Welcome to Fordcombe Village
Fordcombe is a small but active village within the civil Parish of Penshurst in the Sevenoaks District of Kent. There are over 350 households in the village and in the 2001 Census the population was recorded as 521, rising to 559 in the 2011 Census.
Located on the northern slopes of the Weald, the village is five miles (8 km) west of the outskirts of Tunbridge Wells, and nearly twelve miles from Sevenoaks.
The village is home to an impressive church, St Peter’s, and The Chafford Arms, a cosy pub with lovely gardens, a thriving C of E primary school, and an amazing, newly built community village hall with a new Ofsted registered pre-school/wrap-around care facility, Kinderversity.
Our website includes a history of the village and information about the community, plus news of all upcoming events for villagers and visitors.
Fordcombe Village Hall Rebuild Project 2020/2021
This exciting project is nearing completion and will open in October 2021. Click here or on the images to find out more.
Village Tea Room
Village Fete & Flower Show
TW Half Marathon
Fordcombe Open Gardens
Until the middle of the 19th century, ‘Fordcomb-Green’ was a hamlet with a few houses set around the crossroads near the Manor of Chafford, located within a triangle of three long- established villages…
St Peter’s Church
The parish of Fordcombe is within the united benefice of Penshurst, Fordcombe and the Chiddingstone Churches.
The church was built in 1848 and completed, ready to be consecrated, on 31st January 1849, by the Archbishop of Canterbury at the time, John Bird Sumner.