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County - Kent | Map
Tel code: 01622 | code search
Postcode: ME17 | code search
Population: 1000
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Folk Customs:
Admiralty of the Medway
Biddenden Dole
Blessing the Sea and Diving for the Cross
Canterburys Hop Hoodening
Rochester Sweeps' Festival
St Bartholomew's Day Bun Race
The Offham Quintain

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Easter Playtime
Spring Gardens Week & Flower Festival

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Grand Firework Display

Christmas at Leeds Castle
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Hollingbourne is a village close to Maidstone, the County Town of Kent, and is located 43 miles from London Charing Cross. The village straddles the North Downs on the Pilgrims Way. In upper Hollingbourne there is an Elizabethan Manor House, home to the Culpepper family during the 17th century. All Saints Church dates back to the early 14th century and within the church are many monuments to the Culpeper family. This long, winding village has many listed buildings, and a village pond. There are 3 pubs in the village, The Windmill, The Kingís Head and The Dirty Habit. Upper Street, also called Hollingbourne Street, is where the church is, as well as the manor house, the King's Head Inn, Penn Court and The Old Forge. Half a mile lower down is Lower Street, usually known as Eyhorne Street as itís where Eyhorne House is located. Eyhorne Street is lined with houses dating from the 16th century. The red-brick Georgian Eyhorne House is now privately owned but open to the public from time to time. The Culpeper family were once owners of nearby Leeds Castle which dates back to 1119. Hollingbourne railway station, in the centre of the village, is on the Maidstone-Ashford line into London Victoria.

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Dirty Habit
Park Gate Inn
The Sugar Loaves


Hollingbourne Primary School

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Days Inn Maidstone (1.25 miles)

Days Inn have 14 great locations across the UK, our Maidstone hotel is ideally situated to be perfect for business, personal, families or just a quick overnighter if youíre stuck. The Days Inn hotel in ... More | visit website
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Ramada Hotel & Resort Maidstone (1.32 miles)

Ramada Hotel & Resort Maidstone

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Stay at the Ramada Hotel and Resort Maidstone and experience everything you expect from an international hotel company. Enjoy a 3-star superior property, Sebastian Coe Health Club, Rick's Piano Bar & Grill, ... More

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Stable Courtyard Bedrooms at Leeds Castle (1.53 miles)

Stable Courtyard Bedrooms at Leeds Castle
The Stable Courtyard Bedrooms at Leeds Castle is a newly launched accommodation option available for guests.
The selection of luxury bedrooms have been refurbished to the highest standard and offer indulgence and comfort plus include a ... More | visit website
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The Roebuck Inn (2.28 miles)

The Roebuck Inn

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Located in the picturesque village of Harrietsham, this classic country-style inn boasts a convenient location close to the A20 and Harrietsham Station, with links to London Victoria, Maidstone and Canterbury. The Roebuck ... More

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Marriott Tudor Park Hotel (2.42 miles)

Marriott Tudor Park Hotel

Located in Maidstone, in the heart of South East England, the Marriott Tudor Park Hotel & Country Club is every traveller's dream. With an 18-hole golf course, indoor swimming pool, and spa the hotel is ... More | visit website

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Black Horse Inn (2.86 miles)

Black Horse Inn

Tucked beneath the steep face of the North Downs on the Pilgrims Way at Thurnham near Maidstone in Kent is a homely and welcoming Inn adorned with hops and beams with an open log fireplace to welcome you ... More | visit website

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Detling Coach House (3.55 miles)

Detling Coach House

Detling Coach house is an old converted property set in a quiet, secure location. We are set on the stunning Kent's North Downs Way yet situated between M2 junction 5 and M20 junction 7, just off the ... More | visit website

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Dog & Bear Hotel (3.99 miles)

Dog & Bear Hotel

You'll find the Dog & Bear, a traditional coaching inn built in 1602, facing Lenham's picturesque village square. A stylish village pub with the never changing atmosphere of warmth & hospitality.How often during the routine pressure ... More | visit website

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Chilston Park (4.18 miles)

Chilston Park

As the long sweeping drive at Chilston Park carries you through the verdant parkland towards the lake and to the front door of the house, it transports you to a place that's a world apart ... More | visit website

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King Street Hotel (4.94 miles)

King Street Hotel

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Situated in the centre of Maidstone within easy walking distance of shops, restaurants, bars, clubs, cinema and train and bus stations, this is a friendly and comfortable family-run establishment. Featuring an elegant ... More

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