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Dover

Dover

a Seaside Town in the county of Kent

Gothic Revival Chapel at Clumber Park, Worksop, Nottinghamshire

Worksop

in the county of Nottinghamshire

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Recommended Towns & Villages near Kemsing

Shoreham village in Kent

Shoreham (27 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Kent (3.0 miles, 4.9 km, direction NW)

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A picture of Plaxtol

Plaxtol (6 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Kent (4.1 miles, 6.7 km, direction SE)

This is a picturesque Kentish village at the centre of the counties hop growing fields. It has interesting Oast houses and a concentration of charming brick built cottages...

Pretty pub in the village of Eynsford, Kent

Eynsford (90 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Kent (4.4 miles, 7.1 km, direction N)

This is a small town in the Darent Valley. Way back in the mists of history it was thought to be an important town, but is now not much bigger than a large village. It is.....

Village Church

Shipbourne (15 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Kent (4.5 miles, 7.2 km, direction SE)

Shipbourne is a picturesque village situated between Sevenoaks and Tonbridge...

Meopham Green windmill, Kent

Meopham Green (1 Pictures)

in the county of Kent (6.5 miles, 10.4 km, direction NE)

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...

Nurstead Church Near Meopham

Meopham (24 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Kent (7.1 miles, 11.5 km, direction NE)

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Bridge over river medway Tonbridge, Kent

Tonbridge (32 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Kent (7.7 miles, 12.5 km, direction S)

Fine streets show a rich variety of architecture including typical Wealden tile-hung properties, and handsome Georgian and Victorian buildings dominating the river scene...

Chiddingstone Church, Kent

Chiddingstone (46 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Kent (9.0 miles, 14.4 km, direction SW)

Fascinating village, owned by the National Trust which is crammed with beautiful properties from the 16th and 17th-century probably built with iron-industry money...

Queen Elizabeth 11 Bridge, Dartford

Dartford (26 Pictures)

in the county of Kent (9.9 miles, 15.9 km, direction N)

The interest of the town focus's on The Holy Trinity Church, this originated in the 11th century and has a Norman tower...

Ingress Abbey

Greenhithe (22 Pictures)

in the county of Kent (10.4 miles, 16.7 km, direction N)

Greenhithe is an area of Kent found sandwiched between the River Thames and Watling...

A strong tidal current passes under Aylesford Bridge, Kent

Aylesford (50 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Kent (10.5 miles, 17.0 km, direction E)

Aylesford is a large village in Kent, 4 miles NW of the county town of Maidstone. It sits on the river Medway, and has many interesting and historic buildings including the 14th.....

The gardens at Titsey Place

Oxted (14 Pictures)

in the county of Surrey (10.8 miles, 17.3 km, direction W)

A walk around the village reveals a riot of attractive 17th and 18th century cottages all standing on a rise surrounded by pretty flower-filled gardens...

The Thames at Gravesend Kent

Gravesend (270 Pictures)

in the county of Kent (11.2 miles, 18.0 km, direction NE)

Attractive old town overlooking the Thames estuary with walkways and picnic sites ideal for watching the busy water traffic, for this stretch of the river is said to be one of the busiest in the world...

The Pantiles at Royal Tunbridge Wells

Tunbridge Wells (67 Pictures)

in the county of Kent (12.2 miles, 19.6 km, direction S)

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. ..

St Marys Church Higham

Higham (12 Pictures)

in the county of Kent (12.3 miles, 19.7 km, direction NE)

An interesting village situated between Gravesend and Rochester in Kent, with links to the author Charles Dickens, the notorious highwayman Dick Turpin, and auctioneer and.....

Marle Place Gardens, Brenchley, Kent - TN12 7HS

Brenchley (10 Pictures)

in the county of Kent (12.9 miles, 20.7 km, direction SE)

Brenchley is a beautiful "showpiece" village full of picturesque Tudor cottages, complimented by houses from the Regency and Victorian periods...

Eltham Palace

Eltham (37 Pictures)

in the county of Greater London (12.9 miles, 20.7 km, direction NW)

The attractive suburb of Eltham is part of the urban sprawl of Greater London...

A picture of Groombridge

Groombridge (9 Pictures)

in the county of East Sussex (13.4 miles, 21.6 km, direction S)

In an area of attractive, outstanding villages, Groombridge with its 18th-century tiled cottages against the back-drop of a beautiful village green, stands out as being the very epitome of the perfect English village...

Greenwich, Greater London

Greenwich (330 Pictures)

in the county of Greater London (16.1 miles, 25.9 km, direction NW)

The might of british sea-power and the historic town of Greenwich are inseparable. Two famous English sea-faring vessels are here, one is the Cutty Sark, a famous old clipper that shipped tea from China in the 19th-century, and the other, from the 20th-century is Gypsy Moth 1V, sailed round the world by Sir Francis Chichester...

