In Stangrove Park there is a multi-purpose leisure centre with two swimming pools. The facilities also include a squash court, sports hall, gym, dance studio, all-weather pitch and cafe.
Parks and playgrounds
The town has well-maintained parks and open green spaces and a Millennium Wood at Mowshurst. A variety of sports are played at the Lingfield Road Recreation Ground and cricket at Blossoms Park, where there are also skate/BMX ramps. Children’s play areas are located in Stangrove Park (up to 8 years), Lingfield Road Recreation Ground (up to 12), Park View Close (4 – 12 but the kick about area and kit outside the fence is for all ages and Spitals Cross (up to 12), where there is also a ball park at the Pen in Field Drive.
There are more than 80 local clubs and organisations for all age groups, ranging from the Air Training Corps to yoga. The major sports played in the town, at both senior and junior level, include cricket, rugby and soccer. New members are welcome and details for the many individual groups are listed in the back of this guide.
Kent & Surrey Golf & Country Club has an 18 hole Championship Course, 14 bay floodlit driving range, club house and function room. Other courses are available nearby at Cowden, Hever and Limpsfield.
There is excellent angling in the rivers and fisheries around the district.
Edenbridge is surrounded by beautiful countryside, with fine views, and an excellent network of footpaths which provide everything from a short stroll to a full day’s walk. A selection of 10 short and longer walks are available from the Visitor Information Point, or can be downloaded from www.edenvalleykent.org