Periwick Barn

Informal Bed and Breakfast in Kent – the 'Garden of England'

Anne Shelmerdine, Periwick Barn, The Street, Plaxtol, Kent, TN15 0QF
Tel: 01732 811368; e–mail:

Directions to Plaxtol

Although it nestles in the quiet rolling hills of the North Downs, the village of Plaxtol is conveniently close to major road and rail links to London and Dover, and thus to the rest of Britain and Europe. Despite its nearness to the motorway system, Plaxtol feels, and sounds, like the quiet Kentish village it has always been.

Driving to Plaxtol

Get a printable road map and detailed directions to Plaxtol from Google Maps. or from Bing.

Once in Plaxtol, you will find that 'The Street' (on which Periwick Barn is situated) runs West to East.

At the western end, The Street forms a T–junction with Church Hill (at the top of which is the church, not surprisingly). At this junction you will see the butcher's shop. Go down the hill directly opposite the butcher's. This is The Street. After about a hundred yards you will pass the village shop / post office on your left. After a further hundred yards you will come to an old–fashioned street light on the right. The entrance to Periwick Barn is directly opposite this, on the left.

Coming the other way, that is to say from the East, you will see at the edge of the village a small triangular green, known as 'The Spout', with a 'Plaxtol' sign on top of a tall post. From here, carry on uphill, along The Street. You will pass the Papermakers Arms on the left. After a further hundred yards you will see an old–fashioned street light on the left. Periwick Barn is directly opposite this, on the right.

By Public Transport

Plaxtol is 7 miles from Sevenoaks Railway Station, 5 miles from Tonbridge Station and 3 miles from Borough Green Station.

You can get details about trains to the above stations, and also information about buses that go to Plaxtol, from the Traveline website.

On Foot from the Greensand Way

Plaxtol lies about a mile West–North–West of the village of Dunk's Green and about a mile and a half North–East of Shipbourne. There are a number of footpaths and quiet roads you can use to get from the Greensand Way to Plaxtol, but the most direct route would be via School Lane which runs directly North and South. For details, see the Bing map (above) switch to the Ordnance Survey option and zoom in to see a 1:25,000 map.