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Self catering short breaks and holidays on a traditional smallholding in Kent. Set within an orchard and with views of the fields and grazing horses are two statics well placed to enjoy the Kent Downs.

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If you want to get away from it all for a quiet holiday in beautiful surroundings then Orchard Cottage is for you. The holiday lets are situated in a grassy paddock with views across the orchard. You're staying on a family home and smallholding in the company of friendly farm animals.

Shottenden is a rural hamlet near the medieval village of Chilham and nestled in the Kent Downs AONB. The historic city of Canterbury is only 7 miles away with all the entertainment and amenities you need.

The Everglade is a 2 bedroom static caravan sleeping 3 and The Summer a 3 bedroom sleeping 4, each has a modern fully fitted kitchen, lounge with TV and family bathroom. They are fully equipped for your stay including playing cards and a selection of books and DVDs.

You have your own deck, patio furniture and BBQ. Please note the single bed in The Everglade is narrower at 2ft.

Open all year

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  • Orchard Cottage Holidays,
    Shottenden Road, Shottenden , Chilham, Kent, CT4 8JA
  • 51.2495, 0.9181 | TR 3 54

From Canterbury follow the A28 to Chilham and A252. Turn up Soleshill Road opposite the village hall, follow the road to Shottenden. Go over the crossroads and straight on, past Beaneys Lane. The site is on the right and there is a sign on the end of the drive.

All facilities are self contained and private within the holiday homes. Each home has an allocated parking space.

  • Adult only
  • Allow pets
  • Allow vans
  • Bike hire
  • Café / restaurant
  • Communal BBQ
  • Disabled facilities
  • Drinking water
  • Electric hookups
  • Entertainment
  • Family friendly
  • Fires allowed
  • Fishing
  • Games room
  • Glamping
  • Golf
  • Horse riding
  • Hot tub
  • Internet access
  • Kids club
  • Kids playground
  • Laundry
  • Near beach
  • Near pub
  • Open year round
  • Peaceful
  • RV pitches
  • Shop
  • Showers
  • Swimming pool
  • Toilets
  • TV room
  • Vineyard
  • W.C. disposal
  • Water hookups
  • Watersports
  • Couples
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Members only
  • Naturists
  • Older families
  • Peace and quiet
  • Rallies
  • Single sex groups
  • Under 18's
  • Young families
Lounge and kitchen

1 x The Everglade Mobile Home

A 2 bedroom fully equipped self catering static, sleeping 3. There is a spacious lounge with freesat TV, kitchen and bathroom with central heating and gas fire. The home has its own deck and BBQ with patio furniture. Electricity and gas are included.

The Summer

1 x The Summer Mobile Home

A 3 bedroom fully equipped static caravan, sleeping 4. There is a spacious lounge with freesat TV, fully equipped kitchen and bathroom. You have your own deck and BBQ. You have electric heaters and a gas fire for warmth. Electricity and gas are included.

Guests are welcome to join the owner at feeding time on site with the animals- kids love getting to know friendly pigs and horses.

There are lovely walks and cycle routes in the area, with pubs and restaurants to stop at. Locally there is a farm shop with places for children to play and animals.

There are lots of places to visit in Kent to suit all. Canterbury is your best spot for shopping or rainy day entertainment.

If you enjoy wildlife, walking and cycling Orchard Cottage Holidays will be perfect for you. There are beautiful views, footpaths and a wood on your doorstep for you to enjoy.

In each mobile there is a pack of information about local attractions and facilities for you to enjoy during you stay. You can unwind on your deck and watch the sheep, pigs, horses and chickens go about their business in the orchard and paddocks and at night enjoy the dark skies and owls. This is the best stargazing setting you're likely to have ever seen.

Other attractions in the area include:

  • Chilham Castle
  • Mount Ephraim Gardens
  • Denstead Wood

Prices for two nights including 2 adults:

  • 2 night stay for 2: £99
  • 7 night stay for 4 in peak season: £450

Discounts and special offers are sometimes available, please ask.

Guests are asked to be respectful that this is a private home and farm.

The site cannot cater for children 5 years and under.


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