Chiddingstone Literary Festival 2019

Chiddingstone Castle’s Literary Festival is now a firm and extremely welcome feature in Sevenoaks district’s annual calendar. This year’s Literary Festival will take place over four days across the early May Bank Holiday weekend from Saturday 4th - Tuesday 7th May.

This is “Chidd Lit’s” most ambitious programme yet, spilling over with riches and diversity and carefully curated to ensure there is something for everyone, of all ages and interests. Highlights for adults include Joanne Harris, Gogglebox’s Giles and Mary, Oz Clarke, Sir Anthony Seldon, Dr Giles Yeo, Sabrina Ghayour, Jackie Kay, Anna Pasternak, Tracy Borman, Giles Milton, John Crace and many more. There’s a Poetry Writing workshop with Emma Harding, Creative Writing and How to get Published workshops with Sarah Salway and Life Drawing with Eddie Armer.

The children’s programme includes bestselling authors A F Harrold, Emily Gravett and Guy Parker-Rees, a performance of The Little Mermaid from Pericles Theatre Company, children’s film animation workshops with Press Play Films, Wallace and Gromit clay modelling with Aardman Animations, screenings of the Wallace & Gromit films and Story Writing workshops with Storymakers.

Booking opens on March 1 and is available online.

Online booking support is available on T: 0800 033 7564. Special packages are available for multiple ticket purchases.

If you want to make a weekend of it, you can find a range of bed and breakfast and self-catering accommodation to book at Simply Sevenoaks.

So much better than . . .

. . . a hotel said recent enthusiastic visitors to a Simply Sevenoaks B&B!   What a fantastic accolade of approval, and how true we say!

So come and stay this May Bank Holiday in one of our welcoming guest accommodations and experience for yourself just how much better than a hotel our brilliant B&Bs and self-catering cottages are.  

Relaxed and stylish rooms with individual decor; mouth-watering breakfasts using locally sourced produce; and every little thoughtful extra to make your stay special together with the warmest of welcomes from your hosts is what you'll find if you book a Simply Sevenoaks accommodation.

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The more is . . .

Get out and about, to re-visit the old, or to discover the new!  So why not visit Sevenoaks District, which has so much on its doorstep to explore?  Heritage - Knole, Chartwell, Ightham Mote, Chiddingstone, Hever, Penshurst,  and we could go on; gardens - Emmetts Garden, Great Comp, Lullingstone, Riverhill Himalayan Garden; vineyards - The Mount; walks, shops, restaurants, cafes and as they always say, so much more . . .

But it's true and the more?  The more is our fantastic offering of guest accommodation with a style and price to suit every visitor.  Need to know more? Visit www.simplysevenoaks.co.uk to be, well simply delighted! 

National Bed Month

It's National Bed Month so what better excuse than to try out the Bed & Breakfast and self-catering beds in Sevenoaks?  We have four posters, luxury kingsize, bouncy doubles, cosy singles, trundles for small ones, and cots.  And we know you'll sink into each one for a relaxing night's sleep.  So visit www.simplysevenoaks.co.uk to choose your favourite retreat.