Elham offers a variety of experiences available to make your stay even more enjoyable! From restaurants, site-seeing, beach trips, and close towns, there are plenty of options for you to curate your desired getaway.
If you decide to forgo the use of your grill at the treehouse, there are 3 main restaurants/pubs and 1 tea/coffee house to choose from in Elham.
- The Abbot's Fireside - A traditional pub located in a historic 500-year old building. This quaint restaurant provides a delicious menu featuring the very best seasonal and local produce. Dinners offer traditional English dishes for as well as coffee in the garden beginning at 11am. Live music is available every last Friday of the month.
- Rose & Crown - Just across the street from The Abbot's Fireside is Rose & Crown offering more delicious food with a gorgeous back patio and traditional cosy pub scene. They offer lunch and dinner.
- The King's Arms - A family-run pub serving excellent traditional food with a contemporary wine list and a good section of drinks including real ales, ciders and lagers. Sip away your drink of choice in the huge family garden to enjoy on those lovely summer days. During the winter there is a warm cosy fire in their 16th century bar.
- The Cosy Tea Rooms - An independent tea room in the heart of Elham, Cosy Tea Rooms offers traditional light breakfast and lunch dishes, a fantastic selection of tea/coffee, and a variety of homemade cakes. They also offer a selection of gifts to take home including cards and artwork from local artists.
- Site-seeing - The quaint village of Elham is steeped in history, with many historical connections to royalty, nobility and other famous faces through history. The village boasts a number of historic buildings and churches, as well as a market square that dates back to the reign of Edward I.
- Elham Valley Vineyard for Kentish Wines - A well-tended garden walkway leads through the neat rows of vines, 1,500 in total, and a climber-covered pergola faces on to the welcoming café, open daily for lunches, snacks, teas and coffees, and wine sales. Proceeds all go towards supporting the work of the Fifth Trust Charity.
- Godington House & Gardens - This historic house and garden offers excellent guided tours of the 500 year-old manor and 12 acres of beautiful gardens. There is a tea room serving homemade cakes and refreshments. Special events and workshops are available throughout the year.
- Leisurely strolls - Located in the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Beauty, Elham has been rightfully known as a haven for walking. There are many well-maintained public footpaths for your choosing. Take a long walk along the bucolic scenery while the fragrance of fresh flowers and cacophony of chirping birds inundate your senses.
- Canterbury - A historic cathedral city and UNESCO heritage site, made famous by Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, Canterbury offers festive pubs, delightful shopping along a cobblestone street, numerous activities, and boasts some of England's finest medieval architecture. Canterbury is a gorgeous 25-minute drive from Elham.
- Whitstable - Just a short 30-minute drive from Elham, Whitstable, an old fishing town, is known for it's historic charm and delicious seafood. Take a day trip to soak in the sun and breathe in the fresh sea breeze. Be sure to try the famous oysters at Wheeler's Oyster Bar and grab a pint at The Old Neptune with gorgeous views of the ocean.
- Herne Bay - Another classic seaside town, Herne Bay is just a mere 7km from Whitstable, making this destination an easy stopover during your day-trip. This bay is more secluded than Whitstable as most people come for the long, clean shingle beach, and the lovely seafront gardens.