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Excellent 5/5 Score from 22 reviews

Pear Tree Garden

Certificate of Excellence 2014

from £43 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

Excellent 5/5 Score from 22 reviews

Excellent 5/5 

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Pear Tree Garden

House / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 4

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House / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 46 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

This one-bedroom holiday home is ideally placed in the middle of a strawberry farm within the picture-perfect village of West Peckham, with it's Saxon church, village green and pub, The Swan On The Green serving delicious, freshly-prepared food, excellent wines and real ale from it's own micro-brewery. Walkers will love Pear Tree Garden - it is situated directly on one of the most picturesque walks in the South East, Wealdway, which leads north to the Thames Estuary and south to Eastbourne, passing through the beautiful, historic town of Royal Tunbridge Wells.

Imagine yourself waking in the big, circular bed and having your complimentary tea/coffee/toast on the patio, overlooking the Garden of England. Help yourself to pears when they are ripe! From here you can plan your day, taking a walk locally or driving further afield and, on your return, enjoying a barbecue with a glass of complimentary wine whilst watching the sun set. Honestly - Pear Tree Garden has the most exquisite sunsets!

Maidstone, Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells and Sevenoaks are between 15 to 30 minutes drive away. The M20 leading to London or Folkestone is just a few minutes away, as is the M26 leading to the M25. Don't worry though, they are far enough away so as not to hear them! There are some beautiful Kentish villages nearby and we recommend you visit them.

Trains to London Victoria or London Charing Cross take approximately 40 minutes from either Borough Green or Tonbridge stations.

Places of interest within one hour's drive of West Peckham:

10 minutes: Ightham Mote / Hop Farm Family Park

15 minutes: Tonbridge Castle / Haysden Country Park / Maidstone

20 minutes: Leeds Castle / Penshurst Place

20 minutes: Brands Hatch Motor Race Track

25 minutes: Historic Dockyard, Chatham / Rochester Cathedral and Castle / Knole Park / Sevenoaks / Royal Tunbridge Wells / Bluewater Shopping

30 minutes: Hever Castle / Groombridge Place / Tenterden / Bewl Water

45 minutes: Bodiam Castle

50 minutes: Whitstable

1 hour: Canterbury / Hastings / Rye / Folkestone / Eastbourne / Bexhill / Battle

There is plenty of golf locally. Ask Steve - an avid golfer! Haysden Country Park in Tonbridge has a wealth of activities including swimming in the indoor/outdoor pool, sailing, fishing and a children's play area. Mote Park in Maidstone has pitch & putt, a skatepark and a miniature railway on Sunday afternoons during the summer. Royal Tunbridge Wells is home to The Assembly Hall Theatre, The Historic Pantiles, The Spa Valley Railway and Dunorlan Park, plus much, much more! Sevenoaks has done it's best to avoid the modern world and has really quirky little areas, plus the wonderful Knole Park and Knole House, offering a magnificent National Trust stately home within the most beautiful parkland, abundant with free-roaming deer.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Isle of Sheppey (29 miles) 46 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 3 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Gatwick (35 miles) 56 km, Nearest railway: Tonbridge (6 miles) 9.5 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, King Beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Parking

About this location

The Kent region

Kent isn't called 'The Garden Of England' for nothing. It truly is the most beautiful county with arguably the best weather in Great Britain. With easy access to London and Europe (what with the Eurotunnel being less than an hour away), but then, why would you want to leave?

Kent is peppered with gorgeous, picture-worthy hamlets and villages yet there are several large towns for a spot of retail therapy! Historic towns such as Canterbury and Rochester with their magnificent cathedrals and castles really should be on your 'to do' list, along with Royal Tunbridge Wells where you can still drink the spa water that so impressed visitors such as Queen Anne, Queen Victoria, Samuel Pepys and Daniel Defoe. And let's not forget Chartwell, the beloved home of Sir Winston Churchill.

If you love oysters, a visit to Whitstable is a must, especially late July/early August when the famous Oyster Festival takes place. There is also a lovely pebbly beach here, Tankerton Beach with it's brightly coloured beach huts and yachts bobbing on the sea.

If you hop over into East Sussex you can visit Hastings, Rye and Battle, all very worthy of a day trip.

For wine buffs there are several vineyards you can visit with award-winning wines to sample - hic!

Honestly, There isn't enough room here to do the region justice. Make your own mind up when you come. You won't be disappointed!

Maidstone

The tiny village of West Peckham is situated so conveniently. Within just a few miles you can find plenty to keep you entertained. With theatres in Maidstone, Sevenoaks and Tunbridge Wells, cinemas in all three plus Tonbridge, parks, woodland, farmland, stately homes, castles, fabulous restaurants and gastro pubs....and the list goes on and on.

Cricket on the village green is a regular occurrence, plus there is the occasional visit from Morris Dancers who perform outside The Swan On The Green. How English can you get?! The menu at The Swan changes regularly and everything is cooked from fresh.

