Home to one of our brilliant south-east self stores, Edenbridge sits in the heart of the Eden Valley in the Sevenoaks district of Kent. Should you be looking for something to do this weekend with the whole family, our guide offers the best activities and things to do near the town of Edenbridge.
Offering a wealth of spectacular countryside views and rural landscapes, Hever Castle is a great place to visit with the family. Dating back to 1270, the castle and gardens were once home to Anne Bolyn, and share an abundance of history, which visitors can uncover upon their visit. From Easter through to October, wonder the 100-year-old Yew hedge maze, or explore the beautiful waters via rowing boat or canoe.
The British Wildlife Centre is home to over 40 native species, all living in large enclosures designed to reflect natural habitats. The centre was built to educate the British public about the wonder of our very own wildlife and since its establishment has inspired people to protect and care for our animals for future generations. Get the opportunity to see rarely seen species, such as otters, wildcats and foxes, and finish with the amazing chance to adopt your very own animal.
The previous countryside home of Winston Churchill, Chartwell, is a great visit for all of the family. The whimsical architecture is truly fascinating, with the house still much as it was when the Churchill family lived there. There are also plenty of beautiful walks to enjoy across the grounds, as well as a popular restaurant, which offers fresh produce from the Chartwell kitchen garden.
Ardingly Activity Centre is the perfect place to visit for anyone that loves watersports. Based at Ardingly Reservoir in West Sussex, there is over 200-acres of water to partake in various activities, such as paddle boarding, raft building, kayaking and fishing. For those who wish not to venture onto the waters, the area is also home to a great number of bird species, making it a great location for keen bird watchers. You can also download a map of the nature trail, which takes visitors on a beautiful walk around the reservoir.
The wonderful Biggin Hill Memorial Museum first opened its doors in 2019 and serves as a dedication to those who served in World War 2. Get a glimpse of historical memorabilia at the museum and uncover fascinating stories that will inspire even the youngest of visitors. Keep an eye out for family events by paying a visit to their website.
Eden Valley Museum is a small museum to the tale of the Eden Valley in Kent. Sitting in a medieval farmhouse in Edenbridge, the museum is run by a group of volunteers. There are six galleries there that offer a great opportunity to uncover the local history, spanning from West Kent all the way to Penshurst.
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