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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

Built in 1814. Union Windmill is the finest working Smock windmill 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...

The Dartford Crossing on the Thames in Kent

Dartford (19 Pictures)

The interest of the town focus's on The Holy Trinity Church, this originated in the 11th century and has a Norman tower...

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.....

Stained glass window

Hythe (40 Pictures)

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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Recommended attractions in Kent

Canterbury Cathedral at Sunset

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.....

Chartwell- The home of Sir Winston Churchill. Kent

Chartwell (42 Pictures)

The home of Sir Winston Churchill, from 1924 until his death. Churchill purchased it for its magnificent views across the weald.....

Sunset at Emley

Isle of Sheppey (21 Pictures)

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St Augustine's Abbey in Canterbury

St Augustine's Abbey (2 Pictures)

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