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Scotney Castle, near Lamberhurst in Kent

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About 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.
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See below for all the best towns & attractions in Kent, or see a selection of our Kent photographs on our picture tour of Kent..

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Queens Road. Taken 2005. Aylesham, Kent.

Aylesham

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...

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All Saints Church, Birchington, Kent

Birchington

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...

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Gathering the feed

Brookland

This is a pretty area full of natural wonders to be discovered on quiet walks or by taking a cycle ride along the paths of the many rivers...

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Cathedral of Canterbury

Canterbury

Canterbury is an exquisite joyous place, it is submerged in history and is considered to be the birthplace of English Christianity. It glows with an abundance of charm, mostly.....

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Sunrise on the Thames at Gravesend

Gravesend

Attractive old town overlooking the Thames estuary with walkways and picnic sites ideal for watching the busy water traffic, for this stretch of the river is said to be one of the busiest in the world...

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St Marys Church Higham

Higham

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.....

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Meopham Green windmill, Kent

Meopham Green

This is an attractive Kentish village lying to the south of Gravesend. It is picked out by its Windmill of 1801, which has been lovingly restored back to its original working order and is now one of the best preserved in Kent...

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Smallhythe Place

Smallhythe

Between the 14th and the 16th-centuries this lovely Wealdon hamlet was a flourishing port and famous ship building centre where one of Henry VIII war-ships was built...

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Tonbridge Castle in Kent

Tonbridge

Fine streets show a rich variety of architecture including typical Wealden tile-hung properties, and handsome Georgian and Victorian buildings dominating the river scene...

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The Pantiles at Royal Tunbridge Wells

Tunbridge Wells

Also known as Royal Tunbridge Wells and only a short distance from London, this popular spa town gained a reputation as the place to see and be seen during Georgian Times frequented by royalty and fashionable members of aristocracy. It also happens to be surrounded by some of the most beautiful countryside in England. ..

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Bayham Abbey Cloisters

Bayham Abbey

Built in the 13th century, and set in beautiful surroundings, Bayham Abbey is a favourite of painters and photographers...

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Dungeness Lighthouse Lens

Dungeness Lighthouse

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Tame Deer again!

Knole House & Deer Park

This is one of England's most glorious houses. Set as it is in the midst of a magnificent park studded with ancient trees, the.....

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A picture of New Tavern Fort

New Tavern Fort

Amongst the fascination of the waterfront at Gravesend is New Tavern Fort, and although the fort was re-armed in 1904 and guns.....

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Penshurst Place

Penshurst Place and Gardens

A beautiful Medieval Manor House set in 11 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, which date back to 1346. The manor House has.....

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The original Castle

Scotney Castle

What could be more romantic than to wander amongst the ruins of moated Scotney Castle, believed to have been begun in the latter.....

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Sevenoaks Wildfowl Reserve, View over Lake

Sevenoaks Wildfowl Reserve

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Springtime at Sissinghurst, Kent 1986

Sissinghurst Castle Garden

It is entirely fitting that one of the loveliest gardens in the land can be found in a county renowned for its beauty and.....

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The Broadwalk, Walmer Castle & Garden, Walmer, Kent.

Walmer Castle & Garden

The stone walls of Walmer Castle were put up in the 1530's at the same time as Sandown and Deal as part of a plan by the monarch.....

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