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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

White Cliffs of Dover, Kent

Dover (193 Pictures)

The white cliffs of Dover, the view that has stirred the hearts of English travellers for centuries...

Smallhythe Place

Smallhythe (2 Pictures)

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...

Tonbridge Castle Gatehouse

Tonbridge (32 Pictures)

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

An Upchurch walk

Upchurch (13 Pictures)

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

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.....

Penshurst Place, Kent

Penshurst Place and Gardens (72 Pictures)

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

Sevenoaks Wildfowl Reserve, View over Lake

Sevenoaks Wildfowl Reserve (2 Pictures)

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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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