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Wrap yourself in the natural surroundings of the Kent countryside as you take time for yourself to rest, eat, walk and peacefully contemplate. Covert and Covet Woods, with the Elham Valley Way winding through them, provide an opportunity to walk under a canopy of trees; respite from the day to day navigating a range of public footpaths. Continue the day of self discovery with an afternoon at The Quiet View, a garden with space to pray, talk, reflect, study or rest. People of faith or no faith will find solace and peace in a wholesome environment. Stay, eat and relax in a wonderfully cosy English country pub, warming yourself by the fire in colder months.

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Peace in nature – experience tranquility in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Wrap yourself in the natural surroundings of the Kent countryside as you take time for yourself to rest, eat, walk and peacefully contemplate. Covert and Covet Woods, with the Elham Valley Way winding through them, provide an opportunity to walk under a canopy of trees; respite from the day to day navigating a range of public footpaths. Continue the day of self discovery with an afternoon at The Quiet View, a garden with space to pray, talk, reflect, study or rest. People of faith or no faith will find solace and peace in a wholesome environment. Stay, eat and relax in a wonderfully cosy English country pub, warming yourself by the fire in colder months.

Covert and Covet Woods
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Covert and Covet Woods, Barham

Covert Wood has the Elham Valley Way winding through it, and there are a number of other public footpaths which go deeper into the wood. The woodland is full of dappled light that finds its way under the canopy of the mature trees and onto the forest floor. Covet Wood adjoins Covert Wood on the northern side of Green Hills, a lane that runs through both woods. The woods are popular with local dog walkers and provide a peaceful respite for visitors passing through.

Covert and Covet Woods, Barham
The Black Robin Pub
LunchFood & DrinkPlaces to Eat

The Duke of Cumberland, Barham or The Black Robin, Kingston

The Duke of Cumberland, Barham offers the chance to get cosy and warm by the open fire. The pub serves classics, such as sandwiches, jacket potato or fish and chips. Plus, a selection of kebabs and pizzas.

The Black Robin in Kingston is a traditional English pub on the edge of the Elham Valley. Dating from 1740, it offers pub classics including a range of burgers: beef, fish or sweet potato and chickpea.

If staying at Woolton Farm, you can grab a picnic from the shop where you will find award winning Kentish produce.

The Duke of CumberlandThe Black Robin
The Quiet Room
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The Quiet View, Kingston, near Canterbury

The Quiet View is a place for people of faith or non-faith, with it’s foundation based in Christianity. The natural environment lends itself to prayer, peaceful reflection or sleep.

The Quiet Room
The Pig at Bridge Place
Dinner/TeaFood & DrinkPlaces to Eat

The Evenhill, Bekesbourne or The Pig at Bridge Place

The Evenhill is a beautiful 16th century oak beamed conversion. The restaurant offers a locally produced menu, tailored to the season, as well as classic British dishes and vegetarian cuisine.

The Pig at Bridge Place is three miles south of Canterbury. Offering a luxurious experience, serving food grown on site or sourced within a 25 mile radius.

The EvenhillThe Pig at Bridge Place
The Duke of Cumberland - double room
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The Duke of Cumberland B&B or Woolton Farm

The Duke of Cumberland, near Barham (££) offers family, double and twin rooms bed and breakfast.

Woolton Farm (££) offer a cottage stay, a bell tent or bring your own tent for a night under the Kent sky!

 

 

The Duke of Cumberland B&BWoolton Farm

Travel

Train – Canterbury has two train stations, running from Ramsgate and Margate to London stations. You can get a train from Canterbury to Barham.

Bus – Canterbury is on the bus line from Ashford.

This itinerary works best either by car or by bike. The distances can be walked, but it would make for a very long day. Bikes can be hired in Canterbury at Kent Cycle Hire. Once the bike has been collected, take the train from Canterbury to Barham.

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