The village of Eastling is 4½ miles southwest of Faversham, nestling in the Kent Downs, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
The Street, Eastling
Church of St Mary, Eastling
View from Mill Lane, Eastling
- Eastling Gardeners Club meets at three-monthly intervals. Contact: Clive Jolliffe 01795 890160
- Eastling Short Mat Bowls Club
Chairman and Club Captain: Roy Piles 01795 537162
- Eastling Snooker Club
Secretary: Roy Piles 01795 537162
- Eastling County Primary School
Kettle Hill Road, Eastling, Faversham, Kent ME13 0AS 01795 890252 Head Teacher: David Walsh
- Mobile Library
- Parish Council
Parish Clerk: Jill Seaman, 1 Kennaways, Stalisfield Road, Ospringe, Faversham, Kent ME13 0AB
- Elected Members: Chairman: Jimmy West, 01795 890273 Members: Nigel Bickerdike, 01795 890855; Peter Cheeseman, 01795 890629; Mrs Helen Higgs, 01795 890371; Mrs Julia Bailie. Treasurer: Peter Cheeseman, 01795 890629. Tree Warden: Nigel Bickerdike, 01795 890855.
For information on council records, history, dates of forthcoming meetings and minutes of meetings, see the village website.
S Club (for 6- to 12- year olds): Steph Youle
Prayer Meeting: every Thursday, 10.30am at Pinks Farm, Kettle Hill Road. For details,
Neighbourhood Watch, Local Organiser: Alan Willson
Senior Citizens Fund Organiser: Norman Neaves
Friends of Eastling School Supporters Group Publicity: Jill Seaman
Village news correspondent: Mrs Hilary Harlow
01795 890338 h
The village's Conservation Area boasts some very attractive buildings and gardens - with the 17th-century Eastling Manor House rated one of the finest hall houses in Kent.
Local services include a primary school, a pub and restaurant, an historic church and a fine modern village hall. The peaceful countryside attracts many walkers and cyclists and overnight accommodation is normally available in Eastling.
A public bus service links the village to Faversham, every day except Sundays.
Facts and figures about Eastling Parish
Eastling Parish land area: 846 hectares (2090 acres). Population: 369 (2001 Census); 360 (1991 Census) Households: 135 (2001 Census); 126 (1991 Census).