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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

Appledore Village Carshow-2012

Appledore (13 Pictures)

This picturesque village with its wealth of attractive architectural properties sits quietly on the edge of Romney Marsh...

Built in 1814. Union Windmill is the finest working Smock windmill in England, Cranbrook, Kent

Cranbrook (7 Pictures)

Cranbrook is an old rural town of numerous streets and alleys, all still true to their medieval layout...

The Dartford Crossing on the Thames in Kent

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...

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Recommended attractions in Kent

Lullingstone Roman Villa, Kent, detail of mosaic floor.

Lullingstone Roman Villa (6 Pictures)

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

A picture of Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway

Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway (14 Pictures)

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.....

Upnor Castle

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.....

Western Heights Defences in Dover, Kent. - Drop Redoubt Fort - Open 3rd/4th June 2006

Western Heights Defences (2 Pictures)

The Western Heights in Dover are remains of fortifications built mainly during the Napoleonic Wars when England was under a real.....

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