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Benenden landscape

Ernest Pollard has provided a commentary on 4 walks around the village so that you can discover the variety and beauty of the village yourself. Additionally there is a walk route avalable through a local project here.

You can get your own copies of Ernest's walks (as 'PDF' files) by selecting below ....

Trail 1: Goddards Green and Church Wood This is a short walk, starting from Starting in Goddards Green at TQ817346 around Church Wood, taking about 45 minutes.

Trail 2: The Old Manor House, Hemsted and The Ford A walk of about an hour and a quarter starting at starting in Benenden cross-roads at TQ806331

Trail 3: Walkhurst Road and the Beacon A walk of about one and a half hours, starting from the war memorial at TQ834333

Trail 5: Iden Green, Coldharbour Road and Tom Watt A walk of about one hour, partly along roads (mostly quiet lanes) and partly footpaths. Starting in the centre of Iden Green at TQ803316

Trail 6: The Hexden Valley A walk of about one hour and three quarters and is mostly along quiet roads, but on the one footpath, a liking for cattle is an advantage.Starting in the centre of Iden Green at TQ803316

Trail 7: Standen and Dingleden This walk, of about one and a half hours, starts at the Woodcock pub in Woodcock Lane (currently, as at September 2018, is closed) and is mostly along quiet country lanes. Go to map of start at TQ807313

Read How Benenden Evolved

Ernie Pollard maintains an excellent website that records and discusses the landscape of Benenden through the ages

Old Benenden Map
The centre of Benenden in the late 19th century

Events

Refuse Lorry for Domestic Waste

Sat 25th Jan, 8:30am

For non-compostable things
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Refuse Lorry for Domestic Waste

Sat 25th Jan, 9:40am

For non-compostable things
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John's 60th Birthday Party

Sat 25th Jan, 8:15pm

Come and celebrate
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Merry and Bright Club

Tue 28th Jan, 3pm

AGM
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Iden Green and Benenden WI

Fri 31st Jan, 2pm

A social afternoon for potential members
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Winter Concert - Benenden Symphony Orchestra

Fri 31st Jan, 7pm

Schubert,Elgar,Ravel,Dvorak,St.-Saƫns
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'Hello, how are you?' club

Sat 8th Feb, 10am

A chance to meet, relax, or catch up
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Parish Council Meeting

Mon 17th Feb, 7pm

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'Hello, how are you?' club

Sat 29th Feb, 10am

A chance to meet, relax, or catch up
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Parish Council Meeting

Mon 16th Mar, 7pm

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'Hello, how are you?' club

Sat 21st Mar, 10am

A chance to meet, relax, or catch up
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