Benenden is a very pretty, sought after, quintessentially English Village, complete with a picturesque Village Green graced with a beautiful old Church in the far corner. There are two excellent and very friendly character Country Inns, both with well stocked Cellars and serving lovely home-cooked food. The traditional Family Butchers Shop is a centre of excellence and people travel to it from miles away. The General Store/Post Office caters for one's day to day needs and proudly boasts its history of selling big winning lottery tickets on more than one occasion. Next door to the Post Office is a very good Hairdressers. There is a Mainline Railway Station at Staplehurst, offering direct services into Central London. The nearby towns of Cranbrook and Tenterden offer a selection of interesting shops, Restaurants and Leisure facilities. Benenden falls into the renowned Cranbrook School Catchment Area.