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Within a 5 minute drive, or accesable by footpath, please see some of our local attractions.

Bewl Water:

Open all year, Bewl Water is the largest stretch of open water in the South East. The 800 acre site is set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, in the heart of the High Weald.

Bewl Water offers a fantastic range of leisure and recreational activities, including fishing, cycling and boating, on and around the reservoir with a centre, restaurant and café on the shoreline.

New for 2019, Bewl Water Aqua Park, The 1500sq meters of inflatable fun consists of an XXL action tower, bridge, flip mattress, cliff, monkey bars, aqua slide, dome, roundabout, halfpipe, hurdles and lots more! Suitable for individuals, groups, families, adults and children! 

Bedgebury Forest and Pinetum:

Bedgebury is an award winning visitor attraction with something for everyone. Open all year, Bedgebury is the perfect place for healthy outdoor activity.

The National Pinetum is home to a world-leading collection of conifers and provides a beautiful setting for peaceful walks and picnics. The Bedgebury café also has wonderful views across the Pinetum.

Bedgebury Forest has miles of family cycling and mountain-biking, walking, and running, as well as Go Ape tree top adventure, and an adventure play trail.

Regular events are held throughout the year and you may also find a Gruffalo hiding in the woods!

Scotney Castle:

National Trust country house, romantic garden, 14th century moated castle - all in a beautiful wooded estate.

Relax in a picturesque garden with the glorious backdrop of a fairy-tale castle. Venture into the wonderful woodland and parkland with over 770 acres to explore.  Discover the delights of a Victorian country mansion with its secrets and stories.

Enjoy a delicious meal in the tea-room or bring your own food along to eat in the newly created woodland picnic area.

The estate is open all year, offering a variety of walks through our beautiful parkland, woodland and hop farm. Children can enjoy the natural play area in the garden and wilderness camp on the estate.

Further afield, but within 30 minutes drive

Bodium Castle (National Trust)

Sissinghurst Castle (National Trust)

Batemans (National Trust)

Chartwell (National Trust)

Knole Park (National Trust)

Hever Castle

Pashley Manor

The historic towns of Royal Tunbridge Wells, Hastings, Battle, and Rye

The sandy beach of Camber Sands

Many picturesque villages including Goudhurst, Tenterden, Ticehurst, Sissinghurst, and Benenden

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