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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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See below for all the best towns & attractions in Kent, or see a selection of our Kent photographs on our picture tour of Kent..

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Recommended towns & villages in Kent

Chilham walk crossing the River Stour (1)

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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The Dartford Crossing on the Thames in Kent

Dartford

The interest of the town focus's on The Holy Trinity Church, this originated in the 11th century and has a Norman tower...

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The Swale Estuary

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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Statue of Pocahontas at St. George's Church, Gravesend.

Gravesend

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...

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Meopham Green windmill, Kent

Meopham Green

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...

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Kent and East Sussex Railway

Rolvenden

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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Church in Shipbourne, Kent

Shipbourne

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Cliffs of Dover at St Margaret's

St Margaret's at Cliffe

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Ye Olde Chequers Inn

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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Recommended attractions in Kent

Charles Dickens; Bleak House in Broadstairs, Kent, from where he penned most of his works.

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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Royal Museum in Canterbury, Kent

Canterbury Royal Museum & Art Gallery

The Canterbury Royal Museum is housed in a magnificent Victorian building of russet brick and impressive black and white timber.....

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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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The Rope Walk, Chatham Dockyard

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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Samphire Hoe near to Dover

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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Colourful Kent

Scotney Castle

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

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White Cliffs of Dover, Kent

The White Cliffs of Dover

One of England's most famous natural landmarks, offering spectacular coastal walks...

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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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Western Heights Defences in Dover, Kent. - Drop Redoubt Fort - Open 3rd/4th June 2006

Western Heights Defences

The Western Heights in Dover are remains of fortifications built mainly during the Napoleonic Wars when England was under a real.....

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