The Forge Dungate

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Sittingbourne , KENT

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FROM THE ESTABLISHMENT

Escape to the country, relax and unwind at our 1 Bedroom, Grade 2 listed, converted blacksmiths forge dating back to the 16th century. Available all year round. Nestled in the small rural hamlet of Dungate, Sittingbourne in Kent, surrounded by fields, orchards and woodland, ‘The Forge’ is an exceptionally comfortable and truly dog-friendly holiday accommodation. With exposed timbers, oak flooring and mementos of time gone by, it exudes warmth and character. With miles of countryside walks on your doorstep, 2 dog-friendly pubs and a popular village coffee shop just a mile away.

The Forge Dungate
Forge House, Dungate, Sittingbourne , KENT, ME9 0QU
Phone : 07885902721

About The area

Discover Kent

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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