The Woodland Trust

The Woodland Trust is responsible for the replanting of trees in the Hucking Estate which is on the top of the North Downs above Hollingbourne. The Hucking Estate can be reached by turning left at the top of Hollingbourne Hill. There is a car park just before St. Margaret’s Church in Hucking. The Hook and […]

Les Batons Music and Dance

A group of dancers who meet regularly on Sundays (usually on the 3rd Sunday in the month) in Hollingbourne Village Hall for dancing in the breton style. Visit Site

Bourne Musicians

Music lessons for children from 3 months to 3years in Hollingbourne Village Hall on Fridays from 9.30am to 11am and elsewhere. Visit Site

Wormshill and Bredgar Light Railway

A private two foot narrow guage railway just beyond the top of Hollingbourne Hill with steam days on the first Sunday of each month in the summer and which is open to the public. Attractions include passenger services, engine sheds, a motor museum with a collection of several historic Bean cars, and a Dutch fairground […]

Train services from Hollingbourne station – the nearest station to Leeds Castle.

Train services from Hollingbourne to London Victoria and Blackfriars via Maidstone East and to Canterbury and the Kent Coast via Ashford International (for Eurostar services to Paris and Brussels). Hollingbourne Station, which opened in 1884, is unmanned and the ticket machine and the electronic information system do not always work. In the event of a […]

Leeds Castle

Leeds Castle is at the southern end of the village between Hollingbourne and Leeds. The castle is surrounded by a lake and is set in extensive grounds which include a nine hole golf course. Events are held throughout the year and the castle is owned by the Leeds Castle Foundation who are a registered charity. […]

Maidstone Borough Council

For services provided by your local Borough Council including planning applications and refuse collection. Maidstone is the County Town of Kent and local attractions include the Medway River Walk, the Maidstone Museum and Art Gallery, the Corn Exchange and Hazlitt Theatre, the Twyrrhit-Drake Carriage Museum, the Mote Park Leisure Centre and Swimming Pool, and the […]

Kent Highway Services

Part of Kent County Council, looking after roads, pavements and cycleways in Hollingbourne and the rest of Kent. Responsibilities include gritting and snow clearance and their telephone number is 08458 247 800. Their address is Doubleday House, St. Michael’s Close, Aylesford, Kent ME20 7BU. Street Cleaning is the responsibility of Maidstone Borough Council and their […]

Nu Venture Buses

Bus services (number 13) from Hollingbourne village to Maidstone. There are no Sunday services from the village although there is a bus service (Stagecoach 510) every day from Maidstone to Ashford along the A20 Ashford Road with bus stops between the Ramada Hotel (formerly the Great Danes) and Leeds Castle. Free bus passes for the […]