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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

Crooked door of Sir John Boys House

Canterbury (314 Pictures)

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.....

Bluewater Shopping center, Greenhithe, Kent,

Greenhithe (18 Pictures)

Greenhithe is an area of Kent found sandwiched between the River Thames and Watling...

The Royal Canal

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...

St Mary the Virgin, Upchurch

Upchurch (13 Pictures)

This is an historic, interesting village which was once home to Edmund Drake, father of Sir Francis, who became vicar of the local church in 1560...

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Recommended attractions in Kent

Bayham Abbey, Lamberhurst, Kent

Bayham Abbey (13 Pictures)

Built in the 13th century, and set in beautiful surroundings, Bayham Abbey is a favourite of painters and photographers...

Chartwell, Kent,  Home of Sir Winston Churchill for 40 years

Chartwell (42 Pictures)

The home of Sir Winston Churchill, from 1924 until his death. Churchill purchased it for its magnificent views across the weald.....

Dungeness Lighthouse Lens

Dungeness Lighthouse (3 Pictures)

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Walmer Castle

Walmer Castle & Garden (53 Pictures)

The stone walls of Walmer Castle were put up in the 1530's at the same time as Sandown and Deal as part of a plan by the monarch.....

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