Glorious English Holidays

The Milking Parlour

Frittenden - Rural Kent

Country living on a small working farm in rural Kent with access to many footpaths from the property 
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Sorry, no pets
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • 5 Stars
£550 - £790 per week *

Special Offers: Book February Half Term with us and receive 10% off


This stylish and modern little gem has everything you could wish for in a holiday property.  It has been converted with great flair and attention to detail and offers spacious accommodation for 4 on a well cared for smallholding with pet Kunekune pigs.  The property is only a short walk over the footpaths to Frittenden with a good pub and small but well stocked shop.  The Milking Parlour is in the rural Kent countryside but is only 3 miles from Staplehurst with good rail links to London. It has an open plan living area and separate large kitchen and both bedrooms have their own en-suite shower rooms.  There is a bedroom on the ground floor making this property suitable for guests with impaired mobility. The property is perfectly located to visit the many National trust properties in the area, the beautiful gardens at Sissinghurst Castle, the medieval Castles of Bodiam, Hever and Leeds. There are many vineyards to visit and sample delicious ciders and sparkling wines at Hush Heath, Biddenden Vineyard and Chapel Down. The nearby towns of Maidstone, Tenterden and Tunbridge Wells offer excellent shopping opportunities and great bars, restaurants and cafes. Close by is the stunning sandy beach at Camber near the medieval town of Rye famous for its antique shops. 
Shop: 1.5 miles    Pub: 1 mile    Coast: 23 miles

Ground Floor:
Entrance into...
Kitchen with wood effect flooring is spacious and modern with a range of fitted units. Electric oven and hob, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge, freezer, microwave, table and 4 chairs
Sitting/Dining Room is carpeted with a leather corner sofa, coffee table, Smart TV and DVD, wood burning stove and doors to patio
Dining Area has an oak table and seating for 4, sideboard with games and books
Bedroom 1 is carpeted with twin beds, bedside table, wardrobe with drawers and dressing table, mirror and stool, through to
En-Suite Shower Room with tile effect flooring, heated towel rail, washbasin and w.c.  Out of Eden complimentary toiletries 

Easy carpeted stairs to...
First Floor:
Bedroom 2 is carpeted with king-size bed, bedside tables, chest of drawers, wardrobe with mirror and drawers, ottoman, velux roof window with blind and through to...
En-Suite Shower Room with wood effect flooring, heated towel rail, washbasin and w.c Out of Eden complimentary toiletries

Garden: Accessed from sitting room is paved and enclosed with trellis fencing and has garden furniture and disposable barbecue
Parking: Available for 2 cars next to the property
Heating: Electric radiators and wood burning stove - 1st basket of logs supplied
Notes:  A highchair is provided but please bring own travel cot.  As this is a small working farm children should be supervised at all times.  The owner is happy to organise a farm tour for children to see the animals.  It is a small farm with 5 pet Kunekune pigs which can be petted and approximately 3 cows and 1 bull, 26 ewes, 2 rams and 40 lambs.  The animals are housed over winter in a byre in the farm yard so there can be some noise during feeding time.  There are also 450 free range turkeys.  Meat products can be purchased from the owner subject to availability. 




  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Sorry, no pets
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • 5 Stars
  • Welcome Pack upon arrival
  • Bed linen included
  • Bath towels included
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Travel cot available
  • Equipped with a highchair
  • Equipped with a dishwasher
  • Equipped with a washing machine
  • Located on a working farm
  • Nearest shop: 1 miles away
  • Nearest pub: 1 miles away
  • 23 miles from the coast



