Looking for country hotels in Kent? We’ve got two Hand Picked Hotels that are the perfect base for a getaway in the Garden of England.
Whether you fancy a stay at 19th century Brandshatch Place, a luxury spa hotel in Kent’s beautiful countryside, or find yourself more attracted to the lakeside 19th-century charm of Chilston Park Hotel, you’re guaranteed a wonderful stay.
Luxury hotels in Kent
For a night in a luxury hotel in Kent, Grade I listed Chilston Park Hotel won’t disappoint.
Even though this country house hotel has all the mod-cons you’d expect from a high-end 21st century hotel, it’s managed to retain all its historical charm as well.
Whether you opt for one of its three master suites, seven feature bedrooms or 43 luxury rooms, you’ll enjoy a wonderful stay here.
History meets luxury
This grand building has stood since the 1800s, and many of the antiques inside are just as old.
During its long history, some of Britain’s best-known writers, politicians and members of the royal family have stayed at Chilston Park.
Spa hotels in Kent and Sussex
Though Brandshatch Place spa hotel in Kent was built in 1806, you’ll discover thoroughly modern facilities inside.
After you’ve enjoyed a great night’s sleep in one of our 38 bedrooms, which are all equipped with cashmere Hypnos Lansdowne mattresses, head to the Health Club and Spa. You’ll find:
- A state-of-the-art gym
- Functional training space
- Indoor swimming pool
- Spinning area
- Sauna and steam rooms
- Spa treatment rooms
When you get hungry, you’ll be spoilt for choice at Brandshatch Place. Take away everything from afternoon tea to delicious paninis to decadent meals, or share a bite to eat in its spacious dining areas.
After, walk off your meal by taking a stroll through the 12 acres of land this dog-friendly hotel is set in.
The county of Kent in the South East has plenty of fascinating history. England’s oldest county was once a separate kingdom, but joined what we now know as the UK in the 8th century. Now, this sprawling area offers everything from historical buildings to ultra-modern art galleries to rolling hills ripe for exploration.
Best places to visit in Kent
Popular places to visit include Canterbury’s World Heritage site, which is home to one of England’s most important historical buildings, Canterbury Cathedral.
There are also fairytale castles and stately homes that boast glorious gardens like Leeds Castle and Penshurst Place.
If you venture out to Kent’s traditional coastal towns, you’ll find plenty to keep everyone busy. Some, like Margate, have been given a new lease of life thanks to modern attractions like the Turner Contemporary museum.
Feeling brave? You could even take a dip in the water and try your hand at watersports like windsurfing and paddle boarding.
And if you fancy getting back to nature, Kent’s 350 miles of coast line, as well as endless nature reserves and ancient woods, give you plenty of opportunities to lose yourself in the great outdoors.
Getting to Kent
With its super-fast links to London, Belgium and France, Kent is the gateway to Europe, making it easy to reach no matter where you are.
Luxury country house hotels in Kent
We’ve got two country and spa hotels in Kent and Sussex.
No matter which one catches your eye, our Hand Picked Hotels will make the ideal base for a weekend break in Kent, whether you’re looking to unwind or explore.