What happens after you get engaged?

Just got engaged? Congratulations! The moment you’ve been waiting for has finally arrived! It’s so surreal, full of excitement and will certainly be a day to remember for the rest of your life. But before you dive headfirst into dress shopping, menu sampling and finding great entertainment, take a step back and breath. And breath […]

5 ways to beat the January Blues

Whilst a time for new beginnings, fresh starts and great hope, the start of the new year can often leave many people feeling down in the dumps. Known as ‘January blues’, the so-called most depressing month of the year comes at a time when we realise that the magic of Christmas is over, we must […]

What is the most popular meat for Christmas Day lunch?

a Christmas dinner spread with roast turkey, potatoes, veg and wine

With Christmas fast approaching and supermarket shelves stocked high with turkeys, the delicious festive spread we all look forward to most is on everyone’s mind. And whilst crispy roasties and steaming Yorkshire puds are delicious, the meat is undeniably the star of the show. Whilst turkey is often thought of as the most popular meat […]

Introducing our new self-catered holiday cottages

exterior of Salomons Estate's new Garden Cottages

After six months of careful restorations and many more of considered planning, we are so excited to welcome you to our new, self-catered holiday homes, the Garden Cottages, which are now available to book for relaxing staycations, business trips or short and long term lets! Set amongst 36 acres of picturesque grounds, you can find […]

Where to Visit Santa in Tunbridge Wells 2022

Looking for places to see Santa in Tunbridge Wells this Christmas? Take a look at our guide to Santa’s 2022 visits and make a date with the one-and-only Father Christmas… As December 1st looms and the waft of cinnamon and gingerbread fills the air, Santa and his elves are getting ready for a Christmas full […]

Making the most of your UK staycation

The Cottage at Salomons Estate

From breath-taking views to historic towns and villages, staycations offer us the opportunity to explore what the UK has to offer, and as over three quarters (77%) of us Brits planned to enjoy at least one holiday at home this year, it’s clear the pandemic fuelled trend is here to stay, and with very good […]

5 Winter Wedding Trends 2022/2023

married couple stand in front of Salomons Estate

Despite tradition, November – February makes for a beautiful time of year to tie the knot. The season, after all, is filled with romance with roaring fires, crimson blooms, and fairy lights at every corner. And with the magic of Christmas very much on our minds, we’ve fallen in love with the wonderful affair. If […]

8 Tips for Planning a Successful Corporate Christmas Party

champagne on ice with two champagne glasses

Turkey, too much mulled wine and boughs of holly at every turn, Christmas has come round early this year which means those in charge of planning the office party will be knee deep in festivities, searching for the crème de la crème of venues, DJs, and evening entertainment for an unforgettable seasonal bash. Corporate Christmas […]

10 Christmas Events in Tunbridge Wells

Mistletoe, mulled wine and mince pies, Christmas in Tunbridge Wells is a truly magical time of year and with somewhat halfhearted celebrations last year, the year before, and the year before, people up and down the country are going bigger and better than ever before. So, whether you’re looking for a cosy place to feast […]

Halloween events near Tunbridge Wells

Experience a scarier side to Royal Tunbridge Wells this Halloween with some of the spookiest, most fear-tastic events around. After last year’s somewhat half-hearted celebrations, this year on Monday 31st October 2022, trick or treaters will be out in full force, pumpkins will glow bright and ghoulish shenanigans will haunt the town as celebrations promise […]