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Tunbridge Wells - Attracting visitors for 400 years...

The historic spa town of Royal Tunbridge Wells , the medieval town of Cranbrook and the Wealden Villages offers the visitor a variety of experiences, both old and new.  Located just 30 miles south of London the area combines ...

What's on in Tunbridge Wells

Music, theatre, dance, comedy, festivals, spas ...you will find more than a fair share of fun, colourful and entertaining events taking place throughout the year in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Cranbrook and the Wealden Villages. Many attractions have a programme ...

Summer Jazz on the Pantiles

Summer jazz is returning to the Pantiles bandstand. Enjoy warm summer evenings, sipping a glass of wine, taking in the unique atmosphere of the Pantiles and some great jazz music. This year's programme includes: Force 10 Big Band, Violet Jive,  ...

Get outdoors for fun filled school holidays!

The long warm days of summer are here and the school summer holidays are almost upon us - it is the perfect time to discover the great outdoors around Tunbridge Wells. There are plenty of outdoor activities to keep ...

Places to Visit

The Tunbridge Wells area offers the visitor a variety of wonderful experiences all year round. Visitors will be able to find splendid examples of stately homes, castles , churches and gardens in close proximity to each other across the ...

The True Garden of England

The reputation and beauty of the Garden of England is no more apparent than in the gardens to visit in Kent, surrounding Royal Tunbridge Wells. The area not only has more than its fair share of England's top gardens, such as ...

Castles & Stately Homes in Kent

Royal Tunbridge Wells is surrounded by some of the finest stately homes and castles in Kent, many with connections to well known figures from history. From the renowned landscaped gardens of Leeds Castle to the moat at Hever Castle ...

Kent Vineyards

English wines have recently developed a real name for themselves, particularly those produced from grapes grown in the vineyards of Kent, and some of the best are to be found in the Tunbridge Wells area. Come and try for yourself.

Churches in Tunbridge Wells

The Tunbridge Wells area is rich in ecclesiastical heritage and architecture and has some of the finest examples of churches in Kent. From the splendid plasterwork ceiling of King Charles the Martyr in Royal Tunbridge Wells and the beautiful ...

Outdoor Activities in Kent

The Wealden countryside surrounding Tunbridge Wells lends itself to all sorts of outdoor activities. Criss-crossed by a network of footpaths and longer walks such as the Tunbridge Wells Circular Walk and The Weald Way, walkers will find lots to ...

Walks in Kent

Royal Tunbridge Wells is surrounded by the glorious countryside of Kent and Sussex - part of the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Miles of footpaths, marked long distance walking routes and some of the best walks in ...

The Seven Wonders of the Weald

The Seven Wonders of the Weald are unique places to visit and only a short drive from one another, offering ample opportunity to discover and enjoy several attractions while visiting and staying in the area. From the beautiful ...

Cafes, Pubs & Restaurants in Tunbridge Wells

When it comes to eating out, food lovers prepare to be seriously spoilt for choice in Tunbridge Wells' restaurants , pubs and cafes . This is an exciting place to eat with sparkling modern restaurants, gourmet restaurants, award winning ...

Tunbridge Wells - A Shopper's Delight

Royal Tunbridge Wells shopping offers a unique experience for everyone! The combination of specialist shops with big high street names, in a charming and historic setting, make the town a popular destination with all kinds of shoppers, especially those ...

Where to Shop

Explore and enjoy the diversity of shopping in Royal Tunbridge Wells, with so many areas brimming with unique and exciting shops - from the Victorian feel of Tunbridge Wells High Street and the historic Pantiles , to the smaller scale ...

Tunbridge Wells Farmers' Market

The countryside in the Tunbridge Wells area lives up to its reputation as the Garden of England. Virtually year round supplies of locally grown organic and non-organic fruits, vegetables, locally produced meats and other produce mean that local people ...

Tunbridge Wells Accommodation

Search a wide selection of high quality accommodation in Tunbridge Wells and the surrounding area. From cosy B&Bs or country inns, to chic boutique hotels or traditional guest houses and cottages to let for self-catering holidays.  Use the ...

Hotels in Tunbridge Wells

A good selection of quality assured Tunbridge Wells hotels, from stylish boutique and 4-star hotels, to comfortable, good value mid-range accommodation - many within walking distance of all the shops , restaurants and major attractions . To help you narrow ...

