Raspberry Oast is ideally situated to explore the Weald of Kent.

Tenterden Town with its shops, pubs, restaurants and the Kent and East Sussex Steam Railway, is only a mile away.

For more information visit: www.tenterdentown.co.uk

Tenterden Town

Tenterden Town

Chapel Down Winery and restaurant is half a mile down the road and Smallhythe Place with The Ellen Terry Museum and Barn Theatre, is close by.

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Chapel Down Winery and restaurant

Wonderful Gardens are a short drive away

Sissinghurst Castle Gardens created by Vita Sackville West and Harold Nicolson is only 4 miles away.

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Sissinghurst Castle Gardens

Great Dixter House and Garden – a must also for garden lovers is in the nearby village of Northiam

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Great Dixter House and Garden

Hole Park near Benenden village is particularly worth seeing when the bluebells are out in April and May

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Hole Park

Other Wealden villages to explore are Biddenden, Cranbrook, Goudhurst and Headcorn.

The Historic Town of Rye is only 9 miles away. It is a hilltop town famous for its cobbled streets and medieval houses. Lamb house, with its literary connections to Henry James is open in the Summer months. The town has wonderful views across to the sea and the unspoilt beach of Camber is a short drive away.

Rye Town

Rye Town

Bodiam and Leeds Castle are both well worth a visit and further afield is the famous Canterbury Cathedral.

Canterbury Cathedral

Canterbury Cathedral