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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

Bluebell Woods

Hythe (40 Pictures)

This delightful seaside resort is one of the five original Cinque Ports, it can trace its noble history all the way back to AD732 when it was granted a charter by the Saxon King Ethelred...

Great Maytham Hall, Rolvenden

Rolvenden (20 Pictures)

Surrounded by a well-wooded landscape, this delightful village was first mentioned in the Doomsday Book, so we are assured of its long history...

Isle of Sheppey Sailing Club, Sheerness

Sheerness (29 Pictures)

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...

Tonbridge Castle Gatehouse

Tonbridge (32 Pictures)

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

HMS Gannet at Chatham, Kent

Historic Dockyard, Chatham (48 Pictures)

Set in a stunning 80-acre estate The Historic Dockyard Chatham will excite and entertain you - whatever your age! Explore the.....

Sunset at Emley

Isle of Sheppey (21 Pictures)

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White Cliffs of Dover, Kent

The White Cliffs of Dover (16 Pictures)

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

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