Alan Firmin Ltd is probably Linton’s largest employer, and largest landowner. It has varied interests in transport, farming, property and warehousing. Also property lettings. They own and rent out some lovely cottages and houses in the Linton area and elsewhere..
The Bull Inn is Linton’s only licenced premises. It is centrally placed, on Linton Hill opposite Linton Church. It is part of the historic centre of Linton, along with the church, the village hall and the almshouses..
Buttercups Goats Sanctuary is Britain’s largest charity catering for rescued goats. They are based at Wierton Place, in Boughton Monchelsea. So it isn’t strictly Linton based, but it almost is – and it is a very, very worthy cause and also an interesting place to visit, they are open almost every day. The Linton Walkers have sponsored several goats, and are currently Guardians to one (Reggie, not to be confused with his brother Ronnie).
Cherubs Pre-school is a highly successful nursery school that meets in the Linton Village Hall every morning and afternoon during term times, from 9am – 3pm. It has now expanded, and has a school in Sutton Valence as well…
Our handmade chocolates use high quality ingredients. We offer a large range of fillings in milk, white and dark chocolate. We use local ingredients whenever possible, including Kentish Cobnuts and Kent whipping cream in all of our ganaches. Especially popular are our roasted caramelised Kentish cobnuts which we dip in chocolate.
LintonPrint is a not-for-profit printing business based in Linton and run by Jerry Whitmarsh.
Amongst other things, it prints the Linton Parish News distributed each month to all Linton residents. Jerry can design and print invitations, orders of service for weddings, funerals christenings, or for any other occasion. Business portfolios, plans or propositions, brochures, leaflets, menus, wine lists, headed notepaper, business cards, visiting cards, or any other printing job that you can think up. Printing goes up to A3 size, or A4 folded, and banners can also be printed. Colour, black & white, or semi-colour. Book publishing too!
If you would like something printed, or just want to see what’s possible, get in touch – emailhim here.. (preferred) or phone him on 01622 747572
Mike Brooker is a plumber and electrician based in Vanity Lane. In addition to plumbing and electrical work he will undertake decorating and general repair and maintenance work. Many examples of his handiwork can be found around Linton, including inside the Linton Village Hall.
Westerhill farm is set into the Greensand ridge, south of Maidstone, with one of the most outstanding views in the South East and Kent (‘the Garden of England’) and many film crews have used the location over the years. Not only are the views renowned but it is one of the most favoured locations, along with other neighbouring farms, for fruit growing in the whole of the UK. The farm grows many fruit crops including apples, pears, plums and cherries.