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Royal Tunbridge Wells

Is a town in Kent, England, 30 miles southeast of central London, close to the border with East Sussex on the northern edge of the High Weald, whose sandstone geology is exemplified by the rock formation High Rocks. The town was a spa in the Restoration and a fashionable resort in the mid-1700s under Beau Nash when the Pantiles, and its chalybeate spring, attracted visitors who wished to take the waters. Though its popularity as a spa town waned with the advent of sea bathing, the town still derives much of its income from tourism.

The town has a population of around 56,500, and is the administrative centre of Tunbridge Wells Borough and in the parliamentary constituency of Tunbridge Wells. The economy of the town no longer depends on the chalybeate spring. Hardly anyone comes to the town purely to take the waters.

As of 2002 there were around 50,000 people employed in the borough of Tunbridge Wells. The largest sector of the local economy consists of hotels, restaurants, and retail (the centrally located Royal Victoria Place shopping centre, opened in 1992, covers 29,414 square metres (316,610 sq ft), which accounts for around 30% of all jobs; the finance and business sector makes up just under a quarter of jobs, as does the public administration, education and health sector. Royal Tunbridge Wells is arguably the most important retail centre between London and Hastings. Wikipedia

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Walk 1 in Royal Tunbridge Wells – Warwick Park to London Road
Approximately 0.88 miles – 1.42 km

The walk starts in Warwick Park – Nevill Street – The Pantiles – Linden Park Road – London Road – The Common, London Road

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Walk 2 in Royal Tunbridge Wells – London Road to Calverley Park Gardens
Approximately 1.20 miles – 1.92 km

The walk starts in London Road – High Street – Warwick Road – High Street – Vale Road – Mount Pleasant Road – Church Road – Mount Pleasant Road – Monson Road – Mount Pleasant Road – Calverley Park Gardens

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