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Rochester Castle and Cathedral at night, Kent

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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Recommended towns & villages in Kent

In memory of the miners of AYLESHAM Village, Kent. Who work the Snowdown mines

Aylesham

The village preserves its history, it has several noted buildings from when it was built and a strong community spirit still prevails. Of interest is the beautiful sculpture dedicated to the men who lived in Aylesham and spent their lives working in the mines...

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All Saints Church, Birchington, Kent

Birchington

Situated in what is known as 'The Garden of England' on the north Kent coast along which there is a ribbon of lively towns, lovely sands and an azure blue sea...

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Broadstairs Beach, 2013, just before a brief rain-storm.

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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Gathering the feed

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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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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White Cliffs of Dover, Kent

Dover

The white cliffs of Dover, the view that has stirred the hearts of English travellers for centuries...

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Ingress Abbey

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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A picture of Plaxtol

Plaxtol

This is a picturesque Kentish village at the centre of the counties hop growing fields. It has interesting Oast houses and a concentration of charming brick built cottages...

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Upchurch in the centre of the village, Kent

Upchurch

This is an historic, interesting village which was once home to Edmund Drake, father of Sir Francis, who became vicar of the local church in 1560...

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Recommended attractions in Kent

Bayham Abbey Cloisters

Bayham Abbey

Built in the 13th century, and set in beautiful surroundings, Bayham Abbey is a favourite of painters and photographers...

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Crabble Corn Mill, Dover

Crabble Corn Mill

The current mill, built in 1812, is situated in the picturesque village of River, on the outskirts of Dover. There have been.....

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Dungeness Lighghouse

Dungeness Lighthouse

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Castle in the dark

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 Cathedral, Rochester, Kent

Rochester Cathedral

Rochester Cathedral is awesome in its beauty, matching this is an impressive history stretching back to when the cathedral was.....

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A picture of Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway

Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway

First opened to traffic in July 1927 as the 'World's Smallest Public Railway' and now covering a distance of 13.5 miles from the.....

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The Tower at Sissinghurst Castle Gardens, Kent.

Sissinghurst Castle Garden

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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White Cliffs of Dover, Kent

The White Cliffs of Dover

One of England's most famous natural landmarks, offering spectacular coastal walks...

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Walmer castle, a picture taken from within the garden

Walmer Castle & Garden

The stone walls of Walmer Castle were put up in the 1530's at the same time as Sandown and Deal as part of a plan by the monarch.....

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