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About 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.
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Broadstairs

Broadstairs

At almost every corner of this popular resort are reminders of the towns association with the famous novelist, Charles Dickens...

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Harvest Festival

Brookland

This is a pretty area full of natural wonders to be discovered on quiet walks or by taking a cycle ride along the paths of the many rivers...

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The Pilgrim Milestone.

Chilham

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...

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St Dunstans, Cranbrook, Kent

Cranbrook

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

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Bluewater Shopping center, Greenhithe, Kent,

Greenhithe

Greenhithe is an area of Kent found sandwiched between the River Thames and Watling...

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St Marys Church Higham

Higham

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.....

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The Royal Canal

Hythe

This delightful seaside resort is one of the five original Cinque Ports, it can trace its noble history all the way back to AD732 when it was granted a charter by the Saxon King Ethelred...

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Leysdown-on-Sea

This is a busy Kentish coastal holiday resort which has sandy beaches and safe shallow waters, thus the beach is ideal for sunbathing and to swim from...

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Looking towards Minster Cliffs and the Leas  Minster, Isle of Sheppey

Sheerness

This is the port to which Nelson's body was brought home following his untimely death after his glorious victory at the Battle of Trafalgar...

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Bridge over river medway Tonbridge, Kent

Tonbridge

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

Archbishops Palace, Maidstone, Kent.

Archbishops Palace

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

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Royal Museum in Canterbury, Kent

Canterbury Royal Museum & Art Gallery

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

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Charles Dickens Chalet, Rochester, Kent

Charles Dickens Chalet

Unfortunately due to its fragility, the Dickens Chalet is not open to the public although it can be viewed from outside. The.....

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Dungeness Lighghouse

Dungeness Lighthouse

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Historic Dockyard, Chatham, Chatham, Kent

Historic Dockyard, Chatham

Set in a stunning 80-acre estate The Historic Dockyard Chatham will excite and entertain you - whatever your age! Explore the.....

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Leeds Castle winter scene

Leeds Castle

Listed in the Domesday Book, this castle has been a Norman stronghold, a royal residence for six of England's medieval queens, a.....

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Reculver Towers

Reculver Towers & Roman Fort

Standing sheer on a dramatic headland the twin towered west front of the 12th-century Church of St. Mary at Reculver is the.....

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Rochester Castle

Rochester Castle

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

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Upnor Castle

Upnor Castle

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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