The Iffin Farmhouse Blog

Canterbury Festival 2014

Kents International Arts Festival. 18th October- 1st November. If theatre, music, visual arts or intellectual talks are your thing then the Canterbury Festival is a must this year! Festival highlights include the parade which goes down Canterbury High Street on...

read more

Small Hythe Place

Small house, big charm Smallhythe Place, a timber framed house nestled in the Kent countryside near the charming village of Tenterden. If history and theatre is your thing then Smallhythe Place is a must. With regular outdoor perfermances in the beautiful gardens,...

read more

Enjoy Chilham!

The charming little village of Chilham is located just 6 miles from Iffin Farmhouse and offers so much for every member of the family. Whether its mooching round traditional farm shops, strolling around the lakes and rivers or just snuggling up in a cosy pub or cafe...

read more

Channel 4's time teams visit to Canterbury 2000

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...

read more

The Oare Gunpowder Works

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 out more about volunteering...

read more

The Shipwright's Arms

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 smugglers used the inn as well as sailors and...

read more

Canterbury Cathedral

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 of a...

read more

Kent Breakfast Scheme

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 and all our vegetables are...

read more

Dover and the White Cliffs

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 the area has always been a...

read more

Cobnuts

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 October. Stored nuts may be available from selected outlets...

read more

Whitstable

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 for its oyster, Whitstables...

read more