Our top ten tips

Godinton House & Gardens

Gorgeous Gardens. It should be no surprise that we have great gardens here in the Garden of England.  Godinton House & Gardens is set in 12 acres of beautiful gardens whilst Hole Park’s offer includes both formal, walled, meadow and woodland gardens.

 

Kent & East Sussex Railway

Nothing is so delightfully English as Afternoon Tea and we have plenty to choose from.  Try Frasers or the Secret Garden for a more intimate occasion. Or London Beach Hotel and Eastwell Manor offer delicious treats.

Port Lympne Reserve

Amazing animals.  We’ve got it covered! From rabbits to Rhinos and most things in between, we’re really spoilt for choice. Port Lympne Reserve and The Rare Breed Centre are a must.

Gusbourne

Cheers!  Take a road trip around Tenterden and discover, experience and taste the stunning selection of world-class wines and beer available.  Why not take some home too! Download our wine trail and plan your visit.

Ashford Designer Outlet

The Ashford Designer Outlet boasts around 80 stores, all offering great bargains on household brands. Tenterden offers independent shops set in one of the prettiest high streets we know.

Kent & East Sussex Railway

Meander along the Rother Valley from Tenterden to Bodiam on the Kent & East Sussex Railway which evokes memories of times gone by.  Or steam across the Romney Marsh on the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway, Kent's miniature railway, great fun for kids, young and old.

Tenterden High Street

Offering everything that you would expect of a quintessential English country town.  Browse independent stores, mooch around antique shops and stop for a bite in one of the many eateries and pubs  that abound.

Outdoor Activities

Try your hand at a round of golf, fly fishing, cycling and walking.  With beautiful countryside all around the great outdoors is never far away.

Spa Facilities and Leisure

You really are spoilt for choice if you fancy some "me" time.  Try Eastwell Manor, a Champneys Spa Hotel, Ashford International Hotel and Green Farm Spa for a wonderful range of spa facilities.  The Stour Centre offers multiple facilities including an indoor pool and gym, there's also a leisure centre in Tenterden.

Country Pubs

Ashford and Tenterden are surrounded by over 40 villages so you're never far away from a relaxing country pub.  Whether it's a light snack, an evening meal, or dining al-fresco, you'll be well catered for.