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The source of the Darent is a spring in the woods halfway between the Kentish villages of Crockham Hill and Westerham.
The Darent rises from the spring line where the Greensand meets the clay of the valley.
Aerial view of the source of the river Darent
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The Darent soon becomes a fast flowing stream emerging from the wooded Greensand hills.
On its way down to Westerham, the infant Darent joins forces with other streams making it wider and flowing faster.
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I teach computers at The Granville School and St. John's Primary School in Sevenoaks Kent.