Guns & Roses Ammunition Wagon

Northiam, East Sussex, England

Converted 1944 War Department vehicle sleeping 2+2, overlooking the steam railway and surrounding Rother Valley.

Key Points

  • Stylish wagon sleeps 2+2 in a double bedroom with en-suite and double sofa bed.
  • There are basic kitchenette facilities plus a BBQ for cooking.
  • The wagon has heating so can be enjoyed all year round.
  • Enjoy views of the Rother Valley from your private garden.
  • Take a stroll to one of the many pubs and cafes within 1/2 mile of the site.
  • To complete your experience, enjoy a ride on the Kent and Essex Steam Railway line.


Originally designed and built as a War Department vehicle in 1944, Ammunition Wagon has since been converted into a stylish getaway for 2+2 guests, overlooking the steam railway and surrounding Rother Valley.

The wagon offers a double bedroom with ensuite bathroom, small double sofa bed for kids, TV, fridge, kettle, sink, heating to keep the wagon cosy during the winter months and a number of convenient power sockets. Step outside the double doors and a private garden with seating and even a BBQ. Make a cuppa, put your feet up and enjoy the wonderful view of the passing trains and the surrounding Rother Valley.

Within 1/2 mile you can find multiple great places to eat, relax and enjoy the countryside. The Lime Wharf Cafe offers a great breakfast and lunch menu from Tapas to Burgers and fantastic BBQ and live band evenings most weekends! The White Hart has a great traditional pub menu to suit everybody, whether it's a chilly winters day sat by the open fire or a glorious summers evening soaking up the sunset from the beautiful pub garden.

Bodiam Boating station just 1/3 mile away offers kayaking and boat rides along the River Rother to Bodiam.

Dixter House & Gardens offer fantastic house and garden tours.

Travel Kent and East Sussex steam railway to complete the railway experience!

If you are interested in visiting to view steam trains please check train timetables before booking as the trains do not run everyday. 

There is a 2 night minimum stay. No pets.

Please click "Check Availability" and select your dates to view the price of your stay and to book.

Also see Plum & Custard MKl; a train carriage conversion sleeping 6, TOAD Brake Van that sleeps 2,  Emerald Express sleeping up to 5 and ICI Salt Van sleeping up to 3.  All are listed separately on QuirkyAccom.

Room Types









 Plug sockets

 Sofa bed


 Dining area

 Garden - enclosed

Nearby (within 5 miles)

 Country walks


 Lake / River

 Pub within walking distance




 Family friendly site






Young Children

 Welcome all ages


 Free parking


 Mid sized site (5-11 accoms)

Nearest Airport/s


Content updated on 25th May 2022 by Louise Catterall, Content Editor at QuirkyAccom in collaboration with Sophie Elgar/Ben Lilly from Guns & Roses Ammunition Wagon