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Hythe and Seabrook Map

Hythe is between Folkestone and Romney Marsh and the house is situated north of Hythe up a hill which gives you wide panoramic views of the area.

The town center, with places to eat and visit, is just five minutes away by footpath.

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Places to Visit

The American Garden

The American Garden is a hidden gem but sadly only open weekends in May.

Brockhill Country Park

Brockhill Country Park is a short walk away and makes for a lovely dog walking route. Turn right (west) from the cottage and follow North Road to the end, then right into Bartholomew Lane and take the first left into St Johns Road. At the end you might have to walk around the primary school but take the path before the Performing Art college to enter the Park.

Battle of Britain Memorial

The lovely Battle of Britain Memorial is about 30 minutes away by car. Set the satnav to CT18 7JJ.

Port Lympne Wildlife Park

Port Lympne Wildlife Park is about ten minutes by car from the house. Home to 90 species, 760 animals, this is a must visit.

St Leonard’s Ossuary

St Leonard’s Ossuary or Crypt. This is the big church in front of the cottage and it contains the largest and best-preserved collection of ancient human skulls and bones in Britain. During the summer it’s open for a few hours in the morning and afternoon and is well worth the short journey.

The Royal Military Canal

The Royal Military Canal is almost visible from the cottage. If you walk south you will eventually reach it. It’s a lovely place to walk, particularly with your dog.

The Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway

I suspect The Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway will be a constant pull as tantalising steam train noises waft over the cottage, particularly weekends and during the summer.

Resturants and Cafes

Hythe

Cafe on the Beach – Modern Cafe

The Taste of Katmandu – Nepalese Restaurant

Nutmeg – Modern cafe

Sunshine – Cafe and Restaurant – Turkish Restaurant and old fashioned cafe

Everest – Indian Resturant

Torbay of Hythe – Fish and Chips

Sandgate

The Loaf – Modern cafe

Orchard Lane Coffee House – Modern cafe

Sandgate Vaults – Restaurant

Folkestone

Beanos – Vegan and vegetarian resturant

Lubens – Pizza resturant

Steep Street – Modern cafe

The Bouverie Tap – Great for breakfast

Walking and Cycling

The cottage is a perfect starting point for local walks and cycle rides. The North Downs Way and Saxon Shore Way pass nearby as does the England Coast Path.

A cycle ride to Dymchurch and as far as Dungeness along the flat coastal cycle path and a walk along the Military Canal are highly recommended.

A nice walk is to Sandgate, starting along the MIlitary Canal and then joining the sea front until reach the high street where there are lots of nice Cafes.

Last Updated: May 2019
Photo credits: Shirley and Ian Wishart

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