Cranbrook, sometimes known as the Capital of the Kentish Weald, is a picturesque, peaceful small Town with narrow medieval streets lined with pretty old houses and the famous Windmill. There is a full range of community facilities, a fascinating and eclectic mix of Shops, Bars and Restaurants, an enormous assortment of Social Activities, a Museum, Clubs, Sporting Events, Classes and other Entertainments.
For commuting purposes, the Mainline Station at Staplehurst has train services to London Bridge, Charing Cross and Cannon Street. The new fast link to London from Ashford International only takes 38 minutes and is persuading the smart money into this area to take advantage of the excellent house prices, educational choice and the quality of life. Ashford International also provides rail links to Europe. Junction 8 of the M20 Motorway offers road links to the South Coast and the M25 leading to London, Lakeside, Bluewater, Gatwick, Heathrow, Stansted Airport and Kent International Airport at Manston. From the M20 one can access the full UK Motorway Network. The Euro Tunnel, accessed via Exit 11a on the M20, provides an excellent Train service for motorists wishing to travel with their cars over to Calais.
Kent is renowned for the quality and commitment to excellence of its educational system in both the public and private sector. Noteworthy schools in the area include – Bethany, Benenden School, the renowned Cranbrook School, Dulwich Preparatory, Marlborough House, St Ronans and Angley Sports College to name but a few.