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Elegant mansion house
Lovely gardens
Peaceful gardens
Single rooms as well as bunk-rooms.
The main lounge has TV and a piano
The dining room seats up to 40 people
Bunk rooms are spacious
Playing fields
Children's play areas
New Straw Hall with solar panels
Large space for parties or meetings
Lovely gardens
Peaceful gardens
Single rooms as well as bunk-rooms.

Kench Hill Centre, Tenterden, Kent

Sleeps 15 - 50 11 Bedrooms 80 Dining

Large holiday mansion house near Sissinghurst sleeping 50 with a games room for family celebrations and friends reunion weekends

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Kench Hill Centre, Tenterden, Kent, sleeps 15 - 50 in 11 bedrooms.

Kench Hill is a beautiful Georgian manor house set in attractive gardens with a new hall, large ponds and children's play areas. It provides clean, comfortable self-catered hostel accommodation as well as catered options and optional taught activity sessions suitable for education or family groups eg archery/raft-building.

Located near the historic market town of Tenterden, close to famous visitor attractions eg Bodiam Castle, Sissinghurst Castle Gardens and Camber Sands, it is an ideal base for large groups seeking weekend and holiday breaks or a tranquil rural retreat for yoga, walking and cycling. It is especially popular with mixed-age families.

It is also an ideal setting for wedding receptions and other celebration packages, offering elegance at an affordable cost with flexible options. We are a 'green' venue, committed to environmental sustainability.


Dog Friendly

Not allowed in house, apart from guide dogs.

Disabled Facilities

Accessible ground floor bedroom for up to 3 persons adjacent to shower & WC. Most areas accessible. 1 designated parking space.


Wi-fi (limited range), LAN points, variable mobile phone reception.


Fully equipped kitchen plus washing-up area, with all crockery, cutlery and utensils for 60+.

Dining Room

Seats up to 40 (in main building) or 80 (in new Straw Hall).

Sitting Room

Ground floor lounge with TV/DVD, seats 20-30. Small lounge with TV, seats 6-12. 1st floor lounge seats up to 20. Plus classrooms & hall.

TV and Music Facilities

TVs and DVD in lounge. Also Internet network (LAN) and wireless broadband. CD music system & bluetooth speaker in Hall.

Games Room

Table tennis, table football, pool table.

Heating and Open Fires

Oil-fired central heating throughout.


1 single, 1 single/twin, 2 doubles, 7 shared bunk rooms (2-9 beds), plus wheelchair accessible room (max 3 beds) on ground floor.


All bedding is provided, but not towels, which can be hired.


1 bathroom with bath + WC (1st floor), 14 WCs over 3 floors, 9 showers, including wheelchair-accessible wet room on ground floor.

Children's Facilities

Games room with table tennis, table football. Large playing fields with gym trail and climbing frame, wooden play-house. Indoor games available.


Large attractive gardens with playing fields, fenced ponds, picnic area. Shetland ponies, chickens. Also kitchen garden.

Swimming Pool

Not on-site. Tenterden Leisure Centre is 5 minutes away with wave pool and slides.


For up to 15 cars in front of house. Field available for additional parking.


Only allowed outside.

Booking Information

From £1 490 for 2 nights, inclusive of Hirers’ Liability Insurance. Negotiable charitable discount. Weekend hire period from 2pm Friday to 4pm Sunday.

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Kench Hill Centre

Please contact the owner for availability dates

Weekly Price
From £4400
2 Night Weekend
From £1490


Set in peaceful Kent countryside, near the attractive Wealden market town of Tenterden and close to beautiful beaches and historic sites.

  • Tenterden, 1.8 miles.
  • Farm shop 500m; supermarkets in Tenterden until 10pm.
  • Various in Tenterden, also Ferry Inn and Black Lion in Woodchurch (4 miles).
  • Gatwick, 30 miles; Lydd, 12 miles
  • Tenterden 1.8 milesBuses to Ashford, Rye, Hastings, Tunbridge Wells and Maidstone.
  • Headcorn, 10 miles; Ashford International, 12 miles; Appledore 5 miles.
  • Tenterden 1.8 milesBuses to Ashford, Rye, Hastings, Tunbridge Wells and Maidstone.

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This venue is available for Youth & School Trips and Weddings

Student bedroom

Youth & School Trips

Elegant Georgian mansion with excellent facilities for up to 50. This residential centre has a rich programme of curriculum-linked activities led by experienced staff. LotC Quality Badge holder.


Kench Hill is a stunning Georgian manor house set in pretty gardens, ideal for a unique event at an affordable price.

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Please contact the owner for availability dates.

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