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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

Appledore Village Carshow-2012

Appledore (13 Pictures)

This picturesque village with its wealth of attractive architectural properties sits quietly on the edge of Romney Marsh...

A rainbow after the storm at Margate, Kent

Margate (55 Pictures)

Traditional seaside resort which is famous for the invention of the covered bathing machine...

Kent and East Sussex Railway

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...

Tunbridge Wells

Tunbridge Wells (63 Pictures)

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

Bayham Abbey ruins

Bayham Abbey (13 Pictures)

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

Samphire Hoe near to Dover

Samphire Hoe (11 Pictures)

The newest part of Kent, made from 4.9 million cubic metres of chalk marl dug to create the Channel Tunnel. Samphire Hoe was.....

Gateway to Sissinghurst Castle, Kent

Sissinghurst Castle Garden (165 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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