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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

Brookland Church, Kent

Brookland (6 Pictures)

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...

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...

St Nicholas Church

Leeds (5 Pictures)

For a romantic day out and a trip into England's rich historic past you can do no better than visit the pastoral village of Leeds...

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Recommended attractions in Kent

A picture of Bleak House

Bleak House (6 Pictures)

Bleak House, named after the novel is where Charles Dickens lived while he was writing David Copperfield and other of his works......

Digging for bait.

Isle of Sheppey (21 Pictures)

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A picture of New Tavern Fort

New Tavern Fort (2 Pictures)

Amongst the fascination of the waterfront at Gravesend is New Tavern Fort, and although the fort was re-armed in 1904 and guns.....

A picture of Samphire Hoe

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.....

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