About Selling village

Selling has a population of around 900*. Its surrounding hamlets are Hogben’s Hill, Gushmere, Neames Forstal, Shepherds Hill and Perrywood.

The village has a single country estate; owned by the Swire Family and there are several farms, the largest of which is Norham Farm owned by Gaskains.

There is a peak view point over the City of Canterbury and countryside to Sandwich Bay in the woodlands at The Mount in Perry Wood[3] which has an adjoining picnic area and walks.

Our village is served by trains between London Victoria and Dover Priory. More information about train times to and from Selling can be found here.

Our beautiful church of St Mary has the highest architectural, Grade I, listing and is located slighty outside the heart of the village. Each stained glass lancet window is intricately decorated, with the arms of Gilbert de Clare and others dating the earliest to between 1299–1307 and the transepts of the church itself are approximately 1190 with the rest of the large structure 13th, 15th and 19th century.

Our village has a small primary school, Selling Church of England Primary School (founded 1872), for children in academic years 1-6 (approximate ages 5–11).

*2011 census

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