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Luxury Holidays, Weekend Breaks and Short Breaks in Kent

Planning a luxury holiday, short or weekend breaks in Kent? Listed below are Britain's Finest places to stay, visit and eat in Kent to help you plan luxury holidays, weekend breaks and short breaks.

Godinton House & Gardens, Godinton Lane, Ashford, Kent

There is a medieval hall, Tudor staircase, a wealth of carved panelling and many later additions. The exceptional collections include porcelain, pictures and furniture, and reflect... more

Chilston Park Hotel (Hotel)

Sandway, Lenham, Maidstone

Chilston Park Hotel, Sandway, Maidstone, Kent

The warm, homely and welcoming atmosphere runs through all of its fifty three bedrooms, each of which has its own individual character. Dine in the magnificent... more

Alkham Court Farmhouse (Bed & Breakfast)

Meggett Lane, South Alkham, Dover

Alkham Court Farmhouse, Meggett Lane, Dover, Kent

A Nespresso machine and local complimentary water ensures you’ll never go thirsty and you might even find a few homemade treats by your bedside to delight... more

Merzie Meadows (Bed & Breakfast)

Hunton Road, nr Marden, Maidstone

Merzie Meadows, Hunton Road, Maidstone, Kent

Superb accommodation providing space, privacy and comfort - one a suite with its own Terrace. The rooms are housed in separate wings of the house and... more

Lympne Castle (Wedding Venue)

The Street, Lympne

Lympne Castle, The Street, Lympne, Kent

The venue enjoys a hilltop location overlooking the Romney Marshes, offering stunning scenery for your big day. As you approach the medieval castle via the stone... more

The Granville (Restaurant)

Street End, Lower Hardres, Canterbury

The Granville, Street End, Canterbury, Kent

The Granville is committed to creating the best quality food whether that is by working on the allotment to ensure the freshest vegetables, roasting their own... more

The Goods Shed (Restaurant)

Station Road West, Canterbury

The Goods Shed, Station Road West, Canterbury, Kent

The décor is minimalist with wooden floors, exposed brick work, rustic furniture and dramatic tall ceilings and windows with dishes served on pretty, mismatched vintage china.... more

Leeds Castle (Historic House)

Leeds Castle Foundation, Leeds Castle, Maidstone

Leeds Castle, Leeds Castle Foundation, Maidstone, Kent

Open all year round, Leeds Castle is packed with activities themed around its near 900-year history, from falconry displays to historic tours of the many rooms... more

Canterbury Heritage Museum, Stour Street, Canterbury, Kent

Hence the presence of 30 hands-on activities for kids such as being able to write your name in Viking runes, smell medieval pooh, try on Elizabethan... more

Kalmora Spa (Spa)

Spa House, Winchet Hill, Goudhurst

Kalmora Spa, Spa House, Goudhurst, Kent

Exclusively using Spa Find treatments, experts in Dead Sea minerals, Kalmora provides hands-on therapies with potent natural formulations brimming with hydrating muds, algae and sumptuous oils.... more

Leeds Castle & Gardens, Maidstone, Kent

The Pavilion Garden, which used to contain two tennis courts, is planted with rhododendrons and azaleas. Transformed in 1980 by Russell Page, the Culpeper Garden has... more

Hotel du Vin - Tunbridge Wells (Hotel)

Crescent Road, Tunbridge Wells

Hotel du Vin - Tunbridge Wells, Crescent Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent

In this case, a grade II listed mansion constructed back in 1762. Rooms have the signature impressive bathrooms (they do monsoon showers so well here), spick... more

TOR Spa Retreat (Spa)

Wickham Lane, Ickham, Canterbury

TOR Spa Retreat, Wickham Lane, Canterbury, Kent

Stress relief, digestive health, beautiful skin and a contented soul are all on the menu at Tor. Choose one of the special packages and get the... more

Mount Ephraim Gardens (Garden)

Staplestreet, Hernhill, Faversham

Mount Ephraim Gardens, Staplestreet, Faversham, Kent

It's Edwardian terrace gardens proving sweeping views over the Swale and Thames Estuary. First laid out in the early 1900s, the gardens suffered through wartime neglect... more

Bed & Breakfast at Leeds Castle (Bed & Breakfast)

Leeds Castle Foundation, Leeds Castle, Maidstone

Bed & Breakfast at Leeds Castle, Leeds Castle Foundation, Maidstone, Kent

The Stable Courtyard Bedrooms at Leeds Castle are luxury en-suite rooms refurbished to the highest standard offering indulgence and comfort. A full English or continental breakfast,... more

Emmetts Garden (Garden)

Ide Hill, Sevenoaks

Emmetts Garden, Ide Hill, Sevenoaks, Kent

It is a thriving collection, having been extensively replanted after the disastrous effects of the 1987 storm. There are glorious shows of spring flowers and shrubs,... more

