The popular commuter town of Sevenoaks is situated in Kent and is just 24 miles from Charing Cross. The principal town of the Sevenoaks district, this town boasts a long and rich history and became a market town in the 13th century. The opening of a turnpike in the 18th century and the later coming of the railways transformed Sevenoaks from a market village into a well-connected commuter town, which now runs on one of the main commuter rail lines from London. Sevenoaks is home to a number of landmarks and places of interest, many of which reflect its history. Knole House was given to the Sackville family in the late 1500s by Queen Elizabeth I and is nestled at the centre of the 1000 acre Knole Park, where you will find wildlife including deer. Riverhill House and gardens are also situated here.
A variety of retail and office space can be found in Sevenoaks, which is occupied by a variety of business types. This includes photographers, image consultants, web designers, financial service providers, cleaning companies, and electrical firms. Financial & Credit Insurance Services Ltd has offices in the area as do Kent Web Designs, Read UK, and Milletts Electrical.
Entertainment And Dining Out
A variety of entertainment can be enjoyed in and around Sevenoaks. You are within easy reach of the many attractions and entertainment venues in London but you can also find entertainment in the local vicinity. From a range of pubs in which you can relax with a drink to the entertainment on offer at the Stag Theatre and Cinema complex, you will find plenty to keep you busy. When it comes to dining out, there are many options available. For great curries you can head to the Banana Leaf or if you fancy English cuisine in an attractive setting, try the White Rock Inn. Montien Thai Restaurant is the perfect place to sample exotic Thai dishes.
There are good transport links in Sevenoaks, which have helped to turn this into a popular commuter town. Good road links and networks ensure that commuters are able to get around with ease, including the network of taxis and buses that serve the area. Sevenoaks Railway Station provides easy access to London Bridge, Cannon Street, and Charing Cross going north as well as Ashford International, Ramsgate and Hastings going south. There are various options for air travel in the area and the nearest major airport is Gatwick.