Sevenoaks Accommodation Bureau

Formed in 2013, SDAF is supported by Sevenoaks District and Town Councils and Visit Kent in promoting the district’s fantastic heritage and rural attractions; bed and breakfast, self-catering and hotel accommodation; restaurants and cafes; and shops.…

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Bicycle Hire

We are in discussions with two companies offering bicycle hire (one with traditional pedal cycles and the other using electric assist bikes).  Our aim is to have a number of hire locations – possibly at railway stations – along the Darent…

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St Bartholomew’s Church Hall

Otford Church Hall is a simple building of 1910, built by the practice of Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens, and much extended and altered during the mid-C20.  The design almost certainly emanated from Lutyens’ practice and the lineage can be detected,…

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Otford Heritage Centre

The Heritage Centre is located in the Parish Office next to the village school in the High Street.   The Centre has recently been refurbished and shows many aspects of village life and history from pre-historic times to the twentieth century including…

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The Otford Millennium Mosaic

The mosaic was placed here to mark a significant date and to stimulate pride in our heritage. Writing about his original design, the artist Oliver Budd said, “I would regard the basis of this work as a landscape created by past geological occurrences. …

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Mille Fleurs

A beautiful hat shop based on Otford High Street, Mille Fleurs specialises in bespoke millinery offering its customers a unique made-to-measure service. From its on-site workshop all occasion hats are made by hand using traditional millinery techniques…

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A look around Otford

Otford is at the junction of the Darent Valley and Holmesdale between the North Downs scarp and southerly Sevenoaks Ridge in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Anglo-Saxon Ottanford (Otta’s ford, after the local chieftan) is the site of battles…

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Walk 2 – Darent Valley

This walk talks in about a mile of the Darent Valley Path, but starts with a section that runs along Park Lane.  A shorter version (known locally as the Four Corners) takes a short cut from point 2 to point 7 on the map. Drawings and calligraphy,…

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Walk 5 – Twitton

Drawings and calligraphy, Brian Wright: text by Doreen Wright.  © Doreen Wright 2018 You can download a guide that you can print and take with you on the walk by clicking heree

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Walk 6 – Polhill

Drawings and calligraphy, Brian Wright: text by Doreen Wright.  © Doreen Wright 2018 You can download a guide that you can print and take with you on the walk by clicking here

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Walk 9 – Cotmans Ash

This walk takes in part of the North Downs Way to the East of Otford Drawings and calligraphy, Brian Wright: text by Doreen Wright.  © Doreen Wright 2018 You can download a guide that you can print and take with you on the walk by clicking here

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Walk 10 – Eynsford

Drawings and calligraphy, Brian Wright: text by Doreen Wright.  © Doreen Wright 2018 You can download a guide that you can print and take with you on the walk by clicking heree

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Otford Tearooms

Otford Tearooms is the flagship shop for Otford based charity, Hospices of Hope. The shop has been trading on Otford High Street for more than 20 years and sells vintage clothes, brand new homeware, bric-a-bric, books, greetings cards, jams and…

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