Queen Victoria Hospital

East Grinstead (23 Pictures)

in the county of West Sussex (16.3 miles, 26.2 km, direction SW)

East Grinstead became notable following World War II for its Queen Victoria Hospital where remarkable plastic surgery operations were performed on badly burned servicemen...

Recommended attractions near Kemsing

Knole House

Knole House & Deer Park (64 Pictures)

(3.0 miles, 4.8 km, direction S)

This is one of England's most glorious houses. Set as it is in the midst of a magnificent park studded with ancient trees, the.....

Ightham Mote, faux tudor site summer 2004

Ightham Mote (96 Pictures)

(3.5 miles, 5.7 km, direction SE)

This 14th century moated manor house, set in a hollow and partly surrounded by woods, serves as a powerful reminder of the past. .....

Lullingstone Roman Villa, Kent.

Lullingstone Roman Villa (17 Pictures)

(4.9 miles, 7.9 km, direction NW)

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

Eynsford Castle, Eynsford, Kent

Eynsford Castle (10 Pictures)

(5.1 miles, 8.3 km, direction N)

The ruinous walls of Eynsford Castle in parts stand 30ft high, they are a relic of one of the earliest stone enclosure castles.....

Blue bell bank, Emmetts Garden, Kent

Emmetts Garden (86 Pictures)

(5.9 miles, 9.5 km, direction SW)

This must be the most perfectly positioned of all the gardens in the care of the National Trust. It occupies a majestic hill-top.....

Coldrum Long Barrow - the least-damaged megalithic longbarrow in Kent.

Coldrum Long Barrow (9 Pictures)

(6.2 miles, 9.9 km, direction E)

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Tonbridge Castle

Tonbridge Castle (16 Pictures)

(7.4 miles, 11.9 km, direction S)

A fire in 1088 destroyed the first castle at Tonbridge, and the evocative remains we see today are of a later castle which was.....

Chartwell- The home of Sir Winston Churchill. Kent

Chartwell (53 Pictures)

(7.6 miles, 12.2 km, direction SW)

The home of Sir Winston Churchill, from 1924 until his death. Churchill purchased it for its magnificent views across the weald.....

Down House, home of Charles Darwin, Kent.  Now owned by English Heritage.

Down House (36 Pictures)

(8.4 miles, 13.4 km, direction W)

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Penshurst Place, Kent

Penshurst Place and Gardens (93 Pictures)

(9.3 miles, 14.9 km, direction S)

A beautiful Medieval Manor House set in 11 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, which date back to 1346. The manor House has.....

Chiddingstone Castle in Kent. taken in 1987

Chiddingstone Castle (28 Pictures)

(9.3 miles, 15.0 km, direction SW)

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Hever Castle - UK_flag

Hever Castle (303 Pictures)

(9.4 miles, 15.2 km, direction SW)

The very mention of Hever Castle conjures up memories of Anne Boleyn, the bewitching young girl for whom Henry VIII divorced.....

West side of Hall Place, Bexley

Hall Place (36 Pictures)

(10.3 miles, 16.5 km, direction N)

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A picture of New Tavern Fort

New Tavern Fort (2 Pictures)

(11.3 miles, 18.2 km, direction NE)

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

Red House, Bexleyheath, home of William Morris, NT property

Red House (9 Pictures)

(11.4 miles, 18.3 km, direction NW)

Philip Webb (1831-1915) was the first significant architect of the Arts and Crafts movement, and the Red House he built in 1859.....

A picture of Tilbury Fort

Tilbury Fort (16 Pictures)

(12.0 miles, 19.2 km, direction NE)

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Archbishops Palace, Maidstone, Kent.

Archbishops Palace (10 Pictures)

(12.6 miles, 20.3 km, direction E)

Lying in a gorgeous scenic location beside the River Medway is the ancient Palace belonging to the Archbishop's of Canterbury,.....

Eltham Palace

Eltham Palace (115 Pictures)

(12.8 miles, 20.6 km, direction NW)

Once a favoured medieval palace and then a Tudor royal residence, Eltham Palace was transformed into a striking Art Deco mansion.....

Rochester Castle

Rochester Castle (88 Pictures)

(12.9 miles, 20.8 km, direction NE)

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

Rochester Cathedral

Rochester Cathedral (104 Pictures)

(12.9 miles, 20.8 km, direction NE)

Rochester Cathedral is awesome in its beauty, matching this is an impressive history stretching back to when the cathedral was.....


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