Chapel Down


  • Café / Restaurant
  • Children Welcome
  • Disabled Access
  • Dogs Welcome
  • Online Shop
  • Tours Available
  • Venue Hire
  • Vineyard Trail
  • Weddings
  • Winery on Site


  • Open all year


  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday

Open every day from 10 am - 5 pm.


  • Booking required


  • Vineyard Trail


  • Vineyard Shop


  • Experiences
  • Membership
  • Rent a vine


Postcode: TN30 7NG

Tel: 01580 763033

Chapel Down is located in the beautiful Kent countryside, close to the picturesque market town of Tenterden, and is open to visitors throughout the year.

Set amongst 22 acres of vineyards, recognised as an ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’, the Chapel Down winery has excellent facilities for visitors including a high quality restaurant and a shop stocking a variety of local produce. Visitors are also welcome to explore the grounds and herb garden and to enjoy complimentary vineyard walks.

The Winery Shop is undergoing refurbishment until the end of March 2018. The shop will still be open during this period unless stated on their website and Chapel Down will be working efficiently to try and minimise and disruption to our customers.

Why not visit this vineyard without worrying about who does the driving?

English Wine Tasting Tours run regular tours to this vineyard from May through to November.

Tours run directly from Central London (pick-up point near London Bridge), and include transport, tour and tasting at two vineyards and a pub lunch. So you can enjoy your day without worrying about driving as well as bringing home some delicious reminders of your day.

Private tours are also available for both large and small groups.  Collection available from London and across the South East.  To find out more contact or call 01424 777111.

Vineyard Events…

English Wine & Cheese Tasting Tour to Chapel Down & Silcocks Farm

English Wine & Cheese Tasting Tour to Chapel Down & Silcocks Farm

  • Departs from close to London Bridge Station
  • 19 May 2018
  • 8:45 am - 7 pm
  • £115

This wine tour consists of a tour and tasting at Chapel Down Vineyard, who produce first class white, red and sparkling wine. A vineyard / winery tour and a guided tasting of 6 prestigious award-winning wines is followed by a picnic lunch among the vines.

At Silcocks Farm and Dairy, who are well known for being one of the UK’s finest artisan cheese producers, we will learn about the cheese making process, and then onto the main event…an English Wine and English Cheese pairing. The tasting will be led by English Wine Tasting Tours' very own English Wine Guru.

You’ll get to sample a selection of some of our favourite English Wine and English cheeses and learn the all-important art to pairing food and wine; before having the opportunity to purchase any of the delights we’ve sampled (and more) from the Silcocks wholefood store.

English Wine Tasting Tour to Kent – Chapel Down & Hush Heath

English Wine Tasting Tour to Kent – Chapel Down & Hush Heath

  • Departs from close to London Bridge Station
  • 26 May 2018
  • 9 am - 7 pm
  • £97

This Sussex English Wine Tasting Tour takes you to two Kent vineyards with an array of accolades to their name. Hush Heath & Chapel Down.

- Sample an array of English Wines
- Pick up from central London
- Guided tours around two of Kent's most acclaimed Vineyards
- Guided Wine Tasting at each Vineyard
- Delicious Gastro pub lunch at The Goudhurst Inn
- Discount on all wine purchases made on the day
- Return travel to London

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