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A connected place with a rich heritage and a vibrant future

From its abundance of green, open space and historic buildings to its collaborative business community and excellent connectivity, Sevenoaks is a place like no other.

A place to live

Sevenoaks strikes a balance between being close to London and having access to the Kentish countryside, with more than 93% of the district being greenbelt. It provides its residents with the best of both worlds.

A place to work

Sevenoaks has a collaborative and supportive business community. The district is home to a variety of different sectors that are ambitious and resourceful.

A place to invest

Sevenoaks’ entrepreneurial spirit, which along with affordable business rates and a supportive council, makes it a compelling place to relocate to.

A place to visit

For those that are yet to discover Sevenoaks, there is an abundance of beauty, greenery, and commerce to enjoy. Independent shops, open spaces and cultural attractions.

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  • Interaction for The Stag
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    The Stag

    The Stag was originally built as Sevenoaks’ Majestic Cinema in 1936. Films are still shown at this wonderful charity run community arts centre on two digital screens. Other facilities include a theatre, an alternative performance space and conference facility.

    Visit website
  • Interaction for Eagle Heights
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    Eagle Heights

    Eagle Heights is a leading centre for bird-of-prey conservation. It provides a sanctuary to more than 50 species, many of which are now breeding there. Visit for daily falcon displays and a range of experiences from Alpaca trekking and Meerkat meets to sledge rides with huskies.

    Visit website
  • Interaction for Lullingstone Roman Villa
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    Lullingstone Roman Villa

    One of Britain’s most outstanding surviving Roman villas, Visitors can still view remarkably intact beautiful mosaics, and prints of rare wall paintings, a heated bath suite and a ‘house-church.’ A specially commissioned light show helps to bring the villa to life. Fascinating artefacts from the period are also displayed.

    Visit website
  • Interaction for Lullingstone Castle and the World Garden
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    Lullingstone Castle and the World Garden

    Lullingstone Castle is one of England’s oldest family estates with the present Manor House and Gatehouse built in 1497. Silk for the coronation robes and wedding dress of Her Majesty The Queen was produced here. The World Garden is a wonderful collection of rare and important plants started in 2000.

    Visit website
  • Interaction for Castle Farm
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    Castle Farm

    Castle Farm is the largest lavender farm in the UK growing over 130 areas of the distinctively fragrant and purple flower that burst into colour. The farm has been in the ownership of the same family since 1892, diversifying in 1998 to harvest and extract pure lavender oil.

    Visit website
  • Interaction for Farningham Woods
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    Farningham Woods

    This hilltop area of ancient woodland is a distinctive feature in the local landscape and a real favourite for walkers. A designated Site of Special Scientific Interest, Farningham Woods is one of the most valuable areas of woodland in Kent.

    Visit website
  • Interaction for London Golf Club
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    London Golf Club

    This 36-hole Jack Nicklaus designed championship golf course is considered one of the South East’s finest golfing destinations set in 700 acres of idyllic Kent countryside, just 20 miles from the Capital. A fixture on the European Tour and, with its award-winning clubhouse, a popular wedding venue too.

    Visit website
  • Interaction for Brands Hatch
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    Brands Hatch

    One of the world’s most iconic sporting venues that continues to host some of motorsport’s most prestigious events from Bennetts British Superbikes and British Truck Racing to historic F1 races. You can even have a go at driving around the famous course yourself.

    Visit website
  • Interaction for Kent Downs AONB
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    Kent Downs AONB

    The Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is a nationally protected landscape of ancient bluebell woodlands, rugged chalk coastline, internationally rare chalk grassland, and ragstone villages. Shoreham Woods is the place to go for bluebells in the Spring with lovely walks to enjoy at Otford, Sevenoaks Common and Kemsing Downs.

    Visit website
  • Interaction for High Weald AONB
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    High Weald AONB

    A medieval landscape of wooded, rolling hills, this iconic and protected landscape attracts visitors from far and wide looking for peaceful walks and the quintessential Kentish experience. Gorgeous in autumn, but great to explore any time of year.

