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Coordinates: 51°01′34″N 0°33′46″E / 51.0261, 0.5629
Sandhurst
Sandhurst replica
Sandhurst windmill



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Sandhurst

Red pog.svg Sandhurst shown within Kent
OS grid reference TQ798283
District Tunbridge Wells
Shire county Kent
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Cranbrook
Postcode district TN18
Dialling code 01580
Police Kent
Fire Kent
Ambulance South East Coast
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament Maidstone and The Weald
List of places: UK • England • Kent


The village of Sandhurst is in Kent near the border with East Sussex. It is situated very close to Bodiam. It is located on the A268 near the villages of Hawkhurst and Northiam. Sandhurst is in the borough of Tunbridge Wells.

FacilitiesEdit

  • Sandhurst Primary School is in the centre of the village and was founded in 1909.
  • Johnson's is the main shop, selling a variety of food and other items as well as housing the post office.
  • St. Nicholas' Church is located in Sandhurst Cross, about a mile south from the main village. There is also a Baptist Church in the village.
  • Sandhurst windmill (Ringle Crouch Green) has been rebuilt from the base, which was all that remained. It now serves as a house, but supplies electricity.
  • There is a social club on the back road in the village, open to members and guests, providing live entertainment as well as facilities for darts, pool, and television.
  • The long-standing and popular New Swan is the only public house in the village, offering fine food and drinks as well as regular live entertainment and karaoke nights.
  • There are two tea rooms in the village.

RoadsEdit

The main road through the village is the A268, Rye Road. Bodiam Road leads to Bodiam in the south; Sponden Lane at the western end of the village goes to Benenden, to the north of the village. Sandhurst is served by the Arriva Southern Counties number 5 bus to Maidstone, but not on Sundays.

TwinningEdit

Sandhurst is twinned with the village of Heuringhem in northern France.

External linksEdit


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