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Windy Ridge sits in a private garden on Wraik Hill overlooking Whitstable, with panoramic views of the sea, surrounding countryside, and the fantastic sunsets for which the area is famed.
The Guesthouse is a quirky place of real charm; originally a pair of farm cottages, the house was rebuilt and extended using reclaimed timber and stone to create an unusual building of unique character.

The unusual architecture continues in the 13 guest bedrooms giving each its own individual character. Our family rooms have a comfortable double and two single beds to ensure a good night's sleep for all.

We have private parking for 25 guests.

Our double rooms all have their own unique style and range from the modest Snug to the impressive Majestic. Some of our ground floor rooms benefit from having private access to the garden and are most suitable should you have difficulty using stairs.

Both of our single rooms enjoy fantastic panoramic views over the sea and are of the same high standard as all our rooms at Windy Ridge.

Our light and airy dining room overlooks the garden and has sea views. We serve an excellent fresh breakfast using local produce as far as possible. Vegetarian options are available and we can cater for special diets too.

Whether your stay is a weekend's bed and breakfast, an overnight stop for a business meeting, or a longer break, Windy Ridge is an ideal location. We are 10 minutes from the M2 motorway and Whitstable's restaurants, high street, and sea front are about a mile away.

Canterbury's Cathedral, Theatre, and shopping centres are approximately 10 minutes drive. Other attractions within easy reach include Leeds Castle, Howletts Zoo, nature reserves at South Swale and Oare Marshes. There are Cycle routes and walks along the Crab & Winkle line and Viking Trail as well as sailing at Whitstable, Tankerton, Seasalter and Herne Bay. Golf is available at Boughton, Canterbury, Chestfield, and of course The Open venue for 2011 at Sandwich.


About Whitstable

Whitstable is a town in Kent, England with a population of 30,000. It is a seaside resort, situated on the North Sea coast, facing Essex across the Thames Estuary and the Isle of Sheppey across The Swale. It is technically within the city limits of Canterbury six miles inland. The town was recorded in the Domesday Book (1086) as 'Witenestaple' and held three manors. The one at Seasalter included eight fisheries, Northwood supplied seven saltworks, and at Swalecliffe pigs were kept using pannage. The ancient town continues to support an agricultural and fishing community.