Bore Place, Chiddingstone, Edenbridge, Kent

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Historic estate houses sleeping 54 with a celebration barn, for family and friends get togethers in the High Weald of Kent

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Bore Place, Chiddingstone, Edenbridge, Kent, sleeps 2-54 in 26 bedrooms.

Sleeps up to 54 in 3 separate but adjacent properties, with dining for up to 100 in our Large Barn:
Bore Place House sleeps 30 (13 bedrooms)
Old Stable sleeps 20 (11 bedrooms)
Small Barn sleeps 4 (2 mezzanine bedrooms)

Bore Place House
A historic and charming Jacobean Manor house with gorgeous gardens, big enough to sleep 30 whilst still feeling homely and welcoming. A real home from home, Bore Place House features a crackling log fire and a large kitchen with an Aga. There are 13 bedrooms, wood-paneled reception rooms and vast gardens. Dating back to the 1500s the house is full of character. With a long history of hosting groups of friends, the house is even rumoured to have been visited by Henry VIII whilst courting Anne Boleyn of nearby Hever Castle.

The Old Stables
Spread over two floors, with ground floor facilities, ideal for those with limited mobility. This property is well-equipped and practical with 11 bedrooms and includes a disabled access bathroom. A large kitchen and dining space and a cosy sitting room with functional wood burner looks out on to the Courtyard Garden.

Small Barn
A modern renovated barn which retains much of its original character. Open plan living space and kitchenette on the ground floor complete with wood burner, with spiral staircases leading to two mezzanine bedrooms. Both shower rooms are located on the ground floor.

Bore Place is situated on a Organic Dairy farm and is home to The Commonwork Trust, a charity that aims to explore how to live and work sustainably, through education and programmes to support young people. We utilize green energy for heating and water, including wood chip harvested from the estate woodlands. We are committed to minimising waste and using ethical, green products throughout the site.

We can arrange activities for your group including cooking activities, night time walks and bush craft. We recommend that you book any courses in advance to guarantee your spot. Extensive walking route maps are provided, including to Bough Beech Reservoir and three charming local pubs.


Include crockery, cutlery, full range of appliances as well as eco-friendly cleaning products. Bore Place House also features a traditional Aga.
There is plenty of seating in the properties for all group sizes. For larger groups our Large Barn can accommodate 100 guests on banquet tables.
All three of our properties feature log burners, or open fires, and are comfortable cosy spaces for reading, relaxing or group entertainment.
The Old Stables and House each have a television with built-in DVD players.
There is free Wi-Fi on site, mobile reception can be patchy but we provide an emergency fixed landline in the central Courtyard.
There is no games room. However we welcome you to use our gardens and open space as you wish. We also have a sustainable wooden play-area to use.
The House features an open fire in the sitting room. Other properties include cast iron log burners.
13 bedrooms in Bore Place House. In The Old Stables there are 11 bedrooms and in The Small Barn there are an additional 2. Mix of doubles and singles.
Linen and towels are provided.
The House has 5 bathrooms and 4 extra toilets. The Old Stables has 3 shower rooms, 1 bathrooms and 3 further toilets. The Small Barn has 2 bathrooms.
There is an accessible toilet on the ground floor of all properties.
We welcome you to use our gardens, including a rustic tyre swing and large lawn perfect for garden games. We also have a sustainable wooden play-area.
The house benefits from stunning gardens which include a large ornamental feature pond, extensive walking route maps are provided.
There is no pool.
We have ample car parking for 15+ cars. This is in an off-street car park.
Our venue promotes well-being and smoking is not permitted inside any of our properties. There are designated areas for smoking if necessary.
Unfortunately, we do not accommodate pets at Bore Place.


Bore Place House is an organically managed 500-acre country estate, in the beautiful High Weald of Kent. Only an hour from London and 15 mins from the M25.
Sevenoaks and Edenbridge with their bustling high streets are 15-20 minutes drive away. We are also within easy reach of Hever Castle and Chartwell.
There is a village shop at Chiddingstone Causeway (5 min drive) and gift and food shops in Chiddingstone (10 min drive away).
The Greyhound at Charcott, The Little Brown Jug at Chiddingstone Causeway and The Wheatsheaf at Bough Beech are the nearest pubs to Bore Place, at a 5 minute drive or 45 minute walk.

Booking Information

Check-in time is 3pm, departure is 12pm at weekends and 10am during the week.
Whilst the house itself and its gardens are totally private, you might encounter other people in the grounds.
There is a £500 damage deposit.

Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Games Room
Hot Tub
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court
Open Fire
Disabled Access

Getting here

Bore Place Road
United Kingdom
Penshurst station is the closest station but Sevenoaks and Tonbridge are also within easy reach.
No local buses.
Gatwick airport is approx a 45 minute drive away.

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Bore Place, Chiddingstone, Edenbridge, Kent

Florence Clark

Joined us: 2018
+44 (0)1732 463 255
Bore Place Road
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