With four acres of camping field and twenty acres of mixed woodland and pine plantation, Ratlingate provides an excellent base for outdoor activities. There is ample wood for open fires. campers have access to water at several standpipes around the site and have the use of the toilet block in the main building.

The centre is located at the top of the large camping field and adjacent to an extensive car park easily able to accommodate coaches.

The camping area is bordered by mixed woodland to the North & South. Beyond the wetland area at the bottom of the site is a large pine forest, which is ideal for backwoods activities.