Read's Restaurant with Rooms (Restaurant)

Macknade Manor, Canterbury Road, Faversham

Read's Restaurant with Rooms, Macknade Manor, Faversham, Kent

Despite the humour, the couple have maintained excellent standards of food, wine and service for over thirty years. The Georgian manor house’s large kitchen garden supplies... more

Hotel du Vin & Bistro (Restaurant)

Crescent Road, Tunbridge Wells

Hotel du Vin & Bistro, Crescent Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent

An extensive and eclectic wine list is a key feature of the hotel. In addition to the main list, which includes an impressive array by the... more

Leeds Castle Accommodation, Leeds Castle, Maidstone, Kent

Weir Cottage is a cosy and intimate property for two people and the Castle View is ideal for a family stay, while Keepers House can sleep... more

Hever Castle & Gardens, Edenbridge, Kent

Collections of Tudor portraits, furniture, tapestries and other fine works of art are in display. Set in over 30 acres of gardens that include, an Italian... more

Romney Hythe & Dymchurch Railway, New Romney, Kent

The Railway is probably best known for its superb fleet of one-third full size steam and diesel locomotives, all of which have been built to run... more

The Historic Dockyard Chatham, Chatham, Kent

Get hands-on in the Ropery, where rigging for HMS Victory was made and where rope is still made today. Explore galleries that unfurl the secrets of... more

Canterbury Cathedral (Attraction / Activity)

Cathedral House, 11 The Precincts, Canterbury

Canterbury Cathedral, Cathedral House, Canterbury, Kent

Alternatively, join one of the general tours that take place throughout the day (except Sunday). Cathedral guides are experts at bringing the Cathedral's rich history to... more

Ightham Mote (Historic House)

Mote Road, Ivy Hatch, Sevenoaks

Ightham Mote, Mote Road, Sevenoaks, Kent

The main features of the house, which is built around an internal courtyard, span many centuries and include the Great Hall, Old Chapel, crypt and Tudor... more

JoJo's Meze, Meat & Fish (Restaurant)

2 Herne Bay Road, Tankerton, Whitstable

JoJo's Meze, Meat & Fish, 2 Herne Bay Road, Whitstable, Kent

The food is cooked in style by easy-going Nikki Billington. This Mediterranean traveller stripped out her Whitstable bedsit to create a haven for people like her... more

Westerham Golf Club (Golf Course)

Valence Park, Brasted Road, Westerham

Westerham Golf Club, Valence Park, Westerham, Kent

Lasting memories of the course will likely revolve around the ‘eye of the storm’ 11th - a par 3 with daunting pine trees and bunkers protecting... more

Bedgebury National Pinetum & Forest, Bedgebury Road, Cranbrook, Kent

And there’s plenty to do with the kids too, an adventure trail offering them the challenges faced by the world’s famous explorers who brought back some... more

The Hungry Guest (Restaurant)

65 High Street, West Malling

The Hungry Guest, 65 High Street, West Malling, Kent

Pizza and pasta dishes are served alongside steaks, burgers, salads, sandwiches and daily changing specials. An impressive range of cakes, patisserie and sourdough breads, all made... more

Brandshatch Place Hotel & Spa (Hotel)

Brands Hatch Road, Fawkham

Brandshatch Place Hotel & Spa, Brands Hatch Road, Fawkham, Kent

One of the finest country house hotels in Kent, its imposing architecture holds many pleasures in store. The thirty eight individually and beautifully furnished bedrooms offer... more

Prince's Golf Club (Golf Course)

Sandwich Bay, Sandwich

Prince's Golf Club, Sandwich Bay, Sandwich, Kent

The Himalayas is rated the easiest provided the ball is kept on the fairway and out of the frightening bunkers. The Shore and the Dunes that... more

Ightham Mote (Garden)

Mote Road, Ivy Hatch, Sevenoaks

Ightham Mote, Mote Road, Sevenoaks, Kent

A stream flows through the grounds feeding the North lake. It then cascades into the moat before emptying into the South lake... more

The Retro Bed & Breakfast (Bed & Breakfast)

63 Whitstable Road, Canterbury

The Retro Bed & Breakfast, 63 Whitstable Road, Canterbury, Kent

Breakfast is included in the price and is a good old-fashioned Full English, freshly cooked using local Kentish produce where possible and served in the Breakfast... more

Chart Hills Golf club (Golf Course)

Weeks Lane, Biddenden

Chart Hills Golf club, Weeks Lane, Biddenden, Kent

The fairways follow natural contours to large, undulating greens, surrounded by extravagant bunkers, more than 130 in all. Be wary of the “Anaconda” bunker on the... more

