Edenbridge is a town in the Weald of Kent, England on the River Eden, near the
spot where the borders of Kent, Surrey and Sussex meet. Name derives from
Old English language "Eadhelmsbrigge" ("Eadhelm's Bridge" in Modern English).
Originally growing around a crossing point of the river by a Roman road, in the
Middle Ages, it became a centre of the Wealden iron industry.
Edenbridge and its surrounding districts is a community of 10,000. located approximately 30 miles south of London. It was once important for iron products, leather and agriculture but it now has limited commercial importance with most employment being out of the town, notably central London.
It has a number of active societies for music, theatre and sport. It has an active Bonfire Society.
There are many mediaeval timber buildings in the town, one of which houses the
Eden Valley Museum.
Edenbridge is twinned with Mont St Aignan in France.
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