The Black Horse Inn

“Popular inn with lots of character, a dedicated team give great service” - AA Inspector

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MAIDSTONE, KENT

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Our Inspector's View

This charming inn dates from the 17th century, and the public areas showcase a wealth of oak beams, exposed brickwork and open fireplaces. The stylish bedrooms are in a series of cosy cabins behind the premises; each one is attractively furnished and thoughtfully equipped, and the bathrooms are of an equally high standard.

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The Black Horse Inn
Pilgrims Way, Thurnham, MAIDSTONE, ME14 3LD
Phone : 01622 737185

Features

Rooms
  • Rooms 35
  • Family bedrooms: 8
  • Bedrooms ground: 35
Children
  • Children welcome
  • Cots provided
  • High chairs
  • Children's portions or menu
Facilities
  • Free TV
  • Wifi
  • Open parking
Accessibility
  • Accessible bedrooms: 4
Weddings
  • Maximum number of guests: t
Food
  • Dinner Served

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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