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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. View the pictures of Kent..

Recommended towns & villages in Kent

Marle Place Gardens, Brenchley, Kent - TN12 7HS


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

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Joss Bay


At almost every corner of this popular resort are reminders of the towns association with the famous novelist, Charles Dickens...

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Chilham walk crossing the River Stour (1)


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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Dungeness Lighthouse



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St Marys Church 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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Bluebell Woods


This delightful seaside resort is one of the five original Cinque Ports, it can trace its noble history all the way back to AD732 when it was granted a charter by the Saxon King Ethelred...

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This is a busy Kentish coastal holiday resort which has sandy beaches and safe shallow waters, thus the beach is ideal for sunbathing and to swim from...

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A picture of Plaxtol


This is a picturesque Kentish village at the centre of the counties hop growing fields. It has interesting Oast houses and a concentration of charming brick built cottages...

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Rolvenden Station


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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The High Street, Tenterden, Kent


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

Bayham Abbey, Lamberhurst, Kent

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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A picture of Bleak House

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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Cathedral of Canterbury

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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Dungeness Lighghouse

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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Historic Dockyard, Chatham, Chatham, Kent

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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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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Rochester Cathedral taken from Rochester Castle

Rochester Cathedral

Rochester Cathedral is awesome in its beauty, matching this is an impressive history stretching back to when the cathedral was.....

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A picture of Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway

Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway

First opened to traffic in July 1927 as the 'World's Smallest Public Railway' and now covering a distance of 13.5 miles from the.....

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Upnor Castle

Upnor Castle

The romantic ruins of this fabled centuries old fortress occupies one of the most delightful sites in England. The castle was.....

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