At Dover soaring cliffs of dazzling white chalk mark the end of the North Downs, inland the massive towers of Canterbury Cathedral soar high above the town,while at the water’s edge England’s Napoleonic defenses crumble.
Kent may boast 12 blue flag beaches, exciting animal parks, enchanting castles and a maritime history that has shaped its illustrious past, but among the small towns and villages is a less obvious feature - charming rural Kent pubs offering great refreshment and accommodation. Pubs like the White Hart in Newenden are the ideal antidote after a busy day out.
These green rolling hills, wooded valleys and far reaching open landscapes are perfect for exploring on foot, bike or horseback. Along the way are many pubs where you can sample first hand one of Kent’s most famous assets, local wine.
The Grove Pantry at Upstreet sits beside the River Stour and has gained much praise for the food and drink served their.
Local is also the keyword when it comes to produce and beer. At The Beacon in Tunbridge Wells they grow a high proportion of their own fruit, vegetables and herbs.
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This stylish village pub has built its reputation on first-class service and ensuring that customer expectations are always met.
Beacon by name, beacon by nature, this fantastic local pub just outside the spa town of Tunbridge Wells is a shining light amongst Kent’s country pubs.
A white picket fence is what catches the eye on approach to this quaint 17th century village watering hole, located in the delightful village of East Clandon.
Following a much welcomed refurbishment by the new hosts, this historic country pub in the woods at Stoke Row now has a new lease of life. You just have to turn into the car park to see the...
In a quaint village setting perched on the banks of the River Wey, the Stag is a perfect example of the very best that a Great British Pub can offer.
In a super setting in the delightful village of Meopham, step inside this pretty whitewashed building to find a vibrant ambience and three open log fires to warm you on a winter’s day.
Deep in the heart of the countryside with amazing views across the Wield, this light and spacious village pub evokes all that a traditional British pub should be!
A dreamy Cotswold inn serving award-winning food, the Swan pins its colours to the mast of the flagpole stood outside its doors.
For those seeking the traditional Cotswold experience or those who have a desire for walking the King’s Head, sitting behind the village green, ticks all the boxes.