Tunbridge Wells B&B & Guest House Accommodation

With a B&B in Tunbridge Wells you're assured service with the truly personal touch. Whoever greets you at the door is likely to serve breakfast the next morning, and will be on hand with local knowledge, advice and assistance.

Self Catering in Tunbridge Wells

Self catering accommodation offers the ultimate flexibility and freedom. With self catering in Tunbridge Wells you can come and go as you please, get up when you like and eat when you want. Whether you are looking for apartments, ...

Ratings Explained

For your peace of mind, all Tunbridge Wells accommodation listed on this website has been inspected and awarded (or is awaiting) a rating or grading by one of the accreditation schemes listed below or is part of a nationally recognised brand ...

Accessibility

National Accessibility Scheme If you have particular mobility, visual or hearing needs, look out for the National Accessibility Scheme logo. Accommodation establishments displaying this symbol have met the National Accessibility Scheme criteria. Some of the accommodation ...

Accommodation Booking Service

The Personalised Accommodation Booking Service from the Tourist Information Centre in Royal Tunbridge Wells Tel: 01892 515675 from the UK Tel: +44 1892 515675 from outside the UK Or email us your requirements: touristinformationcentre@tunbridgewells.gov.uk Our staff have ...

Royal Tunbridge Wells Town

Royal Tunbridge Wells is the only spa town in the South East of England and you really do need to see it to believe it! The town's elegant architecture, especially in The Pantiles , accommodates a variety of independent ...

History of Tunbridge Wells

The discovery of the Spring Royal Tunbridge Wells has been attracting visitors for 400 years and has become a landmark in Kent's history, ever since the chance discovery of the Chalybeate Spring by a young nobleman in 1606. ...

The Pantiles in Tunbridge Wells

The pretty colonnaded walkway known as the Pantiles has become probably the most well known view of Royal Tunbridge Wells. Once the playground of the gentry and royalty, the Pantiles remains a pleasant place to browse, shop, eat, drink ...

The Chalybeate Spring

The discovery of the Chalybeate Spring just over 400 years ago in 1606, marked the beginning of Tunbridge Wells, and it still forms a central part of The Pantiles and of Royal Tunbridge Wells today. Visitors came to see ...

Walking Tours in Tunbridge Wells

Learn all about the historic spa town of Royal Tunbridge Wells with the help of a Tunbridge Wells guide. Our one-hour guided walking tours will take you through the Pantiles and the historic heart of the town. Discover ...

Discover the Area

Lying in the unspoilt beauty of the Weald countryside, many small towns and villages still retain the essence of the English countryside with a long history of hop-picking and brewing ale or beer.  Vineyards and orchards are abound and ...

Cranbrook - 'Capital of the Weald'

Cranbrook in Kent, known as the 'Capital of Weald', is a pretty town with a medieval layout of streets and alleys, and many buildings dating from the 15th century through to the 19th centuries. Today, Cranbrook is full of ...

Wealden Villages

Within a short drive of the main centre of Royal Tunbridge Wells are some of the most picturesque villages in Kent. Here are just a few of the wide variety of Kent Villages to explore: Benenden: This ...

Spas in Tunbridge Wells

Since 1606, Royal Tunbridge Wells has been renowned as a spa retreat destination, after Dudley, Lord North – a courtier to James I – discovered the healing Chalybeate spring at The Pantiles . Word quickly spread of its restorative ...

Sport in Tunbridge Wells

As well as being one of the most iconic and historical towns in the UK, Tunbridge Wells welcomes thousands of sporting enthusiasts, fans and followers every year due to an excellent sporting pedigree with well established Football, Rugby, Cricket, Hockey, ...

Tunbridge Wells F.C Football Club

Tunbridge Wells F.C Football Club is the primary Football Club for the Tunbridge Wells area and was established in 1886. The club plays under the nickname ‘The Wells’ and currently plays in the Southern Counties East League. The ...

Tunbridge Wells R.F.C Rugby Football Club

Tunbridge Wells RFC Rugby Football Club are the primary Rugby Football Club to represent the Tunbridge Wells area. Founded in 1931, Tunbridge Wells RFC Rugby Football Club started off as a collection of rugby players who were former students ...

