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Channel 4′s time teams visit to Canterbury 2000

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Time teams archaeologists, geophysicists, hirtorians, graphics experts and digges made a visit to Canterbury in August 2000 and made some amazing discoveries….. They looked at the Greyfriars which was the very first franciscan friary in Britain, founded in 1224 and …

The Oare Gunpowder Works

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The OAre Gunpowder Works is managed with the help of local volunteers. Activities include conservation work on site, ranging from woodland to pond management, and running the visitor centre. If you are inspired by the works and wish to find …

The Shipwright’s Arms

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The Shipwright’s Arms- loacated in Faversham, Kent is an ancient pub over 300 years old. However, the history of the Pub tells us it would have been fuctioning as an inn some time before the 18th century. Many pirates and …

Canterbury Cathedral

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Looking up at its giant, magnificent structure it is no surprise that the Cathedral is one of Canterbury’s most famous tourist attractions. With hundreds of thouands of people walking through its doors each year, this historic marvallery has become something …

Kent Breakfast Scheme

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Here at Iffin Farmhouse we pride ourselves on having fresh, quality ingrediants in our cooked breakfast- this means pork sausages and thick back bacon delivered fresh from our local Butchers, fresh free range eggs from the egg farm next door …

Dover and the White Cliffs

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Dover is a town and major ferry port in the home county of Kent. It faces France across the narrowest part of the English Channel. Its strategic position has always been evident throughout the history, archaelogical finds have revealed that …

Cobnuts

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A Kentsh Cobnut is a type of hazelnut, just as a Bramley is a type of apple. Unlike most other nuts, cobnuts are sold fresh not partially dried. They are in season typically from the end of August through to …

Whitstable

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If a sea side town is what your looking for, look no further than Whitstable. With its working harbour and narrow streets of fishermans cottages, situated just seven miles from Canterbury on the North Kent coast. Famed since Roman times …

The Green room

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The Green room is an en-suite double room with a shower. It overlooks the green at the front of the house and is the perfect sun spot for the afternoon sun set. This room has a cosy, country feel with …

The Pink Room

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The pink room is a newly refurbished twin room that can be doubled up as a family room or an en-suite double.  With stunning views across the green, this room is perfect for a peaceful rest to recharge your batteries. …