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Sprint into Sunday’s event at Charing Races

The charming village of Charing, are holding this spectacular event this Sunday 19th February, and with the weather forecast prediction of a dry, sunny day this would be a brilliant event to attend to this weekend!

What types of races are there you ask?

The main types of races you will see are the club members, hunt members, ladies open, men’s open and mixed open and restricted. The races to be run are about 3 miles, although there are exceptions.

Jumping the hurdles

The first pony race is at 11:15am and the first horse race is at 12:30pm – The South East Hunts Club!

At this event a handful of facilities will be available with a bar, catering and toilet facilities and some fantastic trade stands selling country goods and food, with a bouncy castle and slides at the event for your children to use up any excess energy too!

Or maybe you would like to grab a bite to eat; whether you choose a homemade cake, a burger and chips or you just want to enjoy a nice cup of tea, take pleasure in sitting back in the sunshine with your family to enjoy this fantastic event.


Admission is £10 per head (children under 16 FREE)


Directions to the event:

Charing racecourse is on the A20, five miles north-west of Ashford. The code for using a satellite navigation is TN27 0JD.

It’s not too late to book self catering holiday accommodation for this weekend!

Set in Egerton only a ten minute drive to the village of Charing is this quaint cottage, with breath taking views of the countryside.

This traditional barn conversion is truly a tranquil holiday cottage and is perfect for the weekend away. It features a traditional log burning stove with lots of character and is excellent for walking through the Kent countryside!

Sleeping up to 4 persons, however it is a cosy cottage for couples don’t forget, and has been rated 4 stars by Visit Britain.  So arrive on Friday afternoon and take full advantage of the farmers market in the village or enjoy a bite to eat in the villages traditional Kentish pubs close by.

The charming garden Cottage

If you are a larger group then Leacon Oast set in the grounds of an historic Queen Anne House in Warehorne is an ideal location for a group weekend break. This stunning Kent holiday home has 3 luxurious bedrooms all dressed in crisp cotton linens. The fully equipped farmhouse kitchen, including range style cooker and spacious dining area make this the ideal place to cook up a feast and entertain family and friends.

Enjoy a family feast in this fantastic farmhouse kitchen

With only a 40 minute drive to Charing, it would be an ideal location to nestle at this weekend. With unspoilt countryside, wonderful views and use of off street parking, here at Mulberry Cottages we are certain it will meet your requirements for a perfect weekend away!

For help finding your perfect cottage please do not hesitate to contact us on 01233 813087 or email on info@mulberrycottages.com






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