Try our new Pastry Chef’s Afternoon Tea & get FREE glass of Prosecco

Great news!!! We have a new Pastry Chef at Stramacchio – to celebrate you will receive a free glass of Prosecco with Afternoon Tea for 2 or more people… … Read More

Try our all new Winter Menu & get FREE dessert + paired dessert wine for two!

Spend a cosy evening in our classical English country hotel and experience truly authentic Italian dining at our new restaurant: Stramacchio Italiano! … Read More

Experience truly authentic Italian dining at our new restaurant: Stramacchio Italiano!

Spend a cosy evening in our classical English country hotel and experience truly authentic Italian dining at our new restaurant: Stramacchio Italiano! … Read More

Stay with us & make Elvey Farm your Italian home this Christmas!…

With the ancient English farmstead & Oast House transformed by decorations, traditional Italian festivity and – fingers crossed – a soft blanket of snow, there’s nowhere quite so beautiful or comfortable to spend your Christmas… … Read More

Take to the skies with Kent Ballooning

Kent really is a beautiful county and the absolute best way to view it is from above. If you have never taken a balloon flight before then I really recommend you do. It’s genuinely one of the most fabulous things I have ever done – what’s not to like? You get amazing views and it ends with champagne! Here is my top eight tips on how to get the most out of it… … Read More

An insider’s guide to Folkestone

With all eyes on Folkestone this summer as the Triennial returns, here’s our insider’s guide on getting the most out of your visit. … Read More

7 Ways To Get The Most Out Of McArthur Glen

Simon’s top tips on how to save money, grab a bargain or two and eat well at The Ashford Designer Outlet. … Read More

5-And-A-Half Castles To Visit In Kent

Read Simon’s guide to Kent Castles to visit this summer. … Read More

How To Picnic Properly at Leeds Castle

Read Simon’s take on how to do the Classical Concert at Leeds Castle in style: With a picnic, a few flags and the odd rubber chicken or two. … Read More

Take a stroll through Darling Buds of May Country

There’s a heatwave on its way – why not get out and about in the charming Kentish countryside? The Pluckley Circular Walk is the perfect place to start… … Read More