The Barrow House

A perfect rural retreat set in the idyllic Kent countryside

In our frantic modern lives, it’s no surprise that we so often forget to take time out for ourselves: between school pick up & drop offs and exhausting commutes, to hectic work schedules and endlesssocial obligations, we forget we need to recharge our batteries. The Three essential Rs (rest, relax and recoup) that are pivotal to living a healthy, happy life are typically bottom of our list.

Fall Into peace and tranquillity this autumn and winter and allow yourself some you time to escape the daily grind; The Barrow House is the perfect place to do just this.Grab Your wellies and head for the idyllic Kent countryside, Egerton to be precise, where you can meander, mooch and mellow with the last of the summer wine - the ideal way to clear your mind and create headspace for the things that matter. The picturesque landscape surrounding The Barrow House is adorned with the vibrant colours that Autumn brings,best appreciated on one of the many walking and cycling trails,taking in the spectacular views across the Weald of Kent. Along these routes, expect to discover legendary historic sites, the beautiful rural scenery preparing for hibernation, birds emigrating before winter’s arrival, hedgerow berries and slim pickings on the orchard trees.


Upon returning from your rural adventure, cosy up in front of the crackling fire with a bottle of throaty red or oaky chardonnay, dineon a feast of wholesome local produce and soak away the darker nights in a deep hot bath; the ideal elixir for the soul. The three charmingly equipped rooms pay homage to their namesakes, Disk, Bowland Bell, they provide the ideal base to escape the noise of daily life.


The Barrow House is a pub in idyllic Egerton, a village known for its Weald of Kent, picturesque cottages and local history. Previously known as The George, the inn was originally built in 1576 using timbers from sailing ships and traditional cob and straw plaster, which remain behind the 17th century timber frame, weatherboards and Kent peg tiles.

Originally built in 1576

The Barrow House prides itself on its food and whether you fancy a quick snack, a light lunch or dinner with friends and family, there’s something for everyone on the menu. To wash it all down there are local beers, cask ales and a wide selection of wines by the glass.Upstairs there are three beautiful bedrooms, all with luxurious ensuite bathrooms and enormous beds to ensure the most comfortable overnight stay or relaxing weekend getaway.

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The Barrow House, The Street, Egerton, Kent, TN27 9DJ

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Published on:
February 15, 2020
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