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Chapel Down

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Address: Small Hythe, Tenterden, England
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$76.14*
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Kent Vineyard Bike Tour
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$123.10*
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English Wine Tasting Tour to Kent from London

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Excellent tour, very generous tasting and don't miss lunch at the Swan

This is a truly great day out for wine lovers and those just looking to experience English wine at its best - the guide was informative, friendly, the produce first class, the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
juliatk168
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Bromley, United Kingdom
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Bromley, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a truly great day out for wine lovers and those just looking to experience English wine at its best - the guide was informative, friendly, the produce first class, the tasting was generous and convivial, the shop is a treasure trove of local produce and The Swan restaurant is not to be missed - great food at an... More 

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Gavin K, Manager at Chapel Down, responded to this review

Glad you had an enjoyable visit and we look forward to welcoming you again soon. Our new tasting area should be open by April to enhance your experience further. Thank you for kind review More 

Tenterden, United Kingdom
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150 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful location with stunning views. Tasting experience is excellent as is the shop full of amazing treats for the discerning palate. For lunch or dinner do go to the Swan....stunning!

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Gavin K, Manager at Chapel Down, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely comments and we are so glad you had a great time. Come again soon!! More 

Northfleet, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited late autumn and took a short walk through the vines and back, to be greeted with some sample wines and coffee .the staff were very helpful in selecting wine to meet our tastes.an ideal elevenses stop on the way to Tenterden.

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Gavin K, Manager at Chapel Down, responded to this review

Glad you found the experience enjoyable. If you are ever back in the area try booking in for a guided tour. They are just under two hours and you will get an insight into everything we do and are about. Thank you for your generous review. More 

UK
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116 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We travelled down by train to Headcorn Station and took a 20 min taxi to Chaple Down (£28.00 for taxi) we arrived early and took coffee by the wood burning stove in the Swan restaurant. This was a lovely start to the day. Our lady for the wine tasting was Jo who was very knowledgeable and gave so much information... More 

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Gavin K, Manager at Chapel Down, responded to this review

Hi. I am so pleased you enjoyed your day. I will pass on your compliments to Jo and to all other staff. We offer other experiences in the summer months where we take you out into the vineyard and winery and you will get a completely different experience. Thank you for your very kind review. More 

Canterbury
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An excellent 'experience'. Absolutely brilliant. Matt our wine guide was very informative and knowledgeable and a fine instructor. We learnt a huge amount in two hours about grape growing, wine production and bottling processes and then rounded it off with an introduction to wine tasting with some of Chapel Down's finest. 100% recommend this - staff are excellent and friendly,... More 

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Gavin K, Manager at Chapel Down, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your excellent response and we are so glad you had such a lovely time. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Gavin Kean Customer Experience Manager More 

London
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

I booked a tour and lunch for my husbands birthday. We had a fab day, we arrived early and chilled with a glass of Chapel Down in the bar. We then had our tour with a wonderful guide. She really took her time to answer all our questions and was incredibly knowledgeable. Our wine tasting was great and and we... More 

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Gavin K, Manager at Chapel Down, responded to this review

Thank you your lovely review. I will pass on your compliments to your guide and all the staff. We try as much as possible to create a relaxing and enjoyable environment and I am glad this was the case during your visit. Gavin Kean Customer Experience Manager More 

Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017

We visited to purchase the local 'champagne' and found the shop and restaurant of which we took full advantage, buying our wines and 'special' Christmas gifts. Outstanding and enthusiastic, friendly service in all areas and the lunch was beautiful. Strongly recommend a visit to take in lunch and wine tour.

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Gavin K, Manager at Chapel Down, responded to this review

Thank you and I am glad you found the experience so enjoyable Gavin Kean Customer Experience Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

Had an amazing couple of hours here tasting sparkling wines today. Such a beautiful spot and super friendly service from the people in the shop. Special thanks to MaTt - knows his stuff and really witty. Totally put up with my inane questions and got involved in my scoring system. Love! X

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Gavin K, Manager at Chapel Down, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. I am glad you had such an enjoyable visit. I will pass on your compliments to all the staff but in particular Matt. He only Started as a guide last year and is proving very popular. We hope to see you again in the future Gavin Kean Customer Experience Manager More 

Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

We very much enjoyed our family lunch at Chapel Down. When we arrived we were made to feel very welcome and as we sat in the bar we enjoyed the lovely views over the Kentish countryside. The food was delicious and we particularly appreciated the size of the helpings - so many places give helpings which are far too big,... More 

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Gavin K, Manager at Chapel Down, responded to this review

Many thanks for your generous review and we are so pleased that you had such an enjoyable visit. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Gavin Kean Customer Experience Manager More 

United Kingdom
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106 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

We had just visited another smaller winery down the road and noticed how different this was. As there are no tours running in December, we visited the shop and then ate at the Swan Restaurant on site. This winery is much bigger and commercial than others in the area. The shop was super busy as everyone was getting their boxes... More 

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