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About the county of KentIn 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.
See our recommended Kent towns and villages below, along with our listed Kent attractions, and Kent hotels and holiday cottages.
Recommended towns & villages to visit in Kent
This picturesque village with its wealth of attractive architectural properties sits quietly on the edge of Romney Marsh...
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.....
There is record of settlements in the area in pre-historic times, it is known that the Romans and the Anglo-Saxons both established villages...
This is the port to which Nelson's body was brought home following his untimely death after his glorious victory at the Battle of Trafalgar...All Kent towns & villagesHistoric Market TownsPicturesque VillagesHistoric CitiesAll towns in England
Recommended attractions in Kent
Built in the 13th century, and set in beautiful surroundings, Bayham Abbey is a favourite of painters and photographers...
The ruinous walls of Eynsford Castle in parts stand 30ft high, they are a relic of one of the earliest stone enclosure castles.....
Set in a stunning 80-acre estate The Historic Dockyard Chatham will excite and entertain you - whatever your age! Explore the.....
What could be more romantic than to wander amongst the ruins of moated Scotney Castle, believed to have been begun in the latter.....All Kent AttractionsCastles in KentKent Beauty SpotsAll England Attractions
Random England fact:
The computer billionaire Bill Gates is reputed to have purchased £1,500,000 of slate quarried from the Lake District, for use in his swimming pool.
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