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About the county of KentIn 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.
See our recommended Kent towns and villages below, along with our listed Kent attractions, and Kent hotels and holiday cottages.
Recommended towns & villages to visit in Kent
Cranbrook is an old rural town of numerous streets and alleys, all still true to their medieval layout...
An interesting village situated between Gravesend and Rochester in Kent, with links to the author Charles Dickens, the notorious highwayman Dick Turpin, and auctioneer and.....
Fine streets show a rich variety of architecture including typical Wealden tile-hung properties, and handsome Georgian and Victorian buildings dominating the river scene...All Kent towns & villagesHistoric Market TownsPicturesque VillagesHistoric CitiesAll towns in England
Recommended attractions in Kent
This magnificent cathedral has been a place of pilgrimage for hundreds of years. It was the scene of Thomas a' Becket's murder.....
The Canterbury Royal Museum is housed in a magnificent Victorian building of russet brick and impressive black and white timber.....
The newest part of Kent, made from 4.9 million cubic metres of chalk marl dug to create the Channel Tunnel. Samphire Hoe was.....
A fire in 1088 destroyed the first castle at Tonbridge, and the evocative remains we see today are of a later castle which was.....All Kent AttractionsCastles in KentKent Beauty SpotsAll England Attractions
Random England fact:
The Botanic Gardens in Oxford are the oldest botanic garden in Britain.
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