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A Secret Garden

Canterbury, Kent

A romantic getaway with a difference, your secluded Secret Garden is made for sleeping and hot tubs under the stars

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
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£184-245 per night

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How to book

A Secret Garden is owned and managed by Michelle Whalley.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Michelle Whalley.

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The highlights
  • Enjoy a barbecue, soak in the hot tub or simply appreciate the peace and quiet
  • Comfy sleeping area with king-size bed and electric shower
  • Just five minutes’ walk from a Kentish village pub
  • Ideally located for trips to Whitstable, Herne Bay and historic Canterbury

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You should know
  • A Secret Garden is not suitable for pets
  • No Wifi, limited phone signal.

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Eco Credentials NEW!

Motion sensor lightbulbs

Public transport accessible

All energy efficient appliances

The detail

Within easy reach of Canterbury and Whitstable, A Secret Garden really is a special discovery. You can get away from everything and everyone at this made-for-two adults-only hideaway complete with outdoor hot tub.

A Secret Garden offers something a little different down in East Kent. You won’t find a TV or superfast Wi-Fi – this place is about being together and escaping modern life. It’s all kept warm and cosy inside with a wood-burning stove and underfloor heating, while your king-size bed with pocket-sprung mattress enjoys views of the stars through the glass roof.

With a barbecue, a gas cooker and fridge freezer, you have the facilities to cook up breakfast, lunch or dinner – the table and chairs in the secluded garden makes the perfect spot to enjoy it. If you would rather dine out, the local pub is just five minutes’ walk away.

Compact but well thought out, the accommodation also features a wood-panelled shower room with flush toilet. There is even a surprising amount of storage space for your bits and pieces. The wooden hot tub is a real treat, so don’t miss out on a dip beneath the night sky. Bathrobes and towels are provided too.

A Secret Garden has parking for one car, and you are well-positioned to go and explore some of Kent’s most popular destinations. The university city of Canterbury always has something going on, whether its live theatre at the Marlowe or the Gulbenkian, festivals or craft markets.

There is no shortage of restaurants, bars and old-school pubs, and the city centre sees plenty of intriguing independents rubbing shoulders with big-name stores… and, of course, Canterbury Cathedral. A number of pretty villages can be found to the east of the city, with the timeless town of Sandwich lying just beyond.

A visit to Whitstable will show why it has become such a favourite in recent years. Full of seaside charm, this easy-going town has a varied dining scene and hosts the annual Oyster Festival each summer. Take a walk on the beach or enjoy a leisurely coffee in one of Whitstable’s many cafés… There’s no better place to soak up the character of the Kent coast.

Now the appeal of this part of Kent is not such a secret, why not enjoy some quality time together in A Secret Garden?

Features
Essential
  • Hot Tub
  • Heating
  • No Dogs
  • No Smoking
  • Underfloor Heating
Living Spaces
  • Open fire/Woodburner
Kitchen/Utility
  • Cooker
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Fridge
Bed/Bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels (bath)
  • Towels (beach)
Outside
  • BBQ
  • Firepit
  • Garden/Outdoor Space
Also Available
  • Chef for hire
  • Off road free parking
  • Walking distance to pub
£184-245 per night
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Availability
How to book

A Secret Garden is owned and managed by Michelle Whalley.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Michelle Whalley.

Request To Book
Detailed pricing info

Please note all Saturday night stays are a minimum of 2 nights.
pricing is based on a 2 night stay
Xmas and New Year are a set price and booking period

Arrivals are any day of your choice.


The costs of the property includes
all bed linen and towels,
exclusive use of the COVERED HOT TUB
EXTRA towels for Hot tub (which can be used for the beach),
Bath robes and slippers
Elemis toiletries
gas,
electric,
1st basket of logs for the fire
Boss Bluetooth Speaker

Optional Extras

Rose Petals for the bed - £10

Single night stays are available Sunday to Thursday on request -cost from £275 excluding the Xmas and New Year period.

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We came here for my birthday in September 2023. Both me and my boyfriend absolutely loved it and would come back in a heart beat. There was the added bonus of receiving a free hamper full of local treats and a bottle of Prosecco upon arrival - perfect way to celebrate. The sky was so clear when we stayed here and we managed to stargaze for a while - it was absolutely beautiful. You get given plenty of wood for the fire and the hot tub is constantly running so no need to wait for it to warm up. The indoor wood burning stove heats up the place really well too. Easy access and parking on sight. This is about a 10 minute drive from Canterbury centre - so loads to do whilst staying here! Will definitely be back! X

Stayed September 2023

Emma Dwyer

What a magical hobbit house! We visited as a birthday treat and were very pleasantly surprised with how amazing the place was. Beautifully decorated, incredible hot tub (that was steaming hot when we arrived!) a luxury hamper and bottle of prosessco in the fridge. Would highly recommend for a fun night away.

Stayed November 2018

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