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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

St. Nicholas (12th -c.); Barfreston, Kent

Barfrestone (28 Pictures)

Apart from the church, the village of Barfrestone reveals leafy lanes studded with enchanting cottages...

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...

Chiddingstone, Kent

Chiddingstone (30 Pictures)

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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Recommended attractions in Kent

Charles Dickens Chalet, Rochester, Kent

Charles Dickens Chalet (4 Pictures)

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

Chartwell- The home of Sir Winston Churchill. Kent

Chartwell (52 Pictures)

The home of Sir Winston Churchill, from 1924 until his death. Churchill purchased it for its magnificent views across the weald.....

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Isle of Sheppey (21 Pictures)

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Lullingstone Roman Villa, Kent.

Lullingstone Roman Villa (6 Pictures)

The remarkable remains of Lullingstone Roman Villa lay hidden for centuries, and were only revealed in excavations of 1939. Prior.....

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