Leisure

Things to do around Horsmonden

Home page of leisure in Horsmonden.

  • Cycling

    Cycling around Horsmonden Horsmonden offers some great opportunities for cyclists. Route 18 passes through, we have an annual sponsored ride in aid of Walking with the Wounded, we’ve been part of the Tour de France and we are on a regular cycle club race circuit.
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  • Cycle Club Route

    9 mile cycle route starting and finishing in Horsmonden Several amateur cycle clubs come to Horsmonden to race. They use the sports ground and pavilion for parking and a headquarters for the day. The club route takes in some great countryside, weavers houses, river views and oast houses. It’s a loop so you can start […]
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  • Cider Making

    Cider making

    Kent produces tons of apples and with this abundance of the fruit makes cider making easy to do Making traditional cider is easy to do and quite cheap to do once you have invested in a Cider Press and some basic brewing equipment. Cider making starts with the picking the apples, most apples are suitable, […]
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  • Morris Dancing

    Morris Dancing

    Horsmonden see regular displays of Morris Dancing A morris dance is a form of folk dance. There are English records mentioning the morris dance dating back to 1448, which is also the year of the first known morris dance performance in England, and dances with similar names and some similar features are mentioned in Renaissance […]
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  • Sloe Gin

    How to make Sloe Gin Sloe Gin is a delicious drink made from Sloes Sloe gin is a red colored beverage made with sloe berries the fruit of the blackthorn, a relative of the plum, gin and sugar. The traditional way of making sloe gin is to infuse gin with the berries. Sugar is required […]
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  • Hedge Laying

    Hedge Laying

    Hedge Laying Hedgerows are a key feature of our landscape and an important wildlife habitat Country hedges need to be maintained and managed and recreated where they have been grubbed out. Traditional hedges served many functions: Hedges are stock-proof to contain livestock Hedges act as shelter for livestock and wildlife Hedges act as windbreaks for […]
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  • Bewl Water cycle track

    Bewl Water cycle track A 13 mile cycle track suitable for mountain bikes Located near Lamberhurst, the track is 13 miles long and open during the summer until late autumn. Allow 2-3 hours to get round it although it can be completed more quickly at non-peak periods. Bewl Bike Hire operates from the Visitor Centre […]
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  • High Weald Landscape Trail Horsmonden

    High Weald Landscape Trail

    High Weald Landscape Trail Through West Sussex, East Sussex and Kent to Rye on the South Coast The High Weald Landscape Trail passes through Horsmonden and a small detour is required to see the Village centre and green. High Weald Landscape Trail through Horsmonden From Brenchley the trail enters Horsmonden from the Orchards of Hononton […]
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  • Walk from Matfield Horsmonden Goudhurst

    Matfield-Goudhurst walk

    Matfield-Horsmonden-Goudhurst walk This is a perfect walk for spring and autumn following the High Weald Landscape Trail and is 6.5 miles in length. A perfect walk for spring and autumn, this section of the High Weald Landscape Trail meanders through the orchards and hop gardens of Kent. Church spires emerge from wooded vistas and oast […]
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