This charming hotel is 2 miles from Canterbury and close to Dover and the Eurostar. Dating back to the 12th century, it is surrounded by picturesque hills and fruit trees. Howfield Manor Hotel has 5 acres of gardens and 15 rooms furnished in a traditional style. Each room has free Wi-Fi, satellite TV, and facilities for making tea and coffee. Guests can enjoy freshly cooked French-style cuisine in the restaurant, which is set the oldest part of the building. Food is homemade, and fresh local ingredients are gathered from the nearby towns and villages. Canterbury is a historic cathedral city, with numerous old buildings and attractions. Some structures, including the city wall, were founded in Roman times.