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How to find St. John's Cottages, Sandwich, Kent

For train enquiries, ring 08457 484 950. The Cottages are a 10 minute walk from Sandwich station.
The high-speed for St. Pancras to Sandwich leaves at 37 minutes past the hour and takes 1½ hours

Some EUROSTAR trains through the Channel Tunnel from Paris, Lille and Brussels now stop at Ashford International Station, which with its multi-storey car park is only 27 miles by car or train from Sandwich.
A day trip to Paris (2 hours from Ashford) is easy. "LE SHUTTLE" continues to be popular with many people staying with us, for day trips by car, including shopping and lunch in Calais or Boulogne The car terminus is 40 minutes away.
Bring your passport just in case.

To all neighbouring towns leave from a few yards away, outside the cottage entrance.


Coming from central London by Car: Route One via Canterbury:
A2 and M2 Motorway, then A2 again, towards Canterbury (beware of carrying on towards Margate; essential to filter left where the M2/A2 diverges from, the A299).

From the Canterbury Bypass (A2) turn left, signposted to Canterbury (not to Sandwich!) Avoid the city centre by following signs to "A257" or "Sandwich" at several roundabouts.

At the traffic lights beside Waitrose, filter left signposted to Sandwich, then right at a mini-roundabout. Follow the A257 to Sandwich via Wingham, and Ash Bypass.

Coming from central London by Car: Route Two - dual carrageway to Sandwich:
A2 and M2 Motorway, then A299 towards Margate and on towards Ramsgate - Sandwich is sign posted as you near Ramsgate - Dual carrageway to the outskirts of Sandwich, (a little further than route one but direct).

Coming from M25 by Car: Route Three via Dover:
M20 to Dover, then at the port entrance take A256 to Sandwich

In Sandwich Town centre - All routes to St. John's Cottage
From the Sandwich Bypass at the Canterbury / Sandwich roundabout turn off towards the town centre, past the White Mill.
Follow the one-way system clockwise until you reach the Market Square and the imposing timbered Guildhall.

Turn left at the Guildhall, and the private drive entrance to St John's Cottages is immediately on your right, just BEFORE the Chapel.

Set your Sat Nav to CT139AN

For AIR TRAVELLERS, there is now a train service from Gatwick Airport to Sandwich, changing trains at Tonbridge but avoiding a change of stations in London. 

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Contact Address:

Claudia Maxtone-Graham

6 Moat Sole


Kent CT13 9AU

Tel: 01304 613270

International: +44 1304 613270

Mobile: 07590 271 933

Email: Click Here

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