Escape to the Kent countryside and spend a short break away in Six Barton’s holiday cottage. Sleeps 6. It’s the perfect cottage to spend a long weekend away from it all. It’s only an hour from London and less than an hour’s drive to the coast. As holiday homes go it’s exactly what you need for your vacation staycation in the UK.
Where in Kent will you find our holiday cottage?
Six Barton’s is a beautiful Grade II listed ragstone cottage originally built in the early 19th Century and completely renovated 3 years ago. Nestling in the heart of the Weald of Kent, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it's the ideal location for a relaxing holiday away from it all. Situated in the charming hamlet of Dunk’s Green in Kent (between Sevenoaks and Tonbridge) it boasts four country pubs within walking distance, including the 16th century Kentish Rifleman on the Green which serves traditional pub food. The cottage is surrounded by fields and orchards - perfect for couples, families and friends.
Discovering our local part of Kent
Dunk’s Green is in the Parish of Plaxtol and both are classified as Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Recently the circular walk round the village was voted 6th favourite summer-time ramble by The Times walks correspondent, Christopher Somerville. The famous Greensand Way is minutes away. The nearest shops are in the neighbouring villages of Plaxtol and Hadlow (delivery service available). There are also many historic places of interest to visit such as Ightham Mote, Fairlawne Estate, Knole Park, Penshurst Place and many wonderful National Trust and English Heritage properties within a short drive. Pubs within walking distance are The Chaser (Shipbourne), The Papermakers Arms (Plaxtol), The Plough (Ivy Hatch) and The Swan on the Green (West Peckham). Wonderful gastronomic and wine or beer experiences can also be had at Chart Farm, Westerham Brewery, Greensand Ridge Gin Distillery and Yotes Court.
Nearby activities include golf, horse riding, yoga, outward bound centre, cycle hire (Tonbridge), mountain biking (Bedgebury), outdoor swimming pool (Tonbridge), sailing, kayaking and paddle boarding. We're only a 45 minute drive to the coast.
How do we get there?
Six Barton’s Holiday Cottage has been sympathetically renovated in a fresh and contemporary style, by it’s owner, Sarah, who will be on hand with any information and to help if required.
Easy access to M20, M25 and M26, Ebbsfleet International, 1 hour to the Channel Tunnel. Nearest mainline stations to London are Tonbridge, Hildenborough and Sevenoaks (30 mins).
Six Barton’s Holiday Cottage has all the perfect elements for those looking for a relaxing holiday or weekend away. Situated in the quaint little hamlet of Dunk’s Green you’re surrounded by beautiful countryside. This cosy, freshly decorated, semi-detached cottage is a fabulous place for up to six people and with the owner’s permission, one dog. You can cuddle up on the sofa in front of the inviting wood burner in our holiday home, or enjoy playing games outside in the garden. The traditional characteristics of our holiday cottage surround you with original ragstone walls, sloping ceilings, latch doors and quirky cupboards.