English winemaking couldn’t be more local, and right on our doorstep there are three local grape growers and wine makers open for visitors to investigate and enjoy. Each offer tours and wine tasting, as well as food.

Mereworth Wines – The combined winery bar, café and shop offers seating inside, or outside to enjoy the sunshine. For opening times and menu, please see the website:

Redhill Farm Estate – Enjoy the south facing view amongst the vines with a bottle and blanket (booking required). Open weekends, 12pm or 2pm. To book, see: www.redhillestate.com/visit

Yotes Court – Relax with a glass of wine and a light lunch in the Cellar Door, or while enjoying the scenery on the Paddock Lawn. Open Wednesday-Sunday, 12-5:30pm.