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in the county of Kent

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Beautiful little town delightfully set on the famed North Downs Way a short distance from the historic seaport of Hythe. Amongst the town's interesting features is a hillside on which you can see a chalk crown commemorating the coronation of Edward VII in 1902. Much of the showpiece architecture centres around 15th-century Wye College which was founded in 1432 and remained largely unaltered until 4 more Quadrangles were added between 1901 - 1914. The town shows a joyous collection of fine Georgian houses and impressive buildings from Victorian times.

Surrounded by open countryside where you can find lovely water-meadows, wildfowl parks, ancient windmills and a nearby museum showing farming implement from the 14th-century, Wye makes an interesting base from which to enjoy the delights of the fabulous Kent Coast and Romney Marsh.

Tourist attractions include: Port Lympne, Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway and Canterbury Cathedral.

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Chilham (43 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Kent

(4.5 miles, 7.2 km, direction N of Wye)

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Canterbury (334 Pictures)

a Historic City in the county of Kent

(9.2 miles, 14.7 km, direction NE of Wye)

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(9.6 miles, 15.4 km, direction N of Wye)

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Hythe (40 Pictures)

in the county of Kent

(9.8 miles, 15.7 km, direction SE of Wye)

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Leysdown-on-Sea (4 Pictures)

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(14.9 miles, 24.0 km, direction N of Wye)

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Canterbury Royal Museum. Canterbury, Kent

Canterbury Royal Museum & Art Gallery (2 Pictures)

(9.2 miles, 14.7 km, direction NE)

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(9.3 miles, 14.9 km, direction NE)

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Canterbury Cathedral (170 Pictures)

(9.3 miles, 15.0 km, direction NE)

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(13.6 miles, 21.8 km, direction S)

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(14.2 miles, 22.8 km, direction W)

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