North Downs Barn Bed & Breakfast


Things to do near North Downs Barn Bed & Breakfast

Diggerland

1.7 miles away

Adventure park in Strood where children and adults can ride and drive real diggers. A unique family day out, ideal for groups. Refreshments available.

If you're looking for something a little different for a family day out in Kent, Diggerland is sure to meet and exceed all your expectations. We guarantee a fun filled day out, with plenty of great activities and adventures to enjoy for kids of all ages. Under strict supervision, you can ride in and drive all types of construction machinery, including dumper trucks and diggers - to find out more about what we can offer, please visit our main website via the link provided below.

Rochester Cathedral

2.8 miles away

Rochester Cathedral built around 1080 AD. Blend of Norman and Gothic architecture, crypt below with wall paintings. Free admission, disabled facilities.

Rochester Cathedral was built around 1080 AD and has seen many changes, redecorations and restorations right up to the present day. In 2004 it celebrated its 1400th anniversary of cathedral and diocese. Daily services and worship are performed. Open from 7:30, guided tours are available from 10am. Wheelchair access is available via the north and there’s a lift taking you from the Nave to the Quire. We also have tea rooms located in the 18th century Deanery. Our majestic gardens are also available for you to explore.

Guildhall Museum (Rochester)

2.9 miles away

Rochester Guildhall built in 1687 and one of the finest C17th civic buildings in Kent. Magnificent plaster ceilings, amazing weather vane, lots to see in Museum

The Rochester Guildhall was built in 1687 and is one of the finest 17th-century civic buildings in Kent and is well worth a visit. Its staircase and main hall have magnificent plaster ceilings, given in 1695 by Admiral Sir Cloudsley Shovell, who was the Member of Parliament for the city of Rochester at the time. Outside the museum, mounted on the roof, is an amazing weather vane in the form of a fully rigged 18th-century warship. This is 1.52m tall and weighs just under 51kg. It is made of gilded copper and lead alloy and has weathered the ever-changing climate since 1780.

Six Poor Travellers House

2.9 miles away

Tudor Almshouse in Rochester that inspired a Dickens Christmas story. Roman pottery, clay pipes and historical documents. Museum & Gardens, groups accepted.

Founded by Elizabethan MP Richard Watts, this Tudor charity house was designed to provide board and lodgings for up to six poor travellers. This tradition continued right up until the Second World War. The house and its charity and even been immortalised in Charles Dickens’ short Christmas story ‘The Seven Poor Travellers’. During the summer months, visitors welcome to flock to the courtyard and herb garden. Admission is free of charge, children are welcome and we accept pre-booked coach trips.

Restoration House

3.0 miles away

Historic city mansion in Rochester boasting combination of two medieval buildings in 16th/17th century. Tudor wall has been restored, tea room for groups, cheap

Coming highly commended by the Hudson Heritage Awards, Restoration House is the combination of two medieval buildings. They were brought together in the late 16th and early 17th century to create the elegant mansion house you now see. Guided tours are available and they include a 36 page guide book. Admission is either to the house and garden or just the house on its own. Our tea shop is open throughout the year and proceeds go to the charity.

The Historic Dockyard Chatham

4.0 miles away

Chatham Historic Dockyard with costumed guides who will bring this maritime heritage site alive. 400 years of history, disabled access and refreshments.

Enjoy a big day out at the Historic Dockyard Chatham! The Historic Dockyard, Chatham is a stunning 80 acre site with historic buildings, museum galleries, historic warships and a vibrant programme of events and activities. Chatham Dockyard played a vital role supporting the Royal Navy for over 400 years. From the Spanish Armada to the Falklands Crisis ships built, repaired and manned from Chatham secured and maintained Britain’s command of the world ocean’s and the global position it has today. Come and discover this historic Dockyard's real history from Tudor times all the way through to the 20th Century.

Spice Hut Restaurant

7.9 miles away

Indian restaurant in Maidstone specialising in Indian & Bangladeshi cuisine. Spices imported from India to create authentic dishes. Takeaway available.

