Local attractions

  • Sissinghurst

    The wonderful spectacle of Sissinghurst Gardens are only a short drive from Cranbrook. The creation of Vita Sackville-West and her husband Sir Harold Nicolson. Maintained by the National Trust, the gardens are open from 15th March until the 2nd of November 2008. If you are interested in volunteering to help at Sissinghurst Castle and Gardens, please telephone ... Continue Reading
  • Cranbrook Union Windmill

    Cranbrook Union Windmill is the tallest Smock Windmill in England, at 72 feet high, with unique, panoramic views of Cranbrook. Mary Dobell had the windmill built in 1814 by James Humphrey, a local millwright, for her son Henry. Nowadays, whenever possible, the windmill is worked and grain is milled during opening hours – flour can be ... Continue Reading
  • Cranbrook Museum

    Cranbrook Museum can be found in Carriers Road, Cranbrook. It is open from 1 April until 31 October, Tuesdays to Saturdays and Summer Bank Holidays, from 2.00pm to 4.30pm. Admission is free but donations are wecomed. Private groups and school parties are welcome. Educational visits with guided tours can be provided; there is a meeting room ... Continue Reading