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History and natural beauty in Wadhurst

Around six miles south of Tunbridge Wells, Wadhurst is an historic market town in East Sussex. The town sits on a high ridge of High Weald, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty home to incredible landscapes and historical landmarks such as Scotney Castle. The National Trust property is a 14th-century moated castle surrounded by woodland and parkland.

Learn more about Rudyard Kipling at Bateman's

Whatever your reason for heading to Wadhurst, take the time to enjoy some fresh air at Bewl Water. Visitors can enjoy a range of activities both on or around the reservoir, whether you're a fan of water sports, fishing, cycling or are simply just looking for a relaxing stroll. Alternatively if you're a bookworm, a trip to Rudyard Kipling's house at Bateman's may well be up your street. The renowned author of The Jungle Book lived in the 17th-century house up until his death in 1936.

Take a trip to Tunbridge Wells

After you've had fun in the Sussex countryside, why not head into Tunbridge Wells to see everything that Kent's historic spa town has to offer? Enjoy top shows at the Assembly Hall Theatre, see great live bands perform at the Tunbridge Wells Forum or simply enjoy some relaxing retail therapy with a wander around the impressive independent shops of The Pantiles. Looking for a cheap hotel Near Wadhurst? Travelodge Tunbridge Wells Hotel is an ideal option in the region, while Travelodge Hellingly Eastbourne Hotel is only around 18 miles away.