Otford Palace

The Archbishop’s Palace is in Otford, a village and civil parish in the Sevenoaks District of Kent. The village is located on the River Darent, flowing north down its valley from its source on the North Downs. The name is a contraction of Otterford, possibly derived from Offa, the King of Mercia who fought a […]

Pictures from Olympic Torch in Sevenoaks, Kent

Great support today. We estimate that 25,000 people took to the streets for the Sevenoaks District. We say goodbye to the Torch as it leaves Sevenoaks District, and Kent, and moves on to Surrey. It’s been a memorable afternoon. Torchbearers – Sevenoaks Barbara Kukielska – Age: 25 Hometown: Warsaw Julia Lavington – Age: 35 Hometown: Ashford, […]

Update: Olympic Torch route in Sevenoaks

A total of 8,000 torchbearers will take the torch on its 70-day journey which begins in Land’s End on 19 May and will be in Sevenoaks on 20 of July. London 2012 organisers have not yet released details of the final two days in which the torch visits Westminster before travelling from Hampton Court to […]

Beautiful sunshine

“Beautiful sunshine” (taken at Camden Road, Sevenoaks)