The River Medway Canoes Camping Guide Guide On The Medway




Oak Weir Lock Basic with no facilities at the site. However this is a  very secluded site if you want to get away from it all.

Grid Ref is TQ654 473.




The Hop Farm Opened in 2009, The Hop Farm is a very large campsite with all facilities including toilets, showers, washing up facilities, campsite shop, and pub. The site is easily accessed from the Medway if you are paddling the canoe trail or is the perfect location to act as a base to explore the Medway from. Always advisable to book in advance and please mention that you are canoeing so that they can allocate you a spot nearer to the river.

Grid Ref :TQ666 477.

 To book call: 01622 870838 or email

Stoneham Lock This is a "rough it" campsite. There are no facilities here, just ground next to the disused lock.

Grid Ref is TQ681 489. Camping is free.



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Marlin Canoe Club Camp site The Marlin site is available for camping throughout the year as part of the Medway Canoe trail or just for a quite night by the river for individuals or groups.After a hard days paddling why not spend the evening around the fire with friends and a BBQ.   The site is a green field site, with acceess from the road or via the river and landing stage.

 Note that during winter there are no toilet/shower facilities on site. A combined toilet and shower unit is available on an Environment Agency site close by (via use of a special key). Please check with the Marlin site coordinator, or phone the Environment Agency to get hold of one .

Grid Ref: TQ 691 499

 To book call: 01622 752864 or contact via the Marlin Website


Allington Lock A great campsite located opposite the Malta Inn. This site is by far the best with toilets, showers, and kitchen sink for your washing up.

If you want to travel light the Environment Agency also has some cabins. Each cabin is heated and lit and can sleep up to 4 people.
The cabins also have sockets to charge phones. tablets there is also a BBQ area are less than 50 metres away.The cost of each cabin is £40 per night

Grid ref: TQ746 582. To book call 01622 752864.