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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

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...

St Marys Church Higham

Higham (1 Pictures)

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.....

Ye Olde Chequers Inn

Tonbridge (32 Pictures)

Fine streets show a rich variety of architecture including typical Wealden tile-hung properties, and handsome Georgian and Victorian buildings dominating the river scene...

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Recommended attractions in Kent

Canterbury Cathedral

Canterbury Cathedral (159 Pictures)

This magnificent cathedral has been a place of pilgrimage for hundreds of years. It was the scene of Thomas a' Becket's murder.....

Canterbury Royal Museum. Canterbury, Kent

Canterbury Royal Museum & Art Gallery (2 Pictures)

The Canterbury Royal Museum is housed in a magnificent Victorian building of russet brick and impressive black and white timber.....

Samphire Hoe near to Dover

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.....

Tonbridge Castle, Kent

Tonbridge Castle (16 Pictures)

A fire in 1088 destroyed the first castle at Tonbridge, and the evocative remains we see today are of a later castle which was.....

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