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St Stephens Guest House
“Comfortable rooms in Tudor-style guest house close to town” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
St Stephens Guest House is a comfortable, family-run accommodation that offers well-appointed and well-equipped place to stay. It is located just a 10-minute walk from both Canterbury's town centre, the cathedral and Canterbury West railway station. Housed in a Tudor-style building, it is conveniently located near the University of Kent and Christ Church University. The dining room is traditionally decorated and has views of the garden; guests can enjoy a cooked or continental breakfast. Enjoy the warm and friendly atmosphere whether visiting for business or pleasure.
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Facilities – at a glance
- Rooms 8
- Family bedrooms: 2
- Bedrooms ground: 3
- Children welcome
- Cots provided
- High chairs
- Free TV
- Open parking
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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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