Great Higham Oast and Cottages

Doddington, Kent
  • 18
  • 6
  • Pet Friendly

A rural setting near the historic market town of Faversham, enjoy this group accommodation in a truly peaceful setting.

  • Shared use of a Swimming pool and tennis court
  • Surrounded by beautiful countryside
  • Period holiday accommodation perfect for a family gathering

About Great Higham Oast and Cottages

Lovely period holiday cottage converted from a traditional Kent Oast house to offer beautiful accommodation in a charming rural setting near to the historic city of Canterbury. The combination of oast and cottages has the use of a swimming pool and tennis court and for larger parties or group accommodation you can combine Great Higham Barn in the complex to sleep up to 44. Ideally located just an hour and a half from London and close to both historic Faversham and the popular seaside town of Whitstable there is lots to do during your stay!


Check availability and plan your break

"Most lovely place. Already planning my next stay. Thank you."

April 2013

What makes this area
So special...

After a dip in the pool why not head into nearby Faversham for a tour of the famous Shepherd Neame brewery, try some of the local beers and learn all about the brewing process.

Property details

Great Higham Oast and Cottages: Sleeps 18 in 6 bedrooms, 1 reception room, 2 bathrooms (1 en-suite) and 1 WC. Outside patio with seating for 10, BBQ, outside swimming pool (heated from Eatsre to October half term) and further outside space to the rear. Under cover car parking for two cars.

Entered through the hallway with room for coats and boots, leading to the spacious open plan living area.

Sitting area: open plan, seating space, TV / DVD player and Sky TV

Kitchen: equipped with dishwasher, fridge, freezer, washing machine, electric oven and hob, microwave and extractor fan, the adjoining dining table seats 10.

Ground floor

Family bedroom (sleeps 4), 1 double bed and 2 single beds and a wood burning stove.


First Floor

Master bedroom (sleeps 2), oak double bed and 1 en-suite with shower cubicle

2 x twin bedroom (each sleeps 2) each with two single beds

Family bathroom with bath and hand-held shower over

Cherry and Plum Cottages: both sleep 4, each property has 1 mezzanine bedroom and 1 sofa bed, 1 reception room, 1 family bathroom. Secluded garden (not enclosed) with BBQ, patio and seating for 4. Private covered off road parking for two cars. Shared use of outside swimming pool and tennis courts.

Sitting room: French doors lead to patio area, wood burning stove with an ample supply of logs, sofas (1 sofa bed), TV/DVD, WiFi connectivity

Kitchen: breakfast bar, washing machine, fridge, electric oven, electric hobs, microwave oven and kettle. Dining table seats four

Galleried twin bedroom (sleeps 2), 2 single beds

Family bathroom on the ground floor, bath, integral shower


Underfloor heating throughout
All forms of digital music are catered for with USB links for most MP3 players.
DAB radio and CD player also available.
(Docking stations may not be compatible with some older iPods)

4 bikes available - free of charge

What you need to know

This is a carbon neutral development and all heating is supplied by the estate's own coppiced woodland at no charge to the holidaymaker.

In addition much of the electricity comes from a renewable source.

Dogs are welcome as long as they behave themselves!

Cots and highchairs available upon request.

Guests who are using Great Higham Farm as a celebration venue should be aware that music is only permitted until midnight..  Please be respectful of neighbouring properties and refrain from making any noise after this time. 

A service charge of £300 may be applicable dependent upon the use and group size.

Please note the pool is heated from May - September but is weather dependent. Please check with the booking team if available outside of these periods.

Please note fireworks/chinese lanterns are not permitted at this property.

 BBQ is coal fuelled - The coal is not supplied.

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