The Horseshoe and Castle welcomes you
A Traditional Country Inn with Rooms Set between two nature reserves in the Dickens Countryside of Cooling, Near Rochester in Kent. We have five bedrooms offering a comfortable stay with TV's and Coffee/Tea Facilities. An Open Fire Place invites you into the restaurant and a Log Burner is located in the Bar. Friendly Staff will Be happy to chat about what is available to do in the area. A Full A' la Carte Menu to choose from using all local ingredients also offering Seafood Specialities and All Home Cooked! We have been running 28 years to date and are proud of our heritage. Besides being nestled between two RSPB Nature reserves and surrounded by nautical History like Chatham Dockyard! We also are conveniently placed footsteps from Cooling Castle Barn Wedding Venue, The Knowle House in Higham and The Little Hermitage, Frindsbury. We have an above Quality Menu served with local Produce using local suppliers. Our Extensive Breakfast Menu is available between 8.30am to 9.30am Monday to Sunday (Residents Only) Lunches are available From 12.00 to 14.30 Tuesday to Thursday. Dinner Menu is available From 18.00 to 21.00 Tuesday to Thursday. 12.00 to 2100 Friday & Saturday and 12.00 to 1600 Sunday Even a visit to our Local church of St. James is facinating due to the fact it was used by Charles Dickens as inspiration for the opening chapter of Great Expectations, Where the hero Pip meets Magwitch the convict. We certainly are a great centre point to reside should you be wanting to visit the Hoo Peninsular or in fact anywhere in North Kent.