History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
There is more to Tonbridge than the castle, though. The parish church of St Peter & St Paul is a 12th-century building with a 14th-century tower.
Tonbridge was granted a market charter in 1259, and there are quite a few buildings dating from the medieval periods to be seen about the town. Four miles distant is the lovely Elizabethan manor of Penshurst Place, while the moated manor house of Ightham Mote is only 5 miles distant.
Address: Tonbridge, Kent, England
Attraction Type: Town
OS: TQ 5968 4515
Photo Credit: N Chadwick, licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Licence
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NEARBY HISTORIC ATTRACTIONS
Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Tonbridge Castle - 1 miles (Castle)
Capel, St Thomas Church - 2.6 miles (Historic Church)
Tunbridge Wells Museum & Art Gallery - 3.6 miles (Museum)
Tunbridge Wells Chalybeate Springs - 4.1 miles (Historic Building)
Spa Valley Railway - 4.3 miles (Family Attraction)
Penshurst Place - 4.4 miles (Historic House)
Ightham Mote - 5.2 miles (Historic House)
Riverhill Gardens - 5.4 miles (Garden)
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