We are delighted to present the details for Leeds Castle Holiday Cottages - Keeper’s Hou ideal for a cottage holiday in Ashford, Kent. To book or find out more please use the Booking Info or Availability buttons below.
Sleeps 10 persons | Bedrooms 5 | Bathrooms 2
There is wifi or internet access available at Leeds Castle Holiday Cottages - Keeper’s Hou in Ashford. Perfect for searching for things to do whilst on holiday, catching up on emails or even work if you have to.
On nice days, when you want to relax you can sit out in Leeds Castle Holiday Cottages - Keeper’s Hou's garden and enjoy the sun shine. Children also love the outdoors so it can be a great place for them. Although, with young children you should always check any garden is safe for them.
One of the key benefits of a self catering holiday is the ability to choose how you eat! Leeds Castle Holiday Cottages - Keeper’s Hou has a barbeque so you can, weather permitting, cook outside and enjoy a barbeque on a warm summers night whilst enjoying the fresh air.
There is one or more televisions at Leeds Castle Holiday Cottages - Keeper’s Hou. Ideal if you want to catch up with the latest on your favourite programmes or just fancy a quiet night in relaxing in front of the box.
Why waste part of your holiday doing the washing up. Leeds Castle Holiday Cottages - Keeper’s Hou has a dishwasher installed to save you time, and family arguements, about the washing up. Everybody hates doing the washing up and the last thing you need is a big family arguement about who is going to do the washing up while you are on holiday.
Great news if you just want to get away for a long weekend or short break. Leeds Castle Holiday Cottages - Keeper’s Hou accepts bookings for short breaks. So if you fancy a few days in Kent to recharge your batteries then this cottage is well worth consideration.
Leeds Castle Holiday Cottages - Keeper’s Hou sleeps up to 10 people so could be perfect for your family or group. So if you are looking for a family holiday in Kent then Leeds Castle Holiday Cottages - Keeper’s Hou could be just the ticket.
Indulge yourself in a unique holiday cottage experience within the 500-acre parkland estate at Leeds Castle, referred to as 'The loveliest castle in the world'. It is set on two islands on the River Len in the heart of the county of Kent, renowned throughout the world as 'The Garden of England', and has been fortified for over 900 years. Originally a Norman stronghold, the private property of 6 medieval queens and a palace used by Henry VIII. In the 1930s the castle was a playground for the the rich and famous as Lady Baillie, the last private owner entertained 'high society' down from London for the weekends. The castle now offers visitors a glimpse of a rich past with a fine collection of art, porcelain and furniture. Within the 500-acre estate are five period holiday cottages, some furnished with antiques from the castle, and handmade drapes made by the castle seamstress. The sheets on the beds are fresh crisp Egyptian cotton and a welcome pack of toiletries is provided.
Access is given enabling entry to the castle and grounds as many times as you like during your stay.
Your ticket also provides access to the Knight's Realm playground, where children can let off steam. Climb the Maiden's Tower, joust along the aerial runway and explore the secret tunnels! Lose yourself in the spiralling yew maze and underworld grotto of shells and mythical beasts, plus a turf maze where toddlers and smaller children can play. Take in a free flying falconry display.
Take a picnic or stroll around the gardens which you can explore long after the daily guests to the castle and grounds have gone home. Additional activities that incur an extra cost include 9-hole golf, a hot air balloon flight (1st Apr-1st Nov), Go Ape! zip wire adventure, a Segway tour, a ride on Elsie the Castleland train or hop aboard the Black Swan Ferry Boat. Then visit the castle shop for a special gift to return home with.
Keepers House, (ref 27985), formerly the gamekeeper's house, dates back several hundred years, and is located in a hidden valley in the castle grounds. It has a courtyard which overlooks the River Len and can be booked with adjoining Weir Cottage to accommodate up to 12 guests.
Weir Cottage (ref 27987) is a perfect riverside hideaway for a couple. It was originally the game store and can be booked with adjoining Keepers House to accommodate up to 12 guests. Fishing can be arranged for Keepers House and Weir Cottage.
Castle View (ref 27989) is a beautifully appointed 200 year old historic apartment, the upper floor of a former oast house orginally used for drying hops. It is situated on a quiet lane on the western boundary of the castle estate.
Knight's Cottage (ref 27986) is a fine example of an Edwardian cottage and is located within a secluded position within the grounds of Leeds Castle and enjoys views over the vineyard and woodland.
Broomfield Cottage (ref 27988) dates back to the Regency period from around 1810, and was originally a Napoleonic soldier's barracks. Interconnecting with neighbouring cottages, this traditional Grade ll listed Kentish cottage has thick rag stone walls and an unusual curved wooden front door.
Located 5 miles from Maidstone the cottages are ideally placed for exploring beautiful villages, historic castles, houses and market towns. Kent boasts Blue Flag award-winning beaches. Indulge in some local oysters at Whitstable or spot seals off Herne Bay. Canterbury with its historic cathedral is a short drive or head towards Ashford for some discounted designer retail therapy. Kent also provides good road and rail access to London for further sightseeing opportunities. Shop, pub and restaurant 1 mile.
Ground floor: Living/dining room. Kitchen with beams. Utility room. 1 double bedroom. Bathroom with roll top, ball and claw bath, shower attachment and toilet. First floor: 3 bedrooms: 2 double (one 5ft), 1 twin. Bathroom with bath and shower cubicle (no toilet). Separate toilet. Steep stairs to second floor: 1 twin bedroom with sloping ceiling. Can be booked with Weir Cottage (ref 27987) to accommodate up to 12 guests.
Gas central heating and gas inc. Travel cot. Highchair. Gas cooker. Gas Aga. Washing Machine. tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Fridge/Freezer. Fenced, terraced garden and furniture. Fishing in pond. Ample parking. NB: Access via shared driveway.
All properties: Elec, bed linen and towels inc. Freeview TV. DVD. Microwave. Wi-fi. Shared 500-acres parkland. BBQ. Welcome pack. No smoking. Friday to Friday. NB: Lake, river and weir in grounds.
This cottage Sleeps 10
Price: £ from £ 1583
Cottage address: Leeds Castle Holiday Cottages - Keeper’s Hou, Ashford, Kent.27985
As you can see Leeds Castle Holiday Cottages - Keeper’s Hou is located in a great location. The perfect base for any holiday around Ashford. And well suited to explore the whole of Kent.
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Fishing holiday in Kent?
If you enjoy fishing and fancy a bit of fishing in Kent then Leeds Castle Holiday Cottages - Keeper’s Hou could be perfect as there are fishing opportunities close to the cottage. You will probably need a rod licence but you can always check what's needed when you book.
There are plenty of great places to vist near Leeds Castle Holiday Cottages - Keeper’s Hou. Take a look at out holiday ideas pages for details of many places that are well worth considering visiting whilst on holiday at Leeds Castle Holiday Cottages - Keeper’s Hou.
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