The Spice Hut is an excellent tandoori restaurant located in Maidstone, specialising in Indian and Bangladeshi foods and spices. We use only fresh and organic vegetables and spices, and all our spices are especially imported from India and Bangladesh so you can sure of the best quality cuisine. Our extensive menu has something to appeal to all tastes, from curry house favourites such as bhuna, madras, korma and dhansak dishes, to innovative chef's and house specials. We also offer a selection of vegetarian dishes, please see our website for our full menus.

Mughal Dynasty Restaurant

8.1 miles away

Indian restaurant in Maidstone specialising in tandoori dishes. Wide selection of traditional Indian dishes, groups welcome. Takeaway available, car parking

If you're looking for excellent Indian cuisine in Maidstone, look no further than Mughal Dynasty. We have an extensive menu of authentic Indian food, serving delicious dishes freshly prepared by a fully qualified chef. We specialise in tandoori dishes and also have an excellent selection of curry dishes, chef's specials and accompaniments. Please visit our website to see full menus.

Mexxa Mexxa Restaurant

8.1 miles away

One of the best Mexican restaurants in Maidstone serving a wide range of authentic Mexican food throughout the week. Family friendly.

Welcome to Mexxa Mexxa Restaurant in Maidstone. This fantastic restaurant serves a selection of Mexican and Mediterranean dishes catering for all tastes and palates. From burritos, chilli and enchilada, we offer a fantastic menu.

Deep Blue

8.1 miles away

Popular fish & chip restaurant & takeaway using high quality ingredients in Maidstone town centre. Family friendly, party orders available, special offers.

If you're looking for delicious fish and chips in Maidstone, look no further than Deep Blue. We use the highest quality fresh ingredients and cut our fish and chip our potatoes each morning, so you can be sure of delicious and freshly cooked food each time you visit us. Our menu offers a selection of your favourite fish and chip dishes and we also offer takeaway. Please visit our website for special offers and discount vouchers.

The Rose Inn Restaurant

9.5 miles away

Welcoming pub in Bearsted near Maidstone home to the town's only Indian Restaurant - Delhi Spice. Parking, beer garden, traditionally cooked cuisine. Families welcome.

Welcome to The Rose Inn in Bearsted. Situated just a short drive from Maidstone town centre, we are home to Bearsted's only Indian restaurant which serves an excellent choice of cuisine cooked with traditional Tandoor, Haandi and Tava methods. Our chefs use only the freshest seafood, vegetables and meat which are combined with stone-ground spices to great hearty and healthy Indian cuisine. We also offer a range of non-Indian dishes including grilled sea bass, steaks, salads, chicken wings and meatball pasta.

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Souffle Restaurant

9.5 miles away

Award winning modern British restaurant in Bearsted, near Maidstone. Locally sourced produce used in seasonally changing menus, ideal for romantic dining.

Souffle is an award winning restaurant serving contemporary modern British cuisine in Bearsted, near Maidstone. The restaurant is set in a stunning 16th century building and offers a great balance of relaxed comfort, fine dining and excellent service to be sure that however formal or informal the occasion, Souffle is the ideal location to enjoy the finest British cuisine. Our seasonally changing menu has a choice of fish, meat and vegetarian dishes using the finest local produce, with something to appeal to all diners.

Fish on the Green Restaurant

9.6 miles away

Excellent seafood restaurant located in Bearsted near Maidstone in Kent with an emphasis on shellfish. Ideal for groups & romantic dining, non-fish options.

If you're looking for delicious seafood near Maidstone, look no further than Fish on the Green in Bearsted. This charming restaurant is located in a former stable block of the old coaching on and has been completely renovated to provide a simple and stylish dining room, with a small pre-dinner drinks bar. Our excellent menu changes seasonally, and we serve delicious, fresh seafood with something to appeal to all tastes. We also offer vegetarian meals cooked to order, please enquire for more information.

Oak on the Green Restaurant

9.6 miles away

Restaurant & pub in Bearsted, Maidstone, serves English & Mexican food. Main, Tapas, Specials, Lunch & Kid's menus. Child-friendly. Range of real ales & wines.

We wish you a warm welcome to the original, the famous and the much celebrated Oak on the Green Pub & Restaurant. The Oak on the Green Restaurant serves Mexican and English cuisine, including favourites such as burritos and fajitas. Our Christmas 2010 menu is now available - please visit our website and enquire for more information.

The Fox & Hounds

9.9 miles away

Welcoming country pub and gastro pub in Sevenoaks. Varied and delicious menu. Food made fresh daily using local produce. Families & dogs welcome. Parking.

Welcome to The Fox and Hounds serving great traditional pub food at realistic prices. Located in Sevenoaks, the pub has undergone some great improvements in the last 18 months. Oozing original charm and character, you can enjoy our new and improved menus in comfortable and welcoming surroundings. Over looking the Knatts Valley and located very close to the Pilgrims Way, the Fox & Hounds has been the focal point of the Romney Street Area for over 400 years. It is the ideal base from which to start or finish a country walk, a great meeting place for friends or somewhere to enjoy delicious home cooked food.

Leeds Castle

12.3 miles away

Stunning 12th century castle with golf course, adventure playground, aviary & Go Ape course near Maidstone, Kent. Ideal for a fun day out for the whole family.

If you're looking for an excellent family day out in Kent, visit the spectacular Leeds Castle near Maidstone. This majestic castle was originally built in the 12th century and is a former royal residence steeped in history. The castle has a number of beautiful rooms for visitors to explore as well as stunning gardens, an aviary, Segway tours, and much more. Younger visitors can also play on the Knights' Realm adventure playground, and for the more adventurous, go on the Go Ape outdoor treetop adventure course or take a hot air balloon flight. Whatever your age and interests, there is something to amaze and entertain all visitors at Leeds Castle.

The Hop Farm Family Park

12.8 miles away

Large family fun park near Tonbridge in Kent. Over 30 rides & attractions, feed farm animals, museums on site. Available for corporate events & weddings.

For a fun family day out near Tonbridge, visit the Hop Farm Family Park. This large park has over 30 rides and attractions, with something to appeal to all ages. Ride the Victorian Carousel, bounce away on our Giant Jumping Pillows, and for the more adventurous, try the activities at our Extreme Zone. For younger visitors, there is the Children's Driving School, outdoor play adventure area and the Happy Hoppers indoor play area for those rainy days. The farm also has a number of fascinating museums and exhibitions, including a waxwork museum, ensuring that all visitors will find something to enjoy at the Hop Farm Family Park.

Dutch Cottage Museum

13.2 miles away

Local museum on Canvey Island dating from 1618 illustrating the history of the island from Roman times. Open from Spring Bank holiday to end of September. Private visits available.

The Dutch Cottage Museum was built as one the private dwellings for the Dutch workers who drained and embanked Canvey Island in the 17th Century. Lovingly restored and opened as a Museum in 1962, this unusual octagonal cottage is one of two remaining on the Island and offers a range of displays illustrating the area's history. Exhibits in the museum include a range of sailing models for ships which would have passed the island dating back to Roman times. Adjacent to the cottage is a new exhibition hall offering a range of displays including a collection of corn dollies - an ancient harvest tradition dating back to Pagan times.

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Hadleigh Farm Rare Breed Centre

13.7 miles away

Salvation Army run 900 acre farm in Benfleet with rare breed farm & child-friendly visitor centre. Meet the animals, children's play area, tractors, maze & events. Tearooms.

Visit the Hadleigh Farm Rare Breeds Centre in Essex for a fun and enjoyable family day out. The Rare Breeds Centre opened in mid 2004 to promote conservation and education in rare breeds. Hadleigh Farm makes conservation and learning fun! A visit to the farm gives you the chance to learn about, get close to and even feed a range of rare breed Goats, Sheep, Poultry and Pigs. Discover friendly farm animals, experience the working countryside and follow the changing seasons at this top family attraction.

The Ivy House Dining Room & Bar

14.3 miles away

Grade II listed hotel in Tonbridge with outdoor patio seating. Local seafood, vegetables & meat served. A la carte, snack menus & £10 2 course lunches. 3 course evening meals.

The Ivy House is a Grade II listed restaurant & bar situated at the top end of Tonbridge High Street. Enjoy an excellent range of locally sourced food in stylish surroundings or in our outdoor seating area during the warmer months. The Ivy House offers a small bar with roaring fire and a traditional dining room with modern touches. There is private parking available for our customers use.

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