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Tel code: 01732 | code search
Postcode: TN13 | code search
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Blessing the Sea and Diving for the Cross
Canterburys Hop Hoodening
Rochester Sweeps' Festival
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Oak Tree
"Very slow service, incorrect order, greasy food, missing items, dirty table, defensive in response to complaint, and no discount or refund when they made mistakes, chef in dirty uniform. Recommended ..." More

Royal Oak Hotel
"Good Points: Clean, comfortable, helpful staff Bad Points: Very dim lighting throughout!! General review: Pleasant

Date visited: 2010-06-08 ..." More

Donnington Manor Hotel
"good parking, good location. hard beds, threadbare towels, and extremely noisy. we were made to feel it was our own fault it was noisy because we had stayed on a saturday ..." More

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The name Sevenoaks originates from the Saxon word “Seouenaca” and was given to a small chapel near seven oaks on a knoll, or high ground, in 800AD. Historically part of the Great Manor of Otford, held by the Archbishops of Canterbury, it is the neighboring village of Otford, rather than Sevenoaks that is mentioned in the Doomsday Book and it is in Otford that one of Archbishop Lanfrac’s manors was built. Sevenoaks only grew in importance in the 13th century when the two main roads from London and Dartford merged into one main route which headed south to the coast, providing an ideal location for a market and Sevenoaks has remained a market town to this day. At the junction of Tonbridge Road and Solefields Road there is a plaque to commemorate the victory of Jack Cade when he led the rebellion against Henry VI and defeated the king’s troops in the Battle of Solefields in 1450. In 1456, the then Archbishop of Canterbury purchased the 100-acre estate of Knole and built the great house, later appropriated by Henry VII, who passed it on to Queen Elizabeth I who in turn gave it to her cousin, Thomas Sackville. During the Civil War, Lord Sackville was arrested and the house searched although the nearest battle was at Tonbridge where the loyalists were defeated. In 1862 the town became a fashionable place for London commuters to live when the railway was built. The seven oaks have been replaced several times, as the life of an oak tree is around 250 years. The current seven oaks are on the northern side of the Vine cricket ground, one of the oldest in England and were planted in 1902 to commemorate the Coronation of King Edward VII. During the hurricane of 1987 however, six of these were blown down but for some reason, another seven were planted so that there are now eight oaks.

Accountant

Abacus Advice Ltd
Finley & Partners
Kings Financial Consultancy
Sanger & Co Accountants Ltd

Association

British Healthcare Trades Association

Attraction

Emmetts Garden
Great Comp Garden
Ightham Mote
Knole
Old Soar Manor
Riverhill House Gardens
Sevenoaks Library Gallery and Museum
Sevenoaks Wildfowl Reserve
Shoreham Aircraft Museum

Budget

Premier Inn Sevenoaks / Maidstone *book online*

Care Home

Emily Jackson House
Kippington Nursing Home
Sunrise Operations of Sevenoaks Ltd
Westbank Care Home

Classes

Dance - Sevenoaks School of Dance

Yoga - Kay Lilley

Council

Sevenoaks District Council

Dentist

Atkinson Brignall Caring Dentistry
Eustace & Partners
J R Dental Practice
Riverhead Dental Practice

Doctor

Amherst Medical Practice
Dr D K Evans & Partners
Dr Hull K E & Partners
South Park Medical Practice
Town Medical Centre

Golf Club

Knole Park Golf Club
Wildernesse Golf Club

Health and Fitness Club

Spirit Health and Fitness Club

Inn

Bull Hotel

Market

Sevenoaks Saturday Market
Sevenoaks Wednesday Market

Performing Arts

Sevenoaks Playhouse
Sevenoaks Symphony Orchestra

Pub and Bar

Anchor Inn

Badgers Mount
Castle Inn
Chequer Inn
Cock Inn
Donnington Manor Hotel
Dukes Head
Green Man
Holiday Inn Maidstone Sevenoaks
Lantern
New Inn
Oak Tree
Padwell Arms
Rifleman
Sevnockian

Restaurant

Banana Leaf
Brasserie St Nicholas
Chequer Inn
Cock Inn
Donnington Manor Hotel
Dukes Head

Holiday Inn Maidstone Sevenoaks
Lisobia Andada
Montien Thai Restaurant
Padwell Arms
Pollo
Slug and Lettuce
Vine Restaurant

