Walk, Discover, Experience, Taste & Enjoy.

Hush Heath Estate. Proud members of the Wine Garden of England and accredited Gold award 2018 by Visit England.

Wine Garden of England
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Hush Heath Estate Since 1503

Year-round tours and tasting experiences.

Along with award-winning and world-class English wines, beers and ciders, Hush Heath Estate 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 our Winery.

Any commercial tour operators looking to visit the Estate must contact us in advance.

Please call us for more information:
+44 (0)1622 832 794

FULL ESTATE TOUR AND TASTING

FULL ESTATE TOUR AND TASTING

For a truly memorable Balfour experience, join one of our knowledge Balfour Ambassador’s and discover how Hush Heath Estate transitioned from a traditional pasture of arable land to beautifully maintained vineyards, orchards and ancient oak woodlands. Learn about the history of the Estate and the secrets of English viticulture whilst exploring our 400 acre Estate.

This walk will take around an hour and upon your return, you will be shown to our private Mezzanine level in the tasting room where you will be immersed into the world of winemaking as our Head Winemaker, Fergus Elias, talks you through the process of grape to glass in our short film (Mon-Wed) .

On a Saturday or Sunday the Full Estate Tour and Tasting will visit our state-of-the-art Winery where you will be guided around our incredible facility showing winemaking and production techniques used for our still and sparkling wines.

This will be followed by a tutored tasting of 3 Balfour wines, Jake’s beers or ciders.
Please note that the film and tasting part of the tour will be held in our upstairs mezzanine level which is only accessible via stairs. If you have specific access requirements, please contact us at least 24 hours in advance on 01622 832794.

Please note children under 10 are not permitted on and only visitors over the age of 18 will be able to taste the wine, beer or cider available.

  • £45pp
  • 2 Hours
  • 7 days a week
  • 10.30am or 2.00pm
  • Booking Essential

Includes 3 tastings of wine, cider or beer

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BALFOUR WINE AND DINE EXPERIENCE

BALFOUR WINE AND DINE EXPERIENCE

Indulge in the ultimate Balfour experience.

Your day begins with a private transfer from Marden train station (if required). Looked after for the day by one of our Balfour Ambassadors who will be your personal guide during your visit.

Upon arrival at the winery, enjoy a glass of our Signature Balfour Brut Rosé on our upstairs terrace overlooking Nannette’s vineyard.

Our Balfour Ambassador will show you hidden areas of the Estate not available on other tours and provide you with an in-depth insight into our viticulture practices, our woodland and wildflower conservation programme and the wonderful wildlife and nature that live on our 400-acre Estate, creating our own ecosystem with vast biodiversity.

After the tour you will visit our state-of-the-art Winery where you will be given a comprehensive overview of the winemaking and production techniques used for our still and sparkling wines. This will be followed by a tutored tasting, in our owner’s private tasting room, of 6 Balfour wines including new release and limited-edition wines.

Following your tutored tasting, relax and enjoy a delicious, seasonal three course lunch expertly prepared by our resident chef. Each course will be paired with a glass of wine specially selected by our Head Winemaker, Fergus Elias.

At the end of your afternoon, a private transfer will take you back to Marden train station.

  • Thurs-Sun
  • £175pp
  • 5 Hours
  • 11am- 4pm
  • Booking Essential

Indulge in the ultimate Balfour experience

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Self-Guided Walk & Tasting

A do-it-yourself introduction to Hush Heath wines and nature trails

We are now fully reopen. We can’t wait to raise a glass with you. 

Pick up a map from our Cellar Door and explore our picturesque 400 acre Estate at your own pace. Stroll through the Estate visiting our beautiful vineyards, apple orchards, wild flower meadows and ancient oak woodlands. Enjoy the tranquillity and become absorbed in the flora and fauna of the beautiful Kent Countryside.

Upon returning to our tasting room and spacious outside terrace, sample 3 of our Balfour wines for £5 per person which is redeemable on any purchase over £20 from our retail shop.

 

  • Free
  • 1.5 hours
  • All year round
  • No booking required

Explore at your own pace

The Hush Heath Winter Tour, Lunch and Tasting Experience

The Hush Heath Winter Lunch and Tasting Experience

Discover our world class, award winning wines and how Hush Heath Estate transitioned from a traditional pasture of arable land to beautifully maintained vineyards, orchards and ancient oak woodlands with a passion for nature, conservation and sustainability.

Indulge in the secrets of the Hush Heath Estate history either from the edge of Nannette’s Vineyard (weather permitting) or the balcony overlooking the Manor while one of our knowledgeable tour guides bring to life some fascinating stories from our past. Then become immersed in the world of winemaking as our Head Winemaker, Fergus Elias, talks you through the process of grape to glass in our short film. Finally, enjoy a tutored tasting of 6 Balfour wines, Jake’s ciders or beers.

Enjoying our delicious platters of fresh, locally sourced produce whilst relaxing in our tasting room “The View” is part of this Winter experience; these are served at the beginning of the afternoon tour or at the end of the morning tour.

Please note children under 10 are not permitted on guided tours.

  • £45pp
  • 2 Hours
  • Nov - March
  • 7 days a week
  • 11AM Mon - Weds, Thurs - Sun 10.30AM OR 1PM

INCLUDES 6 TASTINGS OF WINE, CIDER OR BEER AND A SHARING PLATTER

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Create your perfect sharing platter to pair with our wines

Enjoy at the Estate

Choose 6 selections of local cheeses, Moon's Green charcuterie or seasonal vegetable dishes to create your perfect sharing platter.

Served 7 days a week 12pm-5pm.

To download the sharing platter menu,
please click here.

£35

Create your perfect sharing platter to pair with our wines

Enjoy at the Estate

Choose 9 selections of local cheeses, Moon's Green charcuterie or seasonal vegetable dishes to create your perfect sharing platter.

Served 7 days a week 12pm-5pm.

To download the sharing platter menu,
please click here.

£45

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Discover our state-of-the-art Winery and Tasting Room ‘The View’.

Our newly renovated building offers spectacular facilities, with sweeping views across the estate. Enjoy a tasting of our award-winning wines in the comfort of our new tasting room, browse the Cellar Door shop and discover the mastery of English wine in our Winery.

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Hush Heath Estate

Five Oak Lane, Staplehurst, Tonbridge TN12 0HT
+44 (0)1622 832 794

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