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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

Queens Road. Taken 2005. Aylesham, Kent.

Aylesham

The village preserves its history, it has several noted buildings from when it was built and a strong community spirit still prevails. Of interest is the beautiful sculpture dedicated to the men who lived in Aylesham and spent their lives working in the mines...

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A snowy Broadstairs Harbour, Kent

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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Brookland Church, Kent

Brookland

This is a pretty area full of natural wonders to be discovered on quiet walks or by taking a cycle ride along the paths of the many rivers...

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Chiddingstone Castle in Kent. taken in 1987

Chiddingstone

Fascinating village, owned by the National Trust which is crammed with beautiful properties from the 16th and 17th-century probably built with iron-industry money...

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River outside Chilham

Chilham

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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Cranbrook Mill built in 1814 (Tallest smock mill in England) 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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Eynsford Church

Eynsford

This is a small town in the Darent Valley. Way back in the mists of history it was thought to be an important town, but is now not much bigger than a large village. It is.....

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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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Looking towards Minster Cliffs and the Leas  Minster, Isle of Sheppey

Sheerness

This is the port to which Nelson's body was brought home following his untimely death after his glorious victory at the Battle of Trafalgar...

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view of Tonbridge from Tonbridge Castle, Kent

Tonbridge

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

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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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Canterbury Cathedral

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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Chartwell, Sir Winston Churchill's home, Westerham, Kent

Chartwell

The home of Sir Winston Churchill, from 1924 until his death. Churchill purchased it for its magnificent views across the weald.....

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Dungeness Lighghouse

Dungeness Lighthouse

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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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A picture of Reculver Towers & Roman Fort

Reculver Towers & Roman Fort

Standing sheer on a dramatic headland the twin towered west front of the 12th-century Church of St. Mary at Reculver is the.....

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The Pilgrim Steps

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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St Augustine's Abbey in Canterbury

St Augustine's Abbey

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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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