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Pigeonwood House

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Pigeonwood House

Grove Farm,





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Fax:    +44 (0)1303 891019

email: mary@pigeonwood.com

Pigeonwood House is set in rural tranquility in the North Downs above Folkestone and is the original farmhouse of the local area. The house dates from 1769 and the surrounding landscape has barely changed since then.

Being in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the views are spectacular, covering the surrounding countryside then across the sea to France.

Many guests return for its homely, peaceful atmosphere.

Although only seven minutes from the Channel Tunnel and fifteen minutes from Dover, we are able to show visitors a few aspects of the pervading beauty of East Kent.

We are ideally situated for walkers, being only 300 yards from the North Downs Way and the Saxon Shore Way; visiting the Garden Coast, Canterbury (20 minutes) and all the gardens and castles in the vicinity. A short distance from Etchinghill on the North Downs Way.

Parking: Being 160 yards from the nearest lane, on a private driveway, we have safe, secure off-road parking for cars and bicycles.


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The house is shown from the front and is set among fields and woods. The other photo shows the guests' living room, which, like the bedrooms, has spectacular views over the downs and across the sea to France.

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The two front bedrooms, both of which are en suite. The right-hand room is the family room. In addition, we only use cotton bed linen in all rooms.

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Some of the locals.          Bluebells last May.

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From the bridlepath.     St Oswald's Church.

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Tariff for 2008:


En-suite family room per person UKú 30.00; under 13 UKú 20.00.
En-suite double room per person UKú 30.00; single supplement UKú 10.00
Twin room with private bathroom, per person UKú 30.00; single supplement UKú 10.00
Longer-stay discounts 3 days or more 10%.

Cash (Pounds or Euros) and cheques are accepted.

We regret that credit cards are not accepted.

Food and Drink:      Click to view...

        Restaurants and Pubs in the local area.

Gardens, castles and other places of interest:        Click to view...

        Gardens, Castles, Golf Clubs, Historic sites, Museums and Churches in the area.

        And, of course, one of the areas more interesting old villages, Paddlesworth.

Travel:        Click to view...                      

                                Stena P&O Ferrryport Online Ticket Sales, Timetables and Information 

        Travel to Europe:                       

And, finally, maps and directions:        Click to view...

        Where is Arpinge and how do I get there ? 


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