Hawthorn Farm Self Catering Holiday Cottages



Tel: 01304 290029

Admire Canterbury's dreamy skyline

Check out the colourful beach huts at Broadstairs

Discover Ramsgate Harbour's boats, shops and bistros

Take a walk along Sandwich's picture-perfect riverbank

Savour the freshest fish and chips at the seaside

Fly a kite on Margate's beach

Sample Whitstable's famous oysters

Treat yourself to a traditional Kentish afternoon tea

Meet the meerkats at Wingham Wildlife Park

Trace the footsteps of your ancestors at Deal Castle

Stroll around Goodnestone Park's historic gardens


Wish you were here...?

Hawthorn Farm is an ideal location for your holiday in Kent. With all the peace and beauty of the surrounding Kentish countryside, but also within easy reach of the following popular destinations:

Sandwich (3 miles) - said to be the best preserved medieval town in the country and home to the famous Royal St. George's and Prince's Golf Clubs
Wingham (4 miles) - an attractive village and home to Wingham Wildlife Park where you'll find tigers, crocodiles, lemurs, penguins meerkats and many more...
Canterbury (9 miles) - a popular tourist destination and UNESCO World Heritage site, with its awe inspiring Cathedral, cobbled streets and historical buildings
Ramsgate (11 miles) - known best for its yacht-packed marina and England's only Royal Harbour, and packed with continental charm
Broadstairs (13 miles) - with its award winning Blue Flag sandy beaches, delightful independent shops, pubs, bistros and contemporary art galleries
Margate (14 miles) - another of Kent's traditional seaside towns, home to the Turner Contemporary and to Dreamland - The UK's original pleasure park
Whitstable (20 miles) - a charming seaside town, famous for its oysters, strong arts culture and rich maritime history
Herne Bay (20 miles) - another traditional, friendly seaside town on the north Kent coast, perfect for families and fun days out
Eurotunnel UK Terminal (22 miles) - get from Folkestone to Calais in just 35 minutes with up to 4 departures an hour.


When you choose to make Hawthorn Farm Cottages the base for your holiday in Kent, you'll be spoilt for choice with things to do, days out and places to explore! 

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Days out and Attractions

Whether you're interested in visiting important Roman sites, taking in some breathtaking scenery, visiting nature reserves and wildlife parks, wandering round beautiful gardens and parklands, discovering lighthouses or castles, touring award-winning vineyards, messing about on the rivers, paddling or swimming in the sea, mooching round darling little shops and cafes, or taking part in thrilling outdoor activities... you definitely won't be in danger of running out of things to do in our corner of the world! There are lots more ideas to be found on the Visit Kent website.


We're conveniently close to the stunning Saxon Shore Way and Stour Valley Walks


National Cycle Route 1 - linking Canterbury and Sandwich runs right past our front door!


There are several golf courses nearby. They're mainly private clubs that accept guests, but there are a couple of 'Pay and Play' courses too.

 Sports Centres and Facilities

You'll find a number of sports centres within easy driving distance of Hawthorn Farm. The nearest is Sandwich Leisure Centre (5.6 miles) which has a state of the art gym, sports hall available for badminton, football, cricket nets and basketball. The air-conditioned studio offers a range of exercise classes, and the squash court can be booked by non-members on the day. Bay Point Club (6.5 miles) owned by the company responsible for the prestigious Prince’s Golf Club, boasts an exceptional range of gym/fitness and sports activities which you can use on a Pay as you Go basis.


Whether you enjoy coarse fishing, river fishing or sea fishing, East Kent has lots of fantastic locations to choose from. Sandwich Coarse Fishery is situated in a quiet, peaceful countryside setting with far-reaching views, and is just 2.6 miles from Hawthorn Farm.


Restaurants and Pubs in...

● Sandwich
Canterbury Whitstable and Herne Bay
Ramsgate, Broadstairs and Margate


Local farm shops and grocery stores

● Goldstone Butchers (1.5 miles)
● Ash Village Farm Shop (1.9 miles)
Wingham Country Market Farm Shop and Garden Centre (3.7 miles)
White Mill Farm shop, Sandwich (4 miles)
Gibson's Farm shop, Wingham (6 miles)
Broad Oak Farm Shop, Canterbury (9.7 miles)
The Goods Shed Farmers Market, Foodhall and Restaurant, Canterbury (9.7 miles)
The Old Kent Market, Margate (13.4 miles)
● Whitstable Produce Store (16 miles)