Period Homes – Renovations – Interiors – Gardens – Food

Interiors

Antique Fireplaces

February 18, 2020
Property

Conservation in Action

Interiors

Sister Act

Features

Uncovering Coombe Down

General

Winter Gardening

Conservation News Kent is a quarterly niche publication, covering subjects that are of interest to all homeowners but with special emphasis on period and listed properties.

We pride ourselves in offering a broad mix of interesting and informative articles on all aspects of building conservation, renovations, interior design and exterior inspiration, with regular garden and lifestyle features. We also have a comprehensive Food & Drinks section with local restaurants, wines, farm shops and farmers markets along with some yummy recipes.

The majority of our A5 glossy magazines are posted via Royal Mail to a large database of Grade I & II Listed Buildings, key conservation areas and prestigious homes in and around Kent, with the remainder available for you to pick up a copy throughout our distribution area in selected Estate Agents, Hotels, Coffee Shops and Public Buildings.

Still missing out on your copy of Conservation News? You can request your own copy by post.

Eating Out

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A Feast for all the Senses

We had an exclusive look at the Pig at Bridge Place, now that this beautiful 17th Century Manor House has been transformed into its new incarnation as lifestyle restaurant with rooms.

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From Buckingham Palace to Village Pub

There are few more pleasurable experiences than a visit to one of our traditional village pubs, which these days offer so much more than a pint.

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Make Time for Tea

Afternoon Tea is just a little bit naughty, but a whole lot nice!

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Hot Dog! Spotlight on the Dog at Wingham

Conservation News was invited to see how this unique 13th century inn has been given a new lease of life.

Features

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Antique Fireplaces

A fireplace gives a room an attractive focal point, and if you live in an older home you may be lucky enough to have an original.

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Conservation in Action

We look at the work of Conservation Construction

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Sister Act

Our writer, Susan Hubbard, meets two creative Kent sisters who are passionate about design, upholstery skills and saving furniture from landfill!

Photo: Barry Cook

Uncovering Coombe Down

Sat in the heart of the Dover Downlands lies a badly neglected area of old chalk grassland: Coombe Down. Whilst other nature reserves around it have been restored over the past few years, Coombe Down has patiently awaited its turn.

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Winter Gardening

Winter doesn’t have to be white in the garden, even if there is a blanket of snow covering the soil. Most of the colour comes from berries: hollies, firethorn, and other winter-fruiting plants that add unexpected splashes of reds and oranges to your winter garden.

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Period Property Renovation – Our Guide to Success

Returning your home to it’s former glory can be expensive, but knowing how to remodel certain aspects of it can give the whole ambience a period feel.

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Kent Farmers’ Markets

Where to buy fresh seasonal produce – upcoming market days in Kent, through to February 2020

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Welcome to Winter!

It’s time to cosy up indoors, maybe in front of the fireplace whilst reading our feature on the fascinating history of these important focal points.