Ye Olde Yew Tree Inn


Hi All,
We are very excited to confirm we'll be opening up our doors again on Saturday 4th July!
Please let us know if you plan to come down at anytime, being for a pint or a bite, or both. World you prefer inside or outside?
Call 01227 710 501 or email

Hope to see you all soon
-Mark and Anna.

Welcome ...

The Yew Tree in Pictures (click to enlarge)

14th century... to present day

The Inn was built in 1348 and it's the oldest pub in Kent. Queen Anne and the Archbishop of Canterbury are reputed to have stayed here, and pub frequenting Dick Turpin evaded capture from the law hiding out here. The building used as a hospital to treat wounded soldiers during the civil war and unsurprisingly two Ghosts live here, though they prefer to remain in the background.

The interior is heavily beamed and boasts a large inglenook fireplace providinga cozy environment in the winter. The large beer garden offers the perfect setting for a summer afternoon, whether enjoying a beer or a bite to eat.

As the owners we'd like to welcome you here and hope you find the place as charming and intriguing as we do.

The above of the Yew Tree is by Peter Gander, who created this while enjoying a pint of Harveys in the garden. To see more of his great work simply visit

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