Style lovers find a chic retreat on Kent park

Comfy full-size beds and sumptuous surroundings make Broadhembury's camping experience like no other
Comfy full-size beds and sumptuous surroundings make Broadhembury’s camping experience like no other

Kent holidaymakers can now enjoy a luxury continental camping experience without the flap of putting up a tent – or even having to cross the Channel.

Broadhembury holiday park has teamed-up with the designers of the sumptuous Lotus Belle glamping tents to offer stays with savoir faire in the English countryside.

The multi-award winning park believes that Lotus Belle represents the latest stage in the evolution of glamping with their comfortable and stylish holiday retreats.

The eye-catching tents sleep up to four people, and provide a generous living area, heating, lighting, and full-size beds with duvets and pillows provided.

Lotus Belle glamping tents are praised for their design flair
Lotus Belle glamping tents are praised for their design flair

There are also barbecues and sto the tent door every morning.

With prices from £40.00 per night, the pods are already proving popular with couples and families seeking a fresh-air Kent holiday with the accent on pampering.

The park says they are also likely to swap sirens for the sound of silence as they sleep.

Despite its hideaway location in quiet countryside in the village of Kingsnorth, Broadhembury is just over half-an-hour’s train journey into central London from nearby Ashford.

Sally Taylor and her partner Lee Sto run the park which first started welcoming guests almost 50 years ago.

According to spend time exploring Kent’s surrounding countryside and its many attractions and nearby beaches.

The park already provides pitches for campers and the owners of torhomes, as well as caravan holiday homes for hire.

Now, she says, the popularity of glamping has persuaded the family to invest in some of the most stunningly designed and delightfully appointed units on the market:

The park provides tranquil surroundings deep in rural Kent
The park provides tranquil surroundings deep in rural Kent

“Almost everyone loves the notion of camping, but the realities of erecting a tent and packing it away afterwards can take the edge off the experience for some people,” she said.

“Glamping neatly sidesteps this problem, but still provide that wonderful sense of being out there in nature and coming closer to the sights and sounds of the countryside”.

“The concept is all about light and airy living in charmingly designed holiday accommodation, which is guaranteed to any stay,” added Sally.

Even in high summer, two people will pay just £60.00 per night for their glamping experience, plus an extra £10.00 per head for up to two children.

As well as a maximum five-star grading from VisitEngland, Broadhembury has won a host of other awards for the quality of its surroundings and hospitality.

It is also a member of the prestigious Best of British group of family-owned parks which provide assured high standards for guests seeking first-class holiday environments.

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