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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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Queen Elizabet 11 Bridge Dartford

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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Faversham, Kent

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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St Nicholas Church

Leeds

For a romantic day out and a trip into England's rich historic past you can do no better than visit the pastoral village of Leeds...

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Leysdown

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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A picture of Plaxtol

Plaxtol

This is a picturesque Kentish village at the centre of the counties hop growing fields. It has interesting Oast houses and a concentration of charming brick built cottages...

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Richborough Power Station (disused)

Ramsgate

Ramsgate's harbour is constantly busy, this is known as a "Royal" harbour, made so by the landing here of King George IV in 1822...

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Bridge over river medway Tonbridge, 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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Recommended attractions in Kent

Bleak House by David Wigham

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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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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Crabble Corn Mill, Dover

Crabble Corn Mill

The current mill, built in 1812, is situated in the picturesque village of River, on the outskirts of Dover. There have been.....

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The Knole NT

Knole House & Deer Park

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.....

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A picture of Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway

Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway

First opened to traffic in July 1927 as the 'World's Smallest Public Railway' and now covering a distance of 13.5 miles from the.....

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Sissinghurst Castle - Garden

Sissinghurst Castle Garden

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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St Augustine's Abbey in Canterbury

St Augustine's Abbey

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The White Cliffs of Dover

The White Cliffs of Dover

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

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