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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

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Brookland (6 Pictures)

This is a pretty area full of natural wonders to be discovered on quiet walks or by taking a cycle ride along the paths of the many rivers...

Dover

Dover (194 Pictures)

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

Isle of Sheppey Sailing Club, Sheerness

Sheerness (29 Pictures)

This is the port to which Nelson's body was brought home following his untimely death after his glorious victory at the Battle of Trafalgar...

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Recommended attractions in Kent

A picture of Bleak House

Bleak House (6 Pictures)

Bleak House, named after the novel is where Charles Dickens lived while he was writing David Copperfield and other of his works......

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.....

Sevenoaks Wildfowl Reserve, View over Lake

Sevenoaks Wildfowl Reserve (2 Pictures)

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St Augustine's Abbey in Canterbury

St Augustine's Abbey (2 Pictures)

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