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Preston - Visitors By Appointment Only
Please note The Steam Museum collections at Preston are only open
viewing during special events.
Please see our events diary page for details.
Directions to Preston Court
Places To Stay and Places To Eat

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Visitors on open days/events days only or by appointment please.

...Telephone: 01227 722502 or Email us at: [email protected]: Click here to send your email...


How to find us....

To help you reach Preston by road, either put the postcode CT3 1DH into your sat nav or into Google Maps directions finding facility.

The easiest route to Preston by road is (from the west): Follow the A2/M2 from London towards Dover, and take the 3rd exit after Canterbury (Barham interchange) for the B2046 towards Wingham. After 4 miles you will reach Wingham and we are the next village just beyond (signposted for Preston). At the entrance sign for Preston village turn left into Court Lane. Head for the church at the bottom of the lane, and you will see our farm.


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Where to Stay...

Bed & Breakfast:

Great Weddington House, Ash, Nr Canterbury, CT3 2AR
Contact: Neil & Kate Gunn Tel: 01304 813407 Email: [email protected]
Website: www.greatweddington.co.uk Go To
enjoyEngland.com 5 Stars Award
Approx 4.5 miles from Preston.

Molland House, Ash, Nr Canterbury, CT3 2JB
Tel: 01304 814210 Email: [email protected]
Website: www.mollandhouse.co.uk Go To
English Tourist Board 5 Stars & Gold Award
Approx 4.5 miles from Preston.

Chislet Court Farm, Chislet, Nr Canterbury, CT3 4DU
Contact: Kathy & Mike Wilkinson Tel: 01227 860309 Email: [email protected]
Website: www.chisletcourtfarm.com Go To
4+ Star B&B
Approx 4 miles from Preston.

Trapham Farmhouse, Canterbury Rd, Wingham, Canterbury, CT3 1NL
Contact Sarah and Matt Southon Tel: 01227 722978 Email: [email protected]
Website: www.traphamfarm.co.uk Go To
Approx 1.5 miles from Preston.

Bay Tree Cottage, Wenderton Lane, Wingham, Canterbury, CT3 1EJ
Contact Ken and Maggie Hurcomb Tel: 01227 728169
Approx 1.5 miles from Preston.

Southside B&B, Marshborough Rd, Marshborough, Nr Sandwich, CT13 OPQ
Contact Peter Giles Tel: 01304 812802
English Tourist Board 4 Stars
Approx 3 miles from Preston.

Dambridge Oast, Staple Rd, Wingham, Nr Canterbury, CT3 1LU
Tel: 01227 720082 Email: [email protected]oast.co.uk
Approx 2 miles from Preston.

Crockshard Farmhouse, Wingham, Nr Canterbury, Kent
Contact Mrs P. Ellen Tel: 01227 720464
Approx 3 miles from Preston.

Barton House, The Street, Worth, Nr Deal, Kent
Tel: 01304 620783 Email: [email protected]
Approx 7 miles from Preston.

Ilex Cottage, Temple Way, Worth, Nr Sandwich, CT14 0DA
Contact Mrs Stobie Tel: 01304 617026
Approx 7 miles from Preston.

St Crispin Inn, The Street, Worth, Nr Sandwich, CT14 0DF
Contact Tye Mayes Tel: 01304 612081
English Tourist Board 4 Stars
Approx 7 miles from Preston.

The Three Tuns, The Street, Staple, Nr Sandwich, CT3 1LN
Contact Steve and Donna Willey Tel: 01304 812317
Approx 4 miles from Preston.

Eastwood Guesthouse, 28 Augusta Rd, Ramsgate, Kent
Tel: 01843 591505
Approx 15 miles from Preston.

Castle Court Guest House, 8 Castle Street, Canterbury, Kent
Tel: 01227 463441
Approx 9 miles from Preston.

The White Horse, 6 St Peters Lane, Canterbury, Kent
Tel: 01227 761863
Approx 9 miles from Preston.



Hotels:

The Salutation, Sandwich, CT13 9EW
Contact: Dominic Tel: 01304 619919 Email: [email protected]
Website: www.the-salutation.com Go To
5 Star Hotel
Approx 6.5 miles from Preston.

The Bell Hotel, The Quay, Sandwitch, Kent, CT13 9ET
Tel: 01304 613388 Fax (01304) 615308 Email: [email protected]
Approx 6 miles from Preston.

