Tenterden the Jewel of the Weald

Shall we let you in on a secret ...  Tenterden is a fabulous place to visit, live and work...  Sample it for yourself

Community and Living


Tenterden is a bustling small market town Bells Lane, Tenterden with so much to offer everyone, so whether you are visiting the area or live and work in the town this website can help you. 

This section, Community and Living, lists useful contact details for churches, schools, nurseries, clubs and societies, Tenterden and District Chamber of Commerce, the police, health clinics, Tenterden Town Council, and much more. For local shops and businesses please see the Business and Shopping section. For places to stay, leisure facilities and attractions please see the Visitors section.


Tenterden Community Forum

You can also access the brand new Tenterden Community Forum here. The forum is for everyone living, working and visiting Tenterden. Discuss burning issues with others, make new friends, find out what is going on in Tenterden and the surrounding area, and much more.


Making Tenterden a Great Place to Live and Work

The Chamber of Commerce and the Tenterden Town Council both play an integral part in the running of the town and some of their events include the late night shopping Christmas event and the Christmas lights and also the very successful visit of the Tour de France in 2007.

Lower High Street, Tenterden, KentIf you want to find out more information about things to see and do around Tenterden, have a look on this website and visit the Tourist Information Centre which is located in the new Tenterden Gateway Building in the town. For events and functions see the What's On section.


Tenterden Club

The town has its own Tenterden Club providing a centre for relaxed leisure. The Club, in Church Road, Tenterden, has two downstairs bars, two full sized snooker tables, and a large dance hall, stage and bar upstairs. The Tenterden Club regularly holds events and many clubs and societies meet there including Tenterden Rotary Club, Tenterden Bridge Club and Tenara (Tenterden Active Retirement Association). The large dance hall and bar upstairs are available to hire.


Disabled Guide

The Tenterden Lions Club have produced a very useful Guide for the Disabled in Tenterden and St Michaels. Click here for more information www.tenterdenlions.org.uk/guidefordisabled.html