Enjoy a guided tour of our vineyards and winery where you learn about the English grape harvest and the intricate Traditional Method of English sparkling wine. Our tour concludes with a tutored wine tasting of our award-winning range of sparkling and still wines.

Our Winery Shop stocks our full range of wines and spirits, including some ‘cellar door’ exclusives, which are available to sample from our tasting bar. As well as a deli counter featuring locally produced cheese and charcuterie, and an array of gift hampers, accessories and glassware. 

Our shop is open:

Sunday-Wednesday: 10am-5pm
Thursday-Saturday: 10am-5pm

We offer a range of winery experiences, from a guided tour and three course lunch to a wine tastings amongst the vines. These are perfect gifts for wine lovers or for indulging yourself. 

The Swan is a 2AA Rosette restaurant where you can enjoy Chapel Down’s award-winning wines and the finest locally and regionally-sourced produce, cooked to perfection, in an elegant yet relaxed environment.

The 80-cover restaurant boasts a private dining Chef’s Table and outdoor terrace with spectacular views across the county. Visit The Swan website for the latest menus, opening hours and events.

The Swan is currently closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Looking for somewhere to stay and explore Kent, The Garden Of England? Whilst we currently don't offer onsite accommodation, our team can advise you on various options in the surrounding area of Tenterden, Rye and Ashford.

Celebrating with Chapel Wine Sparkling Wines in Kent


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. We offer a number of experiences from guided tours of the vineyard and winery, to gift experiences and the opportunity to lease your own vines.


Chapel Down is nestled in the village of Small Hythe, just outside the stunning market town of Tenterden in Kent. Our facilities are best accessed by car or, if arriving via public transport, within easy reach via taxi. For more information on how to find us, please visit the Contact Us page.

Preparing for your Visit

If you would like to discuss your visit or have any queries, please contact a member of our tourism team who will be pleased to help.

Chapel Down Leaflet- Find out more about us

Vineyard Trail Map- Explore our vineyards and herb garden

TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Award 2023
14 Aug 2023

TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Award 2023

For the second year running, we are thrilled to have been awarded the TripAdvisor ‘Travellers’ Choice Award’ for 2023, placing us in the top 10% of attractions worldwide. The award is in recognition of our consistent high-scoring TripAdvisor reviews where we have received an average of 4.5/5 stars. With guided tours of the vineyard and winery starting from just £28pp, book a Chapel Down guided tour to see for yourself!