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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

Weird and Wonderful Wines

Fri 20th Sep, 7pm

9 fascinating wines from unusual sources
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Refuse Lorry for Domestic Waste

Sat 21st Sep, 8am

For non-compostable things
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Refuse Lorry for Domestic Waste

Sat 21st Sep, 9:40am

For non-compostable things
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What's in Glendas Box....

Sat 21st Sep, 8:30pm

Come and find out
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Merry and Bright Club

Tue 24th Sep, 12pm

Outing to Eastbourne
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The Benenden Revue: for one night only

Sat 28th Sep, 7:30pm

Comedy and songs from Benenden stars
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Cornhole tossing

Sat 28th Sep, 8:30pm

Come and try your luck
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Thank You garden party for Christian Aid collectors...

Sun 29th Sep, 3pm

... and Benenden Fete helpers
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Benenden Farmers and Craft Market

Tue 1st Oct, 9am

Local produce and crafts
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Northiam Bonfire Procession & Fireworks

Sat 5th Oct, 7:30pm

A real Sussex Bonfire - near you!
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St George's Church Harvest Lunch

Sun 6th Oct, 12:30pm

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