Bough Beech

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Bough Beech
Becketts Oasts, Tonbridge Road, Bough Beech, Kent - - 1382297.jpg
Becketts Oasts, Tonbridge Road, Bough Beech
Bough Beech is located in Kent
Bough Beech
Bough Beech
Location within Kent
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townEdenbridge
Postcode districtTN8
AmbulanceSouth East Coast
UK Parliament
List of places
51°12′04″N 0°07′46″E / 51.201200°N 0.129320°E / 51.201200; 0.129320Coordinates: 51°12′04″N 0°07′46″E / 51.201200°N 0.129320°E / 51.201200; 0.129320
Over Bough Beech Reservoir

Bough Beech is a hamlet in the county of Kent, England, and is south of the Bough Beech Reservoir. It is located approximately three miles east of Edenbridge (of which it is part) and five miles south west of Sevenoaks. It is in the civil parish of Chiddingstone. The reservoir is a nature reserve, in particular for bird watching; it is especially important for migrating osprey, though they are a rare sight now the reservoir is no longer stocked with trout.

The reservoir is owned by the SES Water Company,[1] who supply tap water to settlements west of the reservoir; including Gatwick Airport in West Sussex and Morden in south London.

The hamlet of Bough Beech is close to the Redhill to Tonbridge Line and has a pub, 'The Wheatsheaf'.


  1. ^ "Sutton and East Surrey Water rebranded to SES Water". SES Water. 3 March 2017. Archived from the original on 22 February 2017. Retrieved 3 March 2017.

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