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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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See below for all the best towns & attractions in Kent, or see a selection of our Kent photographs on our picture tour of Kent..

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Recommended towns & villages in Kent

Appledore Village Carshow-2012

Appledore

This picturesque village with its wealth of attractive architectural properties sits quietly on the edge of Romney Marsh...

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St. Nicholas (12th -c.); Barfreston, Kent

Barfrestone

Apart from the church, the village of Barfrestone reveals leafy lanes studded with enchanting cottages...

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Marle Place Gardens, Brenchley, Kent - TN12 7HS

Brenchley

Brenchley is a beautiful "showpiece" village full of picturesque Tudor cottages, complimented by houses from the Regency and Victorian periods...

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Canterbury, Kent

Canterbury

Canterbury is an exquisite joyous place, it is submerged in history and is considered to be the birthplace of English Christianity. It glows with an abundance of charm, mostly.....

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Chiddingstone Church, Kent

Chiddingstone

Fascinating village, owned by the National Trust which is crammed with beautiful properties from the 16th and 17th-century probably built with iron-industry money...

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Meopham Green windmill, Kent

Meopham Green

This is an attractive Kentish village lying to the south of Gravesend. It is picked out by its Windmill of 1801, which has been lovingly restored back to its original working order and is now one of the best preserved in Kent...

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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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Tide's out! St Margaret's Bay

St Margaret's at Cliffe

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At Mildred's, Tenterden

Tenterden

The town is located on slightly rising ground looking out over the vast agricultural landscape of the Rother Levels, which sweep down to the Romney Marshes and finally, the sea...

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Recommended attractions in Kent

Bleak House by David Wigham

Bleak House

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

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Chartwell- The home of Sir Winston Churchill. Kent

Chartwell

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

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Knole House & Deer Park, Sevenoaks, Kent

Knole House & Deer Park

This is one of England's most glorious houses. Set as it is in the midst of a magnificent park studded with ancient trees, the.....

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Reculver Towers and Roman Fort. Kent

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 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 Samphire Hoe

Samphire Hoe

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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Scotney Castle

Scotney Castle

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

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The Gazebo at Sissinghurst Castle Garden, 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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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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The Broadwalk, Walmer Castle & Garden, Walmer, Kent.

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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