Things to do near Days Inn Sevenoaks

21 December 2018

Days Inn Sevenoaks, situated on the M25 between lush greenery, beautiful Kent villages and historical stately homes, is a great option for anyone wishing to explore the national heritage of the South East.

Dubbed ‘the Garden of England’ much of the landscape surrounding the county of Kent has been wonderfully preserved by its locals, allowing visitors to truly explore the area and get a taste of traditional English culture.

Here’s our top things to do near Days Inn Sevenoaks, if you happen to be heading that way in 2019.

1. National Trust Galore

You’ll be in your element as National Trust Members when staying at Days Inn Sevenoaks, with over four different National Trust places to visit within the local area, all with their own unique charm and heritage.

  • Visit Quebec House and discover its diverse history. Notably home to James Wolfe, who died in battle during the American Revolutionary War.
  • Fourteenth century manor house, Ightham Mote, has been renowned as one of the most beautiful country houses in England and was once owned by Henry VIII.
  • Take a wander down some of the oldest villages in Kent in Chiddingstone Village. Visit the local tea rooms and go shopping or grab a drink at The Castle Inn, a locally owned traditional pub.

The entire village was purchased and has since been beautiful kept by the National Trust, ensuring it remains one of the few last examples of a Tudor village.

2. Hever Castle and Gardens

Embark on just a twenty-minute drive south of Days Inn Sevenoaks and you’ll arrive at Hever Castle and Gardens, which is widely renowned to be Queen Anne Boleyn’s’ childhood home. Here, you can tour the castle, walk the gardens, drink in the Japanese tea garden or even take a boat ride around the beautiful lake.

All year round the castle hosts incredible attractions that highlight the Tudor history of the property, including renowned historians such as David Starkey opening up galleries featuring famous artwork from that period.

You can also learn about the Astor family, who owned the castle for much of the twentieth century and restored it to what it is today.

3. High Weald

Recognised as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in 1983, this National Park has a variety of walks, nature reserves and farmers markets among the vast number of things to do in this protected landscape.

When staying at Days Inn Sevenoaks, why not spend the day exploring the entire area with a little help from this interactive map and enjoy the vast scenery that’s packed with history dating to the medieval period.

4. Gatwick Airport

Have you chosen a Days Inn hotel to catch a good night’s sleep before an early flight? If that’s the case, London Gatwick airport is just under thirty minutes away by car and our hotel is a great place to stop and rest if you’ve travelled from further north.

Wrapping up

With a wealth of history awaiting your exploration, the county of Kent is a beautiful place to visit all year round.

Don’t forget to book your stay with Days Inn Sevenoaks!

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