The property and owners were brilliant. The cottage was immaculate and the facilities were amazing. Great location for local sights, stunning views and pubs/restaurants. We would definitely stay at The Milking Parlour again. Thank you. Mrs Jenny Latham - 8th January 2019
A big advantage with the property The Milking Parlour are the two bathrooms. Perfect for people travelling together like just good friends or as in my case siblings. The owner family was very helpful and open minded upon our special requirements. Highly recommended!Mrs Sonia Andersson - 19th November 2018
Time rushes away and this mail should have been sent to you a long time ago! We both enjoyed the time at your farm very, very much and would have loved to stay even longer in the beautiful property. But our plans were to meet with my son and his family in West Yorkshire and the program was tight. Your Milking Parlour is excellently equipped, nicely decorated and tastefully furnished. The entire interior is very harmonic. In my review I mentioned the advantage of having 2 bath rooms. Especially when friends or siblings are travelling together, but not automatically want to share the bath. We wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New YearAndersson - 8th October 2018
Absolutely fabulous.Mrs Patricia Hallybone - 1st October 2018
Very friendly owners and extremely comfortable accommodation. Lots of games for rainy days - which we didn’t need but very thoughtful. The food welcome pack was another nice touch.Mrs Brenda Chapman - 23rd September 2018
We were really looking forward to visiting Kent and staying at The Milking Parlour. Our stay has exceeded our expectations- wonderful accommodation, friendly hosts, lovely welcome pack of drinks and fruit. We will be recommending here to our friends. Thank you for making our stay so special.Brenda, Jill and Carol - 22nd September 2018
The Milking Parlour was a perfect place for us. We loved the animals. It is so peaceful and such a lovely place to stay. We've visited so many places and only touched the tip of Kent. It was good to meet you both made our stay perfect. Thank you.Pat, Robin, Mike & Sue - 14th September 2018
Ideal location for visiting our required places of interest. Quiet with everyone helpful.Mr Geoffrey Pulzer - 10th September 2018
We are agreed in choosing The Milking Parlour for our weeks holiday was enlightened reviews so well expressed by previous guests. Being somewhat elderly holiday makers, it has proved an excellent centre for visiting the national trust and gardens. Furthermore the younger member of our group has enjoyed some excellent cycling around the countryside. A good time had by all!Juliene, Geoff & Michael - 31st August 2018
We had an amazing time at The Milking Parlour! It was an amazing experience and we loved the whole farm and the animals. The formers were so friendly and kind and we loved our farm tour. We even got to help in feeding the animals! The house was so clean and very comfortable, it was all we wanted and more.From Isabelle and Emily - 24th August 2018
We have had a wonderful time here at The Milking Parlour. This property was cleaner and better furnished that some 5 star hotels that I have stayed in worldwide. We hope to be back in the future.Family from Birmingham - 17th August 2018
Thank you for your wonderful hospitality and beautiful holiday house. We have had a lovely time here. Your cottage is everything we could want, beautifully designed and the Kent crisps were a big hit! The house is so comfortable and a perfect base to explore Kent. Thank you.Keelin Family - Ireland - 10th August 2018
We have had the most wonderful week staying on the farm. The cottage is just perfect, comfortable, cosy and of a very high standard. We landed so lucky with exceptional weather and enjoyed a bbq in the courtyard area on our final night. Such a relaxing space which we all loved. Thank you for your most welcoming nature and for showing us all around the farm. We have had a great holiday and hope to come back in the future. Well done on your amazing little holiday let.Mr Campbell - 7th August 2018
We have has the most wonderful week staying on the farm. The cottage is just perfect - comfortable, cosy and of a very high standard. We landed so lucky with this exceptional place and we enjoyed the BBQ in the courtyard on our final night it's such a relaxing space which we all loved. Thank you all for your welcoming nature and for showing us all around the farm. Otis loved the tractor and dumper and helping to feed the animals. We have had a great holiday and hope to come back and stay again in the near future. You have an amazing little holiday let - well done.Ross, Tracey, Otis & Michelle - 31st July 2018
We had a wonderful stay at Milking parlour. It was very comfortable and perfectly equipped. Thank you for being perfect hosts and for showing our children a baby turkey.Mr Waldmuller - 20th July 2018
We have had a fabulous stay here at the Milking Parlour. A wonderful base for us to explore all that Kent has to offer and such a lovely peaceful place to relax. The house has everything we would ever need and was super comfortable. The owners made us feel very welcome and were very helpful if needed.Mrs Herman - 12th July 2018
