The three villages of Matfield, Brenchley, and Horsmonden are located exactly next to each other, just east of the town of Royal Tunbridge Wells. They are known for their picturesque settings, historical charm, and traditional architecture. All have close-knit communities and are known to host local events and activities throughout the year. These places are perfect destinations to call home for those wanting a peaceful life with the ability to venture further into lively and bustling town or city life with ease if so desired.

Transport and Travel

A bus route goes through all three villages and can take locals into the town of Royal Tunbridge Wells if they need. Road transport is easily accessible for drivers as well.


These villages boast dazzling countryside views that are perfect for long walks. Various cafés and pubs are available throughout Matfield, Brenchley, and Horsmonden, and the rich history in these parts makes for some educational days out. The nearest town is not far away either, and locals are easily able to get there for a wider scope of leisure activities.


The Horsmonden Primary Academy is well-reviewed and a popular choice for residents with young children. The Brenchley & Matfield Church of England Primary School and Brenchley Pre-School sit right next to each other in an accessible area; both are known as good schools in the area. Further afield, more options for schools and sixth form facilities are available in nearby towns.

Days Out

It takes approximately 10 minutes to drive from Matfield to Tunbridge Wells' shopping centre, Royal Victoria Place, and half an hour by bus. As regards Brenchley, it may take around 15 minutes by car, and 20 minutes from Horsmonden.

A big attraction to those in Kent is Bluewater Shopping Centre, one of the largest in the UK. From the villages of Matfield, Brenchley, and Horsmonden, driving there would take about 30-40 minutes. This is a particular draw for locals of small villages who want to spend the day on a shopping trip, before possibly indulging in a walk through the Mosaic Gallery Tunnel to a large lake with a host of different wildlife. This location is perfect for cycling, sightseeing, or picnics.

Driving 50 minutes to an hour south from each village could lead to a day at Camber Sands, an idyllic beach front 2 miles long with rolling sand dunes, ample parking, and watersports. Visitors have often praised the picturesque nature of Camber Sands beach, and accessibility to the connecting village of Camber, where visitors can explore and grab a bite to eat.

Or, closer to home, National Trust's Scotney Castle showcases old ruins and a Victorian mansion surrounded by woodland and parks, with trails for countryside walks and a nearby hop farm. This beautiful location is a perfect escape in all seasons, taking just 10-15 minutes from each village to drive there.

Local Areas

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Royal Tunbridge Wells
Frant & Bells Yew Green
High Brooms
Langton Green
Paddock Wood
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