The best English vineyards to visit this Summer

England hosts a multitude of vineyards, recognized globally for their superb sparkling and still wines. A large number of these vineyards warmly welcome visitors and wine enthusiasts alike. Here are a few of our favourites.

Gusbourne Estate

The heart of Britain conceals Gusbourne Estate, a paradise for wine enthusiasts. English sunlight nurtures grapes amongst undulating hills, crafting perfection in each bottle. Here, an idyllic scene reminiscent of "The Wind in the Willows" unfurls. Be it the sophisticated oenophile or the simple pleasure-seeker, Gusbourne offers an exploration of sensations worth their weight in grape gold.

Location - Kenardington Rd, Appledore, Ashford TN26 2BE

Chapel Down

Nestled in the bosom of Kent, Chapel Down Vineyard flourishes, not through ostentatious grandeur, but by showcasing the robust vines that grow on its land. It births not only wines but also a kaleidoscope of flavours as extraordinary as a master weaver's tale. It's a place where tradition intertwines with boldness, welcoming not only wine connoisseurs but those guided by curious senses.

Location -Small Hythe Rd, Tenterden TN30 7NG

Tinwood Estate

Tinwood Estate invites you to witness the English wine renaissance in all its glory. Grapes of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier adorn the vines in this modern oasis nestled in West Sussex. This estate isn't just about tasting the excellent wines it offers; it's about immersing yourself in the charm of an English vineyard, from its elegant tasting rooms to its breathtaking views.

Location - Tinwood Ln, Chichester PO18 0NE

Ridgeview Wine Estate

Ridgeview Wine Estate, nestled in the bosom of the South Downs in Sussex, is an oasis for those on a quest for exceptional English sparkling wines. Savour the vine-clad hills while indulging in a curated tasting at this esteemed estate. A visit to Ridgeview intertwines the delights of superior wine, mesmerising landscapes, and quintessential English countryside allure.

Location - Ditchling Common, Fragbarrow Lane BN6 8TP

Simpsons Wine Estate

Simpsons Wine Estate, Kent wine country's crown jewel, is a beacon of English winemaking excellence. Encircled by the scenic North Downs, Simpsons artfully blends traditional methods with innovative practices. You're invited to explore vine-laden slopes and taste wines that encapsulate their British soul. At Simpsons, the journey and the wine form a harmonious symphony.

Location - Church Lane,   Barham,   Canterbury, Kent,   CT4 6PB

Stopham Winery

Amidst West Sussex's cinematic landscapes, Stopham Winery offers an enchanting surprise. Here, orderly vines stand erect against the horizon, creating a spectacle to behold. The quintessential Englishness of the wines is clear - enchanting yet compelling, presenting a medley of aromatic whites and sparkling wines. A visit to Stopham mirrors an English summer's day - capricious, yet wholly captivating when it sparkles.

Location - Stopham, Pulborough RH20 1EG

Bolney Wine Estate

In the verdant cradle of Sussex lies Bolney Wine Estate, a place where decades of viticulture wisdom meet the wild beauty of the English countryside. Bolney's dedication to superior wine quality echoes in every bottle it crafts. Whether you're a seasoned wine enthusiast or a novice adventurer, a journey to Bolney guarantees an unparalleled foray into the world of English wines.

Location - Foxhole Ln, Bolney, Haywards Heath RH17 5NB


Amid Kent's vibrant greenery, Biddenden Vineyard stands as a beacon of English wine heritage. Encompassing 23 acres, the vineyard offers more than just the distinct flavours of its prizewinning wines. It's a sensory odyssey, melding historical richness with innovative winemaking. Be it the vineyard's charisma or the remarkable wines, Biddenden offers an interlude into the extraordinary.

Location - Gribble Bridge Ln, Biddenden, Ashford TN27 8DF

Rathfinny Wine Estate

Nestled in Sussex South Downs, Rathfinny Wine Estate epitomizes English viticulture sophistication. Under a climate akin to France's Champagne region, Rathfinny cultivates Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier grapes, producing exquisite sparkling wines. Guests can relish guided vineyard tours, indulge at the Tasting Room restaurant, and unwind in the renovated Flint Barns, immersing themselves in the vineyard's stunning location.

Location -  Polegate BN26 5TU

Camel Valley

Tucked within Cornwall's lush landscapes, Camel Valley Vineyard is a treasure trove for wine connoisseurs. This award-winning vineyard cultivates exquisite wines that pledge a bewitching sensory journey. Envision yourself amidst thriving vines, sparkling wine in hand, as the sun sets, painting the horizon. Camel Valley offers more than just wine tasting – it's a journey into the heart of England's wine lineage.

Location -  Nanstallon, Bodmin PL30 5LG

Three Choirs Vineyards

Three Choirs Vineyards, a peaceful refuge nestled in the picturesque landscapes of Gloucestershire and Hampshire, blend tradition and innovation to craft wines resonating with the local terroir. Each visit unravels the vineyard's tale, told through its emerald hills and boundless skies. Whether you're a wine connoisseur or a seeker of rural tranquility, Three Choirs Vineyards is a symphony of flavours awaiting discovery.

Location - Baldwins Farm, Newent GL18 1LS

Crouch Ridge Estate

Crouch Ridge Estate, located in Essex, exemplifies the luminosity of English winemaking. With captivating views of the Crouch Valley, the landscape reflects the allure of its wines. The attention to detail in each bottle mirrors the beauty of the wines, creating an experience that equals the allure of the offerings. Whether for its award-winning wines or scenic allure, Crouch Ridge Estate guarantees a memorable sojourn.

