Kent offers a superb choice of traditional historic inns and country pubs with accommodation around both the Kent Downs and Weald and in historic locations such as Tunbridge Wells and Tenterden. A choice of budget and cheap family pubs are numerous in the Kent seaside resorts around the coast whilst in the Kent countryside find more old fashioned traditional English Kent old inns and pubs serving up Kent's famous fine local produced and real ale.
If you are planning a holiday, short break or weekend away in Kent, you will find pubs with rooms and Kent historic old inns that offer bed and breakfast accommodation. Here you can enjoy a great night in a local pub, stay in pub accommodation overnight and enjoy a great pub breakfast in the morning. Bed and breakfast pubs and inns will usually offer a traditional full English breakfast in keeping with the traditional English pub theme.
Kent is the perfect family holiday destination in England, and since the smoking ban in pubs, family pubs have become even better places to visit for meals, days out and even holiday accommodation. Family pubs in Kent can be found both by the sea in family resorts such as Margate, Broadstairs, Herne Bay and Folkestone and also in secluded countryside locations around the Kent Weald and Downs.
Many Kent family pubs have childrens play areas outside, as well as childrens menus and games and activities to keep children entertained. Kent countryside pubs are often conveniently close to top Kent family outdoor attractions such as Hop Farm near Tonbridge and the Museum of Kent Life just outside Maidstone.
Kent inns and pubs with rooms offer great holiday accommodation, whether you want a place to stay for a night out, weekend break, a stopover before catching Dover Ferries or Folkestone's Eurotunnel or even a long holiday in Kent. Lots of pubs and inns in Kent offer accommodation, which is similar to guest house accommodation and in pubs that serve food will usually include breakfast in the price of a room.
Whilst most pubs and inns only have a few rooms, you still have the choice of double, twin or single rooms with or without en suite facilities. You can enjoy the best of England's fine real ales in Kent country inns and pubs. Kent has a long tradition in hopping and beer brewing and is one of England's best beer brewing counties. Kent's famous brewer Shepherd Neame offers brewery tours and is situated in Faversham in North Kent.
The price of rooms in pubs and inns in Kent varies. You can expect to find cheap pubs with rooms for around £20 per person per night (based on 2 people sharing a double room), whereas some luxury old historic inns in Kent may charge up to £50 per person per night for B&B inn accommodation.
With pub and inn accommodation you get what you pay for. Whilst many Kent pubs may be beautifully decorated in traditional style downstairs, in cheap pubs the accommodation upstairs may be more basic. It is a good idea to ask to see the bedrooms and not just the pub bar area before you book your stay. Traditional country inns and pubs often have lovely period features such as exposed beams and real log fires, and in luxury inns you could even find a luxury double room with a 4 poster bed, which is great for romantic stays in Kent.
Kent offers a good choice of dog friendly pubs and inns and across the Kent Weald and Downs and country pubs offer a warm welcome to walkers and cyclists. Kent pubs and inns offer warming bases in winter and are welcoming all year round. Expect enormous wood burning fireplaces, hearty full English Breakfasts, fine Kent real ales including the famous Shepherd Neame Kent beer and of course plent of Kent fine local produce.
Many Kent inns and pubs source their ingredients locally from Kent farms Choose Kent inns for romantic getaways or for outdoor activities weekend breaks, or simply because you love real ale and fine food!