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Pictures of Kent

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

Westgate and Guildhall Canterbury.

Canterbury (314 Pictures)

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.....

Dungeness Lighthouse

Dungeness (52 Pictures)

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Holly Blue Butterfly on Oxalis.

Gravesend (227 Pictures)

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...

Smallhythe

Smallhythe (2 Pictures)

Between the 14th and the 16th-centuries this lovely Wealdon hamlet was a flourishing port and famous ship building centre where one of Henry VIII war-ships was built...

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Recommended attractions in Kent

Canterbury Royal Museum. Canterbury, Kent

Canterbury Royal Museum & Art Gallery (2 Pictures)

The Canterbury Royal Museum is housed in a magnificent Victorian building of russet brick and impressive black and white timber.....

Rochester Cathedral

Rochester Cathedral (83 Pictures)

Rochester Cathedral is awesome in its beauty, matching this is an impressive history stretching back to when the cathedral was.....

Scotney Castle

Scotney Castle (126 Pictures)

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

Canon Powder at Upnor Castle, Kent

Upnor Castle (42 Pictures)

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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