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Pictures of Kent

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

Birchington

Birchington (11 Pictures)

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...

Chiddingstone Castle in Kent. taken in 1987

Chiddingstone (30 Pictures)

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...

Dover

Dover (193 Pictures)

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

Village Church

Shipbourne (15 Pictures)

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Recommended attractions in Kent

Bayham Abbey Cloisters

Bayham Abbey (13 Pictures)

Built in the 13th century, and set in beautiful surroundings, Bayham Abbey is a favourite of painters and photographers...

Just some old rope.

Isle of Sheppey (21 Pictures)

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Knole House, Sevenoaks, Kent

Knole House & Deer Park (49 Pictures)

This is one of England's most glorious houses. Set as it is in the midst of a magnificent park studded with ancient trees, the.....

The Tower at Sissinghurst Castle Gardens, Kent.

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.....

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