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Things To Do in Tunbridge Wells

There are many different things to do in the Tunbridge Wells borough which offer the visitor a variety of memorable experiences all year round.

The town of Royal Tunbridge Wells is most famous for the historic Pantiles and Chalybeate Spring that mark the beginning of Royal Tunbridge Wells as a visitor destination. These are not to be missed!

The wider region is perhaps best known for our splendid stately homes and gardens. Visitors will be able to find more here than in any other part of the United Kingdom!

Spa Valley Railway is a delightful heritage railway withing walking distance of the Pantiles. Steam and Heritage Diesel Trains operate at weekends and school holidays with special events throughout the year. Fine churches and abbeys and award-winning parks and lakes (including the famous Dunorlan Park) are in close proximity too.

More Things To Do Outdoors in Tunbridge Wells

Walking is very popular in these parts and we have lots of routes to take in the lovely views of our Nature Reserves and Woodlands.

Make the most of the range of other outdoor activities available, such as fishing, golf and cycling.

Discover the Seven Wonders of the Weald - seven fascinating places within a short drive of each other. Purchase the special pass for discounted entry or special offers.

Meander along one of our themed self-drive tours to explore the Garden of England countryside with our suggested itineraries, all mapped out for you.

One of these allows you to sample notable English wines and ciders round the local vineyards and wineries.

The diversity of attractions in such a compact vicinity makes it worthwhile staying a few nights in our quality accommodation. Such is the range and quality of our luxury hotels, excellent bed and breakfasts and picturesque camping and caravan sites that you will not be disappointed.

Genteel Urban Pursuits in Tunbridge Wells

Free your inner gastronome and savour the many top-notch places to eat and drink. Tunbridge Wells has a vast array of quality restaurants, pubs and bars so locally sourced, tasty food and drink will never be far away!

Combine eating out with some chic shopping for true holiday indulgence. If you have some spare time, complete your visit by checking out our Events page for an exciting trip to the theatre, a concert, festival or market.

Additionally, relax in one of the many soothing spa's dotted throughout the stunning rural area.

Locals Recommend Things To Do in Tunbridge Wells

If you're travelling with kids, be sure to check out our Family Friendly suggestions. We have put together some of the top things to do in Tunbridge Wells as well as places to go.

We’ve also written a dog friendly page with the most welcoming venues for your four legged friend.

Don’t hesitate to discover our quaint towns and hamlets such as Cranbrook and the Wealden Villages and have a nose round!

Alternatively, use the 'Search' box on the right to find other things to do and places to go in Tunbridge Wells along with all the details needed to plan a visit or day out.

We have a blog written by local residents who give you the inside information on the best places to go in the borough.

Tips to Help Plan Your Visit to Tunbridge Wells

For further ideas on places to visit in the Tunbridge Wells area, follow us on Twitter @TWellsTourism, Facebook or build your own itinerary using the My Planner tool at the very top of the page.

If you are planning on coming to Tunbridge Wells in your car and are concerned about parking, don't worry as there are plenty of car parks around at reasonable rates.

A variety of brochures with information on the various things to do in Tunbridge Wells and beyond can be downloaded for advance planning.

If you need anything further, don’t hesitate to contact our Tourist Information Centre for more information.

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