Welcome to lovely Alkham Village

The Parish of Alkham is in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and lies in a valley
from Hawkinge in the west to River in the east, covering a distance of about 3.5 miles.

Would you like to learn more about the history of Alkham?

We offer "A Brief History-Alkham Parish" (52pp, 2.50)

In its 4th edition, it was compiled by Sue Lees, our resident historian.

To see the 2nd Edition's cover, back & inside pages, click here.

Contact Brian Wimsett, and he will provide a copy to you.


In addition to that, our web site hosts:

The Monthly Alkham Village Newsletter (ca. 1992), from latest issue back to 2008.

Historical images, and tributes to Alkham Fallen Heroes, many of whom have ancestors in the village.

Public Walking Trails and Footpaths, short medium and long walks are curated within.

Articles on various topics written by local residents, published in the various newsletters.

Location and Contact Information from Police to Gas, Fire, Electric and Flood Emergency

If you want to publish an article or provide feedback, mail Brian Wimsett as well.


Are you "new" to town?.  If so, check out some of these resources:

A Facebook Community set-up by Martin Scherer. Once in Facebook, join "All About Alkham".

The Alkham Valley Society (Conservation, with a social twist, since 1977). New members are welcome.

The Alkham Parish Council web page agendas, news, and information shared by the Parish Council

White Cliffs Country, a great resource to aid with your exploration of Dover, Deal, and Sandwich

Visit 1066 Country (Kent), another exploring resource for Southeast Kent and other places, too