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Balfour Winery

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Balfour Winery is nestled in a 400-acre estate comprising perfectly manicured vineyards, orchards and ancient oak woodland, amongst rolling hills in Kent. Conducting stunning vineyard walks and nature trails, combined with expert-led winery tours and tastings, Balfour Winery are providing outstanding experiences to visitors from around the world.

The stylish and contemporary tasting room “The View” offers panoramic breath-taking views of Nannette’s Vineyard and the Tudor Hush Heath Estate beyond. An ideal setting for hosting networking events, meetings and away days for colleagues and clients who may want a break from the city. Experience the tranquillity of the countryside with first class hospitality, and less than an hour by train from London.

Balfour Winery has a friendly and passionate team who enjoy welcoming guests and sharing with them their extensive knowledge of viticulture, wine making and tutored tastings, making it a winning experience for your delegates.

  • Overall Capacity
  • Amenities
    • Ample free parking on site 
    • Open all-year round 
    • Open in all weather conditions

    Catering:

    A light lunch of locally sourced charcuterie, cheese and vegetarian options accompanied by breads and salads is available if a working lunch is necessary or our head chef can provide a two or three-course set meal if more leisurely dining is in order.

    Accessibility: 

    The View tasting room, Cellar Door and toilets have good disabled access. The upstairs mezzanine level is only accessible by stairs. There is guide-dog access. 

Event Spaces

  • The View

    At Balfour Winery, we can create bespoke packages for your group to include vineyard tour and tastings, nature walks, wine tasting challenges, drinks receptions, company meetings, team-building or away days.

    The winery is only two miles from the nearest station and we are happy to assist with transport.

Incentive Activities

Along with award-winning and world-class English wines, beers and ciders, Balfour Winery is home to some of England’s most vibrant flora and fauna. For walkers and wine lovers alike, the Estate offers an unparalleled guest experience. See for yourself with a self-guided stroll through beautiful vineyards, apple orchards and ancient oak woodlands, or join an expert-led tour and tasting experience in their Winery.

Nearby accommodation 

Known as "the loveliest castle in the world", Leeds Castle is a 900-year-old picture-perfect English castle with a number of different accommodation options, from secluded holiday cottages, larger separate B&B accommodation and the unique Knights Glamping. Find out more here

Distance from Balfour Winery: 22 minutes

Grade 1-listed Chilston Park Hotel is one of Kent’s most exclusive venues. Set behind tree-lined lanes in 22 acres of stunning parkland, this manor house has an enviable history as over the years it has been a home to a variety of eminent landed gentry, politicians and writers. Chilston Hotel still reflects the rich history of its past guests with many rooms featuring four-poster beds and packed with antiques whilst also offering the very latest hotel amenities and beautiful views across its gardens.

Distance from Balfour Winery: 28 minutes

Getting to Balfour Winery

Access the peace and tranquillity at Balfour Winery in just 55 minutes from London Bridge. A direct train from the city brings you to Marden Station, only two miles from the winery, where we can meet you with a private transfer to the winery (subject to availability).

 

Address

Five Oak Lane Staplehurst Tonbridge
TN12 0HT

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Accessible parking
Accessible toilets
Bar
Conference / Meeting facilities
Free car parking
Gift shop
Guide Dogs, Hearing Dogs and Registered Assistance Dogs welcome
Guided tours
Locally produced food
Refreshments (seasonal)
Room hire for meetings and parties
Suitable for adults only
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