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The Hadlow Tower

Hadlow, Kent, England

19th Century, Grade I listed folly. Hadlow Tower steeped in history stands high with 360-degree panoramic views, sleeps 6.

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A beautiful romantic Grade 1* listed Gothic Folly for up to 6 guests, situated in a quaint village of Hadlow. It stands tall with 360-degree panoramic views of idyllic green fields of the rural Kent countryside. Hadlow Tower steeped in history dating back to the mid 19th Century once know as May's Tower has 3 to 4 luxury bedrooms over five floors, serviced by two spiral staircases, but also by a passenger lift to all floors.


The interior has recently been lavishly restored. On the 1st floor, the kitchen and dining room feature magnificent stained glass period window, with contemporary furniture.

The Drawing room located on the 2nd floor has a splendid exceptional elegance with antique furnishings giving the room a sophisticated, rich and colourful charm. Also located on the 2nd floor is a bathroom and spare room.

The sleeping accommodation on the 3rd and 4th floors are truly decadent. The opulent suites, 2 with en-suite facilities create a relaxed, romantic, peaceful atmosphere.

Hadlow Tower, May's Tower is a self-catering accommodation however, guests may want to make their stay extra special by hiring in a chef to cook a special meal or prepare a premium hamper. These services are additional and are recommended by previous guests and will incur additional charges.

There is an Exhibition centre detailing the history and renovation of the tower on the ground floor.

Guests will have exclusive use of the property during their stay including the ground floor exhibition centre. Ample off street parking. High-speed WiFi.

Not suitable for children under 12. No Pets.

Prices start from £975 for a weekend break and £1500 for a week. and go to £1560 for a weekend in high season or £2400 for a full week for 6 guests. There are supplements for Christmas and New Year. MONDAY AND FRIDAY CHANGEOVER DAYS. 2 night minimum stay.

Room Types

Whole property for 5 or more

Nearest Airport/s