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Welcome to Chillenden

The hamlet of Chillenden in East Kent, UK, lies midway between the historic cathedral city of Canterbury and the busy port of Dover.  It lies in the rural landscape on the edge of the North Downs chalklands, surrounded by some wonderful English countryside.  It has a population of about 100 people living in 45 houses.  There is a church, a working farm, a village hall, a pond, a brilliant pub, and a windmill.

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Church Services in the beautiful 12th century All Saints Church are held twice a month on the 1st and 3rd Sundays at 9.00am.  All welcome. Enquiries

The Griffin’s Head pub is set in a beautiful Kent Hall House.  It is the social heart of the village where locals from all walks of life come to meet up, chat, and generally put the world to rights.  And they have a jolly good time.  Serving Shepherd Neame fine ales, with an extensive wine, champagne and port list, and glorious food from the restaurant with locally sourced produce.  BBQ summer weekends, and Vintage car rally 1st Sunday of the month.  Enquiries.

Chillenden Windmill is open every Sunday from May to September from 2 - 4.30pm. Local volunteer guides will be on hand to give you an interpretive tour round what is one of only 3 historic post mills in Kent. Admission is free but donations welcome.  Enquiries.

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Follow the village blog of the trip on the tall ship Oosterschelde

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The next church service at All Saints: Sunday 4 September at 9.00am, Book of Common Prayer. Revd. David Moulden. For future church services see here.



The next church vintage car rally will be held at the Griffin’s Head on Sunday 4 September from 11.00am.


Chillenden Windmill will be open for the 2016 season every Sunday from 1 May from 2.30-4.30pm.  See here for more details.

Village walk & barn dance

Join us on Saturday 24 September for a walk to Staple where there’ll be a barn dance and fish & chip supper!  More details here.  Bring your friends, neighbours and your dog!