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Oak End Lodge B&B is superbly situated giving easy access to the beautiful towns, villages, countryside, historic Castles, Cathedrals, Gardens and Museums of Kent known as the Garden of England. It has excellent road, rail and air connections, to the centre of London (½ hour), to the coast (just I hour) and is a ½ hour from Gatwick airport.
Oak End Lodge B&B is a 2 minute drive from Knole Park which has 1000 acres of outstanding parkland and is home to the finest deer herd in the South East of England. Knole House a Tudor manor house once owned by King Henry VIII and Queen Elizabeth 1st is in the centre of Knole Park, and is judged to be one of the greatest National Trust properties in the country. The Sackville family have been in occupation since 1604.
Sevenoaks is a pleasant market town situated in the Weald of Kent and is an ideal base for touring the Garden of England. It is home to the Vine Cricket ground established in 1734, one of the oldest cricket grounds in the world; some consider Sevenoaks Vine to be the home of cricket. Sevenoaks School founded in 1432, is situated at the top of the town on a 100-acre site adjoining Knole Park and is one of the country’s leading educational establishments attracting pupils from all over the world.
There are two local golf courses, Knole Park Golf Club which winds its way magically through Knole Park with stunning vistas of the Park, and of Knole House, and Wildernesse Golf club founded in 1890 and set in a beautifully wooded area.
Local Restaurants / Pubs
Sevenoaks has a wealth of good restaurants and pubs where visitors can dine at a reasonable cost all within easy reach of Oak End Lodge.
Local Places of Interest
There are magnificent gardens to be seen at the Riverhill Himalayan Gardens, Emmetts Garden, Sissinghurst Castle Garden, Scotney Castle Garden and the Lullingstone Castle World Garden.
Historic sites and houses abound, in addition to Knole House; there is Ightham Mote, Penshurst Place where Henry VIII stayed and Hever Castle the childhood home of Ann Boleyn, Tonbridge Castle and Chartwell the home of Sir Winston Churchill.
Further afield in Kent
Within reasonable travelling distance there is Dover Castle, Deal Castle, Rochester Castle and Cathedral England's second oldest Cathedral founded in 604 and of course Canterbury and its Cathedral founded in 597 and a world heritage site.
There are many other attractions including the Maritime Heritage Trail, The Battle of Britain museum at Folkestone, Vineyards, Steam Railways and Zoos about which we will be pleased to provide further information.
We look forward to providing you with a warm welcome to Oak End Lodge Bed and Breakfast in Sevenoaks.
Oak End Lodge
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