Goodnestone Park

Goodnestone , Kent , Countryside

Check-in Time: 16:00
Check-out Time: 10:00

Outside Description

Large gardens and grounds extending to 15 acres, extensive terraces, BBQ, ample parking.

Downstairs Description

Drawing room, fireplace Dining room to seat 24 with fireplace Round painted reception room with double opening doors to the extensive terraces Library Hall with guest cloakroom Breakfast room with casual seating and table and chairs for 16 with window seats, wood burner Kitchen with electric range oven Boot room with fridge, door to WC with wheelchair access Pantry with tall wine fridge, dishwasher, separate sink, wine bottle rack storage

First Floor Description

Fitzwalter Room (sleeps 2) Master bedroom with Super King size bed, wonderful views of parkland , door to en-suite bathroom with roll top bath, walk in shower. Jane Austen Room views of parkland and cricket pitch. Pink Room (sleeps 2) large bedroom suite with zip link super king size/twin beds, door to en-suite bathroom with roll top bath. Effie's Room Suite (sleeps 2) king size bed, fireplace, door to en-suite bathroom with roll top bath. Dressing Room (sleeps 2) king size bed Green Room (sleeps 2) king size bed, door to en-suite bathroom with bath. Family bathroom with bath.

Second Floor Description

William's Room (sleeps 2) zip link super king size/twin beds, views of parkland door to en-suite bathroom with bath, walk in shower. Games Room (sleeps 2) zip link super king size/twin beds, views of parkland door to en-suite bathroom with bath. Francis's Room (sleeps 2) zip link super king size/twin beds, views of parkland, en-suite bathroom with bath. Henry's Room (sleeps 2) king size bed Family bathroom with bath. George's Room (sleeps 2) king size bed Julian's Room (sleeps 2) king size bed Family bathroom with bath. Robert's Room (sleeps 2) king size bed, en-suite shower room.

Child Friendly
Corporate Connections
Wedding Pads: Wedding celebrations at Goodnestone Park can be arranged for up to 150 wedding guests in a marquee with catering also available. Our on-site wedding organiser will help you plan your special day at Goodnestone Park and be in attendance on the day.
Open Fire/Multi Fuel Burner
Enclosed Garden/Patio
Tourist Attractions:
  • Goodnestone Park Gardens: In 2014 the 18th Century Serpentine Walk was reinstated, following the route familiar to Jane Austen on her visits to her brother who lived at Goodnestone. Visit website
  • Dover Castle : The most iconic of all English fortresses commanding the gateway to the realm for nine centuries. Climb the Great Tower, meet the characters and immerse yourself in vivid medieval interiors. Then delve deep within Dover’s White Cliffs to witness the drama in the Secret Wartime Tunnels. Roam through centuries of history at Dover Castle. Visit website
  • Walmar Castle : Originally a Tudor Fortress, Walmer Castle has evolved into a homely residence for many well-known names from the Duke of Wellington to the Queen Mother. Inside you can explore Wellington’s career, the story of his life and death and even see the original Wellington Boots. Outside, discover majestic the sea view. Visit website
  • Howletts Wild Animal Park : Visit Howletts, Kent's original wildlife park, it's a unique adventure like no other! As we’re a conservation charity, your visit helps us to protect wildlife here in the UK, which then enables us to send animals back to the wild in conjunction with The Aspinall Foundation. Visit website
Eating and Drinking:
  • Fitzwalter Arms: Great value and tremendous choice makes the Fitzwalter Arms a popular place to enjoy proper pub food. View our menu Visit website
  • The Black Pig At Staple: This Website is in the process of being updated. The Black pig is now open 7 days a week, food served 12-3 6-8 Monday to Saturday 12-8 Sundays. The popular seniors menu is still in place. Visit website
Food Stores:
  • Little Crockshard Farm Shop  : Located in the beautiful Kent Countryside just outside of Wingham, Gibson’s Farm Shop offers a full range of high quality fruit and vegetables, salads and herbs and is a fantastic platform to demonstrate not only our own farm produce but also just as importantly the produce of the local area. Visit website
  • Morrisons : Why not pre order you groceries ready for your arrival at the Cottage. Visit website
Sporting Attractions and Activities:
  • Whitstable And Canterbury Cycle Hire: Come and explore the beautiful countryside and coastal scenery of the North Kent Coast plus some of the county's most ancient landmarks. Make a day of it with a return trip - or cycle one-way and drop off your bikes at any one of our three cycle hubs along the way. The choice is yours! Visit website
  • Canterbury Golf Club And Driving Range: We are pleased to welcome golfers of all abilities, be they established or competition players, society or recreational enthusiasts. We offer an 18-hole course of sheer delight and challenge that tests your skills but at the same time provides opportunities of great reward for good shots or consistent play. Visit website
  • Barton Field Farm Equestrian Centre: Barton Field Farm Equestrian Centre was founded by Natalie Brown in 2002 and continues to grow into a large and successful riding school, gaining British Horse Society status in 2014 and becoming a Train To Gain Centre in 2016. We have been a Pony Club Centre since 2012. We continue to expand, adding different activities. Visit website