Thurnham Keep.

Thurnham Keep is a luxury bed and breakfast along the Pilgrim’s Way from Hollingbourne in the direction of Detling. It has a swimming pool and is the former home of the late Percy Hobourn who ran a large automotive components manufacturing company in Strood which made, water pumps, oil pumps, and power steering pumps for […]

The Sugar Loaves.

The Sugar Loaves in Eyhorne Street. A traditional village pub with darts, pool, and food in Eyhorne Street. Visit Site

The Mills of Hollingbourne.

Hollingbourne once had four mills driven by water including ones which made paper. This link is to the Wikipedia site detailing local mills including those at Hollingbourne. Visit Site

Hollingbourne Rural District Council.

Hollingbourne Rural District Council was the the local government body for many communities to the east of Maidstone from 1894 to 1974. This is a link to the wikipedia entry for Hollingbourne Rural District Council. Visit Site

The Utility Warehouse

Hollingbourne Parish Council has an an arrangement with the Utility Warehouse Limited whereby the Council receives a commission on local sales of electricity, gas, and other services by the Utility Warehouse. Please quote Hollingbourne Parish Council and reference 83701. Visit Site

Healthwatch Kent.

The local organisation which represents the interests of the people of kent with regard to health and care issues. An ombudsman if you have any concerns about local health services. Visit Site

Pilgrims Way Artists.

A local art group with an annual exhibition at the end of May in the Tithe Barn just off of the the Square in Lenham. Visit Site

Universal Credit

As from April 2013 a range of Government benefits will be progressively replaced by the Universal Credit Scheme which is administered by the Department of Work and Pensions. Visit Site

Big Cat Research in Kent

There are occasional sitings of big cats in Kent including some on the North Downs around Hollingbourne and even allegedly in the village. This website written by Kent author Neil Arnold details the most recent sitings. Visit Site

Templeuve in France.

Hollingbourne is twinnned with Templeuve near Lille in France. It is just over an hour from Calais and is close to the northern branch of the Louvre Gallery at Lens. The town has a population of 5800 and is close to the airport at Lille. Visit Site