Shopping & Wellbeing
Specialist and independent shops thrive in the historic town of Sevenoaks alongside top retail names and stockists of designer labels. In a maze of quaint alleyways just off the High Street, look out for arts, antiques, designer clothes and locally produced food and drink. For a comprehensive list, see http://sevenoakspartnership.org/
Westerham is a delightful shopping destination in its own right. Everyone keen to enjoy some retail therapy can discover unusual high quality additions to their homes and wardrobes as well as distinctive gifts for friends and family. Antiques and the latest in contemporary arts and crafts are particularly popular. Find out more at http://www.visitwesterham.org.uk/visitors/v-shopping
Visitors will find virtually everything they need during their stay in Edenbridge, with plenty of opportunities to browse through well-stocked independent shops. Listings and further information are available at http://www.edenbridgetown.com/business/high_street_shops/index.shtml.
Meanwhile, Swanley Square Shopping Centre is the main shopping area of the town with a lively and very popular local market every Wednesday.
Many of the rural villages in the district of Sevenoaks have their own specialist shops from local bakeries to antique stores and fine furniture showrooms.
Throughout the District there are farm shops and garden centres selling and serving local produce from the Garden of England.
A beautiful manor house in the village of Fawkham, Brandshatch Place Hotel & Spa offers total refreshment and relaxation in one of the finest country house hotels in Kent. There is a wide range of treatments available for both men and women in luxurious surroundings. The health club has an indoor swimming pool, sauna, crystal steam room, fully air-conditioned gym, exercise studios, lounge and restaurant, and a registered crèche.
Reynolds Retreat, one of the newest additions to Kent’s growing number of luxury spas, fitness and treatment centre, stands in 17 acres of parkland in a grand restored Victorian property, Basted House, at Borough Green. This wellbeing destination offers guests a members’ health club, country club and destination spa all rolled into one. The many facilities include relaxing, healing thermal rooms, sauna, an infinity pool and an -unchlorinated swimming pool with glass walls offering views over the Weald. There are indoor and outdoor fitness options alongside a fully-equipped gym and more.
Spirit Health at the Holiday Inn Maidstone – Sevenoaks, at Wrotham Heath, offers a range of fitness and relaxing treatments and experiences for both men and women. There is a fully equipped gym, indoor heated swimming pool, sauna and Jacuzzi. The many treatments available include spa day packages.
Swimming, wellness and fitness facilities are available at Edenbridge, Sevenoaks, and Swanley’s White Oak Leisure Centres. Find out more at http://www.sencio.org.uk/ .