The Everden Experience

Alkham, Kent, Country village

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

Outside Description

Garden area (not enclosed).

Leisure centre - indoor infinity pool, gymnasium, entertainment room with TV, pool table, and table and chairs to seat 12. Tennis court.

Downstairs Description

Lodge 1

Entry through French sliding doors

Sitting Room two sofas (one sofa bed sleeps two), seating 6 guests, flat screen TV/DVD.

Dining area for six guests.

Kitchen, open plan, fridge/freezer, electric hob and oven, and all the essentials for your stay. Washing machine and dryer can be found in the pool area.

Family bathroom with power shower, WC, basin.

Bedroom 1 (sleeps 2) twin beds, wardrobe

Bedroom 2 (sleeps 2) double bed, wardrobe

First Floor Description

Lodge 2

Bedroom 1 (sleeps 2) twin beds, wardrobe

Bedroom 2 (sleeps 2) double bed, wardrobe

Other Notes

The lodges are located on an active livery yard, please be cautious and do not feed the horses at any time.

A maximum of 12 guests permitted. No visitors permitted without prior agreement.

Children over the age of 14 welcome or babe in arms.

Dogs Welcome: Dogs on request.
Swimming Pool: Leisure centre - indoor infinity pool, gymnasium, entertainment room with TV, pool table, and table and chairs to seat 12. Tennis court.
Hot Tub
Group Getaways
Tourist Attractions:
  • Dover Castle: Standing proudly on top of a hill in Dover for over nine centuries, the magnitude and grandeur of the castle will never fail to impress. Dover Castle has history including defending the siege of Prince Louis of France in 1216 to helping defend the coast during two world wars. Visit website
  • Canterbury Roman Museum: A must-see for enthusiasts of Roman mosaics, the museum provides great insight into the life of Roman Britain. The remains of a Roman town house have beautiful mosaics and artefacts to view and enjoy Visit website
  • Canterbury Cathedral: One of the most remarkable buildings in the UK, the Cathedral sits proudly in the centre of Canterbury. Beautifully persevered and with regular services, the Cathedral is as remarkable on the inside as it is on the outside. A major tourist attraction for good reason, this is a must-see on any trip to Kent. Visit website
  • The Home Of Charles Darwin: This is far more than just a home. From standing in the study where Darwin wrote his “Origin of Species” book to enjoying the beautifully kept gardens, you get a real feel for the place. For those who like facts and story telling you can enjoy a Sir David Attenborough multimedia tour. Visit website
Eating and Drinking:
  • The Marquis At Alkham: Supported by a team of chefs from some of the best restaurants in Kent, Stephen prides himself on his contemporary cuisine. The emphasis is on robust, fresh flavours and locally sourced ingredients – whether it’s the catch of the day landed by the local fishing boats Visit website
  • The Lydden Bel In Lydden: We pride ourselves on the quality of our locally sourced food, and our selection of locally produced beers. We offer outstanding food and service everyday. Visit website
Food Stores:
  • The Food Market - Delicatessens: In Alkham Visit website
  • Tesco: In Folkstone and you could always pre order your grocery delivery ready for your arrival Visit website
Sporting Attractions and Activities:
  • Water Sports In Dover: Dover, being on the coast naturally lends itself to watersports. Dover Sea Sports Centre is located in Dover Harbour, in a safe and protected space with the world’s busiest ferry port in the background. Visit website
  • Cyclopark: If you love cycling or want to give it a go, then you may want to visit Cyclopark. Cyclopark is a newly built sports venue providing amazing cycling and skateboarding facilities. With various courses including a road circuit, mountain bike circuit as well as a BMX section and a skate park, there’s plenty of variety on offer. Visit website
  • Angling In Hythe: Those who enjoy fishing activities shouldn’t miss out on the angling opportunities on offer in Hythe. The Cinque Pork Angling Society have fishing rights along 11 miles of the Royal Military Canal, but you can purchase a Day Ticket rather than become a permanent member if visiting Kent for a short time Visit website
  • Hang Gliding: The Dover and Folkestone Hand Gliding Club are a small group of about 100 hand gliding enthusiasts who have 5 flying sites across the area including soaring sites and scenic cliff flying. Those visiting Kent for a short time can join the club for a small fee of £5/month. Visit website