Popular Area - Kent

Kent known as The Garden of England is situated in the south east of England and is the closest point to mainland Europe which makes it a perfect base for visitors travelling to and from the Continent.

Ashford is a market town with a mix of historic buildings; some dating from Medieval and Georgian times. It is perfectly placed for Ashford’s International Eurostar Station and the high-speed rail link.

Dover overlooks the English Channel and is the UK’s nearest European neighbour to France. It is a busy port with a ferry service and popular with visitors enjoying a day trip Dover to Calais. The famous white cliffs can be seen by those arriving and departing this popular port.

Tenterden has an attractive high street with Georgian buildings, quaint cottages and Victorian houses set amongst tree lined greens. There are many tearooms, pubs and restaurants where you can sample some of Kent’s local produce. Tenterden also has antique shops and specialist shops making it a perfect base for a short break or holiday.

Royal Tunbridge Wells is an historic spa town with a vibrant and bustling atmosphere and a great place for some retail therapy. The famous Chalybeate Spring on the Pantiles still flows and during the summer months it is possible to sample the waters. The Pantiles have a selection of high-quality antique shops, boutiques, pubs, bars and cafes.

Sevenoaks is in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty amidst woods, valleys and hills of the North Downs. The high street in Sevenoaks is very picturesque with a mix of shops, restaurants, accommodation and pubs. A short distance away is the unspoilt countryside where deer roam in the deer park at Knole. Or perhaps visit one of Kent’s Vineyards or follow the footsteps of Winston Churchill and Henry VIII and enjoy some of the best walking country in these parts of Kent.

Guests to Tonbridge can enjoy a visit to the 13th century gatehouse, a riverboat ride along the River Medway or a walk along the riverbank towards Haysden Country Park.

Maidstone is well known for its hop gardens and orchards. It has a wealth of history, culture and attractions and is situated on the River Medway between London and Dover. Don’t forget to visit the Archbishops Palace and a collection of horse drawn carriages at Tyrwhitt-Drake Museum.

Walking is popular in Kent and includes the Pilgrim’s Way, the North Downs National Trail and the Weald Way. There is also the Eden Valley Walk, Tunbridge Wells Circular, the Greensand Way, Stour Valley Walk and the Maidstone Millennium Walk.

Kent has many attractions and places to visit including Aylesford Priory, Bayham Abbey, Biddenden Vineyard, Canterbury Museums, Canterbury Cathedral, Dickens House, Chartwell, Chiddingstone Castle, Deal Castle, Dover Castle, Diggerland, Druidstone Park, Groombridge Place, Hever Castle, Ightham Mote, Leeds Castle, Musical Museum, Fleur de Lis, Dockyard Chatham, Hop Farm, Howletts Wild Animal Park, Kent and East Sussex Railway, Battle of Britain Museum, Port Lympne, Ramsgate Maritime, Rochester Castle, Scotney Castle, RSPB Nature Reserve, Tunbridge Wells Museum, Wlmer Castle and the White Cliffs Visitor Centre to name just a few.

The nearest airport to the county of Kent is London Gatwick Airport.

Look at the accommodation listed below to find your perfect Kent Bed and Breakfast, Guest House or Hotel and Book Direct.

The Black Horse Inn, Bed and Breakfast Maidstone

The Black Horse Inn, Pilgrims Way, Thurnham, Maidstone, Kent ME14 3LD, UK

01622 737185

Single Occupancy from £70
Double Occupancy from £85

4 Star Silver Award

Evening Meals | Children Welcome | Parking | TV | Internet Access /Wi Fi | Highchair Available | Cot | Garden/Seating Area | Tea / Coffee Making Facilities | En-Suite | Ground Floor Bedrooms | Licensed Bar

Tucked beneath the steep face of the North Downs on… Read more…

The Castle Hotel, Bed and Breakfast Dartford

Castle Hotel, High Street, Eynsford, Dartford, Kent DA4 0AB, UK

01322 633917

Single Occupancy from £75
Double Occupancy from £100

Independent

Evening Meals | Children Welcome | Parking | TV | Internet Access /Wi Fi | Garden/Seating Area | Tea / Coffee Making Facilities | En-Suite | Licensed Bar

At The Castle Hotel we aim to capture the essence… Read more…

Willow Down, Bed and Breakfast Canterbury

Willow Down, Harbledown, Canterbury, Kent CT2 9AJ, UK

07470 344072

Single Occupancy from £59
Double Occupancy from £75

Independent

Pets Allowed | Children Welcome | Parking | TV | Internet Access /Wi Fi | Garden/Seating Area | Tea / Coffee Making Facilities | En-Suite | Ground Floor Bedroom

Willow Down is a 1640’s ex –farmhouse situated in the… Read more…