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A county in England

About the county of Kent

In the South-East corner of England lies the County of Kent an amazingly beautiful area steeped in fascinating history, inviting cities, interesting towns, pretty villages and picturesque countryside. Kent boasts over 50 museums including, 'Sevenoaks Museum', which first opened in 1920 and 'Ramsgate Museum', located in a 1904 neo-Georgian Adam-style building designed by S D Adshead. There are also several stately homes, Castles, beautiful parks and gardens to explore. Notable attractions include, 'Canterbury Cathedral' situated in the city of Canterbury, the worlds largest collection of oast houses
at The Hop Farm Country Park and the medieval 'Leeds Castle' built on two small islands in a lake set in 500 acres of parkland and gardens.

Recommended towns & villages to visit in Kent

The Ratling Pub. Taken 2005. Aylesham. Kent.

Aylesham (25 Pictures)

The village preserves its history, it has several noted buildings from when it was built and a strong community spirit still prevails. Of interest is the beautiful sculpture dedicated to the men who lived in Aylesham and spent their lives working in the mines...

Birchington

Birchington (11 Pictures)

Situated in what is known as 'The Garden of England' on the north Kent coast along which there is a ribbon of lively towns, lovely sands and an azure blue sea...

St Marys Church Higham

Higham (1 Pictures)

An interesting village situated between Gravesend and Rochester in Kent, with links to the author Charles Dickens, the notorious highwayman Dick Turpin, and auctioneer and.....

St Nicholas Church

Leeds (5 Pictures)

For a romantic day out and a trip into England's rich historic past you can do no better than visit the pastoral village of Leeds...

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Recommended attractions in Kent

Canterbury Cathedral

Canterbury Cathedral (168 Pictures)

This magnificent cathedral has been a place of pilgrimage for hundreds of years. It was the scene of Thomas a' Becket's murder.....

Crabble Corn Mill, Dover

Crabble Corn Mill (4 Pictures)

The current mill, built in 1812, is situated in the picturesque village of River, on the outskirts of Dover. There have been.....

A picture of Hever Castle

Hever Castle (193 Pictures)

The very mention of Hever Castle conjures up memories of Anne Boleyn, the bewitching young girl for whom Henry VIII divorced.....

Western Heights Defences in Dover, Kent. - Drop Redoubt Fort - Open 3rd/4th June 2006

Western Heights Defences (2 Pictures)

The Western Heights in Dover are remains of fortifications built mainly during the Napoleonic Wars when England was under a real.....

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