town in Kent in South East England

Cranbrook is a town in Kent.

Union Windmill


Cranbrook is a small town in the Weald of Kent. Cranbrook has been a market town since 1289, and has a population of just over 7000.

Get inEdit

Cranbrook is just off the A229 road between Maidstone and Hastings.

Arriva bus route 5 runs from Maidstone and Staplehurst (the nearest railway station).

Get aroundEdit

Map of Cranbrook (Kent)


  • 1 Union Windmill, Russell's Yard, TN17 3AH. Apr-Sep: Sa and some other days 2:30-5PM. 72-ft high windmill built in 1814. free, donation requested.    
  • 2 Cranbrook Museum, Carriers Road, TN17 3JX. Apr-Oct: Tu-Sa 2-4:30PM. Local history and birds in a 15th century house. free.
  • 3 St Dunstan's Church (corner of High Street/Stone Street), +44 1580 715861. Substantial church built in the Middle Ages.
  • 4 War Memorial. War memorial with a 1917 German Howitzer Gun nearby which was presented to the Parish of Cranbrook in recognition of their efforts during the 1914-18 war.
  • 5 Sissinghurst Castle, Biddenden Road, near Cranbrook, TN17 2AB (3 miles north east of Cranbrook), +44 1580 710700, .    



Shops on the High Street





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