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Eynsford

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Eynsford is a pleasant village on the River Darent with a ford, an impressive railway viaduct and several attractions to visit! A circular walk via the Roman Villa and ford, passing under the viaduct, is 2¼ miles. From Eynsford station it is about 3 miles to Shoreham station walking via the Roman Villa.

Photograph of Eynsford viaduct

Eynsford viaduct

Lullingstone Roman Villa EH ¾ mile

The excavated remains of a Roman country villa. Mosaic floors. Lullingstone has one of the first surviving Christian chapels in England. Tel. 01322 863467.
Open Apr-Oct, Daily 1000-1800 (1700 Oct). Nov-Mar, SSu 1000-1600.
www.english-heritage.org.uk

Eynsford Castle EH 1 mile

The moat and remains of a Norman castle. Admission free.
Open Daily 1000-1800 (1600 Oct-Mar).
www.english-heritage.org.uk

Lullingstone Castle & World Garden 1 mile (approach via Roman Villa)

One of England's oldest family estates. The present manor house and gatehouse were built in 1497. The two acre World Garden of Plants contains plants from around the globe planted in their respective countries of origin. Light refreshments. Picnics welcome. Tel. 01322 862114.
Open Apr-Sep, FSSu 1200-1700. Please see the website for times of House tours.
www.lullingstonecastle.co.uk

Lullingstone Country Park 1½ miles to Visitor Centre (via Roman Villa)

Historic park with good views and a visitor centre. Holiday activities, guided walks, countryside information. Refreshments. Admission free.
Open Visitor Centre Daily 1000-1700 (1100-1600 Nov-Mar).
www.kent.gov.uk

Eagle Heights Birds of Prey Centre 1 mile (via Roman Villa)

Flying displays of eagles, hawks and falcons (please see website for times). At other times the birds of prey can be seen in their aviaries. Tel. 01322 866466.
Open Apr-Oct, Daily 1030-1700, last admission 1530.
www.eagleheights.co.uk

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