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Thurnham Keep Country House B&B

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a great place for a peaceful getaway and you really feel like a guest in a country house. Our stay began with tea and and delicious home made cake in front of a lovely and warm wood burning stove. The rooms are large, beautifully furnished and the beds are incredibly comfortable. Breakfast was perfect. Amanda and her husband...

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mandy184, Owner at Thurnham Keep Country House B&B, responded to this review

So glad that you enjoyed your stay at Thurnham Keep and hope to see you again in the future.

Kochi (Cochin), India
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Recently stayed 3 nights at Thurnham Keep, it was just magical. Our room was so beautiful, I felt like I was sleeping In a room fit for a queen, it was just so lovely. Our host Mark and Amanda made us feel so welcome with coffee and delicious cake on arrival. The breakfast was a real treat, so lovely being...

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1Thank julala71
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Spent a couple of days here whilst walking the North Downs Way from Rochester to Canterbury and took the chance to call in to Leeds castle along the way. Thurnham Keep was ideally situated and had wonderful Edwardian baths in which we could have a long soak after a hard days walking. Great gastro pub at the bottom of the...

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Thank Piggydaboss
London, UK
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We had a great overnight stay here. The room was beautiful and clean, with a lovely bathroom and delicious homemade shortbread on offer. We were offered homemade scones and tea on arrival, which we had outside looking over the lovely garden. The location was good, being very close to a pub serving good food, and the next day we walked...

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1Thank duncandrew
Sevenoaks Kent
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Very good welcome and excellent bed and breakfast. Beautiful setting and Amanda and her husband Mark made us very welcome. Very clean everywhere and breakfast with homemade produce lovely. Liked the welcome scone and cream with a cup of tea too! Would definitely return next time perhaps when it is warm enough to try the pool.

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Overijse, Belgium
Reviewed 13 October 2016

What a wonderful Edwardian country house to stay in. The house is set in a beautiful location with stunning views across fields and woodlands. Amanda, our host, was extremely charming and made us feel very much at home. On arrival we were offered a cream tea and explained the history of the house. Our bedroom was in keeping with the...

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Thank DM_SM2014
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 7 October 2016

A fantastic property with glorious views, great breakfasts, and Amanda and Mark were perfects hosts. We stayed in the very generously sized yellow room with large windows that took best advantage of the view. The ensuite bathroom had both a bath and a seperate walk in shower. Doesn't get much better than this.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Just spent two days at Thurnam in the Leeds room. Very comfortable, terrific breakfasts and welcoming hosts. They keep bees and produce their own honey which is delicious. Fresh apples from the orchard were a nice touch. Excellent pub at the bottom of the drive. Certainly worth a second (or third) visit.

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Paris, France
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Very nice room with nice bathroom and very good bed. Kind and helpful owner. Excellent breakfast and lovely house. Also quite a few excellent Pubs and restaurants next to the property. Can just recommend it!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We thouroughly enjoyed our stay at Thurnham Keep . A fabulous setting,spacious bedrooms and a fabulous breakfast. Amanda has a lovely home and was very welcoming,cannot wait to visit again. There is also a great pub at the bottom of the drive.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Thurnham Keep is a beautiful Edwardian Arts & Crafts country house, surrounded by 7 acres of beautiful gardens, enjoying stunning views out over Leeds Castle and across the Kent countryside. Located 3 miles from Maidstone, in the North Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the house sits next to the site of Thurnham Castle ruins and the just below the crest of the North Downs. There are many nearby places of historic interest (e.g. Leeds Castle) and a number of famous gardens within easy driving distance (e.g. Sissinghurst). With the M20 and M2 being close its an ideal stopover for cross-channel travellers. There is a mainline train station 1 mile from the Keep with direct line to London (1 hour). With half a dozen excellent eateries in the Thurnham/Bearsted/Hollingbourne area guests have a wide choice of dining options. Guest amenities include snooker room, tennis court, swimming pool (summer months only) and croquet. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thurnham Keep Country House B&B

Address: Thurnham Keep Castle Hill, Thurnham, Maidstone ME14 3LE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Maidstone > Thurnham
Price Range: $134 - $218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Thurnham Keep Hotel Maidstone
Thurnham Keep b&b
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“Both rooms were gorgeous”
 of 5 bubbles julala71, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had the blue room, can't remember name but we are sure the others would also be equally furnished to perfection. ”
 of 5 bubbles Maureen946, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“"The Sissinghurst Room" - Lovely bed with soft feathered duvet ”
 of 5 bubbles DM_SM2014, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All excellent”
 of 5 bubbles 780brendanm, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Corner suites are larger”
 of 5 bubbles angelamanroy, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
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