Getting to Cranbrook
By car; is probably the easiest way. Cranbrook is situated just off the A229, approximately 14 miles south of Maistone. By bus; Arriva bus no. 5, running from Midstone to Sandhurst, Hams Travel bus no. 267, running from Tunbridge Wells to Hawkhurst, Hams Travel bus no. 297, running from Tunbridge Wells to Tenterden, all run through Cranbrook, and Stagecoach bus no. 349 runs from Hastings and terminates in Cranbrook. By rail; the nearest railway station is situated in Staplehurst, approximately 6 miles north of Cranbrook. There is an Arriva no. 5 bus stop close to the station or you can order a cab to meet your train (Maidstone Taxi Company, 01622 890003).
Car Parking in Cranbrook
There are three public car parks in Cranbrook, the High Street Car Park, accessed at the top end of the High Street, the Tanyard Car Park, accessed from The Hill, and Jockey Lane Car Park, which is accessed from Carriers Road. All are well signposted. Car parking is FREE in all three locations.
Accommodation in Cranbrook
Both the George Hotel and The White Horse have rooms available, see the Venues page for contact details. The Queens Inn, Hawkhurst, and The Goudhurst Inn, Goudhurst, are both very close to the town and there are a number of B&B and private rental accommodations available in the area.
Food & Drink in Cranbrook
There is a wide range of food and drink outlets in Cranbrook, to suit all budgets and all tastes. These are listed below, together with a contact number should you have an enquiry or wish to make a booking:-
ALDO'S SANDWICHES 7 Stone Street 07812 787307
ARTHUR'S 11-13 Stone Street 01580 720880
COSTA COFFEE High Street 01580 713954
CRANBROOK FISH BAR 3 Carriers Road 01580 713693
FOOD FOR THOUGHT Imber Court, High Street 01580 712878
GULLIVER'S PLAY CAFE 23 Stone Street 01233 510315
THE GEORGE HOTEL Stone Street 01580 713348
THE HIVE 19 Stone Street 08000 219555
LARKINS' ALEHOUSE 7 High Street 07917 252585
M & S KEBAB & PIZZA Carriers Road 01580 720550
MUMTAZ MAHAL 3 High Street 01580 712896
THE CLOUDBERRY Stone Street 01580 712336
THE WENDY HOUSE Stone Street 01580 714954
WATERLOO TEA ROOMS Waterloo Road 01580 713802
THE WHITE HORSE Carriers Road 01580 715790
WINTEX (Chinese) Carriers Road 01580 712627
Cash machines in Cranbrook
There are a number of cash machines (ATM's) available in Cranbrook, locations include Lloyds Bank and NatWest Bank, both in the High Street, and the Co-op, off the High Street car park.