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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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Recommended towns & villages in Kent

Marle Place Gardens, Brenchley, Kent - TN12 7HS

Brenchley

Brenchley is a beautiful "showpiece" village full of picturesque Tudor cottages, complimented by houses from the Regency and Victorian periods...

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Harvest Festival

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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Oast House at Chiddingstone

Chiddingstone

Fascinating village, owned by the National Trust which is crammed with beautiful properties from the 16th and 17th-century probably built with iron-industry money...

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New lighthouse Dungeness

Dungeness

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Ingress Abbey

Greenhithe

Greenhithe is an area of Kent found sandwiched between the River Thames and Watling...

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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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Rolvenden Station

Rolvenden

Surrounded by a well-wooded landscape, this delightful village was first mentioned in the Doomsday Book, so we are assured of its long history...

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A picture of Snowdown

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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Tide's out! St Margaret's Bay

St Margaret's at Cliffe

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A village phone box

Upchurch

This is an historic, interesting village which was once home to Edmund Drake, father of Sir Francis, who became vicar of the local church in 1560...

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Recommended attractions in Kent

Archbishops Palace, Maidstone, Kent.

Archbishops Palace

Lying in a gorgeous scenic location beside the River Medway is the ancient Palace belonging to the Archbishop's of Canterbury,.....

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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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Charles Dickens; Bleak House in Broadstairs, Kent, from where he penned most of his works.

Bleak House

Bleak House, named after the novel is where Charles Dickens lived while he was writing David Copperfield and other of his works......

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Royal Museum in Canterbury, Kent

Canterbury Royal Museum & Art Gallery

The Canterbury Royal Museum is housed in a magnificent Victorian building of russet brick and impressive black and white timber.....

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HMS Gannett

Historic Dockyard, Chatham

Set in a stunning 80-acre estate The Historic Dockyard Chatham will excite and entertain you - whatever your age! Explore the.....

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Leeds Castle, Maidstone, 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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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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Scotney Castle, near Lamberhurst 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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Castle wall and Castle

Tonbridge Castle

A fire in 1088 destroyed the first castle at Tonbridge, and the evocative remains we see today are of a later castle which was.....

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

Western Heights Defences

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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