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BEST WESTERN Donnington Manor Hotel

London Road, Dunton Green, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 2TD

Ratings & Awards


3 stars Hotel inspected by the Tourist Board (Visit Britain) for level of service and facilities. (Reflected in the number of stars awarded)

Hotel Amenities


  • Free Internet
  • Free parking onsite (120 spaces)
  • Parking On Site
  • Restaurants
  • Bars
  • WIFI
  • Lift
  • 24hr service
  • Hotel And Bedrooms All Completely Non Smoking

Get in touch


08445 76 76 76
*local rate

Attractions
near the BEST WESTERN Donnington Manor Hotel, Sevenoaks


Stag Community Arts Centre Sevenoaks

Enclosed within 1930s Art Deco splendour (with a sweeping staircase in the large foyer) the Stag Community Arts Centre provides an artistic hub for Sevenoaks. It has two digital cinemas, a 450-seat theatre and the adaptable Plaza Suite.

Available : Daily

Knole

Henry VIII and novelist Vita Sackville-West have both been residents of the National Trust house, Knole. Surrounded by a 1000-acre deer park, its early 17th-century state rooms contain an important collection of tapestries, and paintings by Van Dyck and Gainsborough.

Available : Mar - Sep 2013; not Mon or Tue (annual)

One World Summer Festival

The all-holistic, GM-free, New Age, organic One World festival arrives at Sevenoaks School this summer. Set in the heart of the beautiful Kent countryside, the event offers a magical week-long celebration of all things alternative.

Available : 4 - 10 Aug 2008 (annual)

Eagle Heights Birds of Prey Centre

Eagle Heights Birds of Prey Centre is home to around 150 birds including Tawny and Golden eagles, Peregrine falcons, an Andean condor and owls. Visitors can watch flying demonstrations and learn how injured birds are rehabilitated and reintroduced to the wild.

Available : Jan - Nov 2013 (annual)

Down House

Step into Charles Darwin's slippers and explore Down House, in which he wrote and researched his revolutionary On The Origin of Species series. Watch bees building their honeycomb or pace his Sandwalk path and come up with your own theories.

Available : Feb - Dec 2013 (annual)

Racing Experience

Brands Hatch offers Grand Prix enthusiasts the opportunity to follow the racing line of their heroes with the Racing Experience tuition course. An action-packed day out climaxes with a spin around the world-famous circuit in a single-seat racing car.

Available : Daily

4x4 Experience

The 4x4 Experience, from Brands Hatch Circuit, features adverse cambers, vertigo-inducing descents and hidden depths of murky water. Together with your instructor, you'll tackle the challenge of purpose-built obstacle trails in the Land Rover Defender, which will show you what a 4-wheel drive vehicle is really for.

Available : Daily

The Rally Experience

The Rally Experience at Brands Hatch will get your adrenaline running on overdrive. With a professional rally driver as your co-driver, you'll discover how to safely push a competition-spec Peugeot 206 or an Escort Cosworth to its limits.

Available : Daily

Classic Ferrari Experience

No car in the world fires the imagination quite like a Ferrari, which is why the Classic Ferrari Experience at Brands Hatch is a dream come true for motor enthusiasts.

Available : Daily

Race Car Live

Race Car Live (aka the London Motorsport Show) returns to its new home, Brands Hatch Circuit. It offers car and karting enthusiasts the opportunity to get close to some of the machines and maybe even take a few around the track.

Available : Nov 2013 (annual)

The British Touring Car Championship - Brands Hatch

The British Touring Car Championship crosses the line at Brands Hatch Circuit in Longfield. Action is fast and furious, and after the races the public can access the pit lane to meet the teams and drivers for autographs and giveaways.

Available : Apr 2013 (various dates)

Open House Air Fair

In 2011 the Biggin Hill International Air Fair becomes the Open House Air Fair, moving from June to September. The biggest privately run air show in Europe, it continues to display the best in 21st-century aviation.

