Olde Moat House


Type:Bed & Breakfast

5 AA Red Stars 5 AA Red Stars 5 AA Red Stars 5 AA Red Stars 5 AA Red Stars 5 AA Red Stars Guest Accommodation
Ivychurch, Romney Marsh, Kent, TN29 0AZ

Tel: +44 01797 344700

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Olde Moat House


The best of both worlds between historic Rye and the Romney Marsh.

Luxury breaks for the discerning guest.

Amidst a tranquil location, surrounded by its own moat and set in 3.5 acres of grounds, this lovely medieval property provides the ideal retreat from the stresses of modern life. Moat house dates from 1460 and is located just 15 minutes drive from Rye, on the borders of the historic and unique Romney Marshes.

The house is noted as being of historical and architectural interest, and listed Grade II. It boasts a wealth of oak beams and an enormous inglenook fireplace in the lounge, which is for guest use. the sloping floors in some rooms, and heavily beamed landing, give a truly authentic atmosphere of times gone by.

Luxurious en-suite rooms ( 1 Four Poster, 1 suite and Luxury Double ) are decorated to the highest standard with quality fabrics and furnishings, beautiful en-suite bathrooms together with many thoughtful additions. Quality toiletries, bathrobes, lovely towels, flannels and accessories add to the cozy atmosphere, and the attention to detail make this establishment an extra special place to stay.

Rooms are available for single occupancy.

Relax in winter by the inviting fireplace with afternoon tea, or enjoy a strawberry tea in the summer months, in the lovely peaceful grounds. Make friends with our elderly pet sheep and angora goat.

A delicious breakfast awaits guests each morning which not only includes a full cooked meal and fresh fruit , but also home made bread, muesli and preserves, all traditionally prepared on the Aga cooker.

Luxury double bedroom with en-suite bathroom and shower. Views over the historic Romney Marshes.
TV, beverage tray, toiletries, hairdryers, bathrobes and many thoughtful additions.

Luxury 4 Poster Room with en suite bathroom and shower. (Victorian roll top bath), TV, beverage tray, toiletries, hairdryers, bathrobes and many thoughtful additions.

Luxury suite very quaint with a wealth of oak beams, (large luxury shower ),
TV, Beverage tray, toiletries, hairdryers, bathrobes and many thoughtful additions.

Discounts available for weekly bookings.
Reduced rates for low season

Special packages for November - March
3 nights for the price of 2 excluding bank holidays.

Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Double en suite bathroom£38.75 per person per night (breakfast included)
Suite/Twin£47.50 per person per night (breakfast included)

*As a guide, prices are per room per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments and per week for self-catering accommodation.

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.



  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Serve breakfast

Establishment Features

  • Central heating throughout
  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Real log/coal fires
  • Separate guests' lounge

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • Country house
  • In countryside
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest

Room / Unit Features

  • Colour television in all bedrooms
  • Four poster beds available
  • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
  • Non smoking rooms available
  • Radio in all bedrooms
  • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms


Map & Directions

Road Directions

From A259
At Rye follow road for approximately 7 miles. Cross over 2 roundabouts and A2070 for 1 mile then turn right for Ivy church. The Olde Moat House is on left after approximately 0.75 miles.

From London
M25, M20 leave at junction 10 and take A2070 towards Brenzett. After approximately 9.75 miles turn left to Ivy Church. The Olde Moat is on the left.

Public Transport Directions

Rye Station
Ashford Station


  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Tourism South East Member 2019 Tourism South East Member 2019 2019

Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
Open (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)

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