23rd August 2023

Kent is prime English wine country, you can enjoy a premium winery tour, sample incredible sparkling wine and wander through acres of sun-kissed vines.

An abundance of orchards and vineyards offer visitors a remarkable choice of top-class wines and ciders.

Coffee aficionados will love the rich aroma of coffee beans being roasted at Bloss Coffee.

Speciality Coffee Roastery and wholesaler with an in-house coffee shop. Affectionately known as 'The Granary', the roastery sits on the site of the old Kingsnorth Windmill, now Kingsmill.

Sample artisan Italian Gelato from Bottega Montalbano in Tenterden.

Their gelato is all homemade on the premises each week, using locally sourced ingredients.  With an extensive choice of flavours, there is something for the whole family to enjoy. 

Which flavour will you choose?

Taste amazing beers from Curious Brewery.

The state of the art brewery is located in Ashford, a 5 minute walk from Ashford International rail station.  

Book a tour, visit the taproom and stay for a meal in the restaurant overlooking the brewery.

Experience a tour of a modern hop farm followed by a beer tasting at Hukins Hops.

Enjoy a detailed guided tour of the farm, the premier hop yards, find out about their modern approach to picking and preserving followed by a beer tasting.

Visit Peggotty's Tea Shoppe in Tenterden for an indulgent afternoon tea.

Peggotty’s gives a traditional tearoom experience serving homemade food, freshly ground coffee and loose leaf teas.  Enjoy soups, sandwiches, scones or cakes in the cosy tearoom.

Pick up some delicious local produce at Wye Farmers Market.

Visit the great array of stalls selling everything from fresh bread, cakes, jams and chutneys to locally produced, organic meats, fresh fish and locally made cheeses. 

Taste natures bounty fresh from the source with a visit to Perry Court Farm.

Perry Court Farm is a family run farm, farm shop and tearoom.  Stock up on a great variety of local produce and keep an eye out for seasonal events they run, such as the Apple Fayre!

Enjoy fine dining and a tutored wine tasting with Balfour Winery.

The first vines were planted in 2002 and now they are making over 400,000 bottles of still and sparkling wines each year.  Balfour have many unique experiences to choose from, including yoga in the vineyard!

Experience Michelin star cuisine at Boys Hall in Ashford. 

Dine in the restaurant, relax in the lounges, or get cosy in the pub. Showcasing the best that Kent has to offer, with a menu that changes with the seasons.

You can even stay the night in one of the 9 luxurious rooms. Perfect!