The famous Lamberhurst Gloucester ironworks, named after Queen Anne’s shortlived son, was amongst the last in Kent to produce iron.
In the main street is a portion of the early railings of St Paul’s Cathedral, made in the village in 1710 and returned to the village in 1976.
The three hills of School Hill, Spray Hill and Town Hill lead up steeply from the River Teise which flows through the centre of Lamberhurst.
Rich in nature as well as history, the village Common is used for local events today as it has in years gone by.
These include the New Year’s Day Fun Run, Bonfire Night, Summer Fair, the year long Lamberhurst Music Festival (classical, opera and choral genres), and the village market on the first Wednesday of every month.
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