    Visit website
  • Interaction for Squerryes Vinery
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    Squerryes Vinery

    The 2,500-acre Squerryes estate has been creating joy for nearly 300 years and eight generations, producing the perfect accompaniment to many a celebration with its vintage award-winning sparkling wine.

    Visit website
  • Interaction for Westerham Brewery
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    Westerham Brewery

    The Westerham Brewery Company established in 2004, produces locally brewed, top quality real ales. The brewery has now opened a Tap Room and Shop, a great place to dine out and sample some of Kent’s best craft beer.

    Visit website
  • Interaction for Chartwell
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    Chartwell

    Chartwell was the family home of Sir Winston Churchill for 40 years from 1922. served as Prime Minister twice, leading Britain to victory in the Second World War. The rooms at his former home, now owned by the National Trust, remain much as they were when he lived there.

    Visit website
  • Interaction for Quebec House
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    Quebec House

    Quebec House was the childhood home of General James Wolfe, victor of the Battle of Quebec (1759), which ultimately led to the creation of Canada. The house, now owned by the National Trust, appears as it did when he and his family lived there in the 1730s.

    Visit website
  • Interaction for Emmetts Garden
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    Emmetts Garden

    Emmetts Garden is an Edwardian Estate that was owned by Frederick Lubbock and stands on one of the highest points in Kent with panoramic views over the Weald. Laid out in the late 19th Century it contains many exotic and rare trees and shrubs from across the world.

    Visit website
  • Interaction for Hever Castle
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    Hever Castle

    Hever Castle was the childhood home of Anne Boleyn, the second wife of King Henry VIII and mother of Queen Elizabeth I. Explore 700 years of castle history, download a trail to discover the award-winning gardens or hire a boat from the Japanese Tea House to row across the lake.

    Visit website
  • Interaction for Bough Beech Reservoir
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    Bough Beech Reservoir

    Bough Beech Reservoir lies within the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty to the west of Sevenoaks. It’s a great spot to catch sight of several bird species including great crested grebe and kingfisher. It’s also well known for its migrating ospreys in spring and autumn.

    Visit website
  • Interaction for Chiddingstone Castle
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    Chiddingstone Castle

    Chiddingstone Castle is a Grade II* historic house in West Kent with 400 years of history and displays of Egyptian, Japanese, Jacobite and Buddhist objects, the collection of former owner Denys Eyre Bower. The grounds include an Ancient Egyptian inspired grass maze and far-reaching views of the North Downs and Greensand Ridge.

    Visit website
  • Interaction for Chiddingstone
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    Chiddingstone

    Chiddingstone is one of the most beautiful and oldest villages in Kent. It’s a wonderful example of a Tudor one-street community. The National Trust bought the entire village in 1939, including the Castle Inn, half-timbered houses, and post office, to ensure its preservation.

    Visit website
  • Interaction for Penshurst Place
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    Penshurst Place

    Penshurst Place is a 14th Century Manor House that was once the property of King Henry VIII. It was left to his son King Edward VI before being granted to Sir William Sidney in 1552 and remains in the ownership of the same family to this day.

    Visit website
  • Interaction for Riverhill Himalayan Gardens
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    Riverhill Himalayan Gardens

    Riverhill is well known for its beautiful and historic gardens and expansive views across the Weald of Kent. There are 12 acres to explore from the fragrant Rose Walk to the Edwardian Rock Garden with contemporary sculpture, woodland paths, and seated areas for quiet contemplation.

    Visit website
  • Interaction for Knole Park
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    Knole Park

    Knole Park is Kent’s last medieval deer park. Originally built as an archbishop’s palace, Knole passed through royalty to the Sackville family, who still live there today. As well as the extensive grounds, visitors can enjoy 17th Century tapestries and art works by Reynolds, Gainsborough, and Van Dyke.

    Visit website
  • Interaction for The Mount Vineyard
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    The Mount Vineyard

    The Mount has been producing wines since 2008. Thirteen thousand vines were planted first in 2004, with the unique conditions of the Darent Valley proving the perfect setting for this award-winning vineyard. As well as wine tasting experiences and vineyard tours this is a popular venue for weddings and dining at the on-site restaurant.

