The charmingly-named Little Dodges has been lovingly restored by the current owners into a unique, three-bedroomed holiday cottage. Formerly a shire-horse stable attached to an oast house built in the early 1990s, it has lovely exposed wooden beams in the open-plan living area as well as a delightful outside dining terrace.
Little Dodges is located in the pretty hamlet of Curtisden Green, on the northern edge of the Kentish High Weald. Here, the pleasant mix of woodland and farmland includes modern and old orchards – some still grazed the traditional way with sheep. A great advantage of staying in the “Garden of England” is that there is an abundance of farm shops and farmers’ markets to visit, to stock up on delicious local produce.
Just three miles south of the cottage is the wonderfully picturesque, ridge-top village of Goudhurst. From here – and especially on an organised trip to the top of the church tower – there are far-reaching panoramic views to be enjoyed. Should your thoughts turn to food and drink, there are some lovely pubs in Goudhurst, as well as a delicious bakery and tearooms! Goudhurst’s views take in two of the top local attractions to visit: Finchcocks Musical Museum and Bedgebury National Pinetum.
Little Dodges is signed up to Our Land, a website that promotes businesses based in protected landscapes who have pledged to care for their local landscape and promote what is special about it.