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The Old Dairy Coastal Cottage in Herne, Kent

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sleeps 2
1 room
1 bathroom

The Old Dairy Coastal Cottage description

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Situated in the quiet village of Herne, near Herne Bay is the lovely cottage of The Old Dairy. This former dairy is all on the ground floor and offers welcoming accommodation, which is perfect for couples. The bright and airy cottage has a sitting room, a delightful dining area and welcoming fitted kitchen. The Old Diary sleeps two and has one double bedroom, plus a shower room. Outside, there is off road parking for one car and a garden with decked area which is perfect to dine in after a day out exploring the area. Within walking distance from The Old Dairy, is a Post Office with store and two pubs. Herne Bay is a lovely resort with many amenities and there are also many seaside towns and attractions nearby. The Old Dairy is a perfect cottage for all year round.

The small village of Herne in Kent is conveniently located within walking distance of the seaside resort of Herne Bay which has two miles of seafront with its colourful beach huts and has opportunities to row, yacht and jet ski ride. Herne Bay has many amenities including ice cream parlours, cafes, restaurants and pubs. There are also many wonderful events and festivals that take place in the town during the summer. Just six miles away is Whitstable which has a harbour, fish market, cafes, restaurants, shops and Oyster fishing boats. Twelve miles away is the popular seaside resort of Margate which offers donkey rides and a pretty harbour. Also nearby is the magnificent city of Canterbury. The city has a stunning cathedral which is the oldest in England. There is something for everyone within this delightful region of Kent.

Kent is affectionately known as the Garden of England. Its history and heritage provide the region with a rich array of sightseeing possibilities, while the stunning choice of Blue Flag beaches offer the chance to enjoy the beautiful coastline.

Electric heating. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, shared use of owner's washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, selection of books/DVD/games. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair available on request. Off road parking for 1 car. Shared use of the owner's garden with own decked area and furniture. Note: Access to the property is from a main road. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 1 min walk. Beach 30 mins walk.


  • Cooker
  • Cots
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • Ground floor
  • High chair
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • By the sea
  • Near pub

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Mrs Holmes
June 2014
Lovely comfortable accommodation, very welcoming on arrival . This property was a very good base for touring around the area. We chose to use our car as we like to explore and find new places. If however you don't want to use your car then there is a very good bus service.
Mrs Morford
May 2013
The beautiful cottage and garden gave us a lovely living space. It was conveniently situated for using the excellent local bus services into Canterbury and also to the coast. The owners made us very welcome. Would certainly recommend The Old Dairy to others.
Mr Doggett
June 2013
The owners were lovely people, the garden was big. The Butchers Arms across from the church is highly recommended. Real ale only served. The location is great for touring from.
Mr Brauns
June 2014
Excellent weather for a start, good position of cottage for the use of the very good bus service to visit many places. Very welcoming and friendly owners with helpful suggestions.
Mrs Bates
August 2012
Great base for exploring Kent and local tourist spots.
Mr O'Malley
September 2012
Very warm welcome, marvellous cottage and lovely garden area. Great area to explore, lots of literature available including OS map! and history of the local area. Milk and cakes in fridge very enjoyable after a long journey! Owners utterly charming plus Keltic, the softest dog on planet Earth. We shall certainly be back!
Mr Jackson
October 2012
A change of scenery and an opportunity to visit places we had never before been. The Old Dairy was comfortable and well furnished and equipped. The owners were most friendly and helpful.
Mr Seager
July 2012
Locality very good - a quiet area, very relaxed. The owners were very helpful and approachable. The accommodation is very comfortable and well equipped. Park and Ride excellent for Canterbury. Herne is a good location as a centre.
Mr Hardwick
July 2012
We thought that the owners of the Old Dairy were friendly and very helpful and gave us good advice on where to visit, all of which made our stay all the more enjoyable.
Mr Smyth
July 2012
We liked the cottage because it was central for touring, the facilities were excellent and the owners were very helpful and friendly.
Mr Mrs Brown
July 2011
The garden is great for young children. Very welcoming and helpful owners.
Mr Edwards
August 2011
This was our first visit to Kent and we didn't know what to expect and were very pleasantly surprised. We totally enjoyed touring around and visiting places of interest. We love Cornwall and have been going there for many years but we will now add Kent to our list of places to visit.
Mrs Fairbanks
November 2011
The owners went out of their way to provide a warm welcome. Lots of info provided on places to visit etc. Fantastic bus service runs past the property every 10 mins, arrived Sat didn't use the car until we went home. Excellent walking routes close by.
Ms Weston
July 2010
A lovely, cosy, little love nest and the owners were so helpful and kind, kept a discreet distance to allow us our privacy. There with anything we needed, all in all a fantastic little hideaway with excellent access to all the beaches. The garden was delightful.
Mrs MacLeod
July 2010
This is our fourth time using Sykes listed accommodation and we are delighted with the consistent high standard of the cottages. The owners on this occasion, were extremely helpful in every way and we can not praise them highly enough. Well done to Sykes, again!
Mr Harris
July 2012
We enjoyed cycling around the local countryside.
Mr Mrs Sibley
August 2011
The location was perfect for touring round Kent. The Old Dairy was comfy and cosy with the added bonus of cake and a cup of tea waiting for us when we first arrived.
Miss Twiselton
September 2011
The Old Dairy cottage provides a very good base for visiting around Kent.
August 2013
Very nice owners who live next door. An excellent free house 2 minutes walk away the Butchers arms is a must if you like real ale. the old dairy is well located for the attractions of Canterbury and Whitstable. we enjoyed our stay.
October 2013
We used this place as a base to go out on day and half day trips arourd Kent.The old dairy was just right for the two of us,we used the decked area to sit out on for meals and just to relax.The accomodation was very clean and well equipped for two people. The village shop has the basics (wine,food,papers ETC).There are two pubs in the village,neither do food .We found some good places to eat in Herne bay and Whitstable.We used the bus to go to Canterburry and back,didn,t cost very much more than the car park would have cost for the day. Kent has lots of small town that are full of history ,well worth a visit, we intend to use the old dairy again
Mr Collis
June 2011
Very friendly host family. Quiet location. Cottage had a cosy feel about it. The secluded decking area was a nice place to relax.
Mrs MacMillan
August 2010
The area was lovely and very convenient to pubs. Taking the bus to Canterbury was much better than driving there. There was a lot to see and do.
Mr Young
April 2011
The Old Dairy was comfortable and cosy, the owners were very friendly and helpful. It was a very good base from which to tour North and East Kent. The Butcher's Arms was a most unusual pub for us but a delight.
August 2014
Everything was excellent and the owners were very friendly and helpful. We had great holiday, a fantastic base for exploring northern Kent
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