Kent Tourist Information for popular areas of the UK

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Ashford Golf Club

The Club is located on the west side of Ashford, set in the countryside close to the M20 motorway and...
Ashford Tourist Guide

There are plenty of things to see and do in and around the town of Ashford!...
Aylesford Tourist Guide

Aylesford is a large village on the River Medway in Kent lying just north of junction 5 on the M20, 4...
Bayham Old Abbey

Bayham Old Abbey is an English Heritage property, situated 1¾ miles west of Lamberhurst, off the...
Beaver Water World Westerham

The Reptile collection at Beaver Water World started in 1980 with a small Indian Python, rescued by a...
Bedgebury Pinetum

The Pinetum was established as the National Conifer Collection in 1925 and now has the most complete...
Beech Court Gardens

Beech Court Gardens was laid out in an informal way nearly 70 years ago using the natural contours of...
Belmont Park

The distinctive Georgian house of Belmont, set in handsome gardens and encircled by classical English...
Benenden Tourist Guide

This small village is located near to Tenterden and Cranbrook. It has a beautiful Green and many fascinating...
Bethersden Tourist Guide

Bethersden is a small village five miles (8km) west of Ashford, Kent. The village name probably derived...
Biddenden Tourist Guide

Biddenden is on the A274 Tenterden to Maidstone road and is a small eye-catