03 January 2013
Located just off the A28 between Ashford and Canterbury is the chocolate box village of Chilham, where you can find a real gem; the 600 year-old Woolpack Inn is nestled at the bottom of the hill in the shadow of the Norman castle. With its vast oak beams and inglenook fireplaces it offers a glimpse into hospitality of yesteryear.
12 December 2012
The 14th Century Chestfield Barn is a wonderfully historic pub restaurant situated in the picturesque village of Chestfield near Whitstable.
06 December 2012
Shepherd Neame has spearheaded a successful campaign to counter a proposed Early Morning Restriction Order (EMRO) being imposed on pubs in Deal, Kent. Deal Town Council has rejected a proposal from its planning committee to ask the licensing authorities in Dover to force pubs in the seaside down to shut at 11.45pm on weekdays and 12.45am on Fridays and Saturdays. Speaking a meeting to consider th
05 December 2012
The King William IV, located in the heart of the Wealden village of Benenden, is an unspoilt local that dates back to the 16th century. Close to the attractive village green, cricket pitch and church, this pub is also near to Sissinghurst Castle. You’ll be greeted by a warm welcome from licensees, Paul and Jackie at the King William.
28 November 2012
After a remarkable 35 years as licensee of beachside pub The Zetland Arms, Kingsdown near Deal, Tim Cobbett, 72, is retiring for a well-earned rest. His last day at the pub will be Saturday 1 December. Says Tim, “The Zetland Arms enjoys a wonderful position with Kingsdown and Walmer beaches on its doorstep. I have thoroughly enjoyed my time there and will miss it a great deal but it’s time to ca