Bow Window Hotel, 50 High Street, Littlebourne, Kent, CT3 1ST
Tel: 01227 721264
Approx 5 miles from Preston.

Express Holiday Inn, Upper Harbledown, Canterbury, Kent
Tel: 01227 865000
Approx 10 miles from Preston.

Falstaff Hotel, St Dunstans Street, Canterbury, Kent
Tel: 01227 462138
Approx 9 miles from Preston.

Howfield Manor Hotel, Howfield Lane, Nr Canterbury, Kent
Tel: 01227 738294
Approx 10 miles from Preston.

Romand Jarris Hotel, Harbour Parade, Ramsgate, Kent
Tel: 01843 738294
Approx 15 miles from Preston.

The Chaucer Hotel, 63 Ivy Lane, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1TU
Tel: 01227 464427
Approx 9 miles from Preston.



Some Places to Eat:

The Griffins Head, Chillenden, Nr Wingham, Canterbury, Kent
Tel: 01304 840325
Website: www.shepherd-neame.co.uk/pubs/pubs.php/griffinshead_canterbury Go To
Excellent quality traditional pub food.
Approx 4 miles from Preston.

The Half Moon and Seven Stars, The High Street, Preston, Nr Canterbury, Kent
Tel: 01227 722296
Preston's village pub with food.
In Preston village.

The Duke William restaurant & pub, The Street, Ikham, Nr Wingham, Nr Canterbury, Kent
Tel: 01227 721308
Website: www.dukewilliam.biz Go To
Very good local restaurant and pub.
About 4 miles from Preston.

The George & Dragon, 24 Fisher Street, Sandwich, Kent, CT13 9EJ
Tel: 01304 613106
Website: www.georgeanddragon-sandwich.co.uk Go To
High quality pub food with local fish, etc.
Approx 8 miles from Preston.

Cafe Des Amis, 95 St Dunstans St, Canterbury, Kent CT2 2AD
Tel: 01227 464390
Website: www.cafedez.com Go To
Canterbury's ever popular Mexican restaurant.
Approx 12 miles from Preston.

Salma (Indian Restaurant), High Street, Wingham, Nr Canterbury, Kent
Tel: 01227 720256
Local Indian restaurant and takeaway.
Approx 2 miles from Preston.

Peters Fish Factoy (Fish & Chips), 96 Harbour Parade, Ramsgae, Kent
Tel: 01843 853272
Fish & Chip takeaway.
Approx 15 miles from Preston.

The Red Lion, Stodmarsh, Nr Canterbury, Kent
Tel: 01227 721339
Good British pub food.
Approx 4 miles from Preston.

The Frog & Orange, Shatterling, Nr Wingham, Canterbury, Kent
Tel: 02304 812525
Large restuarant/pub with traditional food.
Approx 2 miles from Preston.

Lloyds Restaurant, 89 St Dunstans, Canterbury, Kent
Tel: 01227 768222
A French style restuarant.
Approx 9 miles from Preston.

The Rising Sun, Stourmouth, Nr Preston, Canterbury, Kent
Tel: 01227 722378 Email: [email protected]
Local pub with restaurant with traditional pub food.
Approx 2 miles from Preston.

McDonald's, 18 St George's St, Canterbury, Kent
Tel: 01227 478769
(For the truly desperate only.)
Approx 10 miles from Preston.



And some Local Pubs & Inns:

The Red Lion, Canterbury Road, Wingham, Nr Canterbury, Kent
Tel: 01227 720217
Approx 2 miles from Preston.

The Evenhill, 62 The Hill, Littlebourne, Nr Canterbury, Kent, CT2
Tel: 01227 728073 Fax 01227 721084 Email: [email protected]
Approx 5 miles from Preston.

The Dog Inn, Canterbury Road, Wingham, Nr Canterbury, Kent
Tel: 01227 720339
Approx 2 miles from Preston.

The Blazing Donkey Inn, Hay Hill, Eastry, Nr Sandwitch, Kent
Tel: 01304 617362 Fax 01304 615264 Email: [email protected]
Approx 7 miles from Preston.

The Kings Arms, 63 Strand Street, Sandwich, Kent
Tel: 01304 617330
Approx 8 miles from Preston.





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