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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. View the pictures of Kent..

Recommended towns & villages in Kent

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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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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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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Dover Castle From the Town

Dover

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

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Eynsford Church

Eynsford

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.....

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A picture of Faversham

Faversham

There is record of settlements in the area in pre-historic times, it is known that the Romans and the Anglo-Saxons both established villages...

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Clock on Margate Seafront

Margate

Traditional seaside resort which is famous for the invention of the covered bathing machine...

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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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Great Maytham Hall, Rolvenden

Rolvenden

Surrounded by a well-wooded landscape, this delightful village was first mentioned in the Doomsday Book, so we are assured of its long history...

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view of Tonbridge from Tonbridge Castle, Kent

Tonbridge

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

Archbishop's palace, Maidstone, Kent

Archbishops Palace

Lying in a gorgeous scenic location beside the River Medway is the ancient Palace belonging to the Archbishop's of Canterbury,.....

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Bayham Abbey, Lamberhurst, Kent

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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Canterbury Cathedral, Kent

Canterbury Cathedral

This magnificent cathedral has been a place of pilgrimage for hundreds of years. It was the scene of Thomas a' Becket's murder.....

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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, Kent

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 White Cliffs of Dover

The White Cliffs of Dover

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

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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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Walmer Castle

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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