Situated in the heart of Kent, Tonbridge is a pretty market town on the River Medway. With easy access to London, beautiful countryside and a host of local facilities, it has inevitably become a popular town to live and visit.
In the centre of the town sits the attractive, 11th century Tonbridge Castle with its motte and bailey gatehouse. Visitors are invited to travel back in time and experience the ways of 13th century life at the castle. Visitors can also spend time relaxing by the river and enjoy the view and perhaps a picnic!
Tonbridge is surrounded by Kent’s beautiful countryside and many scenic walks, including Haysden Country park. It is also close to some rather beautiful villages, such as the village of Penshurst, which thanks to Penshurst Place is a popular tourist destination.
Tonbridge has a good selection of places to dine out or enjoy a coffee. The town also boast a busy high street. This holds a range of different shops, including Robert Dyas, Claire’s, WH Smiths, New Look, Boots and Holland & Barrett. As well as supermarkets, Sainsbury’s and Waitrose.
Six miles north of Tonbridge is the 14th century Manor house, Ightham Mote. The house is a National Trust property with both a beautiful interior and exterior and peaceful gardens to explore.
The Hop Farm, popular with families is a fun day out for all. The Hop farm is home to many farm animal, including goats, pigs and horses and also the Interactive Hop story museum.
Tonbridge is also home to many sought after secondary schools, including three very popular grammar schools.
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