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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

Birchington

Birchington (11 Pictures)

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...

Dwelling

Dungeness (52 Pictures)

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Bluebell Woods

Hythe (40 Pictures)

This delightful seaside resort is one of the five original Cinque Ports, it can trace its noble history all the way back to AD732 when it was granted a charter by the Saxon King Ethelred...

Kent and East Sussex Railway

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...

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Recommended attractions in Kent

Archbishops Palace, Maidstone, Kent.

Archbishops Palace (10 Pictures)

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

Knole House

Knole House & Deer Park (49 Pictures)

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.....

Lullingstone Roman Villa, Kent, detail of mosaic floor.

Lullingstone Roman Villa (6 Pictures)

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

Rochester Cathedral taken from Rochester Castle

Rochester Cathedral (82 Pictures)

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

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