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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

'Hello, how are you?' club

Sat 29th Feb, 10am

A chance to meet, relax, or catch up
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Pavilion Quiz Night

Sat 29th Feb, 7pm

Come and show your knowledge
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Darts

Sat 29th Feb, 8:15pm

Come and try your skill
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Organ and trumpet recital - following evensong

Sun 1st Mar, 6pm

Richard O'Neill and Steven Hollamby
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Iden Green and Benenden WI

Fri 6th Mar, 2pm

A social afternoon for all
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Refuse Lorry for Domestic Waste

Sat 7th Mar, 8am

For non-compostable things
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Refuse Lorry for Domestic Waste

Sat 7th Mar, 9:40am

For non-compostable things
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Beetle drive

Sat 7th Mar, 8:30pm

Come and try your skill
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Wines from the Loire

Fri 13th Mar, 7pm

Eight wines from unusual sources
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Fish and chip supper

Sat 14th Mar, 8pm

Come and enjoy the evening
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Parish Council Meeting

Mon 16th Mar, 7pm

Come and see what's happening
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