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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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Appledore Village Carshow-2012

Appledore

This picturesque village with its wealth of attractive architectural properties sits quietly on the edge of Romney Marsh...

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Chilham Church

Chilham

Chilham is a place of extraordinary serenity, it is both picturesque and pleasant, a lovely place to spend a perfectly peaceful day or a quiet, romantic weekend...

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The Dartford Crossing on the Thames in Kent

Dartford

The interest of the town focus's on The Holy Trinity Church, this originated in the 11th century and has a Norman tower...

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Sikh Temple nearing completion

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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Ramsgate

Ramsgate's harbour is constantly busy, this is known as a "Royal" harbour, made so by the landing here of King George IV in 1822...

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Church in Shipbourne, Kent

Shipbourne

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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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The final remains of Snowdown Colliery, Kent

Snowdown

Snowdown was famous for its colliery, it was one of only four collieries in Kent. It opened between 1907 and 1912, with a new town being built at Aylesham to provide home for workers who came largely from the north-east of England and from Wales...

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The High Street, Tenterden, Kent

Tenterden

The town is located on slightly rising ground looking out over the vast agricultural landscape of the Rother Levels, which sweep down to the Romney Marshes and finally, the sea...

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Recommended attractions in Kent

Canterbury Cathedral

Canterbury Cathedral

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

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Charles Dickens Chalet, Rochester, Kent

Charles Dickens Chalet

Unfortunately due to its fragility, the Dickens Chalet is not open to the public although it can be viewed from outside. The.....

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Dungeness Lighthouse Lens

Dungeness Lighthouse

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Eynsford Castle

Eynsford Castle

The ruinous walls of Eynsford Castle in parts stand 30ft high, they are a relic of one of the earliest stone enclosure castles.....

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Hever Castle, Kent

Hever Castle

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

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I told you, come play with me.

Isle of Sheppey

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Leeds Castle, Kent

Leeds Castle

Listed in the Domesday Book, this castle has been a Norman stronghold, a royal residence for six of England's medieval queens, a.....

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Penshurst Place, Kent

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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A picture of Samphire Hoe

Samphire Hoe

The newest part of Kent, made from 4.9 million cubic metres of chalk marl dug to create the Channel Tunnel. Samphire Hoe was.....

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Scotney Castle in Kent.

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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