Food / Local area

Afternoon Tea £10 ppDining roomTea for Two

We can offer the following served in the dining room or gardens during your overnight stay:

Tea & Cake for just £5.00 pp.

Afternoon tea: Sandwich selection platter with (hot sausage rolls & hot choc in winter) cakes & biscuites just £10.00 pp on top pf your package rates ( as photo above) Min 5 persons.

£20.00 pp for afternoon tea or a spa day guests joining you if not on an overnight stay.

Light lunch: Smoked salmon scrambled eggs on toast or Vegetarian option: Garlic mushroom & chives on toast or Plain free range scrambled eggs on toast all just £10.00 pp

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

Meals in dining room or gardens only please, not in the lounge or bedrooms.

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 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 £10 to £20 with china).

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 @