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.
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The first thing to admire about the Chaser is the setting on the edge of the common beside a pretty church, making the pub a good place from which to start or finish a country rambler.
The Griffin is a proper local pub with a truly authentic feel that is matched by few other establishments. Family run with great passion, a devoted crowd flock to the well-stocked bar for real ales...
Standing in the chocolate-box village of Chilham, who could resist this large 600-year-old country inn complete with exposed oak beams and inglenook fireplaces that offer a glimpse into yesteryear?
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.
This stylish village pub has built its reputation on first-class service and ensuring that customer expectations are always met.
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.
Steeped in history, this delightful Grade II listed inn has afforded a warm refuge to travellers for some 270 years.
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.
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.