Local Area and Attractions
Benenden village www.benendenvillage.org.uk is focussed around the village green with its cricket pitch much used in the summer months. This is bounded by St George's Church whose 12 bells are often rung on a Friday night, the Victorian village school and The Bull public house www.thebullatbenenden.co.uk, all only 5 minutes' walk from The Potting Shed.
Along the main street are The Village Stores and Post Office, a hairdressers and Wards Family Butchers. Other churches in the village are The Catholic Church and Iden Green Congregational Church. A 30 min walk through the woods brings one to The Woodcock pub, also serving food.
The historic and equally delightful towns of Cranbrook, 3 miles, and Tenterden 7 miles, are the nearest shopping centres. Hawkhurst 7 miles, has a digital cinema www.kinodigital.co.uk.
Places of Interest under 10 miles away
Great Dixter www.greatdixter.co.uk
Hole Park www.holepark.com
Scotney Castle www.nationaltrust.org.uk/scotney-castle/
Bodiam Castle www.nationaltrust.org.uk/bodiam-castle/
Pashley Manor www.pashleymanorgardens.com
Marle Place gardens and gallery www.marleplace.co.uk
Wealden District Council walking website
Rolvenden Historic Vehicle Collection
Finchcocks Museum of Music
Biddenden and Chapel Down Vineyards
Silcocks Organic Farm Shop
Hartley Dyke Farm Shop and fish shop
Places of Interest under 20 miles away
Places of Interest within a 30 - 40 minute drive
Goodnestone Park Gardens www.goodnestoneparkgardens.co.uk
The Romney Marsh Churches www.beautyofromneymarsh.com/church1.html
The birdwatchers' haven of Dungeness www.dungenessbirdobs.org.uk