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Self Catering

Address
Green Cottages
5 & 6 St Patricks Row
Rodmersham Green
Kent
ME9 0PS
England
Telephone (07973) 443527
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2 bedroom cottages and baking & cookery workshops

Old Post Cottage and Candy Cottage are 2 charming, cosy self catering cottages situated in the heart of the Kent village of Rodmersham Green, opposite the village pond, green and open countryside. These Victorian cottages were built in 1860, Old Post Cottage was the post office/village shop and Candy Cottage was home to fruit pickers for Rodmersham House.

Old Post Cottage sleeps 4, one double bedroom and one bunk bed room.

Candy Cottage sleeps 3, one double bedroom and one single bedroom.

The cottages are child friendly and dog friendly. The village pub is opposite and village cafe/shop 5 doors away. Other features include an enclosed rear gardens, Freeview HDTV/DVD, DVD libraries, high speed Wifi, fully equipped kitchen, 2 bikes for hire, stairgates/cot/highchair.

The No.1 cycle route is a short ride away. Walkers can explore the local footpaths up into the North Kent Downs, along the Pilgrims Way and along the Saxon Shoreway. A short drive takes you to Faversham, Canterbury, Leeds Castle, Rochester or Whitstable. Good train connections nearby to London/Kent Coast.

Book a cookery or breadmaking workshop with owner Monique. See our website for full details www.green-cottages.com/baking

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Directions

Train/Bus/Taxi

Sittingbourne train station is approx 2.5 miles from the cottage.

Sittingbourne train station is served by mainline services including the Highspeed service to Ebbsfleet (Eurostar station) (journey time approx 40 minutes), Stratford (for the huge Westfield shopping centre and Olympic park complex) (approx 50 minutes) and London (St Pancreas) (approx 60 minutes).

Other mainline services go to/from London Victoria (approx 70 minutes) and London Bridge/Cannon Street in peak hours (approx 60 minutes) and the Kent coast (Faversham (approx. 10 minutes), Canterbury (approx 30 minutes), Whitstable (approx 20 minutes), Herne Bay (approx 30 minutes), Margate (approx 45 minutes), Broadstairs (approx 50 minutes), Dover Priory (approx 60 minutes) etc.

The 348 bus takes you to Rodmersham (journey approx 27 mins) however please note the service is limited to 3 services per day. For bus times see Southeast Journey Planner in Links.

Taxi journey from the station to the cottage is approx. £6 to £7.

Walking/Cycling

Ordnance Survey Sheet 149, Grid reference TQ 917 613

Sat Nav postcode ME9 0PS note some SAT NAVS direct you to Church Street Rodmersham if they do please follow directions below from the A2

Road from M2

Take Junction 5 – signed Sittingbourne/Sheerness. At the round take the road for the A249 (towards Maidstone), take first left sign posted for Oad Street/ Borden. Folllow Sutton Baron Road for about 2 miles into Oad Street and out through the village. Follow bend to left and turn right at the triangle junction onto Sutton Baron Road. At the end turn left onto Wrens Road and take 1st right onto Hearts Delight Road. Follow Hearts Delight Road for about ½ mile then bear left at the end of the road into Tunstall village along Tunstall Road past the church and over the speed bumps. At the cross roads go straight over onto Cromers Road. Follow Cromers road to cross roads and go straight over, up Stockers Hill. Follow to end and bear left. Opposite the pub you will see a row of terrace cottages.

Old Post Cottage, No 6 St Patricks Row is nearest the pub, Candy Cottage is next door. You can park opposite the cottage or at the rear – go into Fruiterers Close and take 1st right into cul de sac. The rear of Old Post Cottage is on the far right hand side (see no. 6 on gate), Candy Cottage is no.5 on the gate.

Road from M20

Take junction 8 signed Hollingbourne and Leeds Castle. Follow signs to Hollingbourne. Drive through Hollingbourne, past the Sugar Loaves pub and up past the train station, school, church and Dirty Habit pub. Follow the road up the steep Hollingbourne Hill and over the North Kent Downs for about 4 miles, drive through Bredgar, along The Street , past Bredgar church, the village shop, garage and over the motorway bridge, follow the winding road for about 2 miles into Tunstall. Drive along Tunstall Road past the church and over the speed bumps. At the cross roads go straight over onto Cromers Road. Follow Cromers road to cross roads and go straight over, up Stockers Hill. Follow to end and bear left. Opposite the pub you will see a row of terrace cottages.

Old Post Cottage, No 6 St Patricks Row is nearest the Fruiterers pub, Candy Cottage is next door. You can park opposite the cottage or at the rear – go into Fruiterers Close and take 1st right into cul de sac. The rear of Old Post Cottage is on the far right hand side (see no. 6 on gate), Candy Cottage is no.5 on the gate.

Road from A2

Rodmersham is south east of Sittingbourne. If coming through Sittingbourne heading east towards Faversham/ Canterbury come off the A2 just as you leave Bapchild, take the right after of the petrol station – Panteny Lane.

If travelling west towards Sittingbourne/London, take the left turning just after Hempstead House Hotel, Panteny Lane.

Follow Panteny Lane to end, then turn left onto Church Street, Rodmersham and follow for approx 1.5 miles, past Rodmersham church and follow round the bend to the right onto Green Lane. As you drive into the main village Rodmersham primary school is on your left hand side. Old Post Cottage is the end cottage in St Patricks Row near the Fruiterers pub, Candy Cottage is next door. You can park opposite the cottage or at the rear – go into Fruiterers Close and take 1st right into cul de sac. The rear of Old Post Cottage is on the far right hand side (see no. 6 on gate), Candy Cottage is no.5 on the gate.

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