“On the village green, family-run inn where old and new combine well” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's View
Located in a central position and just a couple of minutes' drive from Royal Tunbridge Wells, this inn offers comfortable, well-equipped accommodation with LCD TVs, free WiFi throughout and spacious en suite bathrooms. The large garden has outdoor seating, and the restaurant and bar area serve a large variety of regularly-changing local beers and pub meals seven days a week. Guests can choose a continental breakfast, or, for an extra charge, a hearty traditional English breakfast.
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Facilities – at a glance
- Rooms 15
- Family bedrooms: 1
- Bedrooms ground: 8
- Children welcome
- Free TV
- Open parking
- Accessible bedrooms: 1
- Open all year
- Maximum number of guests: f
- Afternoon Tea
- Dinner Served
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About The area
The White Cliffs of Dover are an English icon – the epitome of our island heritage and sense of nationhood. They also mark the point where the Kent Downs AONB, that great arc of chalk downland stretching from the Surrey Hills and sometimes known as ‘the Garden of England’, finally reaches the sea. This is a well-ordered and settled landscape, where chalk and greensand escarpments look down into the wooded Weald to the south.
Many historic parklands, including Knole Park and Sir Winston Churchill’s red-brick former home at Chartwell, are also worth visiting. Attractive settlements such as Charing, site of Archbishop Cranmer’s Tudor palace, and Chilham, with its magnificent half-timbered buildings and 17th-century castle built on a Norman site, can be found on the Pilgrim’s Way, the traditional route for Canterbury-bound pilgrims in the Middle Ages.
In the nature reserves, such as the traditionally coppiced woodlands of Denge Wood and Earley Wood, and the ancient fine chalk woodland of Yockletts Bank high on the North Downs near Ashford, it is still possible to experience the atmosphere of wilderness that must have been felt by the earliest travellers along this ancient ridgeway.
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