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The Canterbury Barn

Holiday Cottage in Canterbury, Kent

from £750 pwSleeps 20

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The Canterbury Barn Summary

This traditional Kentish barn is available for the first time for the largest of group holiday accommodation in close proximity to Canterbury in Kent. Recently renovated, it has a host of traditional features including oak beams, oak flooring and high ceilings and the most dramatic of panoramic views across the countryside. Furnished in a modern style, ideal for family and ample gatherings and those special occasions, with large central dining table suitable to seat all guests. Conveniently located less than a twenty minute walk into Canterbury where you can soak up the cosmopolitan atmosphere, pop in to one of the many local pubs or upmarket wine bars. For the explorers amongst you the location is hard to beat with connecting routes across Kent; only a short distance to the seaside at Whitstable, the market towns of Faversham nearby and within an hour of London, by car or high speed train, this is the perfect cottage to enjoy a day trip from. This special self catering holiday barn is set in peaceful Kentish countryside yet near to it all, an ideal destination for long vacations and short breaks throughout the year.

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The Canterbury Barn Holiday Accommodation

The Canterbury Barn: sleeps 20, within 7 bedrooms, 1 sofa-bed, 2 family bathrooms plus 1 shower-room, two floor living, open plan reception area with panoramic country views, large south facing terrace.

The barn is entered into the lower spacious open living area:

Kitchen area, range cooker, gas top, four electric ovens, washing machine, dryer, two dishwashers, fridge, freezer, extractor fan. Breakfast bar with stools.

Dining area, large dining table accommodates more than 20 guests.

Living area on both floors can accommodate all 20 guests with at least 12 guests below in one area. Sky TV and Freeview TV, iPod docking station

Bed and bathroom configuration:

Ground Floor

2 x double bedrooms (sleep 2 each) 

Twin room (sleeps 2), two single beds

Family bathroom, bath and shower, WC.

Upper Floor

2 x family room (sleeps 4 each), double bed and two singles

2 x twin room (sleeps 2), two single beds

Sofa-bed on the landing (sleeps 2), no curtains in this area.

Family bathroom, bath and shower

Shower room

Separate WC


Gas central heating throughout

Underfloor heating lower floor


Local Information about Canterbury, Kent

This group friendly holiday barn is situated on the outskirts of Canterbury, officially in Harbledown, Kent, yet a short walk to the centre the cathedral city which is within 2 miles and was traditionally the last stopping place on a pilgrim's journey to Canterbury. Canterbury in Kent is a lovely medieval city with the very best of both worlds! The Kent city is a historic cultural centre with two theatres, open air Shakespeare in the summer months in the stunning grounds of St Augustine's Abbey, river trips in punts and walking ghost tours of the City originally founded by the Romans; therefore it seems like an unmissable visit during your stay at this luxury holiday barn in Kent. There are many museums to make the most of during your stay at this holiday barn, also many historic places to visit with Kent having more castles than any other county in England!

The Whitefriars shopping development in Canterbury, Kent, offers a good range of boutiques and high street shops with the many smaller medieval streets surrounding the centre offering individual specialist shops for you to explore during your stay at this Kent holiday barn.

For the 'foodies' staying at this self catering holiday barn in Kent, a trip to the Kent town of Whitstable, 5 miles to the north of the city is a must with its tradition of oysters; and of course being the 'Garden of England', the organic fruit and vegetables on offer is second to none.

Riding is available near to this holiday barn in Kent and there are lots of great walks from Norton Barn in the surrounding Kent countryside. Bikes can be hired during your stay at this Kent holiday barn, with several Byways offering excellent off road cycling around Kent including the Crab and Winkle way - a lovely cycle ride for all the family between the Kent towns of Canterbury and Whitstable - with a beach and ice cream at the other end!

Looking to wine and dine? Or keen to know what the best restaurants in the area are?!

Meal Mole is an exciting food website that attracts all food lovers and travellers. Please see the link below to see their reviews on places to dine at in Canterbury.

For further suggestions, please go to the 'Holiday Information' section on our website where we have researched many other places to see and visit during your stay.

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