View of Paddock towards adjacent Orchards
The Manor House in Milstead
Rawling Street Milstead
Local cherry orchards

Local Attractions

  • 25 mins from Eurotunnel
  • Less that 1 hour by train to central London
  • Gatwick Airport 45 mins drive
  • Surrounded by Apple, Cherry and Pear orchards
  • Close to Faversham, Whitstable and Canterbury
  • The perfect base for exploring Kent
  • See our special offers section.

DESCRIPTION OF THE AREA

Manor Farmhouse is located in the centre of the pretty village of Milstead in Kent. The property is located in its own gardens and grounds of 2 acres, nestled between the Churct of St Mary and the Holy Cross, the medieval Manor House and the local Cricket Ground.

The town of Sittingbourne is 3 miles distant, whilst the medieval market town of Faversham and Cathedral city of Canterbury are within a 20 min drive.

It is also very conveniently located for access to and from Europe with the Eurostar and Channel Tunnel approximately 25 minutes drive, making Manor Farmhouse a popular starting point for a lot of guests from Europe.

London can be reached within an hour by train from Sittingbourne.

Famous castles, such as Leeds Castle, Bodiam are all within easy reach as is the beach at Witstable about 15 miles from the property.

Holiday Let Farmhouse sleeps 18.
Luxury Kent Farmhouse for hire.
Faversham holiday lettings
Milstead holiday let

WHAT TO SEE AND DO DURING YOUR STAY

Doddington Place & Gardens

Beautiful Victorian Mansion and 10 acres of gardens

http://www.doddingtonplacegardens.co.uk

Leeds Castle

Described as the "loviest Castle in the World" only about 15 mins drive, 900 year old castle, museum, golf course, hot air balloons, gardens, restaurant, a great day out..

http://www.leeds-castle.com

Faversham Market Town

Faversham is one of England's most charming and historic market towns. Nestling between the rural beauty of the rolling Downs and the sweeping flatlands of the north Kent marshes, the town is both a lively, modern community and a heritage treasure.

http://www.faversham.org

Whitstable

A fantastic week of Festival festivity. The Whitstable Oyster Festival is a vibrant celebration of Whitstable?s history, heritage, talent and traditions. From Saturday July 18th to Saturday July 25th, Whitstable invites friends and visitors to share the unique culture and atmosphere of Whitstable, showcased across a full week of festival festivities. Centred on the unique customs of Whitstable and the oyster Industry, the festival has grown year on year to become an eclectic and entertainin

http://www.whitstableoysterfestival.com

Canterbury

Canterbury has the perfect blend of city, coast and countryside, ensuring that however varied your interests are, you will be spoilt for choice. You will fall in love with our invigorating coastline, our soothing countryside and our breathtaking heritage?after all Canterbury is simply inspirational. Canterbury is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and has two castles, six museums and an attraction that lets you step back in time to the Middle Ages are some of what is on offer here in historic

http://www.canterbury.co.uk

Herne Bay

Herne Bay was founded in the early nineteen hundreds and was a popular holiday destination for Londoners. It was during this period that a wealthy London lady gave the town its distinctive 80ft Clock Tower. The first pier was erected in 1832 and by 1834 steamboats were using it to land over 40,000 visitors each year to the resort. From the Bay one can see, to the east, the twin towers of St Mary's Church at Reculver, which mark the location of Reculver Country Park. In World War II the bounci

http://www.hernebayfestival.co.uk/

Harty Ferry

Harty Ferry is a delightful spot on The Swale about 1 mile north east of Faversham, which will suit walkers, boaters and bird watchers alike. Harty Ferry is the home of the Oare Marshes Nature Reserve, part of the Swale Site of Special Scientific Interest. The reserve, managed by the Kent Wildlife Trust, consists of some 170 acres of grazing marsh, dissected by fresh and brackish water dykes and bounded by an earth seawall and some salt marsh. There is a Visitor Centre , open weekends and BHs

http://www.faversham.org/visit_faversham/attractions/harty_ferry.aspx

Dickens World

DickensWorld has an assortment of attractions to keep the whole family entertained; jump on board the Great Expectations Boat Ride for splashing good fun, take a trip back in time to a Victorian School complete with nasty schoolmaster or get spooked in The Haunted House of 1859. Visitors will get the chance to come face to face with some of Dickens' literary characters in their magnificent rendition of a Victorian town courtyard! After all the excitement in the Dickensian courtyard, visi

http://www.dickensworld.co.uk

Sittingbourne Greyhounds

Central Park Stadium was built in 1995 at a cost of ?6million and occupies a 24 acre site on the Eurolink development in Sittingbourne. There is parking for over a 1,000 cars, it?s easy to reach from the M20 and just a few minutes drive from either the M2 or A249. Sittingbourne town centre and railway station are a short taxi ride away. There is also good wheelchair access, a lift and facilities for the disabled. Sittingbourne Greyhounds has been run by Roger Cearns and his team since 1997 a

http://www.sittingbournegreyhounds.co.uk

Go Karting

Bayford Meadows Kart Circuit in Sittingbourne, Kent is one of the country?s premier outdoor floodlit karting circuits

http://www.bayfordkarting.co.uk

The Sun Inn Bredgar

The Sun Inn is set in the Village of Bredgar Near Sittingbourne in Kent. The Sun has been a village Inn since the early 1700's and 5 years ago we celebrated the Pubs 300th anniversary as a licensed building. The Sun is rapidly gaining a great reputation for great food and drink and along with live music on Sundays and Wednesdays it is fast becoming one of the finest Food and Music Venues in the area We have 2 bars - The Old Bar which retains the character of a traditional English pub

http://www.thesuninn.co.uk/

The Red Lion Milstead

? Traditional family run country pub, set in the pretty rural village of Milstead, just over 0.5 mile from Manor Farmhouse. ? Good selection of Cask Ales, fine wines, lagers & locally pressed juices ? The blackboard menu has a modern european style, the cooking is clean and honest with emphasis on locally sourced and seasonal ingredients ? Dining room available for large parties, menu's taylored to your requirements ? Large garden with patio area ? Car parking

http://www.theredlionmilstead.co.uk

The Dirty Habit

The Dirty Habit is a beautiful 11th Century pub situated in the picturesque Kentish village of Hollingbourne. Set on The Pilgrims Way in a designated area of natural beauty, with many walks and bike rides from the pub, it has been used by pilgrims on their way to Canterbury for centuries. It is reputed that King James II stayed at the inn whilst on his way to France via Canterbury and Dover. Full of period charm and character.

http://www.elitepubs.com/the_dirtyhabit/index.php