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Cottage-Ensuite with Bath - Base Rate

Cottage-Ensuite with Bath - Base Rate

  • Free Wifi
  • Bathtub & shower combination

Our newly renovated Garden Cottage is available to reserve for a minimum of two nights. The Cottage consists of an upstairs king room with e ...

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Our newly renovated Garden Cottage is available to reserve for a minimum of two nights. The Cottage consists of an upstairs king room with en-suite bathroom, a downstairs lounge area with a double pull-out sofa bed, a self-contained kitchen area and a downstairs shower room. Perfect for families or groups of four. This room has everything you need for a comfortable stay including flat-screen TV's, tea and coffee facilities, hairdryers, iron and ironing board, luxury bedding and high-quality bathrooms towels. Breakfast is not included with this self-contained cottage, however a freshly cooked and locally sourced breakfast is available upon request as a supplement and is served in our restaurant area.



  • Iron
  • Refrigerator
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Hairdryer
  • Non-smoking
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • WiFi Internet
  • Kitchen
  • Heating
  • Heating - room controlled
  • Wardrobe
  • Living room
  • Carpeted floor
  • Sofa
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • First aid kit
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Toaster
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenware
  • Cooking appliance
  • High quality bedding
  • Linen provided
  • Private entrance
  • Lock on bedroom door(s)
  • Wine glasses
  • Electric kettle
  • Allergy free room/unit
  • Key access
  • Smoke detector
  • Oven
  • Bottle of water provided
  • Rubbish bin
  • Wine/champagne available
Double room-Private Bathroom

Double room-Private Bathroom

Classic Double Room with Private Bathroom down the corridor. ...

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Classic Double Room with Private Bathroom down the corridor.

The Horseshoe and Castle Information


Traditional Inn with Comfortable Rooms, Above Quality Menu served with Local Produce. Countryside Setting Conveniently located between two Nature reserves. Near Local Wedding Venues Cooling Castle Barn, The Knowle in Higham and The Little Hermitage in Gravesend Road, Higham Enviably located in the heart of the Hoo Peninsula, in the historic village of Cooling, The Horseshoe and Castle is a Traditional Country Inn with luxury rooms set between two nature reserves in the Dickens Countryside of Cooling, Near Rochester in Kent. The Horseshoe and Castle have five bedrooms offering a comfortable stay with TV's and Coffee/Tea Facilities. An open fire place invites you into the restaurant and a Log Burner is located in the Bar. A Full A' la Carte menu to choose from using all home cooked local ingredients also offering Seafood Specialities. The Horseshoe and Castle has over the years received good reviews from Kent Life magazine as a fond favourite and an exemplary mention from an article by Janet Street Porter taking a well-earned restbite after one of many walks to be enjoyed including part of the Saxon Shore Way and R.S.P.B Nature Reserve. The Horseshoe and Castle is a dog friendly Free House where dogs are welcome throughout the premise excluding the restaurant area. There is one double room out of five which can accommodate a small sized dog. Restaurant opening times: Monday 12:00-14:30 and 18:00-21:00 Tuesday 12:00-14:30 and 18:00-21:00 Wednesday 12:00-14:30 and 18:00-21:00 Thursday 12:00-14:30 and 18:00-21:00 Friday 12:00-21:00 Saturday 12:00-21:00 Sunday 12:00-16:00 Bar opening times: Monday 11:30-23:30 Tuesday 11:30-23:30 Wednesday 11:30-23:30 Thursday 11:30-23:30 Friday 11:30-00:00 Saturday 11:30-00:00 Sunday 11:30-22:30

Cleaning and safety

  • Professionally cleaned
  • Disinfected between stays
  • Rooms sealed after cleaning
  • Hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing
  • Staff protective clothing
  • Contactless check-in/out
  • High-touch surfaces disinfected
  • Linens washed to local guidelines
  • Mattress and pillow protectors
  • Washable duvet covers
  • No shared stationery
  • Staff trained in safety protocol
  • Socially distanced dining
  • Sanitised tableware
  • Takeaway meals


  • Bar
  • On-site entertainment
  • Free WiFi internet
  • Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • WiFi internet
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Restaurant - starred
  • Housekeeping - daily
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Breakfast served in restaurant


  • On-site parking
  • Free parking

Children's Facilities

  • Highchairs


  • Continental breakfast
  • Cooked breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Breakfast
  • Farmhouse breakfast
  • Vegetarian options
  • Vegan options
  • Gluten-free options
  • To-go breakfast

Activities and Experiences

  • Animal watching
  • Archery
  • Bird watching
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Horse riding
  • Art galleries & museums
  • Tennis court - outdoor
  • Walking
  • Farm life
  • Adventure
  • Backpacking
  • Family fun
  • Fitness
  • Hunting
  • Wild life
  • Hiking


  • Check in
    12:00 21:00
  • Check out
  • Child Policy
    Children welcome
  • Smoking Policy
    No smoking
Booking Terms and Conditions


We have a ramp up to the front door of the pub with access wide enough for a wheel chair and one ground floor room with a step and a half to the room and hand rails to the front door.


  • Road from A2 (6.0 miles)
    Take A289 to Grain. Follow for 2 miles exit for B2000 towards Cliffe. At Cliffe turn right on Mini Roundabout an follow road for 1.5 miles. (look out for signs to Cooling Castle Barn) Go Past Cooling Castle and St. James' Church and we are 800 yards down on the right hand Side

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