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Barclay Farmhouse Cottage

Self Catering

This delightful and immaculate detached holiday cottage is located in the grounds of the owner's farmhouse, set in beautifully maintained gardens with a large pond and rural views. Lying just outside the centre of the picturesque ancient village of Biddenden and mid-way between Tenterden and Headcorn, which has a mainline station for trains to London and other areas of Kent, this accommodation is ideally placed for exploring everything that this great area has to offer.

What makes a stay at Barclay Farmhouse Cottage unique?

The accommodation is based around a former farmhouse and outbuildings dating back over 200 years. Barclay Cottage has seen many renovations over the years to bring it in line with luxury, modern standards. It features a stunning private patio where guests can relax and enjoy the quiet, countryside surroundings. The owners have been welcoming guests from all over the world for the last 16 years and take pride in the warmth of their welcome and readiness to help, while strictly observing guests’ privacy. Guests can enjoy a generous welcome pack on arrival featuring an array of delicious, locally-sourced goodies. It’s all about ease and comfort at Barclay Farmhouse Cottage.

What is the capacity for Barclay Farmhouse Cottage?

Ground Floor: Open Plan Kitchen/Dining Area with electric oven, ceramic hob, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, fridge, separate freezer, microwave, attractive dresser, table and chairs.

The sitting room is dual aspect and has a three seater and two seater leather sofas, electric fire, TV/DVD and CD/radio.

First Floor: Bedroom 1 with a double bed, bedside table, chest of drawers with mirror, fitted wardrobes and views over the fields and nearby ponds.

Bedroom 2 with a single bed, bedside cabinet, chest of drawers, fitted wardrobes and similar views.

Shower Room with power shower, washbasin and w.c.

Garden: Garden furniture provided in the very pretty private garden area.
Parking: Ample off road parking is available next to the cottage.
Heating: Electric storage heating downstairs and panel heaters in the upper rooms.
Notes: Children over twelve years of age only please, sorry no babies. The owners of this property can offer B&B in their farmhouse, please call for further information.

What can guests enjoy when staying in the Biddenden area?

The village of Biddenden is renowned for its cobbled pavements, charming historic buildings and award-winning vineyard. It has a sports centre, horse riding, golf courses and other recreational activities. Situated around four miles north is the village of Headcorn, which offers the main railway line to London, a small grocery store, local shops, pubs and restaurants. The charming and lively town of Tenterden is just four miles south and boasts antique shops, tea rooms, a fitness center, a swimming pool and the Kent & East Sussex steam railway. Various museums, wildlife centres and the south coast, including Rye Fishing Harbour, are all within easy reach of Barclay Farmhouse. Local Vineyards and country walks can also be found nearby. This is an ideal location for visting gardens (Sissinghurst, Pashley Manor, Emmetts, Yalding, Groombridge, and many more). Castles (Leeds, Hever, Scotney, and Bodiam), and historic houses (Chartwell, Knole, Ightham Mote, Finchcocks, Batemans, and others).

Where can guests enjoy food and drink?

The West House - Biddenden

The Three Chimney's - Biddenden

The Milk House - Sissinghurst

Montalbano (Italian) - Tenterden

Ozgur (Turkish) - Tenterden

The Raja of Kent (Indian) - Biddenden

The Pig and Sty - Bethersden

Top facilities

Free WiFi

Facilities & information


No smoking


Free broadband access (wifi)

Private/enclosed garden

Garden furniture



Linen included

DVD player

Clothes dryer

Washing machine

Electric heating


Electric oven





Pub (walking distance)

Recommended restaurants (walking distance)

Arrival information and directions

Address: Barclay Farmhouse, Woolpack Corner, Biddenden, Kent, BiddendenTN27 8BQ, United Kingdom

Directions from LONDON (M25):

  • From the M25 (clockwise), exit J3 down to the under-roundabout and take the first exit onto the A20 (Maidstone), continue onto M20 for 21.5 miles to J8 (signed Leeds Castle)
  • From the M25 (anti-clockwise) continue straight ahead onto M26 (outer two lanes) near Sevenoaks then continue ahead for 10.1 miles onto M20 and a further 11.4 miles to J8 (signed Leeds Castle) 21.5
  • Leave roundabout on 3rd exit, then after 200yds take 1st exit
  • Continue 500yds and straight ahead at next roundabout
  • After 200yds turn right at roundabout onto B2163 Penfold Hill at Leeds Castle. Continue for 2.7 miles 25.2
  • At junction, turn left onto the A274 Maidstone Road. Continue for 6 miles (through Headcorn and on towards Biddenden) 31.2
  • At Biddenden, continue ahead on A262 Tenterden Road and proceed for 0.7 miles 31.9
  • Bear right signed Vineyard and Benenden
  • Barclay Farmhouse IMMEDIATELY on right

More directions can be found on the website.

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