Things To Do

Hever Castle

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.

Directions

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

Chartwell

Chartwell was the family home of Winston Churchill. Filled with treasures from every aspect of Churchill’s life.

Discover the house that Churchill called home, where he brought up his young family. Decorated as it was in the 1930s, make your way through rooms like the library, study, sitting room and dining room displayed as if the family have only just left the room.

Explore the museum rooms filled with gifts that Churchill received and see the original collection that Churchill and the family kept at Chartwell.

As you make your way around the house uncover the home and family man behind the statesman.

Directions

Chartwell is 4.9 miles from the hotel. For sat nav please use postcode TN16 1PS

Shambala Spa

Please visit our onsite spa which offers a wide range of beauty treatments and relaxation methods.

We offer packages to suit all, for further details please visit https://www.shambalaspa.co.uk/

Hever Golf Club

Hever Hotel is situated on the same site as Hever Golf Club, which is a championship golf course of the highest quality. We offer dining and accommodation options for golf enthusiasts. 

Penhurst Place

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.

Directions

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 and Knole Park

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.

Directions

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

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.

Directions

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.

Crowborough – Ashdown Forest

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.

Directions

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

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.

Tunbridge Wells Pantiles

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.

Directions

Tunbridge wells is located 11.8 miles from Hever Resort Hotel and is approximately a 24-minute drive.

Activities For Children

Tunbridge Wells
– Hollywood Bowl (bowling)
Minor Mania (soft play)

Tonbridge
– Wear M Out (soft play)

Strood
– Diggerland

Edenbridge
– Manic Monsters (soft play)
Edenbridge leisure centre (swimming pool)

Crawley
– Tulleys Farm

Uckfield
– Blackberry Farm

Godstone
– Godstone Farm

Forest Row
– Llama Park

Hever
– Hever Castle Playground

Oxted
– Tandridge leisure centre (swimming pool)