West Malling Station
The Bull Public House
Kings Hill Golf Club
The Swan West Malling
The Apartment is a 5 - 10 minute stroll into the historical market town of West Malling with its many excellent pubs, restaurants, boutique shops and Tesco's store. The Farmer's Market is held in the square on the fourth Sunday of each month. West Malling train station is a ten minute walk away with trains direct to Victoria, London and in the opposite direction Maidstone and Ashford and to the Kent Coast of Folkestone, Ramsgate, Margate and Dover. The famous Leeds Castle is a short car journey away or can be reach by train from West Malling Station. The local leisure centre with swimming pool and gym is a five minute drive away. Local attractions and places of interest within the area of West Malling are The Whitbread Hop Farm, Leed's Castle, the lovely town of Sevenoaks, Tonbridge with the river Medway and Royal Tunbridge Wells. Bluewater shopping centre is a 20 minute drive away. National Trust properties within the vicinity are Igtham Moat and further afield Chartwell (Winston Churchills home) and Scotney Castle. Catch a train from West Malling station to London a 50 minute journey into Victoria and explore the delights of the capital. Take the train for a day trip to France from Ashford International or the Ferry from Dover into Calais or Boulogne.
West Malling has an abundance of pubs and restaurants. The Swan in Swan Street a modern restaurant that serves fresh British style food. Franks Restaurant and Mussel Bar. The Farmhouse a gastro pub. The Joiners Arms a grade II listed pub. The Bull Inn a traditional English pub with a large selection of real ales and a fabulous log fire in the winter months. The Five Pointed Star serving draught beers. The Lobster Pot a traditional pub that often has live music. The Scared Crow mexican a speciality. ID fabulous Chinese restaurant. Pad Thai Restaurant. The Bombay and The Ghandi Indian restaurants. A take away Chinese restaurant and a Kebab house also feature in the town. The Fish n Chip shop in Swan Street is also worth a mention.
Shops in West Malling include Down Swan Street a lovely gift and card shop. Fragolina is a ladies boutique shop which has recently opened. A new children's shoe shop. The local off license stocks wine and champagne. There is the Ski Shop next to The Five Pointed Star. A Fishing shop, along with the Cookery Shop in the High Street. West Malling florist. Boots the chemist. Tesco's. The Abbey Arcade (next to the Ski Shop) with numerous small shops worth exploring. Biffo & Spanky's the deli behind The Farmhouse. The curtain and blind shop with the barn next door hosting lots of different furniture and bric a brac. Numerous Beauticians and hairdressers. Talking Spirit which includes Tarot readings. Josh ladies underwear and accessories. The local Post Office opposite The Swan in Swan Street. NatWest Bank in Swan Street. Dry Cleaners and shoe repairs and key cutting service.
The Apartment is about a 20 minute walk away from Kings Hill.