The Horseshoe and Castle Bed and Breakfast/Inn near Cooling Castle Barn in Cooling Rochester Kent


  • 5 Well appointed guest rooms (4 en-suite)
  • 26 cover restaurant (seafood our speciality)
  • A selection of real ales (CAMRA recognised)
  • Warm, unhurried service
  • Fine Wines
  • Comfortable and relaxed surroundings
  • Detached annex offering a further two Double en-suite rooms




Kevin & Sue Boyle invite you to relax at their picturesque Freehouse situated in the idyllic and historical village of Cooling on the Hoo peninsula.

It is a friendly, welcoming family pub with beer garden, large car park and enthusiastic, friendly staff.

Please take the time to enjoy our website - You can find lots of information on the facilites we have at The Horseshoe & Castle.

However if you have any questions, or would like to make a booking, please Contact us.

What do our customers think of us?

"Just a quick e-mail to thank you for our recent stay. We arrived on Friday night for a wedding at Cooling Castle on Sunday.

We would like to thank you for a very pleasant stay. The food from the bar menu and breakfast were all 1st class.

We would be happy to recommend you to any of our friends, and found the atmosphere friendly and relaxed."

Sharon and Nigel Wild - Stockport, Cheshire

Breakfast Opening Times

8.30 am - 10.30 am Saturday and Sunday

Opening Times

Monday 5.45 - 11pm

Tuesday 11.30 - 3.00 & 5.45 - 11.00

Wednesday to Saturday 11.30am - 11.00pm

Sunday 12.00 - 10.30

Kitchen Hours

Monday - Open only every second Monday of the Month for Burger Night from 5.45pm

Tuesday 12 noon to 2.30pm 6pm to 9pm

Wednesday 12 noon to 2.30pm 6pm to 9pm

Thursday 12pm to 9pm

Friday 12pm to 9pm

Saturday 8.30am to 10.30am (Breakfast) – 12 noon to 9pm

Sunday 8.30am to 10.30am (Breakfast) – 12 noon to 4pm

Closed Lunchtime Monday Except Bank Holidays


Horseshoe & Castle, Main Road, Cooling, Rochester, Kent ME3 8DJ