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Pigeonwood House

Folkestone, Kent, England

Pigeonwood House in Folkestone, Kent, England
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About Pigeonwood House

Located in the North Downs and only ten minutes from Folkestone, Pigeonwood House is the original farmhouse of the local area. Dating back to 1769, it offers free Wi-Fi throughout and free secure parking for cars and bikes. The Channel Tunnel is just 7 minutes’ drive away. With views across rural countryside, towards the Channel to France, the homely rooms offer a TV, radio, dressing table, and tea and coffee making facilities. The private bathrooms have a hairdryer. In the mornings, Pigeonwood House serves full English breakfast. Renowned for its white cliffs, Dover is just 15 minutes’ drive away and offers shops and restaurants. In an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the peaceful Pigeonwood House offers spectacular countyside views, stretching across the sea towards France. Guests can enjoy scenic walks along the Saxon Shore Way and the North Downs Way, to the Kent village of Etchinghill. The historic city of Canterbury is just 15 miles away.


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