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Heron Manor

Chilham, Kent, England

Heron Manor in Chilham, Kent, England
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About Heron Manor

Oak beamed 15C Manor (Listed Grade II) with garden set in c. 4 acres. Comfortable, very well-equipped, immaculate. Picturesque, rural location beside Chilham Castle park in the Kent Downs Area of Outsatnding Natural Beauty. Situated also on the North Downs Way National Trail and ancient Pilgrim's Way to Canterbury (6 miles). Within c. 10 mins walk are: Kings' Wood, c. 500 Hectares/1,400 acres, where King Henry VIII hunted deer, Godmersham Park visited by Jane Austen and the world famous Tudor village of Chilham.
There are two bedrooms - one large double and one single plus a double sofabed. Luxury bathroom (installed 2011) plus separate WC on first floor; additional WC on ground floor.
Numerous facilities including a washing machine, dryer, dishwasher, TV, video, DVD, stunning inglenook fireplace and garden.
free WIFI internet access

Nearby towns & villages..

Chilham walk crossing the River Stour (1)

Chilham (30 Pictures)

(0.2 miles, 0.3 km)

Chilham is a place of extraordinary serenity, it is both picturesque and pleasant, a lovely place to spend a perfectly peaceful day or a quiet, romantic weekend...

The West Gate at Canterbury

Canterbury (317 Pictures)

(5.6 miles, 9.0 km, direction NE)

Canterbury is an exquisite joyous place, it is submerged in history and is considered to be the birthplace of English Christianity. It glows with an abundance of charm, mostly.....

Faversham, Kent

Faversham (75 Pictures)

(6.1 miles, 9.9 km, direction NW)

There is record of settlements in the area in pre-historic times, it is known that the Romans and the Anglo-Saxons both established villages...

St Peters C of E Church

Aylesham (25 Pictures)

(10.3 miles, 16.6 km, direction E)

The village preserves its history, it has several noted buildings from when it was built and a strong community spirit still prevails. Of interest is the beautiful sculpture dedicated to the men who lived in Aylesham and spent their lives working in the mines...

The final remains of Snowdown Colliery, Kent

Snowdown (5 Pictures)

(10.9 miles, 17.5 km, direction E)

Snowdown was famous for its colliery, it was one of only four collieries in Kent. It opened between 1907 and 1912, with a new town being built at Aylesham to provide home for workers who came largely from the north-east of England and from Wales...


Leysdown-on-Sea (4 Pictures)

(11.0 miles, 17.7 km, direction N)

This is a busy Kentish coastal holiday resort which has sandy beaches and safe shallow waters, thus the beach is ideal for sunbathing and to swim from...

St. Nicholas (12th -c.); Barfreston, Kent

Barfrestone (28 Pictures)

(12.0 miles, 19.3 km, direction E)

Apart from the church, the village of Barfrestone reveals leafy lanes studded with enchanting cottages...

Nearby attractions..

Canterbury Royal Museum. Canterbury, Kent

Canterbury Royal Museum & Art Gallery (2 Pictures)

(5.6 miles, 9.1 km, direction NE)

The Canterbury Royal Museum is housed in a magnificent Victorian building of russet brick and impressive black and white timber.....

A picture of Sir John Boy's House (Kings Gallery)

Sir John Boy's House (Kings Gallery) (5 Pictures)

(5.8 miles, 9.3 km, direction NE)


Canterbury Cathedral, Kent

Canterbury Cathedral (168 Pictures)

(5.8 miles, 9.3 km, direction NE)

This magnificent cathedral has been a place of pilgrimage for hundreds of years. It was the scene of Thomas a' Becket's murder.....

Goodnestone Hall Gardens. Kent.

Goodnestone Park Gardens (12 Pictures)

(11.5 miles, 18.5 km, direction E)


I told you, come play with me.

Isle of Sheppey (21 Pictures)

(12.5 miles, 20.2 km, direction NW)


Reculver Towers and Roman Fort. Kent

Reculver Towers & Roman Fort (11 Pictures)

(13.7 miles, 22.0 km, direction NE)

Standing sheer on a dramatic headland the twin towered west front of the 12th-century Church of St. Mary at Reculver is the.....

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