Discover the Garden of England, with sandy beaches and charming seaside towns to explore, all from this unique location in a lighthouse.
Khina is a holiday cottage at the lighthouse, which lies on the chalk headland above the charming and unspoilt seaside town of Broadstairs at the far eastern tip of Kent. Both The cottage is very child friendly, surrounded by spacious lawned grounds and set well away from cliffs. The holiday cottage has shared use of a very large, one-acre lawned garden and patio with ample space to sit out.
The earliest reference to a light on North Foreland was given in a deed dated 1499 and, at that time, it was almost certain that the beacon was used to warn of attack or piracy rather than as an aid to navigation. The lighthouse does not have a fog signal.
This holiday cottage at a glance
Sleeps three or four guests. It is suitable for a maximum of three adults.
Two bedrooms and one bathroom..
Shared use of a very large, one acre lawned garden and patio.
Sorry, no pets.
Minimum of a two night stay.
In this cottage, that sleeps four, but a maximum three adults, you’ll find two bedrooms and one bathroom. There’s a fully equipped kitchen, with an electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and dryer, and a cosy living room with a gas effect wood burner to keep you warm. If you’re travelling with kids, a travel cot, highchair and stairgate are all available upon request.
You can reach Joss Bay and its excellent sandy beach in only a few minutes’ walk from the property. The nearest pub, the Digby Inn, is also only a 10-minute stroll and serves good food and some local ale. For golfing enthusiasts, the North Foreland Golf Club is very close by, and Broadstairs has good sandy beaches and an attractive old town, which has literary associations with Charles Dickens. Bleak House, in the town of Broadstairs, is where Dickens lived while he was writing David Copperfield and the town holds a Dickens Festival in June each year, plus a popular Folk Music Week in August.