The Hand & Sceptre, London Road, Southborough
Nestled amongst some of the prettiest villages in Kent Innkeepers Lodge Southborough offers characterful yet convenient accommodation in the Royal Tunbridge Wells area. Dating back to 1728 this beautifully restored lodge is a lovely place to unwind whether you re attending a conference at the Camden Centre or simply enjoying the best of what the Garden of England has to offer. Grab a seat on the pub's terrace and you might even catch a game of cricket on the picturesque Southborough green.
Inside you'll find both period charm and modern luxury aplenty. There are 14 comfy rooms a cosy stylish pub serving fresh seasonal food and top-drawer drinks. Southborough a bustling little town with a 75-acre common is a perfect base for exploring nearby attractions.
There's Groombridge Place a moated manor house with a secret garden and museum devoted to the works of Sherlock Holmes creator Arthur Conan Doyle. Equally worth exploring are the 125 acres of beautiful gardens around Hever Castle or the English wines at Lamberhurst Vineyards.
Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Tunbridge Wells area.
Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Tunbridge Wells Museum & Art Gallery - 2.2 miles (Museum)
Tonbridge Castle - 2.4 miles (Castle)
Chalybeate Springs - 2.6 miles (Historic Building)
Spa Valley Railway - 2.7 miles (Family Attraction)
Penshurst Place - 3.1 miles (Historic House)
Capel, St Thomas Church - 4 miles (Historic Church)
Groombridge Place Gardens - 4.2 miles (Garden)
Chiddingstone Castle - 5 miles (Historic House)
Riverhill Gardens - 6 miles (Garden)
Bayham Abbey - 6 miles (Abbey)
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