Cranbrook is a small town in the civil parish of Cranbrook and also Sissinghurst, in the Weald of Kent in South East England. It exists approximately half-way in between Maidstone and also Hastings, regarding 38 miles (61 km) southeast of central London. The smaller sized negotiations of Sissinghurst, Swattenden, Colliers Green and also Hartley exist within the civil parish. The population of the parish was 6,717 in 2011. Because the decrease of the cloth profession, agriculture became the mainstay of the economic situation. Located on the Maidstone to Hastings roadway, it is five miles north of Hawkhurst. Baker's Cross gets on the eastern outskirts of the community. Cranbrook gets on the Hastings Beds, alternating sands and clays which are more immune to disintegration than the surrounding clays therefore form capitals of the High Weald. The geology of the location has played a major role in the community's development, down payments of iron ore as well as fuller's earth was essential in the iron sector as well as cloth industry respectively.