and cold drinks, snacks, and a small selection of food. There is also our brand-new ice cream parlour attached to the Café. For the most up to date menu and opening hours click here.

Yes, there are cold water taps on all fields and a washing up station with hot water. All tap water is suitable to drink (unless stated) and can be potted for use next to your tents.

We are a dog friendly camp site for friendly, well behaved, and importantly quiet dogs.

No, unfortunately we don’t offer electricity.

You are allowed to play music very quietly until 10pm, however after that we ask for all music to be turned off.

Yes, you can park in the camping car park near to the main camping field. Some of our pitches have car parking spaces next to them.

We don’t permit open campfires at Bewl Water.

No, we don’t have a mini supermarket although we have a very well stocked Café that serves hot and cold drinks, snacks and meals throughout the day, your handbook has up to date information.

There are limited plug in points available, speak to the camp site manager at check in for further details.

To ensure the safety of all users, there is a 5mph speed limit on all roads, please adhere to the speed limit, drive slowly and considerately when leaving the site.

Yes, you can. A day pass costs £20.00 per day for an adult (18 and over), £10.00 per day for a junior (10-17 years) and FREE for children aged 5-9 years.

Procedures and guidance must be followed to ensure you are safe whilst afloat. All crafts must have public liability insurance. All users must be supervised by an adult over 21. We do not permit inflatable kayaks or canoes however inflatable SUPs are fine. A full list of rules and regulations as well as the day pass form will be sent to you one week prior to your arrival.

Yes in the Waterfront Café, although not on the campsite.

It depends on your network provider, some provider’s signals are poor.

You can check in from 2pm – 6pm.

If you feel that you will be later than 6pm, please call us in advance on 07767 375115. The entrance gates close at 8pm. Anyone arriving after 8pm will be unable to gain access to the campsite.

On your day of departure, you must check out by 11am.

We have a 96 hour cancellation period, whereby should you cancel within 96 hours, you will lose your payment. If you give us more than 96 hours’ notice, we will happily keep the payment in credit for you to rebook at a later date, subject to availability. Or you can receive a 50% refund of the full amount.

We don’t hire out tents, there are companies that can arrange this such as Tent2Hire and Contented Camping.

You can use your BBQ in your designated area, these need to be raised on a purpose built frame, please make sure that you dispose of waste and hot materials correctly. Please do not use any disposable BBQs.

There is strictly no unsupervised swimming in the reservoir. Open Water swimming sessions are provided by Tri Swim, for more information visit Tri Swim.

There is no ATM or cash back facilities at Bewl Water however you can pay by card everywhere on site.

Yes, you can. Please ensure you select the correct plot number on our camp site map when booking.