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Willow Down Wingate Hill Harbledown, Upper Harbledown, Canterbury CT2 9AJ England
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A chance to spend a night or 2 in a 1640's ex-farmhouse, situated 1 mile from the edge of the Cathedral city of Canterbury. 5 mins drive/ 30 minutes walk. All 3 rooms have their own character, they are cosy & fully equipped with smart TV's & free WiFi. Willow Down is situated in the village HARBLEDOWN, on the outskirts of Canterbury, 2.5 km from University of Kent. Free private parking is available on site. (Accommodation provided on a room only price. Breakfast option is available at an extra cost & can be booked as an option with the room. We are a small b&b & as such no evening meals provided. We are not licenced so do not have a bar) We do however have a lovely gastro pub on our doorstep, only 2 minutes by car/10 minute walk away. Dogs are more than welcome in the King studio room only which has direct access to the garden (steps involved) (Family has pet dogs) Some rooms feature a seating area where you can relax. For your comfort, you will find free toiletries and a hair dryer. A flat-screen smart TV in all rooms, digital radio. Tea & coffee facilities. Towels & linens provided. Canterbury Cathedral is 2.9 km from Willow Down, while Howletts Wild Animal Park is 6 km from the property. Whitstable & the coast is less than 7 miles away.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Golf Course
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
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Getting there
Southend Municipal Airport40 km
London City Airport73 km
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We've just returned from a weekend at Willow Down & it was everything we wanted & more. We stayed in the studio room which was in a separate building to the house & there was so much space in the room for a family of...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Fletchfamily
Reviewed October 27, 2018

We stayed at Willow Down for 3 nights this week, we were 3 people - 2 adults, 1 teenager. The room we had was in a little separate building behind the house. It was cosy and perfect. The room and bathroom were very clean. Tea...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Nuala B
Response from TanRem, Owner at Willow DownResponded October 28, 2018

Hello Nuala. Thank you so much for taking the time to make this review. So very happy that you enjoyed your stay and you felt nice and safe. We do have plenty of parking and our gates are locked in the night to incoming traffic,...More

Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Willow Down is a perfect place to stay to enjoy the beautiful city of Canterbury and the nearby coastal towns. Tanya is a wonderful host, very friendly and helpful and it was a lovely touch to leave us a bottle of prosecco as we were...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank markbT1382FV
Response from TanRem, Owner at Willow DownResponded October 1, 2018

Many thanks for taking the time to make this review. It is very much appreciated and means a lot to us. It was lovely to meet you both and so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us for your anniversary πŸ‘πŸΌπŸ˜Š

Reviewed September 19, 2018

We decided very last minute (the afternoon of our stay!) to stay enroute to France. . I rang Tanya on our way to confirm we were coming and she was very friendly and assured me everything would be ready and it was. We stayed in...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank shesarebel68
Response from TanRem, Owner at Willow DownResponded September 21, 2018

It was a pleasure to meet you all on a cheeky trip to Disney, what a great family time. Hope the girls enjoyed it. Thank you so much for your kind words and it makes me so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us...More

Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Just spent 3 busy sightseeing days in Kent,stayed at this lovely guest house called 'Willow Down',just outside canterbury so quite central for our exploring,we stayed in the newly finished annexe that accomodated 3(hard to find good quality places to stay when there are two adults...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank michaelsU4968YF
Response from TanRem, Owner at Willow DownResponded September 4, 2018

Thank you so much Michael for this lovely review. It is so appreciated and I am so happy the 3 of you enjoyed your stay with us and we were a good base for your Kentish adventures. I am very proud of what we do...More

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January 10, 2017|
Response from mark r | Property representative |
Hi there. We are aproximately 1 mile north of Canterbury, based in Upper Harbledown. We are on a main bus route into the city, if you look on the Stagecoach bus site & we are on the number 3 route. They run 1 every 1/2- 1... More
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February 3, 2016|
Response from LHF63 | Reviewed this property |
There is a bus - but I'm not sure how frequent it is. It's a beautiful walk - about 20/25 minutes into town. A Β£7 cab ride if needed. It's a GORGEOUS B&B and the hosts are absolutely lovely and very helpful! Have a wonderful... More
Room Tips
"Our Family room was outside with own stairs and own door key so very private , lovely"
Mar. 15, 2016
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US$70 - US$335 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomEnglandCanterburyUpper Harbledown
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