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Kench Hill Centre, Tenterden, Kent

Sleeps 15 - 50 11 Bedrooms 60 Dining 150 Venue Capacity

Large Mansion House for Family Celebrations near Sissinghurst

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

We can offer a flexible package to suit your occasion. The basic package includes self-catered hire of the property for use of up to 45 guests, with full security provided for a reception.


Want to get away from the formula wedding deal and do something different? There is a choice of attractive registry and church venues in the locality for your special ceremony. We can advise you on how to source your own catering and entertainment to suit your budget.

We can also provide waiting and cleaning staff and offer breakfast for resident guests.

Available for your wedding group

Marquee Facilities Wedding Catering


Dog Friendly

Not allowed in house, apart from guide dogs.


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 £1 950 for 2 nights, inclusive of Hirers’ Liability Insurance. Negotiable charitable discount. Weekend hire period from 3pm Friday to 11am Sunday, with the option for a later departure after at £50 per hour after 11am. 

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Kench Hill Centre

Please contact the owner for availability dates

Late Deals

August 2024 Late Deals

5 Night stay from 6th Aug-11th Aug £3500 exclusive hire for up to 40 guests


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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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.

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