Make Kent Your Garden

Customise Your Visit

Kent is renowned as the Garden of England and we want you to make it your own. Select the icons to refine the content and find information to suit your needs more quickly.

Visiting Our Garden

When do you plan to visit?

Your Garden Party

Who will you be travelling with?

Explore Our Garden

What would you like to do?

Castle Connections

You won't need an appointment to get in as we have an "open door" policy that means you will always be welcome at Castle Connections, just sign in at Reception for safety reasons.

The following are some of services and activities the centre provides: 

  • Community Cafe: Offers a full range of snacks and drinks, together with Kids Tuck Shop menu. Catering staff can supply a full range of Buffet menu's for special occasions and meetings. Range of courses around Cookery and Healthy Eating can be arranged.
  • A Sound Studio: with DJ equipment and sound engineering courses, band practice and recording facilities.
  • Allsworth Hall: Dance and Drama Room with sprung wooden floor for all types of dancing. Space for theatre, concerts and play productions. Offering classes from Ballet to Street Dance.
  • Eatwell Hall Quality Decor, excellent for Parties, Exhibitions and as a Dining Room.
  • Art and Crafts Room Well equipped room for full range of art and crafts subjects, including facilities for Pottery with well established Kiln.
  • Disabled: Castle Connections is wheel chair friendly, has toilets for the disabled. Baby changing facilty and lift to upper floor.
  • Car Parking: FREE


  • Coaches welcome
  • Conference / Meeting facilities
  • Free wi-fi
  • Groups welcome
  • Guide Dogs, Hearing Dogs and Registered Assistance Dogs welcome
  • Restaurant / Cafe / Tea shop