School

Sevenoaks Preparatory School Limited
Sevenoaks School
Walthamstow Hall

Solicitor

DMB Law
Evans Main
Lamberts Solicitors
Warners Solicitors

Taxi

Beeline Taxis
Cosgroves Car Services
Evans Taxis
Sevenoaks Taxis Ltd
Streamline

Theatre

Sevenoaks Playhouse

Vet

Pennard Practice Ltd

Sports Clubs

Halstead CC (Cricket)
Sevenoaks RFC (Rugby Union)
Sevenoaks Town (Amateur Football)
Sevenoaks Vine CC (Cricket)

Shops

Oldroyds Bookshops
Sevenoaks Bookshop
Sevenoaks Florist
Boots
Rymans
Woodland Garden Centre
Newlands Nursery
Just Pets
Whittard of Chelsea
Dorothy Perkins
The Bat & Ball
William J Wilkinson
Step By Step Italy
Lora Footwear and Accessories
J D Sports

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The Bank Street Gallery
Arts Works Sculpture
Sundridge Gallery
Pratt Contemporary Art
The Studio
Robert Dyas
Wickes
Holland and Barratt
Especially Health
Romshed Farm
H Samuel
JoJo Maman Bebe
Viyella
Homebase
Lloyds Pharmacy
Edinburgh Woollen Mill
Sussex Stationers
Specsavers
White Stuff
Phase Eight
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Pets At Home

Antiques

Sargeant Antiques

Activities

Sennocke Archers(Archery)

Places to Stay near Sevenoaks

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Royal Oak Hotel (0.39 miles)

Royal Oak Hotel

Once an 18th-century coaching inn, this peaceful hotel is a short walk from Sevenoaks town centre and offers free parking and excellent access to central London and Gatwick Airport. The Royal Oak is just minutes from ... More | visit website

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Moorings Hotel (0.65 miles)

Moorings Hotel

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Situated in the heart of the historical market town of Sevenoaks, a warm welcome awaits you at the friendly, family-run Moorings Hotel.

This 28 bedroom hotel is ideally located within walking distance of ... More
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Donnington Manor Hotel (2.50 miles)

Donnington Manor Hotel

Nestling in the heart of Kent's countryside, the Donnington Manor Hotel successfully fuses modern day comfort and leisure facilities, with rustic charm.Ideal for touring the "Garden of England", visiting Chessington or Thorpe theme parks, playing ... More | visit website

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7 Hotel Diner (4.02 miles)

7 Hotel Diner

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We believe that your stay with us should be special, whatever the occasion. So as you would expect from 7 Hotel, our rooms with bath or shower are anything but ... More

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King's Arms Hotel (5.26 miles)

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The King's Arms is a former coaching inn situated in the centre of Westerham. The hotel is ideally located to explore Sir Winston Churchill's family home, Hever Castle and Knole Court. ... More

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Premier Inn Tonbridge North (5.39 miles)

Conveniently situated only 2 miles from Tonbridge train station. For shops and local amenities Tonbridge town centre is only 2 miles away. Local attractions include Oast theatre, Tonbridge Castle and Hever Castle. Our Tonbridge North Premier ... More | visit website
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Bull Hotel (5.78 miles)

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14th Century Coaching Inn which has been extensively refurbished over the last 12 months. Situated in a small village right in the heart of the Garden of England. Ideal for ... More

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Langley Hotel (5.82 miles)

Langley Hotel

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The Langley, is ideally situated in the heart of Kent, just on the edge of the market town of Tonbridge. The Langley is premier hotel in the area. We enjoy the best ... More

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Hever Hotel (6.14 miles)

Hever Hotel

Surrounded by the historical houses and castles, this hotel exudes character and charm, just 15 minutes from the M25 and with easy access to local, renowned tourist attractions. Originally the farm serving Hever Castle, a sympathetic ... More | visit website

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Rose & Crown Hotel (6.26 miles)

Rose & Crown Hotel

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The Best Western Rose & Crown Hotel is an old English coaching Inn, set in the heart of Tonbridge. Set in the middle of Tonbridge High Street, opposite the Ancient Castle ... More | visit website

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Fortunate indeed the child who first sees the light of day in that romantic town - Andrew Carnegie
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British surrender at Yorktown - 1781, North Sea Oil Discovered - 1970, Black Monday Market Crash - 1987, Guildford Four Verdicts Quashed - 1989
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