Pembury is a large village in the county of Kent in the south-east of England, UK with a population of around 6,000 and lies within the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It lies just to the north of the town of Tunbridge Wells. There have been settlements in the area since at least Saxon times in the 11th century. The name ‘Pembury’ derives from the Saxon ‘Pepingburh’ or ‘Pepingeberia’.
The village’s oldest church is estimated to have been at least initially built in the 11th century.
Pembury Parish Council have the following responsibilities:
- Lower Green Recreation Ground
- Children’s playground, MUGA, outdoor gym, youth shelter at Lower Green Rec
- Tennis Courts
- Football pitches at Lower Green Rec and Woodside Road
- Upper Church Burial Grounds
- Closed burial grounds
- Village Green
- Coronation Gardens
- Old Coach Road
- Open spaces in the Coppice
- Bo Peep Corner
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