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A little about The Hand & Sceptre

A great destination for lunch, dinner and drinks, The Hand & Sceptre is perfectly equipped to accommodate all of your dining needs, no matter what the occasion!

Whether you’re celebrating a milestone birthday, looking to let your hair down after a tough week in the office, or even fancy a spot of al fresco dining on a summer’s day, you will find everything you need at this premium pub, bar, and restaurant.

And, if you’re travelling to the area for a special occasion, event or on business, why not stay the night with us?

We have 14 en-suite bedrooms available on site. Boasting stylish and comfortable interiors, you can rest assured you’ll get a great’s night sleep!

A little about The Hand & Sceptre
Relax at The Hand & Sceptre

Perfect for any occasion

 There is plenty of car parking available on site and we are also a child friendly establishment, so please feel free to bring your little ones along.

 If you’re travelling by train, The Hand & Sceptre is just a four minute drive from High Brooms Station.

The A26 London Road passes directly though the town, providing easy access by road. The Hand & Sceptre is also just a 10-minute bus journey from Royal Tunbridge Wells.

 Located in the scenic parish of Southborough to the north of Tunbridge Wells, The Hand & Sceptre is conveniently located for a whole host of activities and pastimes.

Join us and enjoy our magnificent interiors and a fabulous outdoor dining space that’s perfect for alfresco dining.

Keeping Busy in Southborough

Situated within the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Southborough offers plenty of scenic walks for all the family to enjoy. Southborough Common is a pretty area of 75 acres of woodland and greenery that’s certainly worth exploring, whilst other walks in the area include the Tunbridge Wells Circular Walk and the shorter Southborough Circular Walk. Once you’ve taken in the ancient parkland and old industrial heritage of the area, make sure you call into The Hand & Sceptre to refresh and refuel.

Aside from the stunning countryside, there are a whole host of things to see and do in Tunbridge Wells. The area boasts a fine collection of stately homes and gardens to explore, including the Salomon Estate, Leeds Castle, and Hever Castle.

If retail therapy is more your thing, Tunbridge Wells won’t disappoint. The town is renowned for offering a truly unique shopping experience. Bringing together a host of unique specialist shops and high street names, within a charming, historic setting, there’s no better place to shop ‘til you drop. And don’t forget to head to The Hand & Scepture to refuel and reflect on your day.

A little about The Hand & Sceptre