The Ferry House

“A lovely, waterside location for an inn run by a dedicated family” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

LEYSDOWN-ON-SEA, KENT

Official Rating
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Our Inspector's view

The Ferry House is on the Isle of Sheppey, and offers spacious and comfortable accommodation as well as some fantastic views. All rooms have modern fixtures, fittings and decor. Guests can enjoy dinner in the main restaurant or in the bar area with lots of local produce sourced from surrounding farms. A cooked or continental breakfast is served daily.

Awards, accolades & Welcome Schemes

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AA 4 Silver Star Inn
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Breakfast Award
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2-Rosette restaurant
The Ferry House
The Ferry House, Harty Ferry Road, LEYSDOWN-ON-SEA, ME12 4BQ

Features

Rooms
  • Rooms 11
Children
  • High chairs
  • Children's portions or menu
Leisure
  • beauty/treatment room,shooting
Facilities
  • Free TV
  • DVD Player
  • Wifi
  • Open parking
Weddings
  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
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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