What is it like to live in Tonbridge?

Tonbridge is a charming market town situated in the county of Kent. Nestled on the banks of the River Medway, neighbouring Royal Tunbridge Wells and within easy reach of London, it is perfect for commuters and families but Is it worth considering as your next home?

Tonbridge is a vibrant and bustling town located in the county of Kent, in the southeast of England. Known for its excellent schools and an interesting local history with an amazing Motte & Bailey castle making this a highly desirable destination for homebuyers, convenient transportation, and diverse leisure options, it is an ideal place to call home.


One of the biggest draws of Tonbridge is its outstanding education system. The town is home to a number of highly-rated primary and secondary schools, as well as a selective grammar school. These institutions provide an excellent education for children of all ages, and have a reputation for academic excellence. See below a few selected schools. The Judd SchoolWeald of Kent Grammar SchoolTonbridge Grammar School for GirlsTonbridge School, Hilden Grange, The Slade


Another major advantage of living in Tonbridge is its convenient transportation. The town has a mainline train station that provides regular services to London (approx. 32 mins to London Bridge) making it easy for residents to commute to the capital for work or leisure. Additionally, the town is well connected to other major cities in the southeast of England by road, with the M25, M20 and A21 all in easy reach.


In addition to its excellent schools and transportation links, Tonbridge also offers a wide range of leisure amenities. The town has a variety of shops, restaurants, and cafes, as well as a leisure centre. There are also several parks and open spaces in and around the town such as Tonbridge Park, Haysden Country Park, Barden Lakes and river walks providing ample opportunities for outdoor activities such as walking, cycling, running and paddle boarding on the river.


Furthermore, Tonbridge is located in the heart of Kent which is known as “The Garden of England” and is home to some of the most beautiful countryside in the country. The town offers Victorian, Edwardian and more modern homes, potential buyers are spoilt for choice when it comes to properties

In conclusion, Tonbridge is a town that offers a great quality of life, with excellent schools, convenient transportation links and a wide range of leisure options. It is an ideal place to call home for families, professionals, and retirees alike. If you are considering a move, Tonbridge is definitely worth considering as your next home.

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Thomas G
Have been renting through Bracketts for a while. Process was very smooth and the communications during tenancy have been excellent. Quick to respond and have chased when needed
susanne C.
The survey provided was efficient, helpful and friendly. The report was received promptly and all queries answered quickly and simply, including plenty of photos of the flat roof. It was good to find a surveyor who could survey a flat roof at a very competitive price.
Ray T.
Very professional and attentive. Excellent service provided throughout the entire rental process. Highly recommended!
Sandie J.
I was recommended Bracketts by a client and am very pleased to have been referred. The service was quick and efficient and the survey results were very clear. I was also really pleased on asking questions, that the responses were clear and in layman's terms, which is exactly what I needed. Would absolutely recommend.
John D.
Rebecca was very easy to work with. Communicated openly, was happy to take ideas / feeback on the property and always responded promptly to support us get contracts signed. Would recommend working with her
Toby W.
Bracketts have been great with the house purchase. Through Nick and Lucy initially with viewings and then getting into the property having had our offer accepted to Janice who has helped push all the elements along to point of completion everyone has been really friendly, helpful and understanding. Thanks and Merry Christmas.
Paul K.
We used Brackett's to provide a structural survey and they gave an excellent friendly service, nothing too much trouble, and would defiantly recommend.
Kim R.
Charlotte and Wendy on the letting team were so brilliant helping us find an apartment in Tonbridge. We had been flat hunting through multiple other agents to no avail for a few months.The Bracketts team accurately read our needs and met them.
Joanne U.
Tonbridge office very professional, friendly staff and efficient service. Warm welcome from receptionist.

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