Fun downtime activities for the whole family don’t have to break the bank. Here, we’ve put together some examples of the exciting things to see and do that await you and your family during your countryside stay with us at Stable Oak Cottages.


Bake Up A Storm At Stable Oak Cottages

Baking is a great way to involve the whole family in a fun activity without having to spend a lot of money. At Stable Oak Cottages, we have all the equipment you need to create some delicious treats for the whole family – you just need to buy the ingredients! Why not try your hand at Kent’s famous current-filled Lent Pie?

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Get To Know The Animals At Stable Oak Cottages

Stable Oak Cottages are home to many lovely animals, including five Hyuacaya alpacas. We hope you and your family will get to know all of our animals and enjoy spending time with them. Click here to find out more about the animals that call Stable Oak Cottages home.



See Kent From The Trees At Go Ape Leeds Castle

Go Ape Leeds Castle is a high rope and zip wire adventure centre for the whole family and which boasts Leeds Castle, ‘the loveliest castle in the world’, as its backdrop. To make it even more exciting, all Stable Oak Cottages guests get a 10% discount at Go Ape. To find out more about our discount and the treetop adventures that await you, please click here.




Get Active Along The North Downs Way

Stable Oak Cottages are just a short walk from the North Downs Way, a countryside rambling path stretching from Farnham to Dover. The whole family can enjoy the many stunning sights and landmarks along the way, including the unique hillside artwork of the Lenham Cross. To find out more about the sights to see nearest Stable Oak, please click here.




Have Fun Whilst You Learn At The Beaney House Of Art And Knowledge In Canterbury

Just a short drive from Stable Oak Cottages, this art gallery and museum is host to many fascinating exhibitions, including the Cabinet of Curiosities, a showcase of oddities from the natural world. Immerse yourself in the creativity of Canterbury painters, whose art adorns the walls of The Beaney, and be inspired by the rainbow-colour arrangements of animals, birds, rocks and minerals. Even better, entry to The Beaney is free for the whole family! Click here to find out more.



Enjoy The Splendour Of Our Local Castles

Stable Oak Cottages are near to a number of stunning castles, including the mote-surrounded Leeds Castle and Rochester Castle, which is situated directly opposite the beautiful medieval Rochester Cathedral. There’s something for the whole family to enjoy in the many castles of Kent – click here to find out more.