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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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!
This cute whitewashed pub has more strings to its bow than just pulling pints.
Customer care and attention to detail take priority at this proper country pub.
This 400-year-old coaching inn, set right next to the largest village green in Europe, is owned by the village and used by the village, although its reputation for good food and drink spreads way...
It is well worth a detour down the secluded lane to this 15th-century mill set beside its own lake and nestled amongst mature oak and birch.
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?
A dreamy Cotswold inn serving award-winning food, the Swan pins its colours to the mast of the flagpole stood outside its doors.
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.
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.