In the centre of historic Canterbury, surrounded by two acres of landscaped gardens, the Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel blends contemporary hospitality with grand Gothic stylings. The hotel is around a 15-minute walk from the city centre and historic Canterbury Cathedral.
Standard rooms feature classic and cosy décor alongside queen-sized beds, while a handful of the rooms offer views to the cathedral.
The Fountain restaurant serves modern British cuisine, using locally and ethically sourced ingredients where possible, plus wines from all over the world. In the Westfield Bar, a range of beers, wines and spirits can be enjoyed in warm and traditional surrounds, while the terrace allows al fresco drinking on sunny days.
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If zipping over to the village idyll of Eynsford, travellers enthused by archaeology should be sure to stop off at the Lullingstone Roman Villa which boasts some of the most excellently preserved remains in the UK.
The gentrified sprawl of the Knole House estate allures visitors with its lofty manor house, herds of deer, and literary ties to such celebrated writers as Virginia Woolf. Over 300 years of military history may be uncovered at the Royal Engineers Museum, which plays host to an illuminating collection of weapons, vehicles, and uniforms from a variety of cultures.