Royal Wells Hotel - Tunbridge Wells

Local area

The spa town of Royal Tunbridge Wells is nestled in the High Weald and has been famed for centuries thanks to its natural spring.

Just half an hour from London, the town’s popularity endures today thanks to its fabulous shops and cultural attractions.

Whether you are looking for a peaceful haven, or to enjoy the hustle and bustle of The Pantiles, from our position atop the town on Mount Ephraim, we offer the ideal base to explore this beautiful part of Kent. You may wish to plan visits to the following during your stay:

The Pantiles

The colonnaded walkway known as The Pantiles is the iconic view most associated with Royal Tunbridge Wells. Once the playground of the gentry and royalty, The Pantiles remains the town’s main attraction as somewhere to browse, shop, eat, drink and stroll. Visit the website

Penshurst Place

Formerly the home of King Henry VIII, today this 14th century manor is famed for its beautiful gardens, state rooms and parkland. Visit the website

Hever Castle

Best known as the childhood home of Anne Boleyn, this stunning estate has its roots in the 13th century. One of Kent’s most popular attractions, it boasts a picturesque lake, formal gardens and regular activities such as jousting and archery. Visit the website 
 

Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest

Popular with visitors of all ages, Bedgebury Forest is ideal for cycling, walking, running and riding. It also is also home to Go Ape and, of course, one of the finest conifer collections in the world. Visit the website

Scotney Castle

Complete with its 14th century fairytale castle, this stunning estate is ideal for romantic walks and picnics in its ample woodland. Visit the website

Bewl Water Country Park

With a 13-mile perimeter, Bewl Water offers walkers, horse riders and cyclists stunning surroundings as well as first class facilities. It is hugely popular with watersports enthusiasts for sailing, rowing and canoeing. It also has one of the country’s best trout fisheries. Visit the website

Assembly Hall Theatre

This is Tunbridge Wells’ leading entertainment venue. Visitors can enjoy a huge array of performances, including comedy, music, films and theatre. Visit the website