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Abbots Fireside Hotel

  • High Street
  • Elham
  • Canterbury
  • Kent
  • CT4 6TD


  • Family
  • Historic Romantic
  • Parking
  • Weekend Breaks
  • WiFi

At a Glance

  •  Five ensuite rooms including family
  • Ten minutes from Channel Tunnel, 20 mins from Dover
  • Popular Restaurant and cosy bar  

About this Pub Accommodation

Listed by the Historical Society and originally built in 1451, this historic building has been used by the Duke of Wellington as his headquarters when he prepared for his final battle with Napoleon at Waterloo and during the exile of King Charles II and the Duke of Richmond they hid from the Roundheads in the main fireplace during a secret visit to England.

Bedrooms / Bathrooms

Relax in one of the five well furnished, characterful ensuite guestrooms. They are each named after well known figures related to the history of this building.  All rooms have desks, TV's and coffee/tea makers and are serviced daily.


A delicious and varied breakfast and brunch menu is available in our restaurant. We offer full English or continental options. We can cater for special dietary requirements if you notify us when booking.

Abbots Fireside Restaurant

With its large medieval fireplace, our restaurant has an excellent reputation for addition to breakfast, our chef’s mouth-watering menu is available daily for lunch and dinner, together with a range of more traditional Pub Classics.  The restaurant is popular in the local community, and we recommend booking a table in advance.  We have a childrens menu and highchairs are available.

Other Facilities

Free onsite parking.  The following amenities are available: complimentary wireless Internet access in public areas, ironing facilities, room service, wake up call, comfy lounge, lock up for bikes and tour/ticket assistance.

For the business traveler we have a desk, photocopier and printer.

Around and About

The Elham Valley is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty where you can walk or cycle for hours through the beautiful countryside of the Kentish Hills

When you stay at Abbots Fireside, you'll be in the historical district and within the vicinity of Kent Battle of Britain Museum and Elham Valley Railway Museum. This historic inn is within the vicinity of Lydden Hill Race Circuit and Sene Valley Golf Club.

For those crossing the channel the inn is an ideal location for a stopover as the Channel Tunnel is only a ten minute drive and Dover just 20 minutes.



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