Things to do
Places to visit, great walking, shopping... lots to do nearby!
Explore the lovely Kent countryside on your doorstep. Try the Bore Place Field trail (pdf), a 2.5 mile walk around the fields and woodlands surrounding Bore Place. More walks can be found on the Kent County Council website - check the Sevenoaks, Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells districts for the nearest.
We are within 10 miles of key places of interest such as Hever Castle, Penshurst Place, and National Trust properties such as Knole House and Chartwell. Chiddingstone castle and historic village is approx. 3 miles away. Take a look at the Visit Kent for some great ideas for days out.
The south coast can be reached in just over the hour by car for day trips to Brighton, Hastings, Lewes and there is beautiful walking along South Downs Way. The North Downs Way is within 10 miles. Take a look at the National Trails website for further ideas.
And on rainy days nearby towns such as Sevenoaks, Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge have all the usual facilities, including a wide selection of places to eat and drink, a wide range of independent shops, sports and leisure facilities including parks, outdoor and indoor swimming pools, tennis, boating lakes, wildlife sites....all easily within a 20-30 minute drive.
Plenty of large supermarkets within 5-10 miles and many local farmers markets for seasonal produce. Check Kent Farmers Markets for dates and locations.