Places of Interest nearby
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In 1088, the de Clare family living in Tonbridge Castle rebelled against King William II. His army besieged the castle. After holding for two days the castle fell and as punishment the king had both the castle and the town of Tonbridge burnt to the ground.
Linked themes: History
Start and finish venue of the Castle Ride. Ample free parking nearby and entertainment provided at the end of the event.
Tonbridge Castle where the ride starts and finishes. Ample free parking nearby and entertainment in the grounds following the event.