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Opening Times

We are open at the below times:

10am-6pm, 7 days a week from May-October

10am-5pm, 7 days a week from November-April

Dates we will be closed for Private events:

Tuesday 18th June 2024- Closed from 4pm

Saturday 20th July 2024- Closed all day

Saturday 9th November 2024- Closed all day

Shuttle Bus Service

Arriving by train at the weekend? Why not take advantage of our free 7-seater shuttle bus service from Marden train station. This service runs all year round.

  • Our 7-seater shuttle bus runs every Saturday and Sunday from Marden train station to Balfour Winery.
  • The service will run approx. every 30 mins.
  • The first bus will depart from Marden station at 10am with the last bus leaving at 6pm from Balfour Winery.
  • Please note that this service cannot be pre-booked, is subject to availability and at busy times there may be a short wait.
  • On arrival at Marden train station please wait near the entrance to the station and the shuttle bus will arrive within approx. 20/30 minutes.  

 Additional Information

We are delighted to welcome you to Balfour Winery, below is some useful information for your visit.

  • No picnics are allowed on the Estate.
  • No dogs are allowed for walks on the Estate. However, well behaved dogs on a lead are welcome on the terrace and within our our Cellar Door.
  • To make a table reservation for lunch at The Winemakers’ Kitchen or for Sharing Platters and Flatbreads please Click here or call +44 (0) 1622 832794.

For more information see our FAQs.

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If you require a taxi it is essential that you book well in advance for both journeys. See phone numbers here.


General Enquiries

Click here: [email protected] | +44 (0)1622 832 794

PR & Press Enquiries

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Corporate Meetings and Away Days

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Corporate & Trade Sales

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Balfour Hospitality – Our Pubs and Hotels

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    Getting To Balfour Winery

    Please use TN12 0HT in your Sat nav to reach Balfour Winery, alternatively click here to see Balfour Winery on Google maps.

    Whilst we promote sustainable travel to the Estate, if you do choose to drive we have ample car parking, which is free. Balfour Winery cannot be held responsible for any damage caused to vehicles by other visitors whilst using our car park. We also have an electric charging point for electric cars.

    Trains run from London Bridge to Marden (the nearest train station) and Staplehurst approx. every half an hour. Please check www.southeasternrailway.co.uk for train times and a live timetable.

    Should you be visiting the winery and joining a booked guided tour please feel free to register your interest in our seven-seater vehicle for pick up only from Marden train station.

    Please note the following:

    • We are not able to do multiple runs for groups larger than seven and alternative transport will have to be organised by yourself
    • We do not pick up from home or business addresses
    • If you are not at the station at the agreed time, alternative transport will need to be organised by yourself
    • This service must be booked at least two weeks in advance

    To register your interest please email us at [email protected].

    If you are not able to book our seven-seater, please refer to the taxi drop down.

    The nearest bus route to Balfour Winery stops in Staplehurst (Arriva No. 5 bus) please check www.arrivabus.co.uk/timetables-search for live timetables and all bus routes. You will need to arrange a taxi from Staplehurst to Balfour Winery, it’s approx. 2.5 miles and please note that there are no pedestrian walkways along the country lanes.

    Please note that our local train station, Marden (KENT), does not have a taxi rank! We recommend you book in advance with either of the following taxi companies:

    MTC Taxis – 01622 890003 (www.maidstonetaxicompany.co.uk)

    Elba Private Hire – 01580 441302 (www.elbaprivatehire.com)