Food / Local area

Afternoon Tea £10 ppDining roomTea for Two

We can arrange the following served in the dining room or gardens during your stay (pre order only):

Afternoon Tea (as photo above): Sandwich selection with, sausage rolls ( falafel or quiche for veggie) Victoria sponge cakes or scones with fresh cream & jam & chocolate biscuits £20.00 pp .

Just £10 to upgrade/swap your included lunch , Min 6 persons for upgrade to afternoon teas. Vegetarian and gluten free options available but do advise at time of booking.

*£20.00 pp for just afternoon tea, for a friend joining you during your day its from £50 .oo with no treatments but hottub & showers or a mini spa with a treatment from £70.oo. 

Our Light lunch: 

Smoked salmon scrambled eggs on toast

Garlic mushrooms or roasted tomatoes & chives on toast ( veggie/vegan option)

Plain free range scrambled eggs on toast

all £10.00 pp (includes teas, coffee and a sweet treat)

Takeaways deliver here, so you may have a DELIVERY, bring your own food or get your groceries delivered as you would at home.

Meals to be eaten in the dining room or gardens only please, not in your lounge or bedrooms. You will be charged for additional cleaning.

Our nearest Pubs offering good quality food:

We have many local restaurants just 2 miles of Stourview Cottage. The nearest village is called Wye (2 miles) it has 4 pubs, restaurant’s, doctors, post office a COOP supermarket with cash point machine.

We can also advise on local reputable private caterers such as Claire from”Touchays” or Stella Grove to cater for all your needs. Or we have Tesco, Sainsbury, Coop & Waitrose superstores all close by in Ashford or feel free to arrange a delivery here.

Hire the dining room from £20 for cleaning & use of China, when bringing your own food for supper or lunch.

The Halfway House

The Old Mill

The Tickled Trout

We also have the following takeaways that will deliver to your suite:

The Kennington Tandori for Indian food

Papa Johns & Pizza Hut for pizza deliveries.

Wok Exspress for Chinese.

Marinos Kennington for Fish & chips (Pie & chips, Chicken & chips , scampi or sausage & chips or Halloumi or Veggie or beef burgers).


The International train Station at Ashford (under 5 miles) to Paris (in under 2 hours) and the fast link to London St Pancreas ( in just 30 mins ) Wye train station is just over one mile so within walking and cycling distance of our cottage and offers a slower service to London but still in under 2 hours.…/dart-charge-dartford-crossing-remote-payment


We are situated high on the North Downs, offering fabulous walks directly from the property through neighbouring farmlands to renown walks & trails. The most popular walk is the North Downs Way allowing you to walk in the footsteps of pilgrims. This route runs from Winchester to Farnham, Winchester to Canterbury. For those looking to walk further can follow from Canterbury to Dover, before heading across the channel to France and onwards to Rome.

Faversham (8miles) Kent’s original Market Town, this pretty Medieval town is rich with listed buildings, the Fleur de Lis Museum and also is home to Britain’s oldest Brewer. Shepherd & Neame, which has a visitors centre offering tours, tasting and even weddings. This town holds many festivals, including the Brewery festival, Classic car &Spitfire Steam trains festival and the Apple fare at Brogdale, home to the worlds largest fruit collection. Local Country houses and gardens also offer days out, music and arts festival’s. Mount Ephraim, Belmont House & Gardens, Faversham Golf Course & Doddington Place & Gardens.

Canterbury ( 8 miles) Historic City with its famous Cathedral, Canterbury Tales Visitor attraction and Sex in the city style shopping @ Whitefriars, with numerous pubs, clubs and resturants to suite all tastes and cuisines

Whitstable (just 10miles) offers a cosmopolitan Seaside location with the fabulous Oyster festival, numerous art galleries, fine restaurants & Boutiques. Famous for its selection of quality independent shops

Maidstone (just 12 miles ) with the Riverside Wharf and popular River Festival , the Archbishops Palace, and fabulous shopping with Fremlin walk, Royal Star arcade and The Mall, along with its fabulous cobbled high street offering fun bars, clubs and comedy clubs.

Leeds castle (just 8 miles) Open all year round with its glorious gardens and attractions. You can stroll around the castle and grounds or use a Sedgeway, a 40 min tour on a self balancing transporter.., play a round of golf, Go Ape on the High Wires in the forest adventure, finishing with a little shopping or lunch or tea in the Fairfax hall.

Sissinghurst Gardens, Hever Castle & Chartwell are all within driving distance see what is available during your stay @