Heritage coaching inns at Lenham

Heritage coaching inns at Lenham

Lenham in the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty sits midway between Ashford and Maidstone, and makes the perfect base for a walking holiday or short break. Both the Pilgrims Way and the North Downs Way pass through the town.

Around the centre sit cosy real ale Shepherd Neame inns with beer gardens. The stretch of the North Downs Way that passes through Lenham is the Detling - Broughton Lees walk which takes in surrounding heritage sites like Thurnham Castle just 8 miles away. Lenham is easily reached just off the M20, within easy reach of Eurostar at Ashford.

Where to Stay

Your perfect base from which to walk, cycle, horse ride and tour the Kent Downs AONB, Lenham and the surrounding countryside contains a good selection of quality holiday cottage accommodation all in peaceful locations with pretty rural views. Old coaching inns with rooms, a restaurant and real ales also feature in the area or opt for a spacious farmhouse ideal for a family or walking group.

Accommodation in Lenham

  • Lenham   (7.4 miles from the centre of Lenham)
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    Enchanting detached holiday cottage in Maidstone offering beautiful rural views. 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms & 2 reception rooms. Private garden, Wi-Fi service, Smart TV. Short breaks.
  • Faversham   (4.0 miles from the centre of Lenham)
    Sleeps 40
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    Stunning 4 star barn complex in a secluded location. Sleeps 32. 13 bedrooms. 8 bathrooms. Pool, tennis court and clay pigeon shooting. Self-catering with fully fitted kitchen.
  • Doddington   (4.0 miles from the centre of Lenham)
    Sleeps 36
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    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 36
    Substantial 11 bedroom holiday cottage in Doddington with swimming pool, mezzanine level, snug/ play area, main sitting room & luxury kitchen. 6 bath/ shower rooms.