Palace Farm Hostel
Down Court Road
Relaxing and flexible hostel style B&B on family farm. Central location for Canterbury and the many other historic towns, villages and castles in Kent. The converted farm buildings provide ten fully heated en suite rooms. The rooms surround an attractive courtyard garden with lawns, patio and barbeque area. The Courtyard sleeps up to thirty in six rooms and is ideal for groups, most beds are bunks, the family rooms have a double bed and another three bunks. The Granary has two twin bedded rooms and two double bedded rooms one with a single bed as well, there are no bunk beds in the Granary.
To Lenham (London Victoria to Ashford Kent line). 5 miles from Palace Farm
To Sittingbourne, Teynham or Faversham (London Victoria – Dover/Ramsgate line). Teynham is 4 miles from Palace Farm
Taxis are available at Sittingbourne and Faversham stations.
1) Approaching from the West, M25 anticlockwise, at junction 5 take the M26
you feed onto the M20 at junction 3.
From North, M25 after Dartford Crossing (Queen Elizabeth 2nd Bridge) take exit
3 signposted toM20. Pass all exits to Maidstone and leave M20 at Junction 8, to Leeds Castle, this is also a Motorway Service Stop. From exit slip on motorway take the third exit from roundabout signed to A20 and Lenham. You have to go round three more roundabouts in a half mile, the first keep to the left and straight over at the next two, (the latter being to Leeds Castle). Keep on A20 towards Lenham, you pass through village of Harrietsham, and then another one and a half miles at Lenham take the road signposted to Doddington on the left, the Faversham Road. Keep on this road for four miles and when in the Village of Doddington turn left at The Chequers Public House, drive up over hill and a further quarter of a mile turn left into the Down Court Road, ignore the first farm entrance and turn into the next,only a further 50 yards. You drive past the main door to Palace Farm Hostel and into the car park. At the front door please press the doorbell and we will answer. It is an intercom so we can talk to you even if we are in our house or around the farm.
Or: From port of Dover leave on A2 signposted to Canterbury, don’t turn off
at Canterbury but continue towards Sittingbourne, after M2 junction continue
through Faversham to roundabout, straight over towards Sittingbourne, drive
over hill and then down other side and turn left at bottom, signed Newnham,
drive on this road for five miles (8Km) through Newnham and when in the Village of Doddington turn right at The Chequers Public House,
Or: from Channel Tunnel take M20 to Ashford leave at junction 9 take A20 to-
wards Maidstone, after village of Charing continue for a further 4 miles (6Km)
turn right at Lenham signposted to Doddington into Faversham Road, continue
for 5 miles (8Km) when in village of Doddington turn left at Chequers Public
House, then drive up over hill and a further quarter of a mile (0.5 Km) turn left into Down Court Road, ignore the first farm entrance and turn into the next, only a further 50 yards. You drive past the main door to Palace Farm Hostel and into the car park. At the front door please press the doorbell and we will answer. It is an intercom so we can talk to you even if we are in our house or around the farm.
Please phone Graham or Liz Cuthbert on 01795 886200
Fax: 01795 886365
Down Court Road,
Kent ME9 0AU