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Pictures of Monkton Nature Reserve

a Nature Reserve in the town of Monkton, in the county of Kent

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About Monkton Nature Reserve

This East Kent reserve is set in 16 beautiful acres of abandoned chalk quarry, which has been dramatically reclaimed by nature. It features many important habitats, fascinating geology and rare orchids. We also house the Thanet Observatory and the first artificial bat cave built in the UK. Facilities include a well equipped field centre with a large bookshop and picnic site.

Recommended towns & villages near Monkton Nature Reserve

Margate in the evening light. Kent. April 2006

Margate (55 Pictures)

a Seaside Town in the county of Kent

(6.2 miles, 10.0 km, direction NE)

Traditional seaside resort which is famous for the invention of the covered bathing machine...

Ramsgate Harbour. Kent. April 2006

Ramsgate (56 Pictures)

a Seaside Town in the county of Kent

(6.6 miles, 10.6 km, direction E)

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...

The Captain Digby Pub/Restaurant above Kingsgate Bay, Broadstairs, Kent.

Broadstairs (77 Pictures)

a Seaside Town in the county of Kent

(7.4 miles, 11.9 km, direction E)

At almost every corner of this popular resort are reminders of the towns association with the famous novelist, Charles Dickens...

River Stour

Canterbury (334 Pictures)

a Historic City in the county of Kent

(9.2 miles, 14.8 km, direction SW)

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.....

Chilham Church

Chilham (43 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Kent

(14.6 miles, 23.6 km, direction SW)

A wonderful historic village set in the beautiful Kent Downs, above the valley of the River Stour. The village's medieval square gives a real sense of history, with its stunning timber-framed buildings, ancient church and fantastic medieval castle...

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Recommended attractions near Monkton Nature Reserve

A picture of Reculver Towers & Roman Fort

Reculver Towers & Roman Fort (11 Pictures)

(4.0 miles, 6.5 km, direction NW)

Standing sheer on a dramatic headland the twin towered west front of the 12th-century Church of St. Mary at Reculver is the.....

Goodnestone Hall. Kent

Goodnestone Park Gardens (12 Pictures)

(6.8 miles, 11.0 km, direction S)

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A picture of Bleak House

Bleak House (6 Pictures)

(7.8 miles, 12.5 km, direction E)

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

Canterbury Cathedral

Canterbury Cathedral (170 Pictures)

(9.0 miles, 14.5 km, direction SW)

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

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

Sir John Boy's House (5 Pictures)

(9.0 miles, 14.6 km, direction SW)

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


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