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The Ferry House

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You might know The Ferry House as one of several names - The Ferry House, The Ferry House Inn and affectionately to locals, the Harty Ferry. A quick drop of the word ‘inn’ from our name is reflective of The Ferry House in more recent years, as one of Kent’s principle hospitality venues for 2AA Rosette dining, luxury stays, weddings and events.

The rebrand likewise was something very close to our hearts: a visual representation of the personality of The Ferry House, and as a family-run business (for 23 years now), our own personality and passions for the type of venue that we want to be for our guests.

The Ferry House revolves around five core principles – family, quality, commitment, consistency, pride. We are rustic and refined, ethical and continue to strive for improved sustainability. We’re a family business and we believe in premium hospitality with a personal touch. Our kitchen garden and food ethos is at the heart of our offering. Think ‘down to earth luxury’ and you’re absolutely on the right track. We’re united with our local estate at Harty – this is our family land that we’ve farmed for three generations. It’s fruitful, beautiful and tranquil. It’s a big part of who we are and our new branding reflects this.

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For couples exploring the possibility of holding your wedding at The Ferry House, we have a wealth of information to help you decide, show you what the venue could look like and let you book a call or viewing. For more information please click here. We also have a dedicated planning website for couples already booked with us here to answer your FAQs 24/7, in addition to the support of your Wedding Coordinator.


You can now find out more our beautiful Mocketts Farm Cottages (just five minutes from The Ferry House) and book your stay direct on our website. You can also still find the dedicated Mocketts website here.


A revamped selection of event and corporate event packages adds more than a touch of Ferry House flair to your occasion, including food and drink options that showcase our homegrown, family-farmed and locally sourced produce.


Free Entry

We’re looking forward to welcoming you to The Ferry House. We strongly recommend that you please pre-book your table, or call ahead on 01795 510 214 to ensure that we have availability.

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Harty Ferry Road, Harty, Leysdown on Sea, Isle of Sheppey, Kent


Opening Times

Monday to Friday Bar Open 11.00 am - 11.00 pm. Breakfast 7.00 am - 10.00 am. Lunch 12.00 pm – 2.30 pm, Dinner 6.00 pm – 8.30 pm Saturday Bar Open 11.00 am to 11.00 pm. Breakfast 8.00 am - 10.00 am. Lunch 12.00 pm – 3.30 pm, Dinner 6.00 pm – 8.30 pm Sunday Bar Open 11.00 am to 9.00 pm. Lunch 12.00 pm to 3.30 pm. Dinner 6.00 pm- 7.30 pm

Pets Allowed
Conference / Meeting facilities
Groups welcome
Guide Dogs, Hearing Dogs and Registered Assistance Dogs welcome
Locally produced food
Restaurant / Cafe / Tea shop
WiFi access
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