From a delicious pie to Dickens Festival, there’s lots to do and see when you stay with us at Stable Oak Cottages in Kent…


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Kent has a pie named after it

Kent Lent Pie is a lemon and currant pie thought to have originated in Folkestone, Kent. A great recipe for Kent Lent Pie can be found here – why not give it a go when you stay in our self-catered Stable Oak Cottages in Kent?




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Leeds Castle holds a triathlon

This annual event offers something for all exercise enthusiasts, such as a sprint around the beautiful grounds of Leeds Castle and a dip in the castle mote! Registration for 2019 is already open, so why not enjoy a stay in our beautiful cottages at the same time? More information on the 2019 triathlon can be found here.




Pocahontas is buried in Gravesend

Just a 30-minute drive from Stable Oak Cottages, St George’s Church in Gravesend is the burial place of the real-life Pocahontas. There’s also a life-size bronze statue of the princess in the church grounds. More information on Pocahontas and St George’s Church can be found here.



Canterbury is the only official city in Kent

An easy day-trip from Stable Oak Cottages, Canterbury holds many intrigues for visitors, such as its historic cathedral and castle and bustling theatre scene and high street. More fascinating things to see and do in Canterbury can be found here.




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Rochester holds an annual Dickens Festival

Victorian costumes, carols, a lamp-lit parade and even snowfall await you at the Dickens Festival. Why not stay with us at Stable Oak Cottages over the festival weekend and take in the beautiful Kent countryside after a day enjoying the festival? More information on the festival can be found here.




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