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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

Appledore Village Carshow-2012

Appledore (13 Pictures)

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

Town centre

Faversham (60 Pictures)

There is record of settlements in the area in pre-historic times, it is known that the Romans and the Anglo-Saxons both established villages...

Church in Shipbourne, Kent

Shipbourne (15 Pictures)

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Recommended attractions in Kent

Leeds Castle in Kent

Leeds Castle (305 Pictures)

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

Scotney Castle in Kent.

Scotney Castle (118 Pictures)

What could be more romantic than to wander amongst the ruins of moated Scotney Castle, believed to have been begun in the latter.....

Detail of entrance to Sissinghurst Castle

Sissinghurst Castle Garden (149 Pictures)

It is entirely fitting that one of the loveliest gardens in the land can be found in a county renowned for its beauty and.....

Walmer Castle

Walmer Castle & Garden (53 Pictures)

The stone walls of Walmer Castle were put up in the 1530's at the same time as Sandown and Deal as part of a plan by the monarch.....

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