Last minute break in Alkham, near Dover - sleeps 4

Horseshoe Cottage, Alkham, near Dover, Kent, CT15 7ED.
Property Reference: UKC410

Bedrooms - 2

Sleeps - 4

Bathrooms - 2

Pets welcome - 2

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Horseshoe Cottage 2 bedrooms, sleeps 4

Horseshoe Cottage nestles on the edge of the quaint village of Alkham close to Dover with its castle.

Accommodation details

All on the ground floor:
Living room:
With wood burner, Freeview TV and DVD player.
Dining room.
Kitchen;
With electric cooker, microwave, fridge, dishwasher and washing machine.
Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 2: With kingsize bed and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.

Fuel for wood burner included. Hot tub (private).

All properties: Oil underfloor central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Welcome pack. Shared utility room with freezer and tumble dryer. Small enclosed lawned garden with patio, garden furniture and barbecue. Bike store. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking.

Extra Amenities

These delightful, single-storey cottages are located on the outskirts of Alkham, a quaint countryside village in Kent. Consisting of three cottages, Horseshoe Cottage (ref UKC410), Dairy Cottage (ref UKC409) and Saddler’s Cottage (ref UKC408), this is a great location for families and friends to enjoy a fun filled holiday in the Kentish country. Decorated and furnished to a good standard, all the cottages feature Wi-Fi, comfortable living accommodation and each cottage has an enclosed, private garden with patio. Saddlers Cottage and Dairy Cottage also have the additional benefit of hot tubs to enjoy all year round.


There is a vast array of walks and cycling routes around the area, guests are welcome to bring bikes and store them in the cycle storage area. Attractions in Kent include the famous city of Canterbury, boasting a stunning cathedral, dominant city walls, boutique shops, bars and restaurants. Take a ferry trip over to France from Dover to Calais, or by train from Ashford through the Channel Tunnel, and enjoy sightseeing. Dover Castle sits proudly overlooking the town and is well worth a visit.

Known as the ‘Key to England’, the castle boasts 2000 years of history and includes a Roman lighthouse, Saxon church and a Norman keep. Travel up the coast to the fishing town of Deal and sample fish and chips on the promenade or enjoy a stroll at Viking Bay in Broadstairs. Beach 4 miles. Shop 3 miles, pub and restaurant 1 mile.
Saddler’s Cottage (UKC408) can be booked together with Dairy Cottage (UKC409) and Horseshoe Cottage (UKC410) to accommodate up to 10 guests

Self-catering features

  • Open Fire / Woodburner
  • Barbecue
  • Bike Store
  • Dishwasher
  • Ground Floor Facilities
  • Fuel and Power Included
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
  • Hot Tubs
  • Grouped Properties
  • Romantic Getaways
  • Television
  • Woodburning Stove
  • Decorated at Christmas
  • WiFi
  • Bed Linen & Towels Included
  • Short Breaks All Year
  • Baby and Toddler Friendly
  • Cot Available
  • Washing Machine
  • Pet Friendly
  • Coastal
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  • Coastal within 5 miles
  • All En-suite
  • Accessible Cottages
  • Walk-in Shower/Bath
  • Hot Tubs - Private
  • Parking - On Site
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