Known as the Jewel of the Weald, Tenterden is a town with a rich history and heritage. It was a member of the Cinque Ports Confederation and attractive Georgian buildings share the streets with tall Victorian houses and cottages. Tenterden and District Museum is at the heart of the town. The broad, tree-lined High Street offers excellent shopping facilities. There are many small boutiques and antique shops, craft shops and book shops side-by-side with larger national retailers. There are also many old fashioned pubs and great eateries. The heritage Kent and East Sussex Railway line to Bodiam is popular with visitors. Chapel Down Wine Estate produces highly acclaimed wines, has guided tours, a restaurant and a shop. Old Dairy is a micro-brewery brewing hand crafted beers, also offering tours and has a shop. The Victorian actress Ellen Terry's early 16th-century house and cottage gardens at the National Trust's Smallhythe Place has a museum and theatre.