Bore Place, Chiddingstone, Edenbridge, Kent

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    from £ 4000
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    from £ 2000
  • 3 night weekend
    from £ 2500
  • Midweek per night
    from £ 500

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Historic estate houses sleeping 48 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 2-48 in 26 bedrooms.

Sleeps up to 48 in 3 separate but adjacent properties, with dining for up to 100:
Bore Place House sleeps 25 (+ futon)
Old Stable sleeps 19
Small Barn sleeps 4

Can be booked all together for large groups, or on their own, and ideal for accommodating a large family get-together or celebratory weekend with friends. This unique venue also works well for conferences or workshops and can be hired as a wedding venue.

Bore Place House is an historic and charming sustainable farm house with gorgeous gardens on a private 500 acre estate, big enough to sleep 25 whilst being homely and welcoming. A real home from home, Bore Place House features a crackling log fire and a large eat-in kitchen with an Aga. There are 13 cosy 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.

The Old Stables is a well-equipped and practical house with 11 bedrooms ideal for retreats, corporate groups and youth groups situated in glorious Kent countryside.

Small Barn is a cosy converted barn with 2 bedrooms and bathrooms.

Situated on a large organic estate, there is a network of footpaths and trails to explore and there is a lovely pub within walking distance. In the garden there is a campfire area, feature pond, fruit trees and large lawn, ideal for playing games.

Bore Place House is next to an organic dairy farm and is owned by The Commonwork Trust, a charity that aims to explore how to live and work sustainably, through education and programmes to support young people. We are an eco-friendly site, utilising green energy for heating and water, including fuel harvested from the estate woodlands. Committed to minimising waste and use ethical, green products in the house.

We can arrange for our chef to provide organic home-cooked food for your stay, much of it harvested from our market garden. Very large catered groups taking all of the accommodation can eat in Large Barn which seats 100. We can arrange activities for your group including cooking activities, nighttime walks and bushcraft.


House: fully-equipped large eat-in kitchen with Aga, conventional oven, dishwasher and with doors that open out onto the garden.
The wood-paneled dining room seats 10 whilst the eat-in kitchen can seat 22 around two large tables. For bigger groups an adjacent barn seats 100.
There is a big and comfortable sitting room with an impressive open fire which opens up onto the gardens, as well as 3 further reception rooms.
There is a television to watch DVDs on.
There is free WiFi in the house and mobile reception.
There is no games room.
There is an open fire that can be lit in the drawing room. The house is centrally heated.
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.
Bore Place House has 5 bathrooms and 4 extra toilets. The Old Stables has 2 shower rooms, 2 bathrooms and 2 toilets. The Small Barn has 2 bathrooms.
There is an accessible toilet on the ground floor.
No specific facilities but families are welcome.
The house benefits from stunning gardens which include a large feature pond, and access to the 500-acre estate.
There is no pool.
We have ample car parking for 15+ cars. This is in an off-street car park.
Smoking is not allowed in the house but you are welcome to smoke outside.
Unfortunately, we do not accommodate pets at Bore Place.


Bore Place House is situated on the Bore Place Estate, 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 Charcot and The Little Brown Jug at Chiddingstone Causeway are the nearest pubs to Bore Place. They are both a 5 minute drive away, or a 45 minute walk across fields and footpaths.

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.

Late Deals

May 2020 Late Deals

We are offering Bore Place House on a longer let basis through May with a significant discount - please get in touch. Weeks commencing 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th.

June 2020 Late Deals

We are letting Bore Place House and the Old Stable on a longer let basis for a significant discount through June with a significant discount. Weeks commencing 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd available.

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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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