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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.  Summer weekend BBQs, and Vintage car rally 1st Sunday of the month.  Enquiries.

Chillenden Windmill is now closed for the winter and will re-open in May 2019, when it will be open on Sundays until 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.

Village diary…..

The hamlet of Chillenden in East Kent, UK, lies midway between the historic cathedral city of Canterbury and the gateway port of Dover.  It lies in the rural landscape on the edge of the North Downs, 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.  Everyone  welcome to attend.  For more information visit the All Saints page.

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All Saints Church, 9.00am

Church services are held at All Saints Church on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of each month. The next regular service is on Sunday 15 December at 9am.   The service follows the Book of Common Prayer.  All are welcome.  Please stay for a chat over coffee and biscuits.

Sunday 15 December 9.00am

Pub - vintage cars

The next pub vintage and classic car rally will be held at the Griffin’s Head on New Year’s day Wednesday 1 January from 11am.

New Year’s Day 2020! from 11am

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Local connections

Parish Safeguarding Information


The village AED is located at the Griffin’s Head pub.  Click here so see its location and the access code.

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If there’s anything you want to tell the village about, we can include your event or news here.  Just drop us a line.  Also if you’d like to join the private Facebook group, search for us and request to join.

Christmas services

Click here to see the full list of Christmas services in Chillenden and Goodnestone during December