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Edenbridge, Kent, England.


Hever Castle
Hever Castle

EDENBRIDGE is a small town located on the West Kent/Surrey border close to Sevenoaks and Tonbridge and is surrounded by pretty villages brimming with character and history. There are a wealth of historic attractions to visit including Hever Castle, Penshurst Place, Squerryes Court, Chartwell and Chiddingstone Castle to mention just a few. The town's name derives from Old English language "Eadhelmsbrigge"

TWINNED - Edenbridge is twinned with Mont Saint Aignan in France

FILM LOCATION
Edenbridge and the surrounding area have provided the location for many films:
'The Locator' (1965) was filmed in and around Edenbridge and starred Terence Stamp, Samantha Egger, Mona Washbourne.
Anne of the Thousand Days (1969) starring Richard Burton was partially filmed at Hever Castle.
Emmetts Garden, Ide Hill, Sevenoaks was used for Merchant Ivory's 'Room with a View' (1985)

FAMOUS PEOPLE LINKED TO ASHFORD
Anne Boleyn lived at Hever Castle. Others connected to Edenbridge include H. G. Wells.

NEARBY
Diana, Princess of Wales, studied West Heath School in Sevenoaks whilst the Beatles filmed Penny Lane and Strawberry Fields in Knole Park

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