Bewl Water from the air

The old market town of Tonbridge, with its 13th century castle and river cruises on the Medway, is one and a half miles north, whilst the historic Royal Spa town of Tunbridge Wells lies four miles south.

Travel into London could not be easier 10 minutes from the site is Tonbridge Railway Station with trains running into London every 15 minutes.

Places to Visit (to name but a few)

Tonbridge Castle, Reputedly England's finest example of a motte 
                                and bailey castle.        www.tonbridgecastle.org

Groombridge Place, 200 acres of magnificant gardens, with 17th 
                           century moated manor.    www.groombridge.co.uk

Ashdown Forest, now more heath than forest covering some 6,400 acres a refuge for badgers and fallow deer. Also famously known as Pooh Bear Country, with the quaint Pooh Sticks Bridge (yes it really does exist) near the Hundred Aker wood. Visit the small village of Hartfield for home of A. A. Milne and Pooh Corner gift shop with its two charming pubs.

Bewl Water, the South East's largest lake. See photo above.

Bluebell Railway, Steam engines pant on a 10 mile line between New Combe Bridge and Sheffield Park with period railway station. Collection of locomotives and rolling stock dating between 1865 and 1958.

Spa Valley Railway, Travel back in time through the beautiful Wealden countryside from Royal Tunbridge Wells.   www.spavalleyrailway.co.uk

The Hop Farm, Largest hop gardens in Kent, once bustling with pickers on working holiday from London's East End. Museum, nature trails and mighty Whitbread shire horses.

Leeds Castle, Kings and modern statesmen have trodden floors of this lake-
                         bound castle whose history goes back 1000 years. 

Hever Castle, In our opinion, the best castle of them all. Childhood home of Anne Boleyn, HenryVIII''s second wife. Well worth a visit. www.hevercastle.co.uk 

For beaches, Brighton and Eastbourne are less than an hours drive away.


Numerous National Trust properties are within a few miles radius including; Chartwell, Sir Winston Churchill''s family home for more than 40 years.Ightham Mote, medieval moated manor house in a secluded valley. Hall built in the 14th century with chapel and carved staircase.