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Ratling Farmhouse B&B

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Reviewed 14 September 2014

What an amazing find. Just off the A2 in Kent. This B&B is a gem. From the moment you arrive David your host is attentive to all your needs. The food is freshly prepared and sourced locally. There are lovely gardens for you to relaxing in in the quiet countryside. The decor is beautiful and spotlessly clean. Bed are to... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 August 2014

We spent one night at this beautiful B&B and everything was delightful and very welcoming! The breakfast was excellent and served in this lovely diningroom. Nice, clean and quiet room with great views. Lisa and Sebastian

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1 Thank Lisa K
Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 May 2014

Highly recommended as a gorgeous place to stay. We stayed in the self catering cottage in March 2014. It was warm, comfy and spotless with everything that you need including a fantastic welcome pack including fresh eggs, butter, home made jam, bread, juice and coffee. Yum. A nice touch were the fresh flowers in the cottage. David is a very... More 

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2 Thank ALF069
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Reviewed 1 March 2014

We stayed here recently having travelled to Kent for a family funeral. I'd asked for a "late supper on arrival" and expected a bit of soup and bread - we were treated to hearty homemade soup & rolls, with pears poached in red wine to follow - really excellent cooking going on there..as was the case with breakfast. Perfectly poached... More 

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2 Thank seriouswater
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Reviewed 19 February 2014

Chris and Dave are first class hosts, food surroundings and company are second to none. The farmhouse makes for a cosy and sumptuous stay. They even roast their own blends of fresh coffee which we took away with us. Well done both of you can't wait to return!!

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2 Thank Bindynboyce
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2013

We spent three mid week days at Ratling Farmhouse and I would highly recommend giving it a try. With David you have got the perfect host, you get a warm welcome when you arrive and help with your bags and during the stay he would always go the extra mile to make you feel at home. We found that the... More 

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Reviewed 14 October 2013

We stayed at Ratling Farmhouse B&B last September. We can say that home and landlord were amazing. Room was lovely, bathroom very comfortable and breakfast to remember (with mostly local food). Any way, all the interiors are really so pleasantly furnished and decorated: a feast for who (like us) love vintage and antiques. You would not go away. Unfortunately we... More 

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2 Thank keenoflandscapes
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2013

We have now stayed at Ratling Farmhouse two times and loved every minute of both visits. David is an excellent host and made us feel really welcome. On our most recent trip he greeted us at the door, helped bring the cases up to the room and then made us feel right at home with a welcome pot of tea... More 

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2 Thank kirsty m
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2013

We hired the self-catering cottage and had a wonderful week. It is beautifully and comfortably furnished, sparkling clean with everything you need supplied, except food but the farm shop down the road has that, and more. Make sure you visit the farm shop as soon as you arrive - you won't believe how lovely it is. Have your breakfast in... More 

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1 Thank AnGaz000
Amsterdam
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Reviewed 8 February 2013

We stayed here in March 2012 in the cottage (as opposed to the B&B). The location is beautiful and very quiet and tranquil. The farmhouse and cottage are set in beautiful gardens, complete with pond, fruit trees, ducks, chickens and geese. The cottage its self is very cosy, with a high standard of fixtures and fittings. The fully fitted kitchen... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ratling Farmhouse is a 14th century farmhouse set in undulating Kentish farmland, yet close to the Cathedral city of Canterbury and Channel Tunnel. All rooms have private bathrooms, are heavuly beamed and enjoy delightful rural views. Guests have a private sitting room and library with a wood burning stove. Full English breakfast included and Dinner by arrangement in the lovely dining room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ratling Farmhouse B&B

Address: Ratling Farm House Ratling Road | Aylesham, Canterbury CT3 3HL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Canterbury
Number of rooms: 3
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“Place are so quiet and well maintened that we think any room you will choose, it will be the best.”
 of 5 bubbles keenoflandscapes, 14 Oct 2013 | Read review
“The cottage has a large living room, kitchen with dining table, bathroom with large shower, separate toilet and one large bedroom. All well appointed, exceptionally clean and everything appeared to be new and fresh.”
 of 5 bubbles AnGaz000, 10 Apr 2013 | Read review
“Ask David's advice according to your preferences”
 of 5 bubbles IntrepidB, 21 Jan 2012 | Read review
“The room at the end was very peaceful ( as was the whole place) with a lovely corner bath and shower”
 of 5 bubbles HT1359, 10 Dec 2011 | Read review
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