Diggerland (Attraction / Activity)

Roman Way, Medway Valley Leisure Park, Strood

Diggerland, Roman Way, Strood, Kent

Find buried treasure. Knock down the skittles... more

Ramsden Farm Cottage (Self Catering)

Dingleden, Benenden, Cranbrook

Ramsden Farm Cottage, Dingleden, Cranbrook, Kent

A well-equipped kitchen includes a washing machine and tumble dryer, as well as oak work surfaces, while the living room has DVD entertainments, a CD Player... more

Knight’s Glamping at Leeds Castle, Leeds Castle, Maidstone, Kent

This translates into your own smart stripy tall tent decked out with a grand four poster bed (this is knights’ glamping, you see, not serfs’ camping),... more

Bedgebury National Pinetum & Forest (Garden)

Bedgebury Road, Goudhurst, Cranbrook

Bedgebury National Pinetum & Forest, Bedgebury Road, Cranbrook, Kent

In the colder months, wrap up warm and kick some autumnal leaves along the pathways then drop in on the visitor centre's restaurant for a hearty... more

The London Golf Club (Golf Course)

Stansted Lane, Ash, Sevenoaks

The London Golf Club, Stansted Lane, Sevenoaks, Kent

There is plenty of water, challenging holes from a variety of tees and greens of the highest quality. Invariably in perfect condition, The Heritage’s signature holes... more

Chartwell (Garden)

Mapleton Road, Westerham

Chartwell, Mapleton Road, Westerham, Kent

Sir Winston adored the landscape and nature where he lived – this includes the lakes he created, the kitchen garden and the Marycot, a little house... more

Chapter One (Restaurant)

Farnborough Common, Locksbottom, Orpington

Chapter One, Farnborough Common, Orpington, Kent

Lauded chef Andy McLeish oversees an enticing menu of modern British dishes. Start with a delicate raviolo of lobster and king prawn with spiced white cabbage... more

Brandshatch Place Hotel & Spa (Spa)

Brands Hatch Road, Fawkham

Brandshatch Place Hotel & Spa, Brands Hatch Road, Fawkham, Kent

Complimentary therapies include Reiki and Indian Head massge, whilst more traditional treatments include massages, algea wraps, body scrubs and tanning treatments... more

Rocksalt Restaurant and Bar (Restaurant)

4/5 Fish Market, Folkestone

Rocksalt Restaurant and Bar, 4/5 Fish Market, Folkestone, Kent

Overseeing the menu is Mark Sargeant, TV chef and former head chef of Gordon Ramsay at Claridge's. Classics such as Omelette Arnold Bennett and Kiln Smoked... more

Love Lane (Self Catering)

14 Love Lane, Canterbury

Love Lane, 14 Love Lane, Canterbury, Kent

The listed cottage has a romantic feel so is perfect for long weekends away (just the name is a good start!) but is also a comfortable... more

Goodnestone Park Gardens (Garden)

Wingham, Canterbury

Goodnestone Park Gardens, Wingham, Canterbury, Kent

They now cover around 14 acres, with a formal area around the house and a grand box parterre, planted to celebrate the millennium. There is also... more

Winters Barns (Wedding Venue)

Nackington Rd, Canterbury

Winters Barns, Nackington Rd, Canterbury, Kent

A charming venue for any season with its vaulted beamed ceilings and beautiful gardens. Civil ceremonies can be held either inside the barn or outside under... more

Canterbury Country Houses, Woolton Farm, Canterbury, Kent

The Old Tannery and Ellens Cottage sleep up to six people, while the Oast is ideal for up to eight. The English Tourist Board has rated... more

The Marquis at Alkham (Restaurant)

Alkham Valley Road, Alkham, Dover

The Marquis at Alkham, Alkham Valley Road, Dover, Kent

Despite its rural location, The Marquis is chic with sumptuous fabrics and fine furnishings blending with light airy space and original brick work. The food is... more

Godinton House & Gardens (Garden)

Godinton Lane, Ashford

Godinton House & Gardens, Godinton Lane, Ashford, Kent

A small walled Italian garden with central fountain and scented Mediterranean planting makes a peaceful haven looking out over the wild garden which is a mass... more

The Sportsman (Restaurant)

Faversham Road, Seasalter, Whitstable

The Sportsman, Faversham Road, Whitstable, Kent

Inside is all stained floor boards, tongue and groove and wooden tables and chairs. An ever changing chalkboard menu includes local seafood such as Whitstable native... more

Well Cottage (Self Catering)

The Courtyard, Hollingbourne Hill, Hollingbourne, Maidstone

Well Cottage, The Courtyard, Maidstone, Kent

Make the most of two doubles, a twin and a single, all comfortably and brightly dressed for the ultimate night’s sleep, eat in splendour at the... more

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