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Hexden Farm offer a Scandi inspired wellness cabin with a king sized bed and off-grid technology.
Rolvenden near Cranbrook is situated in The High Weald; a working landscape, with a rich farming history stretching back to the neolithic period. Livestock grazing over many generations has helped shape the area into the beautiful and much-loved landscape we know today.
Known as the ‘Capital of the Weald’, Cranbrook is a pretty settlement with a medieval layout of streets and alleys. Many buildings date from the 15th century through to the 19th century.
With famous attractions nearby, plenty of events running throughout the year, Cranbrook in the Weald of Kent is the ideal destination for both a short break or long holiday.
One of the greatest attractions is the windmill. The Union Mill is probably Cranbrook’s most famous landmark because it is one of the most superior smock mills in the UK and amazingly, still in working order.
Open days offer an outstanding insight into the area’s heritage as well as a magnificent view from the sails over the fields and parish.
The wealth from its days as a centre for clothweaving is still evident in the splendid old buildings. Since Cranbrook was the Capital of the Weald, then it had to have a cathedral.
A huge church, it has “the clock mechanism [which] was the prototype for Big Ben and the organ contains parts originally designed for use at The Crystal Palace.
More curious facts on Cranbrook’s fascinating history are at the Cranbrook Museum, an historical artefact in itself.
The museum building is a 15th century wooden structured cottage, which is an ancient method of construction in England. Take time to visit this little known attraction and sit in the classically appealing garden.
The internationally renowned Sissinghurst Castle Garden is nearby. This is just one of the National Trust properties in the vicinity defining Cranbrook as an opportune country base for exploring the stately homes and castles and gardens of the area. https://visittunbridgewells.com/explore-tunbridge-wells/cranbrook-capital-of-the-weald/
Hexden Farm, Hastings Road, Rolvenden, Cranbrook, Tenterden, Kent, TN17 4PN