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Gusbourne Midsummer Barbecue for Two

Gusbourne Gusbourne Midsummer Barbecue for Two

Book a visit Gusbourne Midsummer Barbecue for Two

Join us in the vineyards on Friday 21st June for a relaxed midsummer barbecue. Your ticket will include a delicious meal straight off the grill, accompanied by our English Rosé. Throughout the day, you can also take part in wine-tasting masterclasses and complimentary vineyard tours.

£65

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Gusbourne Midsummer Barbecue for Two

THE DETAILS 
Our Midsummer Barbecue promises to be a wonderfully relaxed way to enjoy the vineyards. Over fire and flame, our chefs will prepare a mouth-watering BBQ championing the best ingredients from our local suppliers; you’ll have a selection of dishes to choose from. Alongside, enjoy a bottle of chilled Gusbourne English Rosé 2023, which is included in your ticket for two.

Whether enjoying the views over the vines or relaxing in the gentle shade of our canvas marquee, the Nest Garden will be your space for the day. We’ll have live music to add to the atmosphere.  

To add to your experience, why not join one of the complimentary 30-minute Vineyard Tours, or book one of the special masterclasses. 

Still Wines Masterclass (£40 per person) 
11.30am to 12.30pm
This is a fantastic opportunity to sample a selection of four different rare and limited-edition still wines. Your host will guide you through the styles of wine, explaining how we craft our vintage-only bottlings.

Limited Editions Masterclass (£60 per person)
1.30pm to 2.30pm 
Taste a selection of our most luxurious and limited wines, including our prestige bottling Fifty One Degrees North. Your host will pour each wine in turn, sharing winemaking insights, vintage details and answering your questions. 
 

AT A GLANCE
Tickets for our Midsummer Barbecue are for two people; this includes lunch or dinner and a bottle of our English Rosé 2023. Our Nest Garden will be open from 11.30am to 7.30pm for you to enjoy the space. When you book your ticket, please choose one of the following timeslots for your barbecue.

12.30pm to 1.30pm

1.30pm to 2.30pm

5.00pm to 6.30pm

Please tell us about any dietary requirements at the time of booking.

Gusbourne Midsummer Barbecue for Two

Directions

You’ll find us by turning off Kenardington Road at the junction with Snargate Road, where the Gusbourne driveway is immediately on the left. We are a 15 minute drive from Ashford – you will approach down Kenardington Road and the turning to Snargate Road will be on your left. If you arrive at a crossroads leading into Appledore, you’ve gone too far.

We are 10 minutes from Rye – you will approach through the village of Appledore, and on leaving the village, you’ll arrive at a crossroads where you’ll take a right towards Kenardington and Ashford. This takes you on to the Kenardington Road and after a minute or two’s driving, the turning to Snargate Road will be on your right. Directions can be found here.

Gusbourne,
Kenardington Road,
Appledore, Ashford,
Kent,
TN26 2BE.

Public transport

We are located just a short taxi journey from Ashford International, with trains departing every 15 minutes from St Pancras International and Stratford International. You can also take the Hastings train from Ashford for three stops to Rye station and take a taxi from there. Appledore station is not served by taxis or regular buses.

We would highly recommend booking a taxi for both journeys to/from Gusbourne in advance of your visit, especially if visiting on the weekend. Our recommended taxi providers are:

Ashford
  • ETM Cars 01233-629551
  • Ashford Taxis 01233-646646
  • Ghurkha Taxi 01233-666771
  • Express Taxis 01233-884333
Rye
  • Rye Taxis 07774-633046
  • Compass Taxis 07542-428182

Parking

You can park free of charge at the vineyard. It is only a short walk from the parking area to the tasting room. We do not have facilities for coach parking.

Accessibility

If you or one of your party have restricted walking ability, please contact us in advance of your visit, and we’ll make arrangements for you to be as comfortable as possible, such as using our golf buggies to take you around the vineyards. The tasting room has ramp access, and accessible toilets suitable for a person with restricted walking ability and for those that use a wheelchair some of the time. We welcome registered carers and assistance dogs free of charge when they are accompanying visitors with special needs.

Accessibility Guide for Gusbourne

Children

Our hosted vineyard tours last around 2 hours, and our hosted Discovery tours last around 4 hours. Both involve visiting our working winery and feature a guided wine tasting, so are not suitable for children. You are welcome to bring children on a self-guided tour around our estate free of charge, and The Nest serves soft drinks for drivers and under-18s. If you would like any additional advice before bringing children to the estate, please email nest@gusbourne.com, or telephone 01233 884680.

Dogs

You are welcome to bring your dogs on a vineyard tour, but please ensure dogs are kept on a lead whilst on Gusbourne land, and please do clean up after them. We’re sorry, but we don’t allow dogs into the tasting room or the winery.

Cancellations

If you have booked a ticket for a tour or wine tasting event and you do not arrive for your scheduled booking, then the tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded, unless at our discretion. Any request for a refund or transfer must be made in writing, directed to nest@gusbourne.com. If we cancel your booking in its entirety, you will be entitled to a full refund for the purchase price. Tickets will be exchanged or refunded at the price paid for them, but no further compensation will be paid. To read our full cancellation policy click here.

Visit us

We are a short 15 minute taxi ride from Ashford train station and have a selection of cab companies we can recommend booking for your journey. If coming by car, there is free parking available on site. To read more information on getting to Gusbourne, please visit the link below.

See full directions

Contact

For any questions email nest@gusbourne.com,
or call 01233 884680.

Address

Gusbourne, Kenardington Road, Appledore, Ashford, Kent TN26 2BE.

Opening Hours

10:00 - 17:00
Daily, Monday - Sunday
Including bank holidays.

Book a visit Gusbourne Midsummer Barbecue for Two

Join us in the vineyards on Friday 21st June for a relaxed midsummer barbecue. Your ticket will include a delicious meal straight off the grill, accompanied by our English Rosé. Throughout the day, you can also take part in wine-tasting masterclasses and complimentary vineyard tours.

£65

Book a visit Further information and directions
Gusbourne Midsummer Barbecue for Two
Gusbourne Midsummer Barbecue for Two

Gusbourne Estate,
Kenardington Road,
Appledore,
Ashford, TN26 2BE

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