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If you are coming to Kent a visit to Iden Croft Herbs is a must.

We are close to Maidstone on the Hastings Road (A229) in the pretty wealden village of Staplehurst.
Just follow the brown and white tourist signs south of the village.

Trains from London, Charing Cross 1hr approx.
Trains from Ashford Eurostar Link 30 mins approx
(Taxis are usually available from the station)
No.5 bus from Hastings (Northbound) or Maidstone (Southbound)


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2014 NURSERY OPENING TIMES  - MARCH to SEPTEMBER

Monday, Tuesday & Friday 11 am - 5 pm

Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holidays 11 am - 5pm.

Closed Wednesdays & Thursdays

2014 GARDEN INFORMATION - Gardens open weekends from Easter until July. 

The gardens will be open to visitors every weekend from Easter until July. A Small admission charge is payable (children free)

There is no time limit, bring a picnic and stay as long as you like. (Gates do close at 5pm!)

THE NATIONAL COLLECTIONS WILL BE ON DISPLAY ON SPECIFIC 'OPEN DAYS' ONLY THIS YEAR   

See press for details or check back regularly for updates

Good disabled access with ramps and level paths. Toilet for disabled visitors, use of wheelchair on request, plenty of seating in the gardens.

We have a small light refreshment area within the shop and a tea terrace OPEN AT WEEKENDS & BANK HOLIDAYS ONLY with plenty of seating outside in fine weather.

We serve tea, coffee, herb teas, soft drinks, organic ice cream, a selection of delicious homemade cakes and our speciality, Kentish Cream Teas

The shop is filled with interesting herby products, herbal remedies, gifts, herb, wildflower and vegetable seeds, books, crystals, cards, local honey - we even have a 'collector's corner' this year