Welcome to Boldshaves, a private estate and family home with lovingly restored garden complementing the Arts & Crafts house, surrounded by ancient woodland deep in the Kent countryside.

Things to see and do at Boldshaves


The Barn

The 18th Century Barn is also available to hire for receptions, corporate events or ‘awaydays’, private parties, wellness and yoga retreats, concerts, exhibitions, and small conferences. It has its own kitchen and catering...


Fischer’s Cottage

Fischer’s Cottage is a self-contained cottage standing in its own garden set on the edge of the woodland at Boldshaves and approached down its own private drive. It is available to rent throughout the year on a self-catering basis for a ...

Strawberry and cream eclairs

The Cliff Tea House

The Tea House is open from 2-6pm whenever the garden is open. The Cliff Tea House offers visitors to the garden freshly made teas, coffees, cold drinks and a selection of delicious, home-made cakes and biscuits....



Several events take place at Boldshaves during the year, from National Garden Scheme open days, to spring walks in the woods to hear the nightingales sing. Nightingale Walks We manage sections of our semi-ancient woodland for ground-nest...