Tunbridge Wells Hockey Club

Tunbridge Wells Hockey Club are the premier hockey club for the Tunbridge Wells area and consists of 6 senior mens teams, 4 senior ladies teams and 18 junior teams across different age brackets. The hockey club also has a ...

Tunbridge Wells Cricket Club

Tunbridge Wells Cricket Club is one of the most established and well-respected cricket clubs in the region and the UK as a whole. Established in 1882, the club and ground has hosted the 'Kent County Cricket Club Cricket Week' ...

Tunbridge Wells Tennis Club

Tunbridge Wells Tennis Club is one of the oldest tennis clubs in the UK and is currently one of the biggest in the South East with 13 all-weather tennis courts in operation. It is situated next-door to the Nevill Ground.

Media Centre

For all press and media queries, including assistance with media visits and image requests, please contact the Tourism Information Centre at Tunbridge Wells Borough Council: Telephone: +44 (0) 1892 515675 email: tourism@tunbridgewells.gov.uk Image Library A ...

Research Documents

The following are reports from market research projects and studies commissioned by the Economic Development & Regeneration Service at Tunbridge Wells Borough Council. If you require further information on Tourism in Tunbridge Wells borough, please contact the Economic Development & ...

Image Library

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My Itinerary

'My Itinerary' allows you to plan your own itinerary in the Tunbridge Wells area including places to stay, eat and visit. Simply add items by clicking the 'Add to Itinerary' button on each entry. Once you have added items ...

Autumn Colour

Winter may be just around the corner, but before the chilly days and early nights begin, autumn is still to dazzle with its vibrant colours. Enjoy days out in the Tunbridge Wells area during this wonderful time of year, by ...

Things To Do in Tunbridge Wells for Kids

Royal Tunbridge Wells and the surrounding area has plenty to keep children of all ages entertained with adventure play areas, fun with arts and crafts, play zones and great value attractions . Step back in time and enjoy a nostalgic ...

Where to Enjoy Afternoon Tea

Treat yourself to something very British and very delicious – traditional afternoon tea! Normally taken between 3pm and 5:30pm, afternoon tea can be a formal affair with sandwiches, scones and cream, cakes and of course tea, or it can ...

Gardens in Bloom

The summer is a wonderful time of year for seeing nature at its best, and the best season for seeing the many gardens in the area when they are at their most vibrant and colourful. Roses, lavender and herbaceous borders ...

My Itinerary
Tunbridge Wells Tourist Information Centre

We are here to help: At the Tunbridge Wells tourist office, we will be more than happy to help you with information on what to see and do in the area, activities for group visitors ,   travel information, maps ...

Download a Brochure

Many of our publications are available in a convenient electronic format available here for downloading. Alternatively, copies of our literature can be ordered online by completing the Brochure Request Form . The Weald of Kent 2014 Holiday Guide can ...

How to Get Here

The one thing that is so good about Royal Tunbridge Wells is how easy it is to get to to. Situated just 40 miles outside of London, it has excellent transport links as you can imagine. Below are ...

Where to Park

By Car For visiting The Pantiles , the Tourist Information Centre and for  guided walks , the nearest car park is Linden Park Road and Union House.  There is easy access to the  Spa Valley Railway from here. ...

Maps of Tunbridge Wells

Find your way around by downloading a map of the South East of England, the Borough, the town of Royal Tunbridge Wells and town centre car parks by clicking the links below. Please note that these maps are for personal use only and ...

Information for Group Visitors

Parking Free coach parking in Royal Tunbridge Wells is available in Linden Park Road , just a short distance from the Pantiles, open 7 days a week, 9am - 6pm. Coaches can drop off/pick up in the coach bay ...

Visitors with Disabilities

Royal Tunbridge Wells has been welcoming visitors for 400 years and we hope that you too will feel welcome here and enjoy your stay in the Tunbridge Wells area. An online guide of facilities and venues with access ...

Language Schools in Tunbridge Wells

Come and brush up your English language skills in Royal Tunbridge Wells and the surrounding area. Whether you want to improve your basic language skills, or are looking for more intensive language courses in Kent, please contact the Language Schools ...

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