Councillor - Ide Hill Ward
Responsibilities: Trustee of Stubbs Wood
Committees: Amenities, Planning
Ide Hill is a village within the civil parish of Sundridge with Ide Hill in the Sevenoaks District of Kent, England. It stands on one of the highest points of the sandstone ridge about five miles south-west of Sevenoaks. Its name first appears on record in 1250 as Edythehelle. It is an eponymic denoting 'Edith's hill', from the Old English hyll 'hill'.
St Mary's Church, Ide Hill, Kent
This Idyllic village is home to; CofE St Mary’s Church, a well-stocked community shop that has a post office, two country pubs; The Woodman in - Goathurst Common and The Cock Inn – Ide Hill Green, a ‘Good’ Primary school and Emmetts Garden - a hillside garden with exotic shrubs and a formal rose garden, plus picnic meadow and garden games.
Each year a May Day fair is held on the village green. Beautiful woodland and hilly walks can be had throughout the village and surrounding areas.