|The Laurels ~ An ideal location for ease of communication into either London or the country.
Borough Green is situated on the A25 between
the larger towns of Sevenoaks 6.8 miles to the
West and Maidstone 13.3 miles to the East.
This traditional Kent village will appeal to those
seeking the feel of country living with the
convenience of a village location, but with easy
access to London and the M25, with London
Victoria only 46 minutes by train from the local
main line station only half a mile away. Borough
Green has all the local shops you would require
such as a butchers, grocers, a hairdressers, bakery,
news agents and a local convenience store. There
are also pubs and a cafe. The village is also served
by a doctors surgery and a Lloyds Pharmacy.
Nearby Sevenoaks, just a short drive away, offers
more extensive retail facilities and it has a
modern shopping centre with all the usual
facilities and major retail names.
The Laurels is situated an equal distance walk
between Borough Green Primary School (4 to 11
years old) and Wrotham School, a popular coeducational
day school for pupils aged 8 to 11.
There are also good nursery facilities within the
village. For Grammar schools, Maidstone and
Tonbridge provide a good source of schooling for
both boys and girls, plus local independent
schools are also on hand.
The village is very active if you want to get
involved and has: Football, Cricket, Tennis,
Bowls and Badminton clubs, as well as Keep Fit
and Dancing groups. There is also a new high
specification local Health and Fitness Spa just a
twenty minute walk from The Laurels.
Kent is called the Garden of England and the
stretch of idyllic countryside around the village
on the Northern edge of the Weald is particularly
pleasant. Open countryside offers quiet walks
and there is a renowned walk from Borough
Green to Ightham Mote, (which skirts bluebell
woods), an Elizabethan Manor House with an
oak wood and an iron age fort. Just minutes from
the Laurels there are a wealth of picturesque
areas to explore.
St Mary's Church
Borough Green High Street