Situated in the Garden of England, Ightham is surrounded by rural Kent countryside but only 45 minutes from the South Coast and Central London. The international airports of Heathrow and Gatwick are around one hour's drive as is the ferry port at Dover and international train stations of Ebbsfleet and Ashford.
The nearby towns of Tonbridge and Sevenoaks are well-known historic market towns steeped in history. The entire area of Kent has many historical points of interest, such as Hever Castle, home of Anne Boleyn, gorgeous coasts only a short drive away and fabulous countryside. For more information about the local area's attractions, please see the Places to Visit page.