Tenterden Village

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Tenterden, rich in history, has largely escaped much modern development and has consequently retained its charm. It has an attractive, broad tree-lined High Street, brimming with interesting shops that have something for everyone. Tenterden was an important wool trading centre in the 13th century and became prosperous. It is difficult to believe today that Tenterden […]

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Sissinghurst Castle Garden

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Another popular local attraction is Sissinghurst Castle Garden, at Sissinghurst, was created by Vita Sackville-West, poet and writer, and her husband Harold Nicolson, author and diplomat. It is among the most famous gardens in England and is designated Grade I on Historic England’s register of historic parks and gardens. It was bought by Sackville-West in […]

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Biddenden Village

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If it something a little more “grown-up” you are looking for why not visit the nearby village of Biddenden made famous by Mary and Eliza Chulkhurst (or Chalkhurst), commonly known as the Biddenden Maids,  who were a pair of conjoined twins supposedly born in Biddenden,  in the year 1100. They are said to have been […]

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The Rare Breeds Centre

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A five minute drive away is The Rare Breeds Centre, it is the only centre of its kind in Kent and is approved by the Rare Breeds Survival Trust. Families and adults can enjoy a perfect day out on the beautiful 100 acre farm based in the heart of the Kent countryside.From the exotic butterfly […]

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The Local Pub: The Bonny Cravat

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Our local pub The Bonny Cravat can be walked to via a footpath from Shirkoak that leads down to The Woodchurch Windmill, this is a fine example of a Kentish Smock mill and is the remaining windmill of two that were on this site and known as ‘The Twins’. You can visit the windmill from […]

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