Maps and Directions
Staplehurst can be found on the A229 around 9 miles South of Maidstone, some 5 miles north of Cranbrook, and East of Tunbridge Wells.
Driving directions from Maidstone (North of Staplehurst)
Follow the A229 (signposted Hastings) from Maidstone and pass through Linton, Stilebridge and Cross-at-Hand. You will enter the village from the North, your first landmark being the railway bridge.
Carry on over the railway bridge, along the high street, straight across at the crossroads and pass the parade of shops which will be on your right.
Continue past the shops and up the hill. The Church will be on your left and Bell Lane with a free car park will be on your right just after the Kings Head public house.
Driving directions from Cranbrook (South of Staplehurst)
Following the A229 (signposted Maidstone) from the Cranbrook direction you will enter the village from the South, your first landmark after Knox Bridge being the Convent on your right and the 40 MPH speed limit (watch the new flashing speed sign).
Carry on along the road and you will see the petrol station on your right.
The Church will be visible ahead and to the right on the hill. As you climb the hill you will see Bell Lane with a free car park on your left just before the Kings Head public house, opposite Peter Jones Opticians.