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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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See below for all the best towns & attractions in Kent, or see a selection of our Kent photographs on our picture tour of Kent..

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Recommended towns & villages in Kent

St. Nicholas (12th -c.); Barfreston, Kent

Barfrestone

Apart from the church, the village of Barfrestone reveals leafy lanes studded with enchanting cottages...

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Harvest Festival

Brookland

This is a pretty area full of natural wonders to be discovered on quiet walks or by taking a cycle ride along the paths of the many rivers...

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Medieval Ducking Stool

Canterbury

Canterbury is an exquisite joyous place, it is submerged in history and is considered to be the birthplace of English Christianity. It glows with an abundance of charm, mostly.....

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Ingress Abbey

Greenhithe

Greenhithe is an area of Kent found sandwiched between the River Thames and Watling...

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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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Looking towards Minster Cliffs and the Leas  Minster, Isle of Sheppey

Sheerness

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...

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Shipbourne Church

Shipbourne

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Smallhythe

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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Cliffs of Dover at St Margaret's

St Margaret's at Cliffe

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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

Bayham Abbey, Lamberhurst, Kent

Bayham Abbey

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

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Charles Dickens Chalet, Rochester, Kent

Charles Dickens Chalet

Unfortunately due to its fragility, the Dickens Chalet is not open to the public although it can be viewed from outside. The.....

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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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Just some old rope.

Isle of Sheppey

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Leeds Castle winter scene

Leeds Castle

Listed in the Domesday Book, this castle has been a Norman stronghold, a royal residence for six of England's medieval queens, a.....

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Castle Moat & Dragon

Scotney Castle

What could be more romantic than to wander amongst the ruins of moated Scotney Castle, believed to have been begun in the latter.....

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Sissinghurst Castle garden, Nr Cranbrook, Kent

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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Dover

The White Cliffs of Dover

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

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