THings to do



Borden Bees is perfectly located in the Kent North downs in the village of  Borden.  There are 3 pubs and a great place for breakfast, brunch or lunch within a 10 minute walk and plenty of places to go for a countryside walk or take the bikes out for a spin 

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The Three Tuns, Lower Halstow (4.9 miles)

Although a short car drive away, The Three Tuns has been a favourite of ours for years.  They've got a wonderful food menu, great selection of local ales and large garden.

The Maypole Inn (0.5 miles)

The Maypole Inn has been the village pub since 1763.  It offers a friendly atmosphere and a great selection of beers and ales

The Tudor Rose (0.5 miles)

The Tudor Rose is a local pub well known for it's Sunday Lunches

The Plough & Harrow Greek Taverna (0.7 miles)

The Plough and Harrow is a comfy pub that houses a Greek Taverna. The staff are friendly and the food is great

Oad Street Food & Crafts (0.7 miles)

Oad Street Cafe is great for breakfasts, brunches and lunches with ingredients sourced from local sourced produce


There are plenty of picturesque walks if you want to go outside of the village. We recommend:

Brickfields, Lower Halstow (2.9 miles)

Take a walk along the river across the old Brickfields before going for a pint and bite to eat in the Three Tuns village pub

White Horse Wood, Thurnham (5.1 miles)

Fantastic views across the North Downs with some small, hidden ruins of Thurnham castle


Leeds Castle (6.6 miles)

Have a fun packed day out with the family with plenty to do at Leeds Castle.

Historic Chatham Dockyard (8.1 miles)

The Dockyard offers a fantastic day out with seasonal activities throughout the year and heaps of history.

Historic Rochester (8.7 miles)

Rochester is packed with history and home to Charles Dickens, this town is also home to Rochester Castle and Cathedral.  

Kent Event Centre, Detling (5.0 miles)

Home to the annual county show this event centre hosts events most weekends, such as antique and gardening fairs.  It even hosts the odd music concert with Elton John and LittleMix playing there recently