Available : Sep 2013 (annual)

Chiddingstone Castle

Rescued from dereliction by antiquary Denys Bower in 1955, 15th-century Chiddingstone Castle is home to Bower's impressive collection of Japanese, Egyptian and Buddhist artefacts, including Edo period weaponry. Finish the day with a walk around the National Trust village.

Available : Apr - Sep 2013; Mon, Tue, Wed, and Sun only (annual)

Tonbridge Carnival

Tonbridge welcomes the summer with its annual float procession through the town centre, from Brook Street to the castle. The afternoon is given over to a fair on the castle lawns, with games, stalls and plenty of family-friendly entertainment.

Available : Jun 2013 (annual)

Tonbridge Castle

Tonbridge Castle was built on the orders of William the Conqueror in the 11th century, and rebuilt in the 13th century. Take a guided tour of the impressively untouched Gatehouse and visualise life in medieval times with the interactive displays.

Available : Daily

Penshurst Place and Gardens

Imagine Henry VIII warming his hands at the octagonal hearth when he came to stay in the 13th-century Penshurst Place and Gardens. Kids love the ancient suits of armour in the Baron's Hall. Visit in June to admire the Rose Garden.

Available : Feb - Mar 2013; Weekends only (various dates)

Weald of Kent Craft Show

From jewellery and ceramics to toys and paintings, the Weald of Kent Craft Show is one for anyone interested in arts and crafts. Special tickets allow visitors to combine their shopping spree with a visit to the medieval Penshurt Place.

Available : May 2013 (various dates)

Tonbridge Theatre and Arts Club

The Tonbridge Theatre and Arts Club at the Oast Theatre puts on ten monthly shows a year, each running for eight nights. Three more plays are staged by the associated youth theatre, and the Art Group organises twice yearly exhibitions.

Available : Oct 2012 - Jul 2013 (annual)

Bethlem Royal Hospital Archives and Museum

The Bethlem Royal Hospital Archives and Museum showcases the amazing creativity of those who have suffered mental illness over the years - and gives us an unwelcome glimpse of the Victorian ways of treating it.

Available : Weekdays only

Bluewater

Bluewater, close to the M25 near Dartford, is a shopper's paradise with more than 330 stores, 12 cinemas and a range of leisure activities from rock climbing to fishing. It is one of Kent's most popular visitor attractions.

Available :

TreeJumpers Skypark@Bluewater

At the Treejumpers Skypark in Bluewater shopping centre, everyone from seven to 70 can enjoy three-hour sessions of adrenalin-filled fun. Scale the climbing wall, balance on the aerial trek's tightropes or whizz across the lake at 30mph on zip wires.

Available : Fri, Sat, and Sun only

Eltham Palace

Set within moated gardens, Eltham Palace is the country's leading Art Deco attraction. A masterpiece of modern design, which is attached to the remaining Great Hall of the medieval royal palace, Eltham is a marvellous combination of the innovative and the traditional. The building is often overlooked by visitors to London, but is close enough to the centre of town to be worth the excursion.

Available : Mon, Tue, Wed, and Sun only

International Playwriting Festival

New plays are brought to life at the Warehouse Theatre's annual International Playwriting Festival (IPF). Showcasing works from around the world, the event has become widely regarded as one of the best opportunities for ambitious new playwrights to gain exposure.

Available : Mar 2013 (annual)

The Hop Farm

Oast Houses are one of Kent's iconic images and the Hop Farm at the Kentish Oast Village has the largest collection of them in the world, along with play areas, an animal farm and the TreeJumpers Sky Park.

Available : Daily

Kent County Fair

For three days over the May bank holiday weekend, the Kent County Fair makes the Hop Farm buzz with activities, entertainment and stalls. Featuring regional produce and country pursuits, enjoy the good life at this family friendly festival.

Available : Apr 2013 (annual)

Hop Farm Ice Rink

The Hop Farm gets into the festive spirit with its Ice Rink. Practise your gliding skills, but be careful with those triple salchows, as there will be 99 other skaters enjoying the ice rink around you.

Available : Oct 2013 (annual)

Hop Farm Festival

The Hop Farm Festival brings the best British and international bands to perform at the Hop Farm in Paddock Wood, Kent. Performances are spread across three stages while further attractions include funfair rides and celebrity five-a-side football.

Available : Jun 2013 (annual)

One Love Festival

Created in recognition of Bob Marley's 1978 One Love Concert, the One Love Festival takes over Hop Farm in Kent. The UK's only reggae, dub and electronic music festival, it's resolutely free of rock and pop.

Available : Aug 2013 (annual)

War and Peace Show

Pack up your troubles in your old kit-bag, as the wartime song goes, and get down to The Hop Farm's War and Peace Show. Military vehicles, battle re-enactments and even a fashion show make it a feast of military nostalgia.

Available : Jul 2013 (annual)

Fireworks Spectacular

The Hop Farm marks Guy Fawkes Night with a two-night Fireworks Party. On Saturday there's a small display for children, and a longer, louder display for the less sensitive. On Sunday there's a bonfire before the fireworks and free children's face painting.

Available : Nov 2013 (annual)

Lewisham People's Day

Held in Mountsfield Park, the Lewisham People's Day is a day-long community festival. Ska music, circus acts and art are all part of the fun - if that all seems too much, take a break in the real-ale tavern.

Available : Jul 2013 (annual)

Trinity

The centrally located Trinity theatre hosts around 350 events a year. The Children's Theatre creates a mix of animation, art and puppet shows. Adults can choose from Shakespeare and classical recitals to regular comedy shows, films and visual arts.

Available : Daily

Assembly Hall Theatre

The Assembly Hall Theatre seats 1000 visitors, and has a wide-ranging programme, hosting comedians such as Jimmy Carr and Jim Davidson, Russian classical ballet, ice skating and family events like CBeebies. There are also two bars and catering outlets.

Available : Daily

Diamond League Athletics - Grand Prix

The world's best athletes compete at the Aviva London Grand Prix at Crystal Palace National Sports Centre, part of the annual Diamond League Athletics series. Held over two days, the meeting features more different disciplines than any other Diamond League event.

Available : Aug 2013 (annual)

Groombridge Place Gardens & Enchanted Forest

Kiera Knightley and co filmed Pride and Prejudice in and around the untouched 17th-century moated Groombridge Place manor house. In spring, thousands of flowers carpet the Formal Gardens. The Enchanted Forest has giant swings, giant rabbits, strange plants and playgrounds.

Available : Mar - Nov 2013 (annual)

Chantry Heritage Centre

The Chantry Heritage Centre is a small museum housed within a 14th-century chapel. Inside there is an ornate Jacobean staircase and displays on Gravesend's local industries and Roman history, including Roman coins excavated from nearby Springhead.

Available : Apr - Sep 2013; Weekends only (annual)

Horniman Museum

The Horniman Museum in South London has a host of exhibits exploring the cultures and environment of the world we live in. In the words of Sir David Attenborough, "This is one of the few museums in London that you can truly call a universal museum".

Available : Daily

New Horniman Aquarium

An aquatic voyage awaits you at the Horniman Museum this summer. The latest installation takes you through a number of aquatic ecosystems, from the exotic tropical coral reefs of Fiji to everyday British pond life. Expect to make acquaintance with creatures from around the world including jellyfish, British seahorses and tropical monkey frogs.

Available : Daily

Greenwich Park

The oldest royal enclosed park in London, Greenwich breathes charm with hilltop views over London, Baroque architecture and acres of parkland where fallow deer roam.

Available : Daily

Royal Observatory Greenwich

Home of Greenwich Mean Time and the Prime Meridian Line, the Royal Observatory is part of the Greenwich UNESCO site. Designed by Sir Christopher Wren in 1675, its striking domed building can be admired from across the park.

Available : Daily


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BEST WESTERN Donnington Manor Hotel
London Road
Dunton Green
Sevenoaks
Kent
TN13 2TD

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