Things To Do
Hever Castle is located only 1 mile from Hever Resort Hotel. It began as a country house, built in the 13th century. From 1462 to 1539, it was the home of Boleyn (originally ‘Bullen’) family.
Anne Boleyn, the second Queen consort of King Henry VIII of England, spent her early youth there after her father, Thomas Boleyn, inherited it in 1505. The castle passed to him upon the death of his father Sir William Boleyn. It later came into the possession of King Henry VIII’s fourth wife, Anne of Cleves. The castle is now open to the public as a tourist attraction.
Hever Castle is 1 mile from the hotel is approximately 2-minute drive away or a 19-minute walk. For Sat nav, please use the postcode TN8 7NG
Penshurst Place is a historic building near Tonbridge, Kent, 32 miles (51 km) south east of London, England. It is the ancestral home of the Sidney family, and was the birthplace of the great Elizabethan poet, courtier and soldier, Sir Philip Sidney.
The original medieval house is one of the most complete surviving examples of 14th-century domestic architecture in England. Part of the house and its gardens are open for public viewing. Many TV shows and movies have been filmed at Penshurst.
Penshurst Place is located 4.9 miles from Hever Resort Hotel and is approximately a 10-minute drive. For sat nav, please use the postcode TN11 8DG
Sevenoaks area wears its long history well, with its traditional Kentish architecture in its attractive towns and villages; Sevenoaks, Westerham, Edenbridge and Eynsford overflow with atmosphere, vibrant shopping streets, architectural treasures and appealing places to eat and drink, providing a slice of traditional Kent life. One of Britain’s most impressive stately homes is in the heart of Sevenoaks: the vast, enchanting National Trust property of Knole.
Dating from the 1450s and famously sporting 365 rooms, 52 staircases and seven courtyards, here you’ll wander through exquisite galleries, past shimmering silver, atmospheric portraits and fine fabrics. Then head through the sunlit orangery and into a 1000-acre park dotted with gnarled trees and herds of deer.
Knole Park is located 10.4 miles from Hever Resort Hotel and is approximately 34-minute drive. For sat nav, please use the postcode TN15 0RP.
Westerham is a real taste of the country, on the doorstep of some Kent’s finest landscapes yet just a few miles from London, Sevenoaks and the M25. Here you’ll find inspiring history, glorious fresh air, stunning views, charming shopping, great food and a warm welcome anytime of the year.
The Westerham Brewery is a place not to be missed. Established in 2004 by Robert Wicks, the Westerham Brewery Company is proud to bring brewing back to the historic town of Westerham. Producing exceptional craft beer for the local market.
Westerham Brewery Company has revived many of the much-loved flavours of the old Black Eagle Brewery, which closed in 1965 following the catastrophic consolidation by the ‘Big Brewers’ in the 1950’s.
Westerham Brewery is located 6.9 miles from Hever Resort Hotel and is approximately a 15-minute drive. For sat nav, please use the postcode TN16 1QP.
Originally a deer hunting forest in Norman times, Ashdown Forest is now one of the largest free public access space in the South East. It is a great place for walking and enjoying spectacular views over the Sussex countryside and is known the world over as the ‘home’ of Winnie-the-Pooh.
The Forest is at the heart of the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and has national and international protection because of its wildlife. Nearly two thirds of its 6500 acres are heathland, amounting to 2.5% of the UK’s extent of this rare habitat.
Ashdown Forest is located 14.2 miles from Hever Resort Hotel and is approximately a 28-minute drive. For Sat nav, please use the postcode TN22 3LN.
Chiddingstone Castle is an historic house, accredited museum and an award-winning venue. The Castle is set in 35 acres of Kentish countryside and is home to one man’s extraordinary collection.
Chiddingstone Castle has Tudor origins, Victorian rooms and was remodelled in the 19th century to resemble a medieval castle. It has been owned and lived in by an eclectic mix of people: the Streatfield family, Lord Astor, military forces during WWII, Long Dene School and the collector Denys Eyre Bower.
The Pantiles is a Georgian colonnade in the town of Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England. Formerly known as The Walks and the (Royal) Parade, it leads from the well that gave the town its name. The area was created following the discovery of a chalybeate spring in the early 17th century and is now a popular tourist attraction.
The Pantiles today includes a variety of specialist shops, art galleries, cafés, restaurants and bars as well as a Farmers market held outside every other Saturday. Throughout the summer jazz bands play outside on the bandstand attracting hundreds of people.
Tunbridge wells is located 11.8 miles from Hever Resort Hotel and is approximately a 24-minute drive.
– Hollywood Bowl (bowling)
– Minor Mania (soft play)
– Wear M Out (soft play)
– Manic Monsters (soft play)
– Edenbridge leisure centre (swimming pool)
– Tulleys Farm
– Blackberry Farm
– Godstone Farm
– Llama Park
– Hever Castle Playground
– Tandridge leisure centre (swimming pool)