Goodnestone Parish comprises the villages of Goodnestone, Chillenden, Rowling, Knowlton and Tickenhurst. There are 150 residences in the Parish and some 245 electorate. The Parish is situated approximately 8 miles south east of Canterbury in the beautiful Kent countryside.
Goodnestone is the larger of the villages in the Parish and has a Church a School a Post Office, a pub and a village hall. Goodnestone Park is the home of the Lady FitzWalter and the venue for many events throughout the year.