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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

Eynsford Church

Eynsford (56 Pictures)

This is a small town in the Darent Valley. Way back in the mists of history it was thought to be an important town, but is now not much bigger than a large village. It is.....

Ingress Park

Greenhithe (18 Pictures)

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

Village Church

Shipbourne (15 Pictures)

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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

Crabble Corn Mill, Dover

Crabble Corn Mill (4 Pictures)

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

A landscape veiw of Scotney Castle in Kent

Scotney Castle (126 Pictures)

What could be more romantic than to wander amongst the ruins of moated Scotney Castle, believed to have been begun in the latter.....

St Augustine's Abbey in Canterbury

St Augustine's Abbey (2 Pictures)

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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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