Sevenoaks combines traditional architecture with an atmosphere that is relaxed, chic and affluent. Local shopping combines the best high street names, including M&S and Waitrose, with an abundance of small independent speciality shops and boutiques. A thriving café culture features Café Rouge as well as many small local favourites, while restaurants include Loch Fyne, Zizzi’s and Brasserie Gérard. Entertaining friends or on a special night out for two, you will have a choice of outstanding pubs and restaurants both in town and the surrounding villages
When you want to enjoy a show, the Stag Community Arts Centre offers a rich and varied calendar, while the Sevenoaks Leisure Centre has an excellent gym and pool, and there’s a wide variety of private health club facilities in the area too. Sporting facilities include riding schools, a cricket club, tennis, fishing and sailing facilities, as well as a choice of golf courses.
AN INVITATION TO EXPLORE
The Kent countryside offers a varied landscape, and a rich heritage to explore. Historic homes, castles and gardens abound. One of Britain's most impressive stately homes, Knole House is nearby.The vast National Trust property dates from the 1450s and boasts 365 rooms, 52 staircases and seven courtyards. Explore exquisite galleries, with atmospheric portraits and fine fabrics. Head through the sunlit orangery into a 1,000 acre deer park.
There’s 13th century Hever Castle, childhood home to Anne Boleyn and Chiddingstone Castle, with year round activities.
Explore history – or simply enjoy walking and riding among the hills and woodlands.
LONDON WITHIN EASY REACH
The City is one of the world’s most important centres for business and finance. But London has much more to offer. The West End has some of the finest shopping, with large department stores and small independent boutiques.
Combine that shopping trip with a meal out, from the latest food fad to the very finest Michelin star dining, you will find it all in London. Enjoy world class entertainment, from music to the theatre. Make the most of culture, nightlife and excitement, knowing that home is not too far away. Enjoy living in the heart of the country. Enjoy life in the heart of London.
Whether you choose state or private education, some of the county’s best schools and colleges are in the area. Nearby Dunton Green has a nursery school and a village primary school. A little further you will find Amherst School, Lady Boswell’s C of E school and the league table-topping St Thomas Catholic Primary School. For boys aged 4 to 13, there is Solefield Day Prep School while Walthamstow Hall independent school offers education for junior and senior girls.
Older children can attend Knole Academy or Trinity, a Christian co-ed school. Sevenoaks School, also independent, is one of the UK’s top performing schools for GCSE results. Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells also have a wealth of grammar schools, including The Judd, The Weald of Kent, The Skinners
and Tunbridge Wells Girls' Grammar. Further education is well represented with the University of Kent at Chatham and Canterbury Christ Church University, while just a train ride away are all the universities and colleges of London
Dunton Green Station is a short walk away. A frequent service into London Bridge in just over half an hour; perfect for commuting to the City, Canary Wharf or the West End.
Junction 5 of the M25 is around 5 minutes away, making it simple to connect with the M20, M23, M26 and A21. Gatwick Airport is just half an hour away and to catch the Eurostar, you can reach Ebbsfleet International Station in 25 minutes.
Dunton Green to London Bridge - 30 minutes
Dunton Green to Cannon Street - 39minutes
Dunton Green to Charing Cross - 40 minutes
Dunton Green to Sevenoaks - 4 minutes
Dunton Green to Gatwick - 27 minutes
Dunton Green to Ebbsfleet international - 20 minutes
From M25, junction 5, take the exit signposted A21 Sevenoaks, Hastings. After one mile, branch left, then merge onto the A25 signposted Sevenoaks, Riverhead. At the roundabout take the first exit onto the A25, signposted Maidstone, Bough Green, M20. At the next roundabout take the first exit onto the A224 signposted Bromley, Dunton Green. At the following roundabout take the second exit onto the A224. The turn right into Station Road for Ryewood Gate. Continue under the railway bridge and Ryewood will be found on the right hand side.
Sat Nav directions
Please use the following postcode: TN14 5HD