Location - Fambridge Rd, Althorne, Chelmsford CM3 6BZ

Trevibban Mill Vineyard

Cornwall's picturesque heart is home to Trevibban Mill Vineyard, where natural beauty meets winemaking artistry. Championing organic farming and biodiversity, the vineyard serves as a canvas for artisan English winemaking. With a glass of their prizewinning wine in hand, visitors traverse thriving vines, surrounded by stunning Cornish landscapes. A visit to Trevibban Mill is not just a day out but a venture into the realm of sustainable English wine production.

Location - Trevibban Mill, Padstow PL27 7SE

The Mount Vineyard

The Mount Vineyard, nestled in the charming village of Shoreham, crafts award-winning wines to be savoured on their picturesque estate. Enjoy stone-baked pizzas and fresh, exotic salads alongside their international menu, featuring a six-bottle range of proprietary wines. Their Sparkling White 2018 recently clinched GOLD in the Independent English Wine Awards 2023, and though it swiftly sold out, their Bronze award-winning Bacchus remains to be relished.

Location - The Mount, Church St, Shoreham, Sevenoaks TN14 7SD

Squerryes Vineyard

Amid Kent's stunning undulating hills, Squerryes Vineyard glimmers. This family-owned estate harbours centuries of winemaking tradition, with its illustrious history enriching every glass of its sparkling wines. A trip to Squerryes isn't just a tasting – it's a leisurely stroll through England's picturesque countryside, a homage to the enduring allure of English viticulture.

Location - Beggars Lane, Westerham TN16 1QP

Langham Wine Estate

In Dorset's rolling landscapes, you'll find Langham Wine Estate, a testament to the promise of English viticulture. This family-run vineyard crafts world-class sparkling wines that embody the beauty of the landscapes from which they are born. A visit to Langham Wine Estate invites you to explore sun-dappled vine rows and age-old winemaking traditions, making for an unforgettable experience.

Location - The Tasting Room, Crawthorne Farm, Crawthorne, Dorchester DT2 7NG

Wythall Estate Vineyard

Wythall Estate Vineyard, an undiscovered treasure nestled in the heart of Herefordshire, offers a deep dive into English viticulture. Here, centuries-old oak trees oversee lush vines, providing an immersion into English wine culture. Sample exceptional wines, tour the Renaissance mansion, and stroll through manicured gardens - a sublime journey into England's pastoral beauty and winemaking legacy.

Location - Wythall Estate, Ross-on-Wye HR9 5SD

Wiston Estate Vineyard

Wiston Estate Vineyard, surrounded by the idyllic South Downs, epitomises England's viniculture at its finest. This family-run winery, steeped in tradition, crafts sparkling wines that compete with Champagne itself. Wander through the lush rows of grapevines, partake in an insightful tour, and savour the effervescence of Wiston's award-winning creations. It's more than a visit, it's a tribute to the English countryside's graceful charm.

Location - North Farm, Pulborough RH20 4BB

Wraxall Vineyard

At Wraxall Vineyard, emerald vines sway under an English sky, elegantly framing Somerset's rolling hills. Here, time ebbs unhurried, punctuated by the sweet pop of ripe grapes and the delicate clink of wine glasses. This soulful sojourn stirs the senses, offering a sublime testament to England’s burgeoning wine prowess. Come, savor, and let Wraxall's nectar etch memories in your palate.

Location - Wraxall Vineyard Wraxall Road Shepton Mallet Somerset BA4 6RQ

Bluebell Vineyard

Bluebell Vineyard, an enchanting tapestry of English countryside, brims with verdant vine rows blossoming in Sussex’s gentle sunlight. The intoxicating aroma of ripe grapes harmonizes with birdsong, composing an idyllic symphony of nature. As you sip award-winning sparkling wines, time stands still, immersing you in a story of terroir and tradition. At Bluebell, taste not just wine, but the spirit of Sussex.

Location - Glenmore Farm, Slider's Ln, Furner's Green, Uckfield TN22 3RU

Little Wold Vineyard

Nestled atop Yorkshire's golden hills, Little Wold Vineyard unfolds like a pastoral poem, its verses penned in clusters of plump grapes. Offering panoramic vistas across the Humber estuary, it weaves enchantment in every glass, reflecting the rich tapestry of the region. Journey to Little Wold, where the sun-kissed vines yield vintages that charm, inviting you into a truly timeless retreat.

Location - Market Place Farm.  South Cave, East Riding of Yorkshire

Kerry Vale Vineyard

Kerry Vale Vineyard, a Shropshire gem, unfolds over six acres of earth kissed by English sunlight. This serene sanctuary captivates with its tranquil beauty, rows of fruitful vines rooted in ancient Roman soil. A visit here is not just a tasting, but a timeless journey that celebrates the resilience of nature and the sublime poetry of England's viticulture heritage.

Location - Kerry Vale Vineyard, Pentreheying, Shropshire SY15 6HU

Woodchurch Wine Estate

Embracing the heart of Kent, Woodchurch Wine Estate lies like an open secret, shimmering in the gentle folds of English countryside. The serene harmony of the land, a backdrop to the meticulous rhythm of viticulture, teems with promise. Taste their award-winning sparklings, each sip a testament to their craft, and surrender to the slow-paced magic of English winemaking, deeply rooted in Woodchurch's fertile soil.

Location - Woodchurch Wine Estate Susan's Hill Woodchurch TN26 3RE

Chiltern Valley Vineyard

The Chiltern Valley Vineyard, nestled within England's stunning chalk hills, offers a visual feast of verdant expanses under a sky of infinite blue. Each grape harbors the magic of the Chilterns' unique terroir, painting a sensory symphony in every glass. Embrace the vineyard's quiet grandeur, where traditional English charm marries modern viticulture, promising an unforgettable sojourn into the heart of English winemaking.

Location - Old Luxters, Henley-on-Thames RG9 6JW


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