Darling Buds Farm, Bethesden, Kent

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Sleeps
2-36
Bedrooms
18
Dining
26
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Cottages and shepherd's huts sleeping up to 36, a great venue for celebrations and reunions with family and friends in Kent

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Darling Buds Farm, Bethesden, Kent, sleeps 2-36 in 18 bedrooms.

Sleeps 2 to 36 in cottages and huts
Larkins Farmhouse sleeps 10
Oast House sleeps 8
Cart Lodge sleeps 4
Rev Candy's annex sleeps 2 (+ sofa bed)
Edith sleeps 2
5 Shepherd's Huts sleep 2 each

We invite you to stay at our secluded, comfortable and friendly accommodation. Darling Buds Farm, the setting for the acclaimed TV series The Darling Buds of May, offers self-catering holiday accommodation, B&B and fabulous Shepherd’s Huts. With its instantly impressive and newly refurbished superb courtyard buildings, Darling Buds is a haven of peace and tranquility.

This is a great venue for a big family get together, or a weekend break to celebrate a special occasion with friends. Although rural in location, the Farm is easily accessed from London with excellent transport links.

We are very flexible and can provide catering for up to 26 people to take away the stress of cooking.

Larkins Farmhouse offers 5 double rooms, 3 of them with an en suite shower, the other 2 serviced by a family bathroom. The kitchen comes fully equipped and the large open plan lounge and dining room boasts a magnificent inglenook fireplace with wood burner, set up with two large sofas and television. There is also a large dining table that seats 10 people comfortably.

Oast House offers 4 double rooms all en suite (WC, basin and shower), with 3 on the ground floor and 1 in the kiln. The spacious farmhouse kitchen is well equipped and the open plan living area has 3 sofas.

Cart Lodge has 2 double rooms, both en suite. The open plan living area has a farmhouse table, TV and a two and three seater sofa.

Reverend Candy's self-contained annex has a king-sized bed and extra sofa bed suitable for one adult or two smaller children. There is a kitchenette for simple self-catering with a microwave, hot plate, fridge, kettle, and toaster. The cloakroom has a luxurious power-shower and heated towel rail.

Within the beautiful Tudor Barn is Edith, a double en suite room, with a small garden for enjoying the wonderful sunsets.

Each of the Shepherd's Huts has a double room and is well insulated. All have fridges, kettle, heater, tea, coffee, plus milk for your arrival.

Facilities

The fully-equipped kitchens have all you need for your self-catering holiday with electric fan oven, microwave, large fridge freezer, and dishwasher.
Farmhouse: set the table for 10 and have a grand time! Oast House: kitchen diner big enough for 8. Cart Lodge: cosy table for 4. Shephuts - BBQ.
Plenty of comfortable seating! Both inside and out.
Flat screen TVs with Freeview, DVD players, and docking stations are all available. (No TV is provided in Shepherd Huts).
Full WiFi across the site. The red phone box in the courtyard is available for those who don't get good mobile phone signal.
Sorry, no games room, but you do have a pack of playing cards and we have the Darling Buds of May board game to play if you wish!
Central heating in all buildings. The Farmhouse offers a large wood burner, with plenty of firewood and kindling available.
All can be set up as twin or doubles - please let us know.
All your linen and towels are included.
All en suite rooms have showers, vanity sink, and loo. The Farmhouse bathroom has a large bath and shower.
Not suitable for wheelchairs - please bear in mind there is no downstairs toilet or bathrooms.
Cots, high chairs, baby gates are available by prior arrangement.
Hot tub available for £75 fee. BBQ and outdoor seating. Large deep pond in garden so please be mindful with children. Ducks and geese may come visit!
There is no swimming pool.
Free parking in the main courtyard plus plenty more at the rear.
No smoking inside - outside is fine but please be considerate with any mess and do not litter.
Pets by arrangement - 2 max - we charge £50 per animal and have a Code of Conduct in place for clarity.

Location

Just 15 minutes from Junction 9 of the M20.
Ashford 6 miles, Tenterden 6 miles.
Village shops in Bethersden for butchers and post office. Ashford has all the supermarkets and shops you need. Why not organise a delivery to the Farm after your arrival?
2 pubs in Bethersden are closest a couple of miles away. Loads of places in the surrounding area. Several places will deliver to the Farm too.

Booking Information

Check in days are Monday or Friday. As our prices do vary throughout the year, please visit our website for a definitive price and booking.

Self Catering
Yes
Outside Caterers
Yes
Breakfast
Yes
Other Meals
Yes
Full Board Only
No
Wi-fi
Yes
Games Room
No
Hot Tub
Yes
Swimming Pool
No
Tennis Court
No
Pets
Yes
Open Fire
Yes
Disabled Access
No

Getting here

Tuesnoad Lane
Bethersden
Kent
TN26 3EQ
United Kingdom
Pluckley station is a couple of miles away - no taxi rank there so we may be able to pick you up. Otherwise Ashford International is 6 miles away - trains from St Pancras take 37 minutes from London.
We are in the countryside so the nearest bus route is a couple of miles away on the A28 in Bethersden.
Gatwick is 75 mins away (depending on the M25).

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Darling Buds Farm, Bethesden, Kent
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Nici Norris

+44 (0)1233 226 230
Tuesnoad Lane
Bethersden
Kent
TN26 3EQ
United Kingdom