Wittersham

Wittersham is situated between the towns of Rye in Sussex and Tenterden in Kent and is located on the high ground of the Isle of Oxney which as the name suggests was once surrounded by water.

Living here you are equidistant between Rye and Tenterden, giving you a great choice of amenities.

Simon Godfrey
Simon Godfrey Director at our Tenterden Office

    Wittersham is the largest village on the former island and offers wonderful views of unspoiled rolling countryside.

    The village has a long history with the village sign including the image of a Danish Longship incorporated into the design. It is believed that the Danes once occupied an area of the Isle of Oxney in AD 892 as it offered a vantage point to observe the troops of Alfred the Great who were camped at nearby Newenden.

    In the village there is an attractive 13th century church known as St John the Baptist.

    On Tuesday mornings there is a popular and well-attended community market held in the village hall which specialises in organic and local fresh produce amongst other products.

    Just one mile outside Wittersham you will fine Stocks Mill, a fine example of a post mill, built in 1781 and the largest of its type in Kent. The white-weather boarded mill is thought to have been moved from another site and although the mill is no longer in production it is open to the public on Sunday afternoons throughout the summer.


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      Stocks Windmill

      Stocks Windmill

      Kent’s tallest post mill, Stocks windmill in Wittersham was built in 1781 and is situated just one mile from the village of Wittersham close to Tenterden. The mill has a small museum and is opened […]

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      Wittersham Film Society

      Wittersham Film Society

      The Object of the Society is to advance the education of the public in the knowledge, understanding and enjoyment of the art of classic & contemporary film of all genres and by so doing enhance […]

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      Wittersham Community Market

      Wittersham Community Market

      The Community Market takes place every Tuesday morning, between 9am and 11am at the Wittersham Village Hall. Shoppers can use the Post Office service which is on offer, enjoy fresh tea and coffee at the […]

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      Wittersham Short Mat Bowls Club

      Wittersham Short Mat Bowls Club

      Why not come along and try your hand at short mat bowling? Experience is not necessary. All the bowls are provided and all you need is flat, smooth soled footwear and the desire to bowl! […]

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      Wittersham Bridge Club

      Wittersham Bridge Club

      The Wittersham Bridge Club is a friendly club playing light-hearted games of bridge – a good club to join if you have an interest in the game and would like to play with like-minded individuals/ […]

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      Pilates

      Pilates

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      Oxney Gourmet Pie and Burger Bar

      Oxney Gourmet Pie and Burger Bar

      Oxney Pie and Burger Bar is an inviting, atmospheric old village public house situated in the centre of Wittersham on the B2082 between Tenterden (Kent) and Rye (East Sussex). Using fresh seasonal meat and vegetables […]

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