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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

A random view of Canterbury.

Canterbury (312 Pictures)

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.....

Cranbrook Mill built in 1814 (Tallest smock mill in England) Cranbrook, Kent

Cranbrook (6 Pictures)

Cranbrook is an old rural town of numerous streets and alleys, all still true to their medieval layout...

Statue of Pocahontas at St. George's Church, Gravesend.

Gravesend (217 Pictures)

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...

End of Ramsgate Harbour Pier

Ramsgate (55 Pictures)

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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Recommended attractions in Kent

Archbishop's Palace stands on the east bank of the river Medway in Maidstone, Kent

Archbishops Palace (10 Pictures)

Lying in a gorgeous scenic location beside the River Medway is the ancient Palace belonging to the Archbishop's of Canterbury,.....

Knole House

Knole House & Deer Park (49 Pictures)

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.....

A picture of Samphire Hoe

Samphire Hoe (8 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.....

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