Thank you so much for letting us stay in your beautiful Milking Parlour. It enabled us to relax and enjoy our holiday. Your kindness was exceptional and your leaving gift was very appreciated. The personal touches made your accommodation stand out as the very best that we have stayed in, and that list is long. You really do live in a beautiful part of the world. The owners were fabulous hosts. They were very friendly and were on hand if we needed any help. They respected our privacy and were extremely kind. The accommodation was very clean and decorated to a very high standard. The welcome pack was very much appreciated and we would highly recommend the Milking Parlour to anyone wishing to stay in this idyllic part of Kent.Christine Drury - 2nd July 2018
We have had such a relaxing stay here at The Milking parlour and cannot get over how lovely our hosts are. You are all so caring, considerate and attentive. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts. We enjoyed the area and always felt comfortable.C Drury - 26th June 2018
Many thanks for a great time at the Milking Parlour. The house is great and had everything we needed. You were lovely helpful hosts. The kids loved seeing all the animals and the walks in the fields.Mrs S Squires - 4th June 2018
We have had a fabulous holiday at the Milking parlour, the beds were really comfortable and we were soon asleep. Our children enjoyed seeing the farm animals.Mrs Rea - 1st June 2018
Many thanks for making our stay at the milking parlour so wonderful. The house is beautifully equipped with everything you could need.We were warmly welcomed and felt very much at home. This is a perfect place from which to explore Kent. Would live to come back again for a peaceful break.Mrs S Tipping - 21st May 2018
We have had a lovely stay at the Milking parlour. Our first stay in Kent has been a real pleasure. So much to see and do, from the high of Dover Castle to the beautiful Dungerness. Thank you for the welcome touches, we would love to return.Mr R Davies - 18th May 2018
We have had a wonderful week in the Milking Parlour. The Cottage is very comfortable and we felt very welcome. Nice and quiet, only the sounds of the countryside, the sounds from the cows and bellows of the sheep and the singing of the birds. The weather wasn't as expected one day, so we spent time doing a jig saw puzzle and had a lovely day. The other days we made some trips in Kent, It's a place we will go back to.Family Broeke, From Amsterdam - 4th May 2018
Lovely cottage. I was very comfortable, It is very peaceful here. Thank you for the fruit much appreciated, you provided all we could need. A well equipped kitchen to cook in. Thank you to our hosts who made sure everything was ok for us.Joan & Lynda from Buxton. - 27th April 2018
We have had a fabulous time here at The Milking Parlour with our two boys who are 8 & 10. The sweets and games were a lovely touch and very much appreciated along with all the other special touches that made our stay a home from home experience. We have had a wonderful time visiting many places, Sissinghurst, Canterbury and we left a couple of leaflets of our tours of Kent. Most of all we loved all the animals and the fact that our son managed to see a lamb being born, an experience he will never forget. Thank you so very much.The Millie family - 13th April 2018
My mum and I only stayed here for one night, but we were very impressed with how beautiful the house is presented and amazingly equipped. We had a fantastic nights sleep in the very comfortable beds. Fabulous shower!! We would highly recommend The Milking Parlour to anybody. Thank you for making us feel so welcome and comfortable.Kaley & Shirley, Norfolk - 4th April 2018
Thank you for preparing your cottage at very short notice, much appreciated. We have enjoyed staying here and keeping an eye out for any new born lambs to appear!. We would recommend the property, so warm and comfortable. We have had a lovely time here, Thanks so muchRichard & Sandra Parker - 23rd March 2018
Loved this property we will definitely be back .the owner was a lovely lady .Mr C Woods - 26th February 2018
Thank you for showing me the lambs. I had fun staying here during the half term. I enjoyed seeing all the animals. Thank you from Lulu - 5 years old. We thoroughly enjoyed staying at the Milking Parlour. It's tidiness makes it instantly comfortable and relaxing. It was everything we needed and wanted and a big extra thank you for chaperoning us to see lambing first hand - keep it up.Family Guisinger - Germany - 12th February 2018
This home is perfect! Beautifully designed and equipped with everything you could possibly need or want. It's also been a treat sitting in the courtyard listening to the birds and church bells and sheep. Thank you all for the great treats (big fan of the shower gel!) We will definitely be back. I'd like a loyalty scheme please! Thank you for one of the best holiday homes ever.Georgie, Alf, Dom - 9th February 2018
The Little ones loved seeing the animals everyday. We did not want to go home. We will be back !Maya, Matt,Lyla,Luca Guilia & Anna - 20th October 2017
Thank you for everything. Good to chat with you both. Best of Luck in your new ventureMr & Mrs Hopkins - Middlesex - 10th October 2017
We have had an amazing week! The very best accommodation, everything that we could have wished for. From the gifts on arrival to the comfy beds and all so beautifully tasteful. There are not enough superlatives to describe this "little jewel". We wish you all the very best for the future and hope that all your guests treat this wonderful property with the respect it deserves.Keith, Pam, Brian & Pam - Portsmouth Hants - 23rd September 2017


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