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Pictures of Kent

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...

Marle Place Gardens, Brenchley, Kent - TN12 7HS

Brenchley (10 Pictures)

Brenchley is a beautiful "showpiece" village full of picturesque Tudor cottages, complimented by houses from the Regency and Victorian periods...

Shipbourne Church

Shipbourne (15 Pictures)

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St Margarets at Cliffe beach, near Dover, Kent

St Margaret's at Cliffe (74 Pictures)

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Recommended attractions in Kent

Eynsford Castle

Eynsford Castle (6 Pictures)

The ruinous walls of Eynsford Castle in parts stand 30ft high, they are a relic of one of the earliest stone enclosure castles.....

Rochester Castle

Rochester Castle (82 Pictures)

The impressive ruins of Rochester Castle at the side of the Medway River make up one of the most spectacular riverside views in.....

St Augustine's Abbey in Canterbury

St Augustine's Abbey (2 Pictures)

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Upnor, Kent

Upnor Castle (42 Pictures)

The romantic ruins of this fabled centuries old fortress occupies one of the most delightful sites in England. The castle was.....

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