The North Downs Way

The North Downs Way passes through 153 miles of diverse landscapes and through the protected landscapes of the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and the Kent Downs AONB. It enters the Village from the South-West on footpath SR58A,…

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The Darent Valley Path

The River Darent rises near Westerham on the A25, flowing East and then North, through Otford and join the Thames at Dartford. The Darent Valley path follows the River for much of its journey although, at present, the stretch from Westerham to Sevenoaks…

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Otford Palace

The site of Archbishop’s Palace in Otford, Kent, dates back to 821 AD but it was in 1515 AD that Archbishop Warham built one of the largest palaces in England, comparable in size to Hampton Court.  The Palace was home to 52 archbishops up to the…

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Otford Pond

Renowned home of the Otford ducks whose ventures across the road often bring traffic to a halt.  The scenic importance of this part of the Village Centre has been officially recognised by scheduling the pond as a Grade II listed building – the…

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St Bartholomew’s Church

A church was probably founded on this site by St Dunstan (Archbishop of Canterbury) in the mid-C10.  The present building originated about a century later.  The masonry of the nave’s North and West walls dates from time of Norman Conquest while many…

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Otford Solar System

One of the largest scale models in the world!  One of the reasons for building the Solar System was to show just how big space is. If you walk as far as Pluto and look back towards the recreation ground, you get a sense of the vastness of space. The…

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Sally’s Cake Emporium

Come in and treat yourself to our home made cakes and savoury scones. We have  a breakfast menu and also lunch. Sally bakes daily and also bakes gluten free and dairy free cakes. Small dogs are welcome and get a small treat from Sally. Book a beautiful…

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Otford – A Heritage Village in North-West Kent

Come to Otford, a jewel nestling in the heart of the beautiful Darent Valley.  Come to Otford and see the only listed duckpond in the country, come and see the World’s largest scale model – the Otford Solar System – with branches at Los Angeles,…

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Donnington Manor Hotel

A 15th century manor house where manicured gardens lead to a welcoming and pristinely presented Tudor property, Donnington Manor Hotel offers style and service that exceed its four star status. Just 10 minutes from Sevenoaks and 30 minutes from London…

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Premier Inn Sevenoaks

Escape to Sevenoaks, the scenic, historic town in Kent – a paradise for nature-lovers. For a taste of the town’s medieval history, the National Trust Ightham Mote manor house is a must-see – you’ll love exploring the incredible…

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