Cranbrook, located in Kent, is a traditional market town. Throughout the years, a number of windmills and watermills were established in Cranbrook. At one time there were approximately seventeen different watermills in the area. One of the four windmills that were established is still in existence today and should certainly not be missed by visitors who may be in the local area. In addition, there are numerous shops and restaurants that can be enjoyed by visitors as well as a range of different accommodation options in Cranbrook and the surrounding vicinity. The town can be easily reached from other towns in the surrounding area.
The English market town of Cranbrook is located within the district of Kent, which is located within the southeastern part of England. The town of Cranbrook is the smallest town within the county of Kent and it is located about five miles to the north of Hawkhurst. The town of Cranbrook has a population of about seven thousand. The town is located near the junction of the A262, which is the road that runs between Biddenden and Lamberhurst. The closest railway station for the town is based in the town of Staplehurst, which is located five miles north of Cranbrook. The railway station that was based in the town was closed during 1961.
The town of Cranbrook has a strong educational network that consists of two secondary schools and a primary school. The secondary schools within the town are known as Angley School and Cranbrook School. Angley School is a comprehensive school that teaches children aged between eleven and eighteen years of age. Cranbrook School is a grammar school that teaches children aged between thirteen and eighteen years of age. Both of the secondary schools are coeducational establishments. The primary school within the town is known as Cranbrook Primary. The primary school was originally located within a former manor house that was once visited by Queen Elizabeth the first. The original primary school building was burnt down and this is when the school moved to its new site, which is located to the north of Jockey Lane and Church Yard. The primary school remained on this site until 1985 when it moved to its new purpose built premises at the end of Carriers Road and this is the site that is still used nowadays.