Holiday cottage in Ashbank, Kent

Property reference 079078
7 nights:
£800 - £1,250
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An inviting Edwardian cottage with enchanting views across the garden to the regal estate. More details...


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Leeds Castle is just a few miles from the Kentish town of Maidstone and has been quoted as "the loveliest castle in the world". Set within 500 acres of stunning parkland, pop into Maidstone for everything you might need to hole up in this historic heaven.


  • Property type

  • General

    Enclosed garden
  • Kitchen

    Gas hob
    Washing machine
  • Living room

  • Dining room

    Dining table
  • Bathrooms

  • Bedrooms

    Double bed
  • Leisure activities

    Swimming pool

  • Complimentary passes to Mercure Gym and Spa nearby
  • Unique opportunity to stay within the Leeds Castle grounds
  • Explore the Maze, Go Ape and Castle itself!


Knights Cottage sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms and 1 bathroom, stunning enclosed garden

Ground Floor

Kitchen with electric oven with gas hob, fridge-freezer, washing machine and dishwasher

Living room, dining table with seating for 6, log burning stove, TV with DVD

Downstairs cloakroom

First Floor

Hallway with armchair

The master suite (sleeps 2) has zip link beds, chest of drawers and Victorian nursing chair, fitted wardrobes

Bedroom 2 (sleeps 2) double bed with chest of drawers and fitted wardrobe

Bedroom 3 (sleeps 2) twin room, chest of drawers and fitted wardrobe

The family bathroom with a large double ended bath and shower over, wash hand basin and WC


Enclosed garden with a terrace area, large outdoor dining table, chairs and parasol as well as a gas BBQ has been provided for your enjoyment.


Includes free access to Leeds Castle and grounds and use of Health Club, including swimming pool, at the nearby Mercure Hotel.

This inviting home is wonderfully charming with picturesque views from the living room across the garden to the lush country estate. Knights Cottage offers light and spacious rooms with beautiful soft furnishings that have been individually made by the castle seamstress, creating a really cosy ambience. There are three generous sized bedrooms and two bathrooms, as well as an enormous fully enclosed garden overlooking the vineyard within the grounds of the castle - a real wow factor. The perfect place to sit and enjoy a summer BBQ and glass of chilled wine after a day exploring the grounds.

A short stroll from the cottage takes you to the famous yew tree castle maze where children and adults alike can have hours of fun trying to find their way to the top. Once the activities and sights of Leeds Castle have been exhausted, this cottage would be a perfect base for those wishing to explore the wider Kent countryside. It is a walker’s paradise with plenty of National Trust properties, cosy pubs and quaint towns to visit, what more could you want from a relaxing weekend away with friends and family.

Guests are given a free pass to the castle and are welcome to wander around the castle and grounds at leisure and enjoy everything that this magical place has to offer.

This is truly a hidden gem of a Kent holiday cottage, a real taste of living in a country residence with all the charm and history you would want from your holiday.


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