Managed by Volunteers of the Cranbrook Windmill Association, the windmill is open at regular times from the end of March to the end of September each year. Visit website
Interlinked with a series of footbridges and set in a beautiful, tranquil woodland, the breathtaking sandstone High Rocks provide the perfect setting for a scenic walk. To find out more visit website
St Dunstan’s has a rich and fascinating history dating back almost 1,000 years. Visit website
Visit Groombridge Place near Tunbridge Wells where everyone can have a special day. Visit website
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Cranbrook is a small town known as the capital of the Weald. Its routes go back to 1290 when it was granted a charter by Archbishop Peckham, allowing it to hold a market in the high street. Today it retains that medieval heritage and a wander through the town will make you feel like you’ve stepped back into history with its medieval buildings, narrow pavements and high street and pretty, white clapboard cottages.
Look out for the plaques on the buildings of historical interest, and a visit is not complete without a look at St Dunstan’s clock, which was a prototype for London’s Big Ben and a visit to Cranbrook’s famous Union Windmill. Cranbrook Museum is also worth a stop (closed in winter), and visitors will enjoy a pleasant stroll down Stone Street and the High Street which has a great selection of shops.
Cranbrook is the smallest town in Kent, but what it lacks in size it makes up for in everything else. It was in the top three in ‘The Times’ list of best towns in Britain. The newspaper described it as “an achingly pretty market town dotted with clapboard houses and a windmill.” Well worth a visit.
Bedgebury Pinetum & Forest - cycling, walks & the world's best conifer collection
Cranbrook Museum - over 6,000 exhibits from Cranbrook & the Weald
Go Ape! Bedgebury - outdoor adventure fun (great for groups and families)
The Queen's Hall Theatre - a diverse range of shows for all ages
Sissinghurst Castle & Gardens - beautiful gardens and an Elizabethan manor house
St Dunstan’s Church - the so-called 'Cathedral of the Weald'
Union Windmill - the tallest surviving "smock mill" in the British Isles
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