Bed and breakfast in Kent: 17 charming places to stay
PUBLISHED: 09:00 23 February 2016 | UPDATED: 17:24 26 February 2016
Can’t decide where to stay in Kent for a weekend break? Whether you’re looking for a rural retreat or a pretty sea view, we pick 17 favourites from quirky farmhouses to stunning manor houses
Stone Green Farm
Located in the beautiful countryside near Mersham village, three miles from Ashford, is the five star Stone Green Farm bed and breakfast, the 15th century farmhouse with convenient access to rail links to London and the Eurostar. Canterbury is less than half an hour away by car and local attractions such as Leeds Castle and Sissinghurst Castle are a short drive away.
The owners of 10to12 in Folkestone have transformed this lovely Victorian building into a contemporary B&B but have retained many original features leaving a mix of classic and modern décor in a town centre location.
The Grade II listed Goss Hall is a historic manor house situated in three and a half acres of stunning gardens which includes a lake. Located between Canterbury and Sandwich in the tranquil village of Ash, Goss Hall is a wonderful place to stay if you want to explore Kent.
Near to the Kent coast, in Deal, is Number One bed and breakfast. With its modern, stylish rooms and luxurious shower facilities, this B&B is the perfect place to take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city and relax next to the sea.
Field Green Oast
This converted oasthouse located close to Cranbrook in the picturesque Kent countryside is the perfect escape from urban life. Offering views of the countryside through every window, from rolling hills to forest. Add that to a breakfast cooked with locally sourced produce, and we think you’ll agree that Sandhurst’s Field Green Oast is a lovely getaway.
The Old Vicarage
Located in an area of outstanding beauty on the edge of the village of Doddington is The Old Vicarage. The bed and breakfast is housed in a Grade II listed building that is a balance between old and new, mixing modern amenities with stunning period features.
The Beach Bed and Breakfast
Rated the top bed and breakfast in Kent on booking.com and with breathtaking sea views, The Beach Bed and Breakfast in the coastal town of Hythe, has convenient links to Dover and will ensure your stay is as relaxing as possible.
The Priory B&B in the coastal town of Herne Bay is a Georgian Grade II listed building providing fully modernised rooms and facilities for a comfortable stay.
Bleriot’s Guest House
With a three gold star AA rating among other awards, Bleriot’s Guest House in Dover is a wonderful stop off location on a visit to Europe via the channel tunnel or as a standalone retreat to explore the Kent coast.
Godwin House, the Tudor home located near the beautiful villages of Cranbrook and Sissinghurst, is a Grade II listed Elizabethan farmhouse from the 16th century with a lot of character and several historic features including a room set in the oldest oast house in England.
Boasting vintage style rooms and a gorgeous location in the village of Eynsford, Tabsfield B&B offers a luxurious stay in the Kent countryside. Make sure to head outdoors to the lush gardens for breakfast in the warmer months and soak up the grand exterior.
Solley Farm House
The early 18th century Solley Farm House in Worth close to Sandwich is the perfect place for a short break on the beautiful Kent coast. The award-winning bed and breakfast is tucked away in a peaceful rural setting and has been included in the Michelin guide for seven consecutive years.
The White House
The 1930s Art Deco bed and breakfast, The White House, in Minnis Bay is just a five minute walk to the beach – making it the perfect place for a seaside vacation. Dog friendly and providing delicious locally sourced breakfasts; it’s not only the design that will captivate you but the passion for service too.
Eggpie B&B at Pond Cottage
Pond Cottage in Weald, Sevenoaks was built in 1580 and still retains many wonderful period features from the time. Today, it is home to Eggpie B&B, a family-run bed and breakfast. Overlooking a large pond in the lovely Kent countryside, guests can sit back and enjoy the peace and tranquillity of this rural escape.
The original features of Hookstead House add to the homely and welcoming atmosphere of this majestic bed and breakfast in the village of High Halden. The accommodation is conveniently located to many beautiful historic villages, such as Tenterden, and a short car journey to the larger cities of Canterbury, Hastings, and Tunbridge Wells.
Little Saltwood Farm
With just two rooms, it may be a small bed and breakfast, but what it lacks in size, Little Saltwood Farm makes up for in location. The beautifully appointed accommodation is set among 12 acres of private land in the stunning Kent countryside close to the village of Cranbrook.
House of Agnes
Located in central Canterbury, the House of Agnes bed and breakfast has been referenced in Charles Dickens’ David Copperfield. Close to all the attractions in Canterbury and with luxurious rooms with themes from around the world such as The Tokyo Room and The Paris Room, the House of Agnes is a wonderful choice for a short city break.
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