The town began after the building of the castle Penshurst Place in 1341.
Today, Penshurst is known for its castle and history.
People Born in Penshurst
Penshurst in People's Lives
Natalie Portman: I traveled here in 2007 to film scenes of the movie The Other Boleyn Girl. We filmed on location at Penshurst Place, which we used as one of our sets for Whitehall Palace.