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Pictures of Aylesham

in the county of Kent

St Peters C of E Church

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About Aylesham

Aylesham was built at the early part of the 20th century to provide homes for influx of workers who moved to the area to operate the newly opened collieries.

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.

Aylesham lies on the North Downs Way, is close to the lovely cathedral city of Canterbury and is an ideal location for exploring the maritime history of such Kentish coastal towns as Deal, Dover, Folkestone and Hythe.
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A random view of Canterbury.

Canterbury (318 Pictures)

a Historic City in the county of Kent

(6.4 miles, 10.4 km, direction NW of Aylesham)

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.....

Church of St. Mary-in-Castro at Dover Castle

Dover (197 Pictures)

in the county of Kent

(8.4 miles, 13.5 km, direction SE of Aylesham)

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

Chilham Church

Chilham (30 Pictures)

in the county of Kent

(10.2 miles, 16.5 km, direction W of Aylesham)

Chilham is a place of extraordinary serenity, it is both picturesque and pleasant, a lovely place to spend a perfectly peaceful day or a quiet, romantic weekend...

Bluebell Woods

Hythe (40 Pictures)

in the county of Kent

(12.0 miles, 19.3 km, direction SW of Aylesham)

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...

A picture of Ramsgate

Ramsgate (55 Pictures)

in the county of Kent

(12.1 miles, 19.4 km, direction NE of Aylesham)

Ramsgate's harbour is constantly busy, this is known as a "Royal" harbour, made so by the landing here of King George IV in 1822...

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Goodnestone Park in early summer

Goodnestone Park Gardens (12 Pictures)

(1.7 miles, 2.7 km, direction NE)

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Canterbury Royal Museum. Canterbury, Kent

Canterbury Royal Museum & Art Gallery (2 Pictures)

(6.4 miles, 10.3 km, direction NW)

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

Sir John Boy's House (kings Gallery) Circa 1647

Sir John Boy's House (5 Pictures)

(6.4 miles, 10.3 km, direction NW)

The Crooked House of Canterbury, otherwise known as Sir John Boys house, is an eye-catching feature of Palace Street, and is.....

Canterbury Cathedral

Canterbury Cathedral (169 Pictures)

(6.5 miles, 10.4 km, direction NW)

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

Crabble Corn Mill, Dover

Crabble Corn Mill (4 Pictures)

(6.9 miles, 11.2 km, direction SE)

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

Dover Castle

Dover Castle (147 Pictures)

(8.8 miles, 14.1 km, direction SE)

Dover Castle is a medieval castle that was founded in the 11th century and is the largest castle in England, often being.....

The Broadwalk, Walmer Castle & Garden, Walmer, Kent.

Walmer Castle & Garden (53 Pictures)

(8.9 miles, 14.3 km, direction E)

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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