The River Medway runs close to West Peckham and, on a warm, sunny day, nothing is nicer than a stroll along the river bank. If you are a keen angler there is fishing in Yalding and Haysden Country Park.

The Hop Farm Family Park has lots of things to do and see, including the Oast Houses where Londoners, from Victoria's day up to the late 1950s, would come 'hop picking' for 6 weeks. The hops would then be used to make beer for Whitbread. They still grow hops here but for decorative use only now. You can buy a 'hop bine' to adorn your house in September. You can reach the Hop Farm Family Park in 10 minutes from Pear Tree Garden.

A 5-minute drive away on Seven Mile Lane is an excellent restaurant, Beeches. They have regular live music too.

In Hadlow, again only 5 minutes away, you can find local shops, a couple of pubs serving excellent food and a terrific Portuguese restaurant called Casa Portuguesa.

Just through Hadlow is a farm shop attached to Hadlow Agricultural College selling local produce. In the Spring you can see hundreds of lambs frolicking in the fields. They organise special days when you can 'meet the lambs'.

For keen golfers there are several excellent private and public golf courses nearby, the nearest being Wrotham Heath which is just 10 minutes away.

If you are a motor racing fan, Brands Hatch is no more than 20 minutes away.

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Review 1-10 of 22

4 Jan 2015

5/5

"Home away from home"

Pear tree had literally everything a small family needed to be warm and comfortable. The welcoming basket of goodies was such a delight to have to get started. Rita and Steve were so accommodating gen… More

What a lovely review! Thank you so much and we are so pleased your family had an enjoyable time. We certainly look forward to welcoming you back to Pear Tree Garden.

15 Dec 2014

5/5

"A lovely quiet spot in a good position to visit lots of places"

Very comfortable cottage with lots of nice little touches. Lovely kitchen/lounge, walk in shower, and bedroom. Nice and warm via central heating making a winter stay very cosy. Good access to main roa… More

So pleased your stay at Pear Tree Garden was a good one and that you managed to do your Christmas shopping! Hope to see you again some time soon.

17 Nov 2014

4/5

"Most relaxing comfortable break in the Kent countryside."

Had a great few days here. The cottage was well equiped, comfortable and very clean.The owners couldn't do enough and were very friendly.Loved the welcome pack! Thank you.Would love to go back du… More

Thank you so much for your review. We look forward to welcoming you back to Pear Tree Garden very soon!

18 Oct 2014

5/5

"Exceeded all of our expectations"

The cottage is in a beautiful setting close to the main roads enabling access to Kent and Sussex and close enough to London should you wish to visit. The cottage was well equipped with all you would… More

Pear Tree Garden may look as though it is in the middle of nowhere but, as you have said, it is so convenient for sightseeing and travel. Thank you for your very kind review. We hope to see you again some time soon.

11 Oct 2014

5/5

"Our holiday at Pear Tree garden."

What can we say , just perfect. Our holiday at Pear tree garden was a great experience.We had a great welcome when we arrived, we instantly loved the place, warm & cosynot cluttered our every need was… More

Thank you so much for your wonderful poem! We are so very pleased you enjoyed your stay at Pear Tree Garden and hope to see you again some time in the future.

1 Oct 2014

5/5

"Vacation in the Kent countryside"

Wonderful location to relax and recharge, even though the drive to West Peckham can be a little stressful!Pear Tree Cottage was clean and very well equipped.The lack of wi-fi the only downside, but co… More

Thanks so much for your review. So pleased you managed to relax and recharge. We are trying to sort out the problem of wifi - that's the trouble with living in the middle of nowhere! Haha! Hope we see you here again some time in the future.

10 Aug 2014

5/5

"Lovely cottage in beautiful surroundings"

We had a great stay at pear tree cottage. We were blessed with good weather so were able to enjoy some fabulous walks in the vicinity. There are many footpaths around and some gorgeous countryside. Th… More

Thank you for your lovely appraisal. We certainly hope you do come back again soon!

6 Jul 2014

5/5

"Beautiful cottage in glorious surroundings"

We chose Pear Tree Cottage as it was an ideal base for exploring the Kent countryside and visiting several National Trust properties, and what a delight it was - we were greeted by Steve and Rita who … More

Thank you so much for your lovely review! Hopefully we will see you again in the not too distant future.

25 Jun 2014

5/5

"Just Perfect!"

We had a fantastic week at this cottage! The cottage provides everything you could possibly need for your stay. I loved the round bed, soooooo comfy! On arrival it was exceptionally clean and the welc… More

Thank you so much for this lovely review! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

23 Jun 2014

5/5

"Peaceful"

We have recently spent a week in Pear tree cottage. The cottage is delightful.We were warmly welcomed by the dogs, whom we never heard bark during our stay. The owners are on site if needed, but also … More

Many thanks for your appraisal. We are so pleased you found the peace and quiet you were hoping for. We hope to welcome you back to Pear Tree Garden again some time in the future.

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      Calendar last updated:24 Apr 2015

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