Knockholt is a popular village lying south of Bromley and Orpington.

Population: circa 1200

Rail station: Knockholt station To Charing Cross 46 minutes

Shopping: Coolings Garden Centre and Polhill Garden Centre not only provide a huge selection of plants, outdoor furniture, and gardening tools but they both provide restaurants and an array of gifting options. Polhill also offer a small food market and regular pop up food options such as fresh fish. Some small local shops can also be found in the area.

Schools: St. Katharine’s Knockholt Church of England Primary School. Radnor House Secondary School (private, co-ed) is in Sundridge. There are other excellent private prep, county primary and secondary schools in and around Sevenoaks, including Sevenoaks Prep, Solefields, New Beacon, Granville, Sevenoaks School, Walthamstow Hall, and Trinity School.

Eating Out: Several traditional pubs serve the area here alongside the offerings at the garden centres.

Fitness: The surrounding areas provide the fitness facilities here, however, if walking is your thing you are not short of miles of footpaths to ramble on.

Specialties: Coolings Garden Centre is really worth a visit if you are in the area. Also a popular area with cyclists.