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By Car from London/Maidstone
When on the M20 take exit 8 towards Lenham, A20. Stay on the A20 until you arrive in Charing and turn right towards Pluckley, Station Road. Follow the road and drive through Pluckley Village, after you have driven down the hill (Forge Hill road) it’s possible to turn right towards Headcorn & Egerton but stay on Smarden Road towards Smarden. After a few 100 meters you will find a small sign on your right hand side with Gooseberry Field Campsite. Our entrance is opposite Thorne Manor and Bow Cottage. If you have arrived at Pluckley Farm Shop you have driven to far, please turn around.
By Car from Folkestone/Ashford
From the M20 take exit 9 towards Ashford A20. Once arrived on the roundabout, take the first exit towards A20. At the next roundabout (John Lewis Home is on your right hand side) take the 4th exit. You are still on the A20 towards Charing, Lenham and Maidstone. After a few miles, take the exit to the left towards Hothfield (Station Road). Drive through the village of Hothfield and stay on the road. After a few miles you will pass a village called Little Chart with on your right hand side the Swann Inn. Stay on the road until you arrive at a T junction in Pluckley and turn left. Drive through Pluckley and drive down the hill. After a few 100 meters it’s possible to turn right towards Egerton and Headcorn but stay on Smarden Road until you see a sign on your right hand side with Gooseberry Field Campsite. Our Entrance is opposite Thorne Manor and Bow Cottage. If you pass Pluckley Farm Shop you have driven too far, please turn around.
The high speed train from St Pancrass International Station brings you to Gooseberry Field in less than 40 minutes and the South Eastern takes 1 hour and a bit to Pluckley Station.
The closest station is Pluckley Station, which is only a few minutes driving or a 20 minute walk from our campsite. Other stations are Charing Station (5 minutes drive) and Ashford International (15 minutes).