Self-catering Accommodation

Whatever your reason for visiting Kent, the Field Centre offers modern, comfortable, self-catering accommodation, allowing you to be on hand for early morning bird ringing, late night moth trapping, club events or just more time to explore the local area.

We have a range of accommodation available which is described below, details are also available in this printable leaflet – Accommodation leaflet

Please find our COVID-19 protocol for guests staying at the Observatory hereCOVID-19 Protocol for Guests

Twin Rooms & Family Room

Guests have use of shared shower facilities, kitchen, dining room and lounge. All bedding and towels are provided.

The family room has two single beds and two bunks (i.e. six beds in total).

Please let us know when booking a twin room if you require a sink in the room.

  • Family Room
    Family Room

  • Standard Room
    Standard Room

  • Twin Room

  • Public Lounge
    Guest Lounge

  • Showers
    Shower room

Click above to scroll through more pictures of our accommodation.

Accommodation Prices

Full payment should be made in advance unless otherwise arranged (see below).

Family room per night £45.00 SBBOT Members £50.00 Non Members
Twin room per night* £25.00  SBBOT Members £30.00 Non Members

* price for whole room whether one or two occupants

Terms & Conditions

Membership started when booking the accommodation or while staying will not affect the fees for the current visit; i.e. no reductions this time.

Bookings can be secured by payment of a 50% non-refundable deposit within 7 days of making the reservation. The balance is due two months before arrival. If the booking is made within two months then full payment is required.  We need at least three working days notice in order to arrange a booking and payment prior to arrival.  We do not take last minute bookings.

Please be aware that we cannot accept payment on arrival by debit or credit card, but payment can be made straight into our bank account (account details in our membership form here: Membership Form).

Sorry but no pets or smoking are allowed in the building.

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 Here are some examples of comments left by our guests:

‘Excellent facilities – well appointed and clean. We really enjoyed our stay, thank you very much.’ 

‘Very comfortable & well equipped, I loved it’

‘Was lovely and great value for money, the kids loved it too. Thank you.’

‘Well equipped and spotless’

‘The accommodation cannot be faulted. I enjoyed a most pleasant stay here. Thank you.’