House Removals Tonbridge
Located in Kent, Tonbridge is a market town. Although just 29 miles away from London, the town is historic and feels quintessentially English. The town is bequeathed with idyllic manor houses and postcard-pretty castles in an ancient countryside landscape.
At the centre of Tonbridge, tucked in beside the River Medway, is the 11th century Tonbridge Castle. It is regarded as England’s finest example of a Motte and Baily Castle with a splendid 13th century gatehouse. The Castle is set in landscaped gardens overlooking the river. The history of the castle is interwoven with that of kings and archbishops, tyrants and heroes.
Moving to Tonbridge
With the Britannia Bearsbys office located just 25 minutes away from Tonbridge in Aylesford, we couldn’t be better positioned to help you with your move to or from Tonbridge! With exceptional expertise and friendly service, we can help you move go without a hitch, and can also provide a range of storage solutions.
The majority of sales in Tonbridge are for semi-detached properties, selling for an average of £373,098. Flats sell for an average of £231,180, with terraced properties fetching £317,889. Tonbridge, with an overall average price of £367,240, is similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Southborough (£368,316), but is cheaper than Hildenborough (£473,804) and Leigh (£573,328).
Days Out in Tonbridge
Aside from the impressive Tonbridge Castle, the Hop Farm Country Park is one of Tonbridge’s most loved attractions. It has extensive soft play and outdoor adventure play areas for children, as well as Hopper’s Animal Word. In the farm there are llamas, donkeys, miniature ponies, shire horses, meerkats and reptiles.
When the weather is warm, a visit to Tonbridge swimming pool would be perfect for all the family. The facility has outdoor pools and areas to sit. It also has an 18 hold crazy golf course, bouncy castle, tennis, bowls and a huge park with a much loved sandpit.
Transport Links Tonbridge
Tonbridge is a busy station as it is a junction between two important commuter routes; the south Eastern Main Line (Ashford, Ramsgate, Dover) and the Hasting Main Line (Tunbridge Wells, Hastings). There is also a branch to Redhill.
London is easily accessible from the station, with 7 services to the capital per hour. There are 4 trains to London Charing Cross, 2 to London Canon Street (calling at London Bridge) and 1 service to London Victoria (via Redhill and Clapham Junction). There are also services to Hastings, Tunbridge Wells, Dover Prior. Ramsgate and Strood.
Tonbridge is linked to the M25 via the A21, providing access to a vital motorway network.