Welcome to Boughton Aluph and Eastwell
The Boughton Aluph and Eastwell Parish Website has moved to www.boughtonaluphandeastwellpc.kentparishes.gov.uk
Boughton Aluph and Eastwell is a little known jewel in this part of the South East. The History Page reveals many interesting facts about the Parish and its astonishing connection to English Royalty and also playing host to the great European Monarchies.
The Parish borders the North Downs and is on the edge of a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Surrounded by this amazing countryside it offers outstanding views. Just stand at Eastwell Towers and gaze out towards the Wye Crown, it must possibly be one of the finest views in the South East. Around the Parish and interspersed within it, is mainly agricultural land, some of which is of the highest quality. There are many country footpaths for ramblers to enjoy, including the Pilgrims Way, and the North Downs Way which is an international Grande Randonee which stretches from Cork to the South of France. These footpaths take you through some interesting areas of wildlife and provide remarkable vistas.
As a place to live, the Parish has a lot to offer, giving a choice of both modern day and old world living. In the Parish and its surrounding area there are plenty of places to eat and stay which cater for different cuisines and size of pocket. Just visit our Web Page to find out more.
If it is action you want, there are also many clubs and societies. The Village Green plays host to the local Cricket Club and what can be more pleasurable than on a summer afternoon watching cricket and enjoying refreshment and lunch outside the Flying Horse Inn, opposite the Green. At the other end of the Parish there is the Sandyacres Sports and Social Club which hosts many local football teams, archery competitions and has an excellent bar and function hall. Throughout the year it lays on entertainment including cabaret evenings and also caters for private parties since it has a five star rated kitchen. Visit the Web Pages to find out more about the great things the community has to offer.
At the newer end of the Parish there is a shopping precinct with places to eat and drink, a small supermarket, a hairdresser and pharmacy. Here again you will find many footpaths and cycle lanes to use.
With a new Primary School opening in September 2013 the Parish will be able to provide first class education to local residents for primary and junior children. Close by is the Towers School which now has Academy Status in partnership with Highworth Grammar School. For tiny tots there are also plenty of pre-school nurseries. The Parish is served by a range of excellent private schools.
Whatever you wish you will find in and around Boughton Aluph and Eastwell, so please enjoy.