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Allhallows-on-Sea, Kent

Sandwiched between the rivers Medway and Thames, the resort offers lots of opportunities for boating enthusiasts, walkers and nature lovers...

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Allington, Kent

Allington is in an attractive part of Maidstone. It lies in a lovely riverside location and has at its heart a castle originally built in the 11th century...

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Appledore, Kent

This picturesque village with its wealth of attractive architectural properties sits quietly on the edge of Romney Marsh...

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Ashford, Kent

Ashford's Cattle Show is one of the oldest in the country and people flock here from all over, to show their prize animals or to simply enjoy a day out. ..

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Aylesford, Kent

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.....

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Aylesham, Kent

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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Barfrestone, Kent

Apart from the church, the village of Barfrestone reveals leafy lanes studded with enchanting cottages...

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Bethersden, Kent

This is a picturesque village set amidst the glory of the Kentish countryside, a region of tile hung cottages, spectacular old mills and pretty oasthouses. It is a peaceful place.....

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Birchington, Kent

Situated in what is known as 'The Garden of England' on the north Kent coast along which there is a ribbon of lively towns, lovely sands and an azure blue sea...

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Brenchley, Kent

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

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Broadstairs, Kent

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

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Brookland, Kent

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...

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Canterbury, Kent

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.....

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Chiddingstone, Kent

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...

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Chilham, Kent

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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Cliffe, Kent


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Cranbrook, Kent

Cranbrook is an old rural town of numerous streets and alleys, all still true to their medieval layout...

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Dartford, Kent

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

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Deal, Kent

He came, He saw, He conquered, is NOT true of Julius Ceasar...

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Dode, Kent

The village of Dode (sometimes referred to as 'The Lost Village of Dode') was wiped out by the Black Death in 1349. The church is all that remains, having been rebuilt in the.....

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