Links to local attractions and facilities

Surrounding Villages and Area

Pubs & Restaurants

Halfway House, Brenchley

2 miles – CAMRA pub, lots of outside seating

Hopbine, Petteridge

2 miles – CAMRA pub, cosy with home cooked food

The Gun & Spitroast, Horsmonden

2 miles – historic pub with food.

The Poet at Matfield

3 miles – fine dining of the highest quality

The Vineyard, Lamberhurst

5 miles – Excellent varied menu.

Turmeric Gold, Tudeley

6 miles – excellent Indian cuisine

Poacher & Partridge, Tudeley

6 miles – pub restaurant

Star & Eagle, Goudhurst

6 miles, hotel restaurant

Woolpack, Yalding

6 miles Good menu including Gluten free and vegetarian options

Great House, Hawkhurst

8 miles, English and French cuisine

Bull, Three Leg Cross

9 miles, good pub grub. Ideal if you are walking round Bewl.


The Little Bull, Brenchley

1.3 miles, cosy cafe & bar right in the centre of Brenchley.

Tourist Information

Visit Kent – The Official Kent Tourism Website

Tunbridge Wells

Tonbridge Castle




national trust

National Trust Properties

There are many local National Trust properties nearby. Local National Trust Property page.

English Heritage

Local English Heritage properties.

Castles and Gardens


The High Weald Landscape Trail or a number of local paths.


Route 18 of the National Cycle Network is close by as well as the easier Parish Pedals to explore. 
Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest and cycle ways (bike hire) 
Bewl Water Country Park – Sailing, biking, windsurfing and trout fishing


RSPB Tudeley Woods

All three British species of woodpecker live in the wood as well as nuthatches and treecreepers. The springtime there is a carpet of bluebells and primroses. Many different warblers nest on the reserve.
RSPB Tudeley Woods

RSPB Broadwater Warren

Set in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Beauty near to Royal Tunbridge Wells, Broadwater Warren is a large conifer plantation with a few remnants of heathland surviving. The RSPB are restoring the area to its original habitat of a wildlife-rich mosaic of heathland and native woodland species with some clumps of pines, a wet woodland, a rare woodland mire and forest ponds.
RSPB Broadwater Warren

Birding UK and Ireland

Bird Forum, places to see birds and bird information. You can ask experts where the best places are in the area.
UK and Ireland Bird Forum

Bewl Water Country Park

200 bird species have been recorded.

Bedgebury Forest

One of the best sites for Hawfinch in the south-east and usually 30-50 birds can be seen flying in to roost in the cypress trees between late November and early March. The area attracts Brambling, Lesser Redpoll and Siskin in winter. Long-eared Owl can be sighted in winter.


West Kent Shooting Club


Fishing at Horsmonden, Flimwell, Hartley and Bewl Water


Local golf courses include:

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Other Attractions