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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.
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Recommended towns & villages in Kent

Appledore Village Carshow-2012

Appledore

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

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All Saints Church, Birchington, Kent

Birchington

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...

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Marle Place Gardens, Brenchley, Kent - TN12 7HS

Brenchley

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

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Broadstairs

Broadstairs

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

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St Dunstans, Cranbrook, Kent

Cranbrook

Cranbrook is an old rural town of numerous streets and alleys, all still true to their medieval layout...

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Dover

Dover

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

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Faversham

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...

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St Marys Church Higham

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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St Nicholas Church

Leeds

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...

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Margate

Margate

Traditional seaside resort which is famous for the invention of the covered bathing machine...

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Recommended attractions in Kent

Bayham Abbey Cloisters

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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Bleak House by David Wigham

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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Resting Saint

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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Crabble Corn Mill, Dover

Crabble Corn Mill

The current mill, built in 1812, is situated in the picturesque village of River, on the outskirts of Dover. There have been.....

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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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Isle of Sheppey

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Leeds Castle, Kent

Leeds Castle

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

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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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A picture of Samphire Hoe

Samphire Hoe

The newest part of Kent, made from 4.9 million cubic metres of chalk marl dug to create the Channel Tunnel. Samphire Hoe was.....

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