Appletree Barn is a barn conversion on the edge of the village of Preston in Kent. Comprising of four bedrooms, each having the luxury of an en-suite bathroom or wet room, the barn also offers plenty of off road parking at the rear, and a large lawned garden with a gas barbecue and a relaxing, six person, private hot tub. A highchair and a travel cot are also available which makes this property excellent for families. Preston is a small village set in open countryside with a village shop, butchers and a public house with a restaurant, all just 200 yards away. The area is ideal for walking and cycling and there are regular sightings of herons, marsh harriers, sparrow hawks, hoopoe, egrets plus a blue winged teal at the Stodmarsh Nature Reserve. Canterbury is surrounded by medieval city walls, visit World Heritage Sites, St Augustine’s Abbey, or the Canterbury Cathedral exploring the crypt and cloisters. Canterbury also offers many other tourist attractions including historic river tours, Canterbury Tales attraction or the Tower Gardens.The Channel Tunnel or the Port of Dover for all your Duty Free goods make easy day trips to both France and Belgium. For garden lovers Kent and East Sussex boast many famous and beautiful gardens to visit including Goodnestone Park Gardens, Leeds Castle, Mount Ephraim, Great Dixter in Northiam and Sissinghurst Castle Gardens. A lovely afternoon can be spent exploring these, and enjoying tea and cakes. Howletts Zoo at Bekesbourne or Port Lympne are both popular nature reserves hosting a range of animals including monkeys, gorillas, tigers, elephants and much more. There is fishing all around the Kent coast, plus the River Stour at Plucks Gutter or Marshside Lakes, with a day ticket at £6. Appletree Barn has been designed so families could share the great times but still have some space for themselves with three rooms having a TV. High speed trains to London give great access from Canterbury West Station into the capital, visit all of the famous sights including Big Ben, London Eye and Buckingham Palace, all in a day! Shop and pub 200 yards, restaurant 3 miles.
- Separate WCs4
- Minimum Stay1 - 7 nights
House, 4 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 8)
Member Since 2015
- Calendar last updated:
- 16 Jul 2018
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Preston, Canterbury, Kent, UK