2019 Professional photographs…

2018 Summer at Swallows: Photographs provided by Adda who visited us July for a garden tour…

Kent Life Magazine, September 2017, Garden Feature and Garden of the Year Competition Finalist:

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Jetty and decking area (20th June 2017)

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Entrance to Swallows Return (20th June 2017)

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The boat is here and ready for use…boat use

Penny being taken for her first of many laps around the pond.Penny on boat

Relaxing Sunday… just need the sun to come out now!lazy boating days

New Visit England Accreditations:


Frosty February…


A selection of pictures from The Beautiful South Awards evening where Swallows Return won Silver in the Self Catering Accommodation category:

We have just received confirmation that we are one of three finalists in the:


Following an early morning photoshoot for Kent Life Magazine and NGS Open Gardens. Leigh Clapp has very kindly allowed us to use some of the amazing photos she took:


Thank you very much Tim Howard for the following amazing aerial images he took during his stay:



We also have some new chickens, from top right there is Speckledy, Hettie and then BFC (Big Friendly Chicken!)

Introducing the guinea pigs Rosie (bigger grey and white), Gizmo (fluffy grey and white) and the last guinea pig’s name is yet to be decided, currently she is called; Fluffy (because she is) / Whizz (because she is fast and escaped twice on her first day) / Lucky (because she was found safely twice!)

A lovely thank you from Samuel and Adam Griggs, recent guests at Swallows Return:

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The following images were kindly supplied by Tracy Duffy, a guest at Swallows in July 2016:

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A variety of photographs taken by ourselves between March and June of 2016: