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Welcome to Wadhurst

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Wadhurst - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Wadhurst to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Wadhurst

Tourist Attractions

Bodiam Castle

One of the most famous and evocative castles in Britain, Bodiam was built in 1385, as both a defence and a comfortable home. The exterior is virtually complete and the ramparts rise dramatically above the moat. Enough of the interior survives to give an impression of castle life.…

Spa Valley Railway

The Spa Valley Railway runs for 3 miles through the picturesque Kentish Weald countryside between the town of Royal Tunbridge Wells and the village of Groombridge, stopping off in between at High Rocks. Come and visit us and enjoy the delights of travelling behind a steam train, through…

Finchcocks Musical Museum

The Georgian manor of Finchcocks houses the magnificent Richard Burnett collection of historical keyboard instruments.…


The interior of this beautiful 17th‐century house, Rudyard Kipling's home from 1902 to 1936, reflects the author's strong associations with the East. There are many oriental rugs and artefacts, and most of the rooms including his book‐lined study are much as Kipling left them. The delightful…

Bayham Abbey

The ruins of a house of 'white' canons, first founded in C.1208, are now set in an 18th‐century landscape. Rooms in the Georgian Dower House are also open to the public.…

Pashley Manor

Winner of the Historic Houses Association Christie's English Garden of the Year Award 1999. A quintessential English Garden, located in South East England, surrounding a private Grade I listed timber‐framed house, dating from 1550 and enlarged in 1720.The Gardens offer a sumptuous blend of romantic landscaping, imaginative…

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