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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

Chilham Church

Chilham (30 Pictures)

Chilham is a place of extraordinary serenity, it is both picturesque and pleasant, a lovely place to spend a perfectly peaceful day or a quiet, romantic weekend...

St Margarets Cliffe and House, Kent - July 2010 by David Thomas

St Margaret's at Cliffe (77 Pictures)

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The High Street, Tenterden, Kent

Tenterden (44 Pictures)

The town is located on slightly rising ground looking out over the vast agricultural landscape of the Rother Levels, which sweep down to the Romney Marshes and finally, the sea...

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Recommended attractions in Kent

Chartwell, Kent,  Home of Sir Winston Churchill for 40 years

Chartwell (42 Pictures)

The home of Sir Winston Churchill, from 1924 until his death. Churchill purchased it for its magnificent views across the weald.....

Historic Dockyard, Chatham, 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.....

Lullingstone Roman Villa, Kent, detail of mosaic floor.

Lullingstone Roman Villa (6 Pictures)

The remarkable remains of Lullingstone Roman Villa lay hidden for centuries, and were only revealed in excavations of 1939. Prior.....

Sissinghurst Castle garden, Nr Cranbrook, Kent

Sissinghurst Castle Garden (149 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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