CHILD CARE

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Childcare

Tonbridge Day Nursery

West Kent College of Further Education, Brook St, Tonbridge TN9 2PW, UK – 01732 369229

Excellent facilities, lovely staff and they care about the children.

Tonbridge Mini Child Care

8 Whistler Rd, Tonbridge TN10 4AS, UK – 07915 999956

Bright Horizons Tonbridge Day Nursery and Preschool

29 Pembury Rd, Tonbridge TN9 2JB, UK – 01732 441093

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EDUCATION : PreSchool

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Best Western Rose And Crown Hotel

125 High St, Tonbridge TN9 1DD, UK – 0844 387 6206

Stayed for a couple of nights whilst visiting relatives. Very warm and welcoming staff. Good sized bedroom with seating area and spacious well appointed bathroom. It’s obviously an old hotel and suffers with very noisy creaky floor boards. However the room was wonderfully cosy on the coldest weekend of the year ( a little too warm, so turned down the radiators!) Continental Breakfast options were varied and there was plenty of choice for a delicious cooked breakfast. Happy to recommend as a low key option for a couple of days. Not luxury by any means but good value and very pleasant. Plenty of secure free parking. And right in the middle of town so lots of options for alternative dining in the evening. We will stay again, I’m sure.

Pro's, room was clean and reasonably modern, staff were polite, location was really good, near to the town centre and close to the castle, price was right for the room. I wish that I could have tried the restaurant as the menu looked quite good. Cons, The room had the most squeaky floorboards I have ever come across, the floor sloped visibly, and the room was quite cold but in their defence the hotel is a few hundred years old, I saw no evidence of a lift anywhere so if you are disabled I would check first, but I think the restaurant is accessible by wheel chair. The hotel does give out fan heaters and fans if you need them. I would stay here again, probably.

Premier Inn Tonbridge North

Hilden Manor, London Road, Tonbridge TN10 3AN, UK – 0871 527 9098

Must have stayed here over 12 times now over the past 12 months and for a week at a time too. The reception staff are superb (Dawn & Hanna) are a credit to the company and not to forget the manager Mark. Rooms are always cleaned to a good standard by the chambermaid. Nothing negative to say at all. Well done guys. I'll be back. Mr R

Brilliant 2 night stay, excellent service, very friendly welcoming staff, room superbly clean, beds and pillows sooo comfortable. The food was consistently cooked to perfection. The only slight irritation was the length of time service from trying to order to getting must have been an hour. Otherwise, perfect. We will be back again.

Premier Inn Tonbridge

Pembury Road, Tonbridge TN11 0NA, UK – 0871 527 9096

Rooms too warm for some reason. Friendly and helpful staff.

location good staff great. wi fi appalling. Will drop out sometimes after 10 minutes sometimes an hour or 2. total frustration

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EDUCATION : Primary & Secondary

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ACTIVITIES & SPORTS

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Riding Schools & Equestrian Centres

Riding Farm Equestrian Centre

Riding Lane, Hildenborough, Tonbridge TN11 9LN, UK – 01732 838717

I can't rate Riding Farm highly enough! After a long break from riding it was a great place to pick up where I had left off. I started doing a regular Thursday evening lesson with Denise and made some great friends and really enjoyed riding a mix of amazing horses. It wasn't long before I really 'got the bug' back and met with Sally and discussed loaning a horse which was a great option for me and I loved every minute. The staff are really what makes Riding Farm unique always friendly, helpful and encouraging. There is also a great variety of activities to get involved with including mini shows, dressage tests and cross country! If you are thinking about getting back in the saddle this really is the place to go! Loaning a horse here was truly one of the best once in a lifetime experiences :-)

A first class equestrian centre with fantastic facilities. The instructors are BHS trained and absolutely amazing. They cover all disciplines and hold many clinics and events. The staff work extremely hard, caring for the horses and ponies, looking after clients. It's a very friendly yard, catering for complete beginners to competitors; people go out of their way to help. Whether you're looking to buy a horse, stable your horse there, or take lessons I couldn't recommend Riding Farm highly enough!

Hadlow Stair Livery Stables

Hadlow Stair Farm, Stair Road, Tonbridge TN10 4HD, UK – 01732 361936

Hayesden Liveries

Chestnut Cottage/Upper Hayesden La, Tonbridge TN11 8AA, UK – 01732 365484

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MUSIC & ARTS

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OUTINGS & ATTRACTIONS

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PARTIES

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Hildenborough Village Hall

10 Riding Ln, Hildenborough, Tonbridge TN11 9HY, UK – 01732 833092

very impressed with this facility as I was looking round

Does the job it is designed for.

The Goldsmid Hall

Tudeley Rd, Tudeley TN11 0NW, UK – 01892 835137

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St Mary's Church
Leigh, Kent
Vicar: Rev'd Lionel Kevis
01732 833022


Coffee Stop
Meet up with friends and make new ones over coffee. 10.00 - 11.30 am every Wednesday in the Genner Room, St Marys Church, Leigh.
Tea and cake also available.