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Headcorn is a village and civil parish in the borough of Maidstone in Kent, England. The parish is located on the floodplain of the River Beult south east of Maidstone. The village is eight miles (13 km) from the county town of Maidstone, on the A274 road to Tenterden. In addition to the parish church, dedicated to saints Peter and Paul, there are also churches and chapels for the Methodist, Baptist and Roman Catholic congregations. There is a small airfield located nearby, where there is an aviation museum and a parachuting centre. Headcorn Parachute Club is the only skydiving club in Kent and is home to national champions and world-record holders. Headcorn railway station is on the South Eastern Main Line between London and Dover. It was opened on 31 August 1842. On 1 December the same year, the South Eastern Railway opened the second section of its main line onward to Ashford. By 1844, trains were running from London to Dover. The line here is the longest straight stretch of line in the United Kingdom.


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Facts and Stats for Headcorn*

  • Headcorn: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Headcorn for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Headcorn.

    • Burglary and Theft 55 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 40 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 30 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 30 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 55 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 65 (High)
    • Attacks 40 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 65 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 60 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 30 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 70 (High)
  • Living in Headcorn - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 50.16 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 22.5 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 73.42 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 75 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 10.98 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 107.04 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Headcorn

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Headcorn

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.14 USD
    • International Movie per seat 16.66 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 42.58 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 83.3 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 87.37 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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