Holiday Cottage in Hunton, Kent
from £368 pwSleeps 5
With lovely walks around the village you can enjoy the quintessential English countryside - but take your time, linger a while in one of the many country pubs. Sip a drink and sample good local produce. Ideally placed for exploring Kent and Sussex with a journey time to London of 45 minutes and the Barn is a wonderful place to relax after a busy day.This unusual holiday home, adjacent to the owners Grade II Listed barn, was originally used as stables for the main house. It has been thoughtfully converted to retain its charm and character and is tastefully furnished and equipped, providing the necessary modern day facilities and even a tennis court is available within the grounds on request.
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Leeds Castle is just a few miles from the Kentish village of Hunton and has been quoted as "the loveliest castle in the world". Set within 500 acres of stunning parkland and with a host of things to do you would be hard pressed to find a more magical place to stay. With a moated castle, spacious grounds and even a maze there is plenty to keep everyone amused for a whole day out.
For those who like excitement Leeds Castle also has a Go Ape attraction which is a high wire climbing adventure through the treetops. Take to the trees and speed down the zip lines, enjoy the rope bridges, Tarzan swings and crossings all set high above the forest floor.
Why not have a go at a Segway Tour and take in the sights and sounds of the castle not usually seen by visitors on foot, the perfect way to spend an afternoon. Perhaps finish off your tour by having a cream tea in the Fairfax Hall the converted barn restaurant within the grounds.
Those wishing to holiday in this area will have plenty of things to keep them occupied during their self-catering vacation.
Woolhouse Barn would be perfect for garden enthusiasts. The gardens of Godinton House are nearby; this is a superb ancient Jacobean house with medieval hall surrounded by twelve acres of restored gardens - even a tea room for your perfect day out in the country. For other lovely gardens in the area, this Kent house is close to Sissinghurst Castle garden, Stoneacre in Otham and Belmont Place near Faversham. Kent is famous for its wonderful gardens, living up to its name as The Garden of England.
The Pepper Box is a lovely rural country pub in Ulcombe which dates from 1606. With a large garden and an excellent restaurant, serving delicious home cooked food and serving fine ales. It is possible to walk here from your Kent self-catering cottage, which is always an advantage especially with the driver!
For those wishing to make a day trip to France, Kent offers both the Eurostar Train at Ashford and the Channel Tunnel at Folkestone which will transport you to a French location in 30 minutes - just don't forget to pack your passport!
For golfers this area has many options, there are lovely courses at Leeds Castle, Eastwell Manor, Chart Hills at Biddenden and further afield the links courses on the Kent coast.
For more ideas please visit our 'things to do' section on the website.
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