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The Black Horse Inn
Pilgrims Way, Thurnham, Nr Maidstone, ME14 3LD Maidstone Show map
This rural Inn is set in a peaceful Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, 4.5 miles from magnificent Leeds Castle. It offers charming, individually styled rooms with Wi-Fi and a lovely garden.
Featuring a TV, radio alarm and free tea/coffee, each room at The Black Horse Inn also has bright, country-style décor. All rooms have a private bathroom with a hairdryer as well as a bottle of free mineral water.
Boasting wooden beams and an open fire, The Black Horse’s restaurant serves a menu made using local and home-grown produce. The bar stocks Kentish cask ales, and there is a patio for al fresco dining.
The Inn is surrounded by stunning scenery and has many walking trails on the doorstep. Maidstone’s shops and restaurants are a 10 minutes’ drive away, whilst the M20 motorway is a 5-minute drive.
When would you like to stay?
- Non-smoking rooms
- Facilities for disabled guests
- Luggage storage
- Non-smoking throughout
- Designated smoking area
- Restaurant (à la carte)
- Horse riding
- Meeting/banquet facilities
- Business centre
- Packed lunches
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and charges are applicable.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
These are general hotel policies for . As they may vary per room type; please also check the room conditions.
15:00 - 23:00 hours
07:00 - 11:00 hours
Children and extra beds
Free! All children under 3 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
All children under 2 years are charged GBP 5 per person per night for children's cots/cribs.
All older children or adults are charged GBP 10 per person per night for extra beds.
The maximum number of extra beds/children's cots permitted in a room is 4.
Any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.
Accepted credit cards
- American Express
The hotel reserves the right to pre-authorise credit cards prior to arrival.
By Car (from the M20 motorway):
- Leave the M20 motorway at junction 7 and take the turn off for the A249, following the signs for Sheerness.
- Immediately move over into the right-hand lane and take the turn off for the village of Detling.
- Go through the village to the Cock Horse pub.
- Opposite the pub, there is a lane called Pilgrims Way, signposted Thurnham. The Black Horse Inn is 5 minutes’ drive, further on down the line.
Please note that you are advised not to use satellite navigation after junction 7 of the M20, as you come onto the A249, as satellite navigation systems send you the wrong side of Pilgrims Way.
Please note that you need to reserve a table if you would like dinner. Children under 10 years are not allowed in the restaurant after 20:00.
The reception for guests is open Monday to Friday 7am to 8pm, Saturday 8am to 6pm and Sunday 8am to 12pm. When the reception is closed the keys can be collected from the pub/restaurant.
If arriving by car, be careful when using satellite navigation. After M20 junction 7, as you come into the A249, most sat-nav systems will send you the wrong side of the Pilgrims Way. Please ensure you turn right into Detling Village, NOT left towards Boxley Village.