    Visit website
  • Image for The Stag

    The Stag

    The Stag was originally built as Sevenoaks’ Majestic Cinema in 1936. Films are still shown at this wonderful charity run community arts centre on two digital screens. Other facilities include a theatre, an alternative performance space and conference facility.

    Visit website
  • Image for Eagle Heights

    Eagle Heights

    Eagle Heights is a leading centre for bird-of-prey conservation. It provides a sanctuary to more than 50 species, many of which are now breeding there. Visit for daily falcon displays and a range of experiences from Alpaca trekking and Meerkat meets to sledge rides with huskies.

    Visit website
  • Image for Lullingstone Roman Villa

    Lullingstone Roman Villa

    One of Britain’s most outstanding surviving Roman villas, Visitors can still view remarkably intact beautiful mosaics, and prints of rare wall paintings, a heated bath suite and a ‘house-church.’ A specially commissioned light show helps to bring the villa to life. Fascinating artefacts from the period are also displayed.

    Visit website
  • Image for Lullingstone Castle and the World Garden

    Lullingstone Castle and the World Garden

    Lullingstone Castle is one of England’s oldest family estates with the present Manor House and Gatehouse built in 1497. Silk for the coronation robes and wedding dress of Her Majesty The Queen was produced here. The World Garden is a wonderful collection of rare and important plants started in 2000.

    Visit website
  • Image for Castle Farm

    Castle Farm

    Castle Farm is the largest lavender farm in the UK growing over 130 areas of the distinctively fragrant and purple flower that burst into colour. The farm has been in the ownership of the same family since 1892, diversifying in 1998 to harvest and extract pure lavender oil.

    Visit website
  • Image for Farningham Woods

    Farningham Woods

    This hilltop area of ancient woodland is a distinctive feature in the local landscape and a real favourite for walkers. A designated Site of Special Scientific Interest, Farningham Woods is one of the most valuable areas of woodland in Kent.

    Visit website
  • Image for London Golf Club

    London Golf Club

    This 36-hole Jack Nicklaus designed championship golf course is considered one of the South East’s finest golfing destinations set in 700 acres of idyllic Kent countryside, just 20 miles from the Capital. A fixture on the European Tour and, with its award-winning clubhouse, a popular wedding venue too.

    Visit website
  • Image for Brands Hatch

    Brands Hatch

    One of the world’s most iconic sporting venues that continues to host some of motorsport’s most prestigious events from Bennetts British Superbikes and British Truck Racing to historic F1 races. You can even have a go at driving around the famous course yourself.

    Visit website
  • Image for Kent Downs AONB

    Kent Downs AONB

    The Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is a nationally protected landscape of ancient bluebell woodlands, rugged chalk coastline, internationally rare chalk grassland, and ragstone villages. Shoreham Woods is the place to go for bluebells in the Spring with lovely walks to enjoy at Otford, Sevenoaks Common and Kemsing Downs.

    Visit website
  • Image for High Weald AONB

    High Weald AONB

    A medieval landscape of wooded, rolling hills, this iconic and protected landscape attracts visitors from far and wide looking for peaceful walks and the quintessential Kentish experience. Gorgeous in autumn, but great to explore any time of year.

    Visit website
  • Image for Squerryes Vinery

    Squerryes Vinery

    The 2,500-acre Squerryes estate has been creating joy for nearly 300 years and eight generations, producing the perfect accompaniment to many a celebration with its vintage award-winning sparkling wine.

    Visit website
  • Image for Westerham Brewery

    Westerham Brewery

    The Westerham Brewery Company established in 2004, produces locally brewed, top quality real ales. The brewery has now opened a Tap Room and Shop, a great place to dine out and sample some of Kent’s best craft beer.

    Visit website
  • Image for Chartwell

    Chartwell

    Chartwell was the family home of Sir Winston Churchill for 40 years from 1922. served as Prime Minister twice, leading Britain to victory in the Second World War. The rooms at his former home, now owned by the National Trust, remain much as they were when he lived there.

    Visit website
  • Image for Quebec House

    Quebec House

    Quebec House was the childhood home of General James Wolfe, victor of the Battle of Quebec (1759), which ultimately led to the creation of Canada. The house, now owned by the National Trust, appears as it did when he and his family lived there in the 1730s.

    Visit website
  • Image for Emmetts Garden

    Emmetts Garden

    Emmetts Garden is an Edwardian Estate that was owned by Frederick Lubbock and stands on one of the highest points in Kent with panoramic views over the Weald. Laid out in the late 19th Century it contains many exotic and rare trees and shrubs from across the world.

    Visit website
  • Image for Hever Castle

    Hever Castle

    Hever Castle was the childhood home of Anne Boleyn, the second wife of King Henry VIII and mother of Queen Elizabeth I. Explore 700 years of castle history, download a trail to discover the award-winning gardens or hire a boat from the Japanese Tea House to row across the lake.

    Visit website
  • Image for Bough Beech Reservoir

    Bough Beech Reservoir

    Bough Beech Reservoir lies within the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty to the west of Sevenoaks. It’s a great spot to catch sight of several bird species including great crested grebe and kingfisher. It’s also well known for its migrating ospreys in spring and autumn.

    Visit website
  • Image for Chiddingstone Castle

    Chiddingstone Castle

    Chiddingstone Castle is a Grade II* historic house in West Kent with 400 years of history and displays of Egyptian, Japanese, Jacobite and Buddhist objects, the collection of former owner Denys Eyre Bower. The grounds include an Ancient Egyptian inspired grass maze and far-reaching views of the North Downs and Greensand Ridge.

    Visit website
  • Image for Chiddingstone

    Chiddingstone

    Chiddingstone is one of the most beautiful and oldest villages in Kent. It’s a wonderful example of a Tudor one-street community. The National Trust bought the entire village in 1939, including the Castle Inn, half-timbered houses, and post office, to ensure its preservation.

    Visit website
  • Image for Penshurst Place

    Penshurst Place

    Penshurst Place is a 14th Century Manor House that was once the property of King Henry VIII. It was left to his son King Edward VI before being granted to Sir William Sidney in 1552 and remains in the ownership of the same family to this day.

    Visit website
  • Image for Riverhill Himalayan Gardens

    Riverhill Himalayan Gardens

    Riverhill is well known for its beautiful and historic gardens and expansive views across the Weald of Kent. There are 12 acres to explore from the fragrant Rose Walk to the Edwardian Rock Garden with contemporary sculpture, woodland paths, and seated areas for quiet contemplation.

    Visit website
  • Image for Knole Park

    Knole Park

    Knole Park is Kent’s last medieval deer park. Originally built as an archbishop’s palace, Knole passed through royalty to the Sackville family, who still live there today. As well as the extensive grounds, visitors can enjoy 17th Century tapestries and art works by Reynolds, Gainsborough, and Van Dyke.

    Visit website
  • Image for The Mount Vineyard

    The Mount Vineyard

    The Mount has been producing wines since 2008. Thirteen thousand vines were planted first in 2004, with the unique conditions of the Darent Valley proving the perfect setting for this award-winning vineyard. As well as wine tasting experiences and vineyard tours this is a popular venue for weddings and dining at the on-site restaurant.

    Visit website
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Local virtual assistant and entrepreneur, Siobhan Hobson, first moved to the Sevenoaks district six years ago.

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Siobhan Hobson

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From its home in Sevenoaks, Rotosound is a company whose products have been making a big noise world-wide for more than 60 years.

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Rotosound

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In November 2019, Sevenoaks District Council took the first steps on a journey towards a more sustainable future.

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Net Zero 2030

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Situated in Shoreham, award-winning The Mount Vineyard has been producing wine since 2008 in the unique micro-climate of the picturesque Darent Valley.

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The Mount Vineyard

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