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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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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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Dover

Dover

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

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Dwelling

Dungeness

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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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Holly Blue Butterfly on Oxalis.

Gravesend

Attractive old town overlooking the Thames estuary with walkways and picnic sites ideal for watching the busy water traffic, for this stretch of the river is said to be one of the busiest in the world...

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Bluebell Woods

Hythe

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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A picture of Snowdown

Snowdown

Snowdown was famous for its colliery, it was one of only four collieries in Kent. It opened between 1907 and 1912, with a new town being built at Aylesham to provide home for workers who came largely from the north-east of England and from Wales...

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A View From The Rock Pools.

St Margaret's at Cliffe

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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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Tunbridge Wells

Tunbridge Wells

Also known as Royal Tunbridge Wells and only a short distance from London, this popular spa town gained a reputation as the place to see and be seen during Georgian Times frequented by royalty and fashionable members of aristocracy. It also happens to be surrounded by some of the most beautiful countryside in England. ..

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Recommended attractions in Kent

Charles Dickens Chalet, Rochester, Kent

Charles Dickens Chalet

Unfortunately due to its fragility, the Dickens Chalet is not open to the public although it can be viewed from outside. The.....

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Crabble Corn Mill, Dover

Crabble Corn Mill

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

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Lullingstone Roman Villa, detail of mosaic floor.

Lullingstone Roman Villa

The remarkable remains of Lullingstone Roman Villa lay hidden for centuries, and were only revealed in excavations of 1939. Prior.....

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Reculver Towers

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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A picture of Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway

Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway

First opened to traffic in July 1927 as the 'World's Smallest Public Railway' and now covering a distance of 13.5 miles from the.....

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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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White Cliffs of Dover, Kent

The White Cliffs of Dover

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

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Tonbridge Castle in Kent

Tonbridge Castle

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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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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