General Information

Banyan Retreat

Lake House

Maidstone Road

Hothfield

Ashford

Kent

TN26 1AR

Tel: 01233 714155

Monday

Closed for treatments

Tuesday

10am – 6pm

Wednesday

10am – 6pm

Thursday

10am – 6pm

Friday

10am – 6pm

Saturday

10am – 6pm

Sunday

Closed for treatments

Directions

By Car

Please note:  Some Satellite Navigation systems will inform you that you have arrived at your destination when travelling between J9 to J8 on the M20 when using our postcode. Please use TN26 1AP to avoid this problem.

From North West of Banyan Retreat:

  • From London – take the A20 towards Kent, merging with M20 near Swanley.

  • From M25 from the North – at junction 3 take the M20 towards Dover.

  • From M25 from the South – at junction 5 follow the M26 which merges with M20 at junction 3

then

Follow the M20 to Junction 8 (Leeds Castle and Service exit).

Follow the A20 in the direction of Lenham for 9 miles.

When you pass through the village of Charing keep going for a further two miles and you will see

the Holiday Inn, Ashford North, on your right hand side, as you pass over the motorway.

As you pass the Holiday Inn indicate to turn left through the wrought iron gates set in the Red Brick walls with the Banyan Retreat sign on either side.

From South East and Channel Tunnel:

Take M20 to junction 9, then follow A20 towards Charing/Lenham for three miles. Look for an Esso Garage on left hand side then slow down and indicated to turn right.  Turn right through the wrought iron gates set in the Red Brick walls with the Banyan Retreat sign on either side.

By Train

From Charing, ashford International & Eurostar:

Take the train to Charing Station (2 miles away) or Ashford International Station (6 miles away). There is a taxi rank at Ashford International station. Bus service is available from Ashford and Charing but please check times when planning your journey as they are not too frequent.

By Air

From Gatwick (Closest Airport):

By Car:

Take the M23 towards Central London and at Junction 8 follow the signs and take the M25 towards Dartford,

Stay on the M25 until Junction 5 (not a junction as such the M25 divides) keeping left on the M26,

Stay on the M26 until it merges with the M20 Leave the M20 at Junction 8 and follow the A20 towards Lenham.

Stay on the A20 for exactly 11 miles and you will arrive at Banyan Retreat. We are located 50 yards past the Holiday Inn Ashford North going towards Ashford on the opposite side of the road.  There are large signs on the walls at either side of the gates.

By Train:

Take the train from Gatwick to Tonbridge then change for a train from Tonbridge to Ashford International. At certain times of the day or week it may be quicker to take a train to central London ie the Gatwick Express to Victoria and then take a train to Ashford International. If you do take this option then you should alight at Charing (one stop before Ashford International).

From Stansted:

By Car:

Take the M11 towards Central London and at Junction 6 follow the signs and take the M25 towards Dartford (Eastbound),

Stay on the M25 until Junction 3 and then join the M20,

Stay on the M20 until you reach Junction 8 and follow the A20 towards Lenham.

Stay on the A20 for exactly 11 miles and you will arrive at Banyan Retreat. We are located 50 yards past the Holiday Inn Ashford North going towards Ashford on the opposite side of the road.  There are large signs on the walls at either side of the gates.

By Train:

Take the Stansted Express to Tottenham Hale then change to the train to Stratford Station.  From Stratford take the fast train to Ashford International.

From Heathrow:

By Car:

Follow the signs towards the M4 and join it in the direction of the West Country (not London).

At the next junction (J4) follow the signs for the M25 Southbound (also signed to the M3).

Stay on the M25 until you reach Junction 5 (not a junction as such the M25 divides) keeping left on the M26,

Stay on the M26 until it merges with the M20. Leave the M20 at Junction 8 and follow the A20 towards Lenham.

Stay on the A20 for exactly 11 miles and you will arrive at Banyan Retreat. We are located 50 yards past the Holiday Inn Ashford North going towards Ashford on the opposite side of the road.  There are large signs on the walls at either side of the gates.

 

By Train:

Take either:

a) Heathrow Express to Paddington then London Underground to Victoria Station

b) London Underground from Heathrow to Victoria in Central London (you will need to change lines in order to reach Victoria and we advise not changing at Green Park).

Take the Ashford International Train from Victoria and alight at Charing (one stop before Ashford International).

Hotels

Our agreed weekend rates with the Holiday Inn are as follows:

 2017

Weekends – Friday to Sunday nights inclusive:-

Bed and Breakfast £66 per room per night single or double.
Dinner, Bed & Breakfast £76 Single per room per night.
Dinner, Bed & Breakfast £86 Double per room per night.
Extra Beds are an additional £25 per night.

Dinner, bed and breakfast rates quoted include a 3 course dinner in the Orchard Restaurant.

 2018

Weekends – Friday to Sunday nights inclusive:-

Bed and Breakfast £68 per room per night single or double.
Dinner, Bed & Breakfast £79 Single per room per night.
Dinner, Bed & Breakfast £90 Double per room per night.
Extra Beds are an additional £25 per night.

Dinner, bed and breakfast rates quoted include a 3 course dinner in the Orchard Restaurant.

N.B. If you wish to take advantage of the £10 three course dinner offer you must be sure to ask for the Dinner, Bed and Breatfask rate when booking.  Dinner cannot be added or removed upon arrival. Be sure to ask for the Banyan Retreat rate when booking and we advise booking directly with the hotel on 01233 713333.

hiAll residents are welcome to use the mini gym and complimentary parking is available onsite. These rates are inclusive of VAT, inclusive of full English breakfast, are subject to availability. Dinner, bed and breakfast rates quoted also include a three course dinner in the Orchard Restaurant

Please book directly with the hotel reservations office requesting the Banyan Retreat rate.  Cheaper rates may be available via the hotel web site however, these cheaper rates may not be refundable upon cancellation or may you may be quoted a higher rate during peak periods and they do not normally include breakfast.

www.hiashford.com

Tel: +44 1233-713333

premierinnRates vary and the earlier you book the cheaper rate you will be offered. The hotel is next door to Banyan Retreat and there are restaurant facilities available there also.

www.premierinn.com

Tel: +44 1233 713000

This 16th Century free house is situated on top of the North Downs in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Bowl Inn is now under new ownership and the owners are putting their stamp on this charming country Inn.

The Bowl Inn has six en suite rooms, two of which have their own private gardens.

All six rooms have recently been refurbished. Our garden room and luxury suite are pet friendly, ideal for a stay with your four legged friend! Both with private gardens, dogs are more than welcome. Why not treat yourself and stay in our four poster room, perfect for those romantic getaways.

All rooms come stocked with fresh towels, toiletries, tea and coffee facilities, Freeview T.V and beautiful views of the countryside. Breakfast is also included with all rooms.

Tel: +44 1233 712256

www.bowlinncharing.com

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