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Kingscote Estate and Vineyard

Mill Place Farm Vowels Lane | Vowels Lane, East Grinstead RH19 4LG, England
+44 1342 327535
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AVOID - Cancelled our wedding reception with no notice

This venue - and especially David who overseas the estate - cancelled our booking without warning... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2017
Charlene S
Interesting day out.

Some friends bought us this visit as a birthday gift and very good it was too! Quite a remote... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
gelias51
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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Kingscote Estate is set in a beautiful valley along side the Bluebell Steam Railway and with views on to Weirwood reservoir. The Estate has a Vineyard and Winery with a shop for buying the high-quality white wine and English sparkling wine, which is produced on site. There are fishing lakes for angling and a visitor centre for corporate entertainment.
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  • Very good17%
  • Average0%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“tithe barn” (8 reviews)
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Mill Place Farm Vowels Lane | Vowels Lane, East Grinstead RH19 4LG, England
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Reviewed 17 December 2017

This venue - and especially David who overseas the estate - cancelled our booking without warning and nearly ruined our wedding, less than 8 months before our wedding date. Please avoid or you generally risk having your wedding ruined too! We booked and paid our...More

7  Thank Charlene S
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Some friends bought us this visit as a birthday gift and very good it was too! Quite a remote location but our Sat nav found the way no problems. Our guide Alan took us into the vineyard and was very informative and knowledgeable and obviously...More

Thank gelias51
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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful estate. Vineyard tour by Alan Jenkins. Very interesting, he is very knowledgable. Tasted white wine and sparkling white wine. Very good wine followed by cream tea. Great way to spend the afternoon.

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Reviewed 21 August 2017

We first stumbled across the vineyard on a walk to the Bluebell Railway to watch the Flying Scotsman train go past and were so impressed with the wines and a cider that we took twelve friends back today for an organised tour with tasting and...More

Thank John M
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

A lovely setting, an informative guide, lovely wines to taste topped off with a delicious cream tea.

Thank 321mdt
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

Visited the vineyard with friends, were greeted by David. Very friendly, informative and considerate. (Us being in our late sixties and seventies). Tour of vineyard, distillery and then an informative wine tasting. Then to top it off a delicious cream tea in the renovated barn....More

Thank Brenda A
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

A thoroughly enjoyable tour of the vineyard at Kingscote nr East Grinstead on June 25th. Ian was our tour guide and gave us an exceptional hour in the vineyard revealing everything there was to know about the best environment for vines, how they react to...More

Thank Rich65Basel
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

Visited Kingscote on a sunny and warm Sunday (2 July). Signposts to the estate could be better, you need to follow the unmade road to the left and go under a bridge of the Bluebell Railway Line. Started off with a tour of the vines....More

Thank Diane W
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

Visiting kingscote winery Sunday 2nd July a lovely day we had our guide Ian who was Very good explaining about vines and wines we had some wine tasting in shop and could buy wine which we did a lovely sparkling wine and a Bacchus white...More

Thank maureenmalyan1
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Reviewed 30 June 2017

We had a very interesting tour of the vineyard by Alan Jenkins who was extremely knowledgable about winemaking. His experience and excellent manner was made easy for us to understand with a certain amount of humour. Afterwards we entered the old tithe barn for wine...More

Thank ally022
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donaldmasters1931
9 July 2016|
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Response from Whippet K | Property representative |
Hi, tours are pre-booked & information can be found on the kingscoteestate . com website in the vineyard - tours section
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donaldmasters1931
9 July 2016|
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Response from Whippet K | Property representative |
Hi, tours are pre-booked & information can be found on the kingscoteestate . com website in the vineyard - tours section
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