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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. View the pictures of Kent..

Recommended towns & villages in Kent

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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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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New lighthouse Dungeness

Dungeness

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Town centre

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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Holly Blue Butterfly on Oxalis.

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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Leysdown-on-Sea

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...

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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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Smallhythe Place

Smallhythe

Between the 14th and the 16th-centuries this lovely Wealdon hamlet was a flourishing port and famous ship building centre where one of Henry VIII war-ships was built...

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Tonbridge Castle in 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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Tunbridge Wells

Tunbridge Wells

Also known as Royal Tunbridge Wells and only a short distance from London, this popular spa town gained a reputation as the place to see and be seen during Georgian Times frequented by royalty and fashionable members of aristocracy. It also happens to be surrounded by some of the most beautiful countryside in England. ..

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Recommended attractions in Kent

Archbishops Palace, Maidstone, Kent.

Archbishops Palace

Lying in a gorgeous scenic location beside the River Medway is the ancient Palace belonging to the Archbishop's of Canterbury,.....

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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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Reculver Towers

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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Rochester Castle

Rochester Castle

The impressive ruins of Rochester Castle at the side of the Medway River make up one of the most spectacular riverside views in.....

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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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St Augustine's Abbey in Canterbury

St Augustine's Abbey

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