7 Spectacular Reasons to Move to Tunbridge Wells

Posted by By Kirsty Parsons - November 14, 2014

the pantiles is a great reason to live in tunbridge wells. The Pantiles ~ photo copyright Tunbridge Wells Borough Council

Are you thinking of moving to Tunbridge Wells?
 
If you are, we can't blame you. With so much on offer for locals and visitors alike, you'll never be bored. If you're looking for somewhere in Kent to move to and live, below are seven spectacular reasons to move to Tunbridge Wells, and never look back! 

 


7 Spectacular Reasons to Move to Tunbridge Wells

1) Commuting to London 

With lots of new developments in and around the town Tunbridge Wells has become a favourite commuter hotspot for those working in and around London, with a direct service into the city in under an hour from the town centre or High Brooms stations.

2) Pubs and Restaurants

Whether you like the traditional old pubs with roaring fires and cosy chairs or a funky modern wine bar there’s something to suit everyone when it comes to pubs and restaurants in Tunbridge Wells.

Some of the most popular and highly rated inlude Sankeys, Mount Edgecumbe, Saint Johns Yard, The Barn, Fuggles Beer Café, The Compasses and The Wells Kitchen.

3) Events and Activities

Tunbridge Wells and the surrounding villages have an active social calendar with something for all the family.

From theater, comedy and the arts (check out The Trinity Theater and the Assembly Hall) to live music at the many pubs of the town or at The Forum. From family fun days, a multi-screen cinema and bowling alley to beer festivals, craft events… the list goes on and on. Check out Tunbridge Wells Events for a list of what’s going on now and what’s coming up.

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4) Parks and Outdoor Spaces

As well as being in the heart of ‘the garden of England’ and surrounded by beautiful countryside there are loads of parks and great outdoor spaces within Tunbridge Wells itself, meaning outdoor living is accessible for everyone right from your doorstep.

Some of our favourites include the large park and boating lake at Dunorlan, the lawns and ornamental gardens of Calverley Grounds, the scenery up at High Rocks and Grosvenor and Hillbert Park which is a great place to play, walk, exercise or just hang out.

5) Shopping

Tunbridge Wells is perfect for a wide range of shopping interests. Royal Victoria Place is a great place to start for fashion, technology, home and more from some of the UK’s biggest high street names.

The High Street is perfect for beautiful independent shops selling more unique wares and fresh produce. Or you can head out to the North Farm Industrial Estate for super stores from big brand favourites like John Lewis, TK Maxx, New Look and others.

6) Schools

Tunbridge Wells has some of the best education options in the County for your children.

From pre-school right up to college level including state schools, faith schools, private schools, free schools, academies, private schools and colleges, there's lots of choice here. Visit Kent County Council – Education and Children for more information.

7) Kent and Sussex on the Doorstep

You’d need a whole new blog to write about all the great places within short driving (or bus/train) distance of Tunbridge Wells, but let's just say you’re spoilt for access to a much bigger world of activities, food and drink and places to visit from here - think castles, parks and steam railways to cycle tracks, sailing and even the beach!

Some of our favourites include the Bedgebury Pinetum, Bewl Water Country Park, the Kent and East Sussex Railway and Knole Park. Check out Visit Kent for more of an idea of what’s on offer nearby.

If you’re moving to the area and are looking for Removals in Tunbridge Wells contact us now for a free quote or if like couple number one you’re moving to the area from overseas visit our International Removals pages.

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