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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

St Peters C of E Church

Aylesham (25 Pictures)

The village preserves its history, it has several noted buildings from when it was built and a strong community spirit still prevails. Of interest is the beautiful sculpture dedicated to the men who lived in Aylesham and spent their lives working in the mines...

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...

Meopham Green windmill, Kent

Meopham Green (1 Pictures)

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...

Tonbridge Castle Walls

Tonbridge (32 Pictures)

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

Rochester Castle

Rochester Castle (82 Pictures)

The impressive ruins of Rochester Castle at the side of the Medway River make up one of the most spectacular riverside views in.....

Scotney Castle

Scotney Castle (139 Pictures)

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

St Augustine's Abbey in Canterbury

St Augustine's Abbey (2 Pictures)

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