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Walk, discover, experience, taste & enjoy

Along with award-winning and world-class English wines, beers, and ciders, Balfour Winery is home to some of England’s most vibrant flora and fauna. For nature and wine lovers alike, the Estate offers an unparalleled guest experience. Take a self-guided stroll through beautiful vineyards, apple orchards and ancient oak woodlands, or join an expert-led tour and tasting experience.

Winter Wine Experience

Mon-Fri 11:30am - 1:30pm £45PP • Sat & Sun £65PP 11:30am - 1:30pm and 3pm - 5pm • Booking Essential • Available November to March

Discover our world-class, award-winning Balfour wines and how the land around the Winery, Hush Heath Estate, transitioned from a traditional pasture of arable land to beautifully maintained vineyards, orchards, and ancient oak woodlands with a passion for nature, conservation, and sustainability.

Indulge in the secrets of the Hush Heath Estate history either from the edge of Nannette’s Vineyard (weather permitting) or the balcony overlooking the Manor while one of our knowledgeable tour guides brings to life some fascinating stories from our past.

On a Saturday and Sunday, the Winter Wine Experience includes a visit to our state-of-the-art winery where you will be guided around our modern facility showing winemaking and production techniques used for our still and sparkling wines.

Midweek you will be shown to our private mezzanine level in the tasting room where you will be immersed into the world of winemaking as our Head Winemaker, Fergus Elias, talks you through the winemaking process in our short film.

Finally, enjoy a tutored tasting of six Balfour wines.

Winter Cellar Door Tasting Masterclass

Mon-Fri £25PP 2pm - 3pm • Sat & Sun £35PP 1pm - 2pm • Booking Essential • Available November to March

Discover our world-class, award-winning wines – led by one of our knowledgeable Balfour Tour Guides, immerse yourself in a tutored tasting of six Balfour wines.

Learn the true technique of how to taste and enjoy wine in a relaxed and fun environment without the bravado.  Our Cellar Door offers beautiful views across the Estate and vineyards, a perfect way to spend an hour tasting our Balfour wines.

The Winter Masterclass is conducted Monday to Friday at 2pm. Saturday at 1pm and Sunday at 2pm.

If you have specific access requirements, please contact us at least 24 hours in advance on 01622 832794.

Please note that children under 10 are not permitted to join the Masterclass and only visitors over the age of 18 will be able to taste the wines, beers, or cider available.

Balfour Art & Wine Evening

3rd Wednesday of the month • 6:30pm - 8:30pm • £65PP • Booking Essential • Available November to March • Includes Warm Winter Cheese Platter

The relationship between wine and art is fascinatingly intricate, and producing a portfolio of award-winning wines is an art form.

We are incredibly lucky to have a selection of beautiful pieces of art and sculpture from Leslie Balfour-Lynn’s private collection on display.

Join one of our knowledgeable Balfour Tour Guides who will guide you around our Cellar Door where you will learn the story behind our most significant pieces of artwork and sculpture, whilst enjoying a glass of Balfour sparkling wine.

As part of the evening, you will enjoy a tutored tasting of 3 Balfour wines and indulge in a sharing Warm Winter Platter of meats* and cheeses, including baked camembert.

Please note that the tasting part of the tour will be held on our upstairs mezzanine level which is only accessible via stairs. If you have specific access requirements, please contact us at least 24 hours in advance on 01622832794.

*Vegetarian alternatives available.

Balfour Wine & Dine Experience

11AM - 4.30PM • Thursday - Sunday • £175PP • Booking Essential

Indulge in the ultimate Balfour experience.

Your day begins with a private transfer from Marden train station (if required). Where you will be met by one of our Balfour Tour Guides who will be your personal guide throughout your visit.

Upon arrival at the winery, enjoy a glass of Balfour sparkling wine on our upstairs terrace overlooking Nannette’s vineyard.

Our Balfour Tour Guides will show you hidden areas of the Estate not available on other tours. You’ll be provided with an in-depth insight into our viticulture practices, our woodland and wildflower conservation program and the wonderful wildlife and nature that live on our 400-acre Estate, creating our own ecosystem
with vast biodiversity.

After the tour, you will visit our state-of-the-art Winery where you will be given a comprehensive overview of the winemaking and production techniques used for our still and sparkling wines. This will be followed by a tutored tasting, in our owner’s private tasting room, of six Balfour wines including new release and limited-edition wines.

Following your tutored tasting, relax and enjoy a delicious, seasonal three-course lunch expertly prepared by our resident chef. Each course will be paired with a glass of wine specially selected by our
Head Winemaker, Fergus Elias.

At the end of your afternoon, a private transfer will take you back to Marden train station.

Should you wish to enjoy the Balfour Dining Experience as a private group, this is available at £195 per person and would require a minimum of 8 guests. To book please call the winery directly on 01622 832 794.

Self Guided Tour

Free • All Year Round • No Booking Required

Pick up a map from our Cellar Door and explore our picturesque estate at your own pace. With two specifically designed routes to choose from, enjoy a moment of tranquillity and stillness, as you stroll through our beautiful vineyards, apple orchards, wildflower meadows, and ancient oak woodlands.

Cellar Door Self Tutored Tasting

All Year Round • No Booking Required • From £5PP

As a little introduction to our portfolio of Balfour wines, sample 3 specifically selected wines from £5 per person, which is redeemable on any purchase over £20 from our retail shop.

Cellar Door Tasting Masterclass

11:30am - 12:30pm and 3pm - 4pm • Mon-Fri £25PP • Sat & Sun £35PP • Booking Essential • Available April to October

Discover our world-class, award-winning wines – led by one of our knowledgeable Balfour Tour Guides, immerse yourself in a tutored tasting of six Balfour wines.

Learn the true technique of how to taste and enjoy wine in a relaxed and fun environment without the bravado.  Our Cellar Door offers beautiful views across the Estate and vineyards, a perfect way to spend an hour tasting our Balfour wines.

If you have specific access requirements, please contact us at least 24 hours in advance on 01622 832794.

Please note that children under 10 are not permitted to join the Masterclass and only visitors over the age of 18 will be able to taste the wines, beers, or cider available.

Full Estate Tour & Tasting

10:30am - 12:30pm and 2pm - 4pm • Mon-Fri £45PP • Sat & Sun £65PP • Booking Essential • Available April to October

Learn the secrets of English viticulture. Explore our pristine vineyards, apple orchards, ancient oak woodlands, and wildflower meadows with our expert guide.

Then head back into our Winery to discover the full process of grape to glass.

Finally, enjoy a guided tasting of three wines, beers, or ciders in our stunning tasting room ‘The View’.

On a Saturday and Sunday, the Full Estate Tour and Tasting includes a visit to our state-of-the-art winery where you will be guided around our modern facility showing winemaking and production techniques used for our still and sparkling wines.

Midweek you will be shown to our private mezzanine level in the tasting room where you will be immersed into the world of winemaking as our Head Winemaker, Fergus Elias, talks you through the winemaking process in our short film.

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