Old Kentish Farm, ME18
Dating back to the 13th century, this traditional Kentish manor farm opens its gates to bygone days with its cluster of original farm buildings; all set within a slice of the glorious Kent countryside.
The historic barns and stables found within the main yard area showcase the past with a display of traditional craftsmanship, original features and a fine collection of props including rustic tools and heavy horse tack.
The main farmhouse is also available to hire both inside and out, along with a 17th century farm cottage that sits within a secluded setting and available for exteriors.
- 70 acres of rolling landscape covering fields of crops (including wheat/ barley), woodland (with seasonal bluebells), grass fields and wild meadows
- Traditional farmhouse with adjoining gardens, available for exteriors and interiors
- 13th century farm courtyard offering an ‘Olde English’ farm setting with its 4-roundel Oast, old barns, original working horse stables and workshop; complete with an array of props including tools, tack and a threshing machine
- Modern agricultural barns and stores
- 17th century farm cottage in an isolated setting (available for exteriors) with access to a cottage garden, vegetable patch, modern greenhouse and pond
- Stream featuring small waterfall and bridge
- 1950’s nuclear bunker located on the site of the Home Guard and Royal Observer Corps lookout post
- Hard standing tracks
- 20th century farm props
- Sheep, ducks, horses, dogs and a cat
FACILITIES AT THE FARM
There is plenty of parking at the farm for crew vehicles. A crew base can be provided onsite with access to toilets, water and electricity. There is also a micro kitchen area available with access to a microwave if needed.
Hotel and B&B accommodation can be found within 1 mile of the farm, along with various catering facilities including pubs, cafes and a local convenience stores.
GETTING TO OLD KENTISH FARM
Trains run from London Victoria to West Malling station (50 mins journey time). The farm is approximately a 10 minute car drive from West Malling station. Alternatively, the high-speed train from London can be taken to Ebbsfleet International station (37 mins) and the farm is a 25 minute car journey from here.
1 hour 20 mins by car from Central London.