Welcome to Hamiltonfarmairstrip.co.uk
The home of the Bilsington Flyers & a approved CL Caravan and Motorhome site
A little about us & our past
Hamilton Farm Airstrip
During WW2 an airfield was constructed next to Hamilton farm The USAAF Ninth Air Force required
several temporary Advanced Landing Ground (ALG) along the channel coast prior to the June 1944
Normandy invasion to provide tactical air support for the ground forces landing in France.
Kingsnorth airfield was selected in July 1942 and given the final go-ahead for construction in
December with a completion date of 1 March 1943.
Hamilton Farm is a non profit making venture which cater’s for microlights and light aircraft owners
as a hobby. Being only 4 miles S.E of Ashford most of the owners are local.
Other activities at the farm include clay pigeon shooting to help
towards local charity.
The air strip is not open for visiting aircraft.
It is a working farm and sheep graze during the winter months.
Hay is grown during the summer and distributed local mainly to the equestrian paternity.
We have a positive wildlife policy with three well stocked ponds, which encourages
all type of wild life ranging from adders to newts and herons.
To increase this one acre has been set aside which is only grazed in winter to encourage butterflies and an array of wild flowers.
Why stay with us?
We are ideal for
Adults, Dogs, Fishing, Peaceful stays, Scenic views, Waterside stays.
Hamilton Farm CL is situated on a private airfield where Richard Thomas operates from with his own acrobatic plane. Also the occasional visiting aircraft can be seen. Our site is centrally located, just 3 miles SSE of Ashford. Cantebury is 13 miles away, Rye 15 miles and Folkestone is 13 miles.
Set in nearly 70 acres, it has a fantastic lake with 4 additional ponds where CAMC members can fish for Carp, Tench, Rudd and Roach. The CL is adults only for this reason.
There are also 5 large grass pitches, all of which had 10 amps electric hook-ups.No size restriction:
Toilet block and shower facilities; Dish-washing facilities: Dog friendly: Information office: Good TV signal:
Excellent road and rail links to other parts of the country. Easy Motorhome parking in nearby Ashford & Canterbury.
Close to award winning beaches. World-famous castles, gardens, vineyards - all in easy reach.
The nearest pub is The White Horse Bilsington - 1.5 miles away on the edge of Romney Marsh. Great food.
The Farriers Arms is 2 miles away in the village of Mersham. With live music some nights & a beer festival (last weekend of July).
Including wonderful home cooked food. https://www.thefarriersarms.com/
Take away food can also be ordered from various places in Ashford and delivered to your door.
Cycling & Walking - There are many cycle routes and beautiful walks on and off road within the local area.
Facilities on site ...
Battery charging: Coarse fishing: Dog walk from site: Information room: Recycling facilities:
Shower (exclusive use): TV reception: good: Unfenced water: WC (exclusive use):
Club member Open dates: 01 Apr 2018 - 30 Sep 2018 Earliest arrival time:2:00 PM. Type of pitch: grass. Electric hook up available.
Prices from £15. Please contact Richard for full costs.
Here are two of our new fish stock added for 2019
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