The Wing at Hockley Sole by Catherine Norris
This charming self-catering holiday home situated between the bustling towns of Folkestone and Dover is an ideal retreat for families and friends. Set in the charming grounds of a beautiful Manor House of Hockley Sole, The Wing, located at the back, is a stunning property, with bay windows which overlooks the enchanting and beautiful Kent countryside.
Hidden in the depth of the countryside, you can discover the beauty of the Garden of England, or a short journey, you are able to explore the bustling towns and villages that Kent has to offer.
The Wing at Hockley Sole is situated in the most beautiful part of Kent. Nestled in Alkham Valley, which is recognised as an area of outstanding natural beauty, there is an abundance stunning views and footpaths.
A short drive or a long walk from The Wing, lies the Gardens at Kearsney Abbey. Here the whole family can enjoy a relaxing day out. Free to enter, you can spend a whole day or an afternoon, wandering the beautiful grounds, which include vast lawn areas (perfect for a picnic), or simply sitting back and taking in the beautiful surroundings. Pets and BBQs are permitted.
If you are a garden lover, walker and explorer, there are plenty of famous and enchanting gardens which can be visited during your stay, including the famous Sissinghurst Castle and Gardens, Goodnestone Park Gardens and The Secret Garden of Sandwich. Throughout the spring and summer months, vibrant and beautiful gardens can be explored whilst also enjoying the traditional English cream tea.
Venturing across the Kent coastline, an array of local sporting activities is available for all the family. There is much to offer: horse riding alongside the coastline, cycling along the bridal ways or playing golf with a sea view. During the summer months the beaches and rock pools are a perfect place for children to explore, to sand castle building to safe swimming in the bay. St Margaret’s Bay is only 13 miles from The Wing, and is a popular spot with surfers, sailers, kayakers and canoeists. Fish is brilliant there, too. The village of St Margaret’s has a village shop, tea rooms and three lovely pubs. The award-winning Coastguard Pub on the beach is only a short walk away.
With superb transport links from Dover or Folkestone, this luxury self-catering holiday home is situated in a convenient location for not only exploring the local surrounding of Kent, but further afield. High speed links connect you to London in just over an hour, every hour. If the bustling city of London takes your fancy, pop on the next train and discover the beauty within our capital city. Additionally, if France beckons then why not take a ferry from the Port of Dover or Channel Tunnel at Folkestone for a day trip. You can discover not only the beauty of Kent but the broader spectrum of continental Europe.
For more information about The Wing at Hockley Sole another perfect self-catering holiday cottage, please call the Mulberry Cottage booking staff on 01227 464958 or email us on email@example.com