Discover one of Kent’s "hidden places" yet still be within easy reach of many of it's most popular attractions with this friendly family-run B&B. Within minutes of Penshurst Place, Hever Castle, Chartwell and Chiddingstone, it is surrounded by woodland and luscious open countryside providing great opportunities for walkers and visitors to explore this part of the Weald. Guests are free to come and go as they please and have the use of a small sitting room (the old bakehouse, still with the original dome-shaped brick bread-oven) plus colour TV for evening relaxation. Breakfasts, cooked on the kitchen Aga, are large and varied and, as far as possible, locally sourced and organic. Hosts Ginny and Nick are relaxed and hospitable and are always happy to answer guests' queries regarding local features.
For evening meals, the tiny Greyhound pub is a gentle stroll down the farm drive and has an excellent and reasonably priced menu.
We have 4 resident cats and our very quiet and friendly black Labrador, Fen. Visiting dogs can generally be accepted during the summer months provided they are cat and chicken friendly and prior notice is given.
Beautiful house, fantastic setting, amazing breakfast! Superb. - R&JW, UK 2011
Lovely stay & a breakfast to die for. - D&AR, UK 2011
Just one word - amazing! Really wow! Fantastic food. - FKF&E, Holland 2010
We came here again & it was wonderful again. Looking forward to next time! -
BJ&FS, Germany, 2010
Very quiet & peaceful. A great home. - BS, UK
Special interest holidays:
No courses available but glorious countryside for both painters and walkers!
Please note there are 4 resident cats (not allowed in bedrooms!), our beloved friendly and gentle black labrador Fen and the family flock of 14 chickens.
Self-catering accommodation for up to 5 people also available. See The Old Stables, Charcott, Tonbridge.
The nearest airport is Gatwick which is 40 minutes drive or can be easily reached by train from Penshurst Station which is a 10 minute walk away. Trains run hourly from Penshurst to London (London Bridge) or more frequently from nearby Hildenborough, Sevenoaks or Tonbridge direct to Charing Cross.
Penshurst Place. Hever Castle. Chiddingstone, and Chartwell all within 10 -15 minutes drive. Tonbridge, Knole Park, Groombridge Place 20 minutes. Ightham Mote, Squerreys Court, Tunbridge Wells Pantiles 25 minutes. Leeds Castle and Sissinghurst 40 minutes.
For evening meals there are numerous picturesque and popular local pubs and restaurants. The nearest is the Greyhound Pub which is a 5 minute gentle amble down the drive where Tony and Alison French serve an excellent range of reasonably priced meals. In addition there are The Little Brown Jug, Chiddingstone Causeway - 10 minutes walk; The Rock, Chiddingstone Hoath - 10 minutes drive; The Wheatsheaf, Bough Beech - 15 minutes drive; Leicester Arms, Penshurst - 10 minutes; Spotted Dog, Penshurst - 15 minutes; Bottle House, Penshurst - 15 minutes; George and Dragon, Speldhurst - 15 minutes; Windmill pub Weald - 15 minutes. Giacomo's, Weald - 15 minutes
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1 night minimum stay
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We are unable to accept cards so payment by cash or cheque only.
Full address for booking:
Charcott Farmhouse, Charcott, Leigh,
Tonbridge, Kent, TN11 8LG
Notes on prices:
Prices are per room per night (inc breakfast).
We ask for a £25 deposit when the booking is made with the balance payable on the morning of departure