Edith Nesbit, who wrote as E. Nesbit, has close links to the coastal county of Kent.

Edith Nesbit

Edith Nesbit, spent formative years in the village of Halstead, in the Sevenoaks District of Kent.


When she was thirteen, Edith Nesbit stayed for a time in the village of Penshurst, near Sevenoaks.

River Medway

Nesbit, a keen oarswoman and swimmer, took many boating holidays on the Medway with family and friends.