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The Hop Farm

Maidstone Rd, Paddock Wood, Beltring, Tonbridge TN12 6PY, UK

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About The Hop Farm

The Hop Farm Family Park is a 400-acre Country Park in Beltring, near East Peckham in Kent, England, is over 450 years old, and has the largest collection of oast houses in the world.  The River Medway flows through the park – so you can arrive by canoe if you like, or stick around on site for fishing and kayaking. If you'd rather arrive by more conventional means, there's easy access from the A228  and Paddock Wood train station is a handy five minutes' drive away.



Attractions near The Hop Farm

Tonbridge Castle8.43km from The Hop Farm

It was a simple fort of earth and timber, thrown up – like hundreds of others – by Norman invaders for self-protection soon after they arrived in 1066. The walls and magnificent gatehouse were added in the 13th century. The defences were badly damaged after the Civil War and it was further demolished in the 1730's although the lower part of the southern walls are still visible along the river. The site was purchased by the local council in 1900, who now use the mansion as offices, and who made t

Haysden Country Park10.47km from The Hop Farm

Haysden Country Park is a six-time winner of the Green Flag Award, offering 64 hectares of beautiful countryside and a relaxing setting for a variety of leisure activities. With two lakes and a stretch of the River Medway running through the park, it is a popular venue for water activities and a great location for a family day out.

National Trust - Ightham Mote10.76km from The Hop Farm

Ightham Mote is one of the oldest medieval manor houses to survive in England. The core of the house dates from the 1340s, although a complicated series of alterations and additions were made in the late 15th, 16th and 17th centuries. Ightham Mote and its gardens are owned by the National Trust and are open to the public. The house is a Grade I listed building, and parts of it are a Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Dunorlan Park10.8km from The Hop Farm

Dunorlan Park was originally a 78-acre landscape garden of a grand mansion built by the Yorkshire-born merchant Henry ReedIt was a special place where everyone can enjoy a richly varied Victorian garden, meadows, and wildlife, as well as the amenities of a modern park. There’s plenty to do besides admire the grounds, however – the park has a putting green, an events field, and a welcoming cafe, and, in the summer, boating takes place on the lake. There are also so many things to see and do here.

Bayham Old Abbey11.2km from The Hop Farm

One of the impressive English heritage property which makes a fascinating day out on the Kent Sussex border.  The impressive ruins, built from golden local sandstone, include much of the 13th to the 15th-century church, the chapter house, and a picturesque 14th-century gatehouse. The ruins were partially modified in the late 18th century, to provide a better landscape feature during landscaping of the new Bayham Abbey mansion park, and were donated to the state in 1961.

Maidstone Museum12.06km from The Hop Farm

Maidstone Museum is a beautiful and elegant regional museum housed in the gorgeous Chillington Manor, an Elizabethan manor house.  It is home to a wide range of collections including especially Ethnography, Japanese Decorative Arts, Ancient Egypt, Archaeology and Costume.  The museum is one of three operated by Maidstone Borough Council. The building is Grade II* listed.

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Kent is a county in South East England and one of the home counties. It borders Greater London to the north-west, Surrey to the west, and East Sussex to the south-west. The county also shares borders with Essex along the estuary of the River Thames, and with the French department of Pas-de-Calais through the Channel Tunnel. The county town is Maidstone.