One of London’s principal commuter towns, Sevenoaks is also home to a number of attractions which make the town worth a visit in its own right. The centre is full of boutique shops, fine pubs and a lively market takes place every Saturday. A hotel in Sevenoaks is also an ideal base for visiting Knole Park, one of England’s largest ‘Calendar’ houses, set in 1,000 acres of deer-park and home to the last one of Sevenoaks original seven ancient oak trees.
Heritage homes and gardens near Sevenoaks include Chartwell House, former home of Sir Winston Churchill, and Lullingstone Castle, a favourite of Henry VIII. Families might enjoy a day out to the Riverhill Himalayan Gardens or explore the 55 acres of countryside at the Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve.
There is a plentiful supply of self catering accommodation near Sevenoaks in the surrounding countryside close to scenic walks in the region’s woodland. Families are welcome and many cottages are also pet friendly. There is also a good choice of budget quality hotels in the Sevenoaks area offering easy access to nearby motorway routes perfect for business travellers.