Chilston Park Hotel
Welcome to Chilston Park Hotel, Lenham, Kent
A country house hotel in Kent
Over the years Chilston Park Hotel has been home to eminent politicians, writers, lords and viscounts. Today it is a classic British country house hotel in Lenham, Kent with style and charm to spare but perhaps the most remarkable aspect of this four red star hotel is its unique styling, enhanced by antiques, some as old as the 17th century manor house.
Set back from tree-lined lanes, the manor house at Chilston Park sits in 22 acres of parkland, making it a spectacular Ashford wedding venue featuring a two AA Rosette restaurant. The Grade I listed hotel offers a wide variety of unique feature bedrooms, from mews Classic double rooms to the Manor House master suites.
The hotel offers the ideal setting for an intimate break, a romantic wedding or an inspiring meeting venue close to London. You can even book a dog friendly break, should you wish to bring your canine companion along too.
Whether you are planning your first visit to us or are one of our many returning guests, we encourage you to treat the house as your own. So relax and enjoy these historic surroundings and allow us to deliver the high standards of guest care we pride ourselves upon.Packages
A truly versatile and spacious meeting venue in Kent
Chilston Park is a charming and welcoming Kent venue with flexible space for meetings and events just moments from the M20 and close to Ashford and Maidstone.
Ideal for delegations travelling from London, or into the UK via the Channel Tunnel, Chilston Park has exemplary function space including elegant meeting rooms in the main house and the self-contained Grade II Listed Coach House.
Chilston’s largest meeting room, The Fitzhammond, can accommodate up to 150 delegates for a conference or can be divided into two, and is located at the very heart of the hotel. The majority of meeting rooms in the main house boast feature fireplaces and sash windows that allow in plenty of natural light and each one offers its own period charm.
The Coach House, the manor’s old stable block, is a versatile venue with primary meeting room for up to 120 guests, a Tack Room ideal for dining, a cosy lounge space and access onto an open courtyard.
Chilston Park is ideal for conferences and team building events and can be booked for exclusive use.
We are Safe to Trade, Meet with Confidence
Nearest motorway link: M25 / M20 6 miles
Nearest airport: Gatwick 43 miles
Nearest train station: Lenham 1.5 miles / Ashford International 12 miles
Host up to 150 delegates
10 flexible meeting rooms
Team building activities available
Member of the HBAA
Choice at Chilston Park extends well beyond the menu. For special occasions and private dining in Maidstone, Kent, we have a range of rooms for your exclusive use.
Private dining is the perfect solution for creating a personal atmosphere at any gathering. Birthdays, anniversaries, business awards, festivities… These days there are countless reasons to celebrate and we have a room for every occasion. There is the intimate library, which comfortably seats 16, or the impressive Star Room with its chandelier and views across the gardens. For larger events, there is the Fitzhammond Suite, which seats 96, and the airy Orangery conservatory. Whichever you choose, our experienced team will make sure your event runs smoothly – from the moment you arrive to the final sip of coffee.
It’s time to re-group! Bring your whole team or clients together and let them have some rip roaring fun.
We have a whole host of different activities available to suit, from go karting and clay pigeon shooting to wine tasting and cocktail masterclasses – team building activities work wonders for boosting moral, inter-departmental relations and kick start fresh and innovative thinking during an event.
After a few hours inside, nothing beats throwing open the meeting room doors and getting down and dirty in the great outdoors – you’ll have acres of that to play around in. For the slightly less adventurous, breaking out into a different part of the hotel for a treasure hunt or such like works just as well.
Whichever you decide, our teams and external facilitators are set to take care of the logistics leaving nothing but the promise of some unforgettable (and often hilarious) memories for you all to take away.