Pictures 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.
See below for all the best towns & attractions in Kent, or see a selection of our Kent photographs on our picture tour of Kent..
Hotels in Kent
- Find discount Kent hotels and Kent accommodation.
Recommended towns & villages in Kent
Historic Market Towns in Kent
Picturesque Villages in Kent
Historic Cities in Kent
All towns in Kent
Complete A to Z of towns in England
The interest of the town focus's on The Holy Trinity Church, this originated in the 11th century and has a Norman tower...
Information | Pictures (19) | Hotels
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...
Information | Pictures (52) | Hotels
Attractive old town overlooking the Thames estuary with walkways and picnic sites ideal for watching the busy water traffic, for this stretch of the river is said to be one of the busiest in the world...
Information | Pictures (214) | Hotels
For a romantic day out and a trip into England's rich historic past you can do no better than visit the pastoral village of Leeds...
Information | Pictures (5) | Hotels
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...
Information | Pictures (4) | Hotels
This is an attractive Kentish village lying to the south of Gravesend. It is picked out by its Windmill of 1801, which has been lovingly restored back to its original working order and is now one of the best preserved in Kent...
Information | Pictures (1) | Hotels
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...
Information | Pictures (6) | Hotels
Ramsgate's harbour is constantly busy, this is known as a "Royal" harbour, made so by the landing here of King George IV in 1822...
Information | Pictures (146) | Hotels
Fine streets show a rich variety of architecture including typical Wealden tile-hung properties, and handsome Georgian and Victorian buildings dominating the river scene...
Information | Pictures (32) | Hotels
Recommended attractions in Kent
All attractions in Kent
Complete A to Z of attractions in England