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A beautiful 600 year old coaching inn nestled at the bottom of the hill beneath Chilham castle. With its vast oak beams and inglenook fireplaces this guest inn offers all the charm of yesteryear.

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Rooms: 5 doubles, 3 twins, 1 single, 2 fourposter rooms, 3 family

Max 37 sleepers. £55 single, £65 doubles & twins, £75 four posters family sleeps 3 £75, family sleeps 5 £90 family sleeps 6 £95

Meals: We have a 50 seated restaurant and a 34 seated bar. 3 course meals from £15
Open: Year round
Address: The Woolpack Inn, The Street, Chilham, Kent, CT4 8DL

Why we've chosen The Woolpack Inn

How does The Woolpack Inn minimise its impact on the environment and contribute to a sense of place?

To reduce the draw on natural resources, Woolpack Inn has implemented a wide range of green initiatives. All loft spaces are fully insulated to keep heat in. Windows are secondary glazed where possible. All appliances are A rated and the latest hot water boilers keep wastage to a minimum. All radiators are thermostatically controlled and all pipes are lagged to prevent heat leakage. All radiators are thermostatically controlled and all pipes are lagged to prevent heat leakage. Time switches and movement sensors for outside lighting have been installed to minimise unnecessary use of electricity. The owners recycle as much as possible, and bulk dispensers are used for toiletries. All food is composted. To reduce water consumption, flow restrictors have been installed in urinals, 1L kettles are available for guests and water supplies are metered and monitored. Teams have been trained on minimising water usage.

Food is sourced locally as much as possible, and prepared to order to minimise food waste. Woolpack Inn is easily accessible by public transport and also surrounded by several cycle and walking routes, including the Pilgrims Way to Canterbury. Cycle hire is readily available and the owners encourage guests to explore on bike and foot to minimise their impact on the natural surroundings.

Top Eco Features at The Woolpack Inn

  • Has the latest hot water boilers to keep wasteage to a minimum

  • Water supplies are monitored & metered

  • Recycles cardboard & glass. Waste garden material is composted

  • Bulk dispensers for handwash and shower/shampoo gel

  • All food is fresh, sourced locally & prepared on site to order. Vegetarian options available

  • Hosts hold local info on cycle routes & walks and provide a cycle hire facility. Bus & train timetables are readily available.



The Woolpack Inn, Chilham, Kent Downs, England
Nearest train station: Chilham

Directions from station:
As you come out of the station turn left as you walk cross over the A28 turning for Ashford then take the next left 10 yards turn right and walk up the lane the Woolpack will be straight in front of you. 1/2 mile walk from station. We will collect guests with prior arrangement.

Plan your journey by train

Buy rail tickets online and then collect them at any main station.
Bookings usually open 10-12 weeks before your date of travel.