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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

In memory of the miners of AYLESHAM Village, Kent. Who work the Snowdown mines

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...

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Rolvenden (20 Pictures)

Surrounded by a well-wooded landscape, this delightful village was first mentioned in the Doomsday Book, so we are assured of its long history...

A picture of Snowdown

Snowdown (5 Pictures)

Snowdown was famous for its colliery, it was one of only four collieries in Kent. It opened between 1907 and 1912, with a new town being built at Aylesham to provide home for workers who came largely from the north-east of England and from Wales...

Tunbridge Wells

Tunbridge Wells (63 Pictures)

Also known as Royal Tunbridge Wells and only a short distance from London, this popular spa town gained a reputation as the place to see and be seen during Georgian Times frequented by royalty and fashionable members of aristocracy. It also happens to be surrounded by some of the most beautiful countryside in England. ..

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Recommended attractions in Kent

Bleak House by David Wigham

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......

I told you, come play with me.

Isle of Sheppey (21 Pictures)

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A picture of New Tavern Fort

New Tavern Fort (2 Pictures)

Amongst the fascination of the waterfront at Gravesend is New Tavern Fort, and although the fort was re-armed in 1904 and guns.....

Rochester Castle

Rochester Castle (87 Pictures)

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

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