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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

Queen Elizabeth 11 Bridge Dartford

Dartford (26 Pictures)

The interest of the town focus's on The Holy Trinity Church, this originated in the 11th century and has a Norman tower...

Dungeness Power Station

Dungeness (52 Pictures)


Margate Clocktower on the seafront. 08/06/05

Margate (55 Pictures)

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

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Recommended attractions in Kent

Charles Dickens Chalet, Rochester, Kent

Charles Dickens Chalet (4 Pictures)

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

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.....

The White Cliffs of Dover

The White Cliffs of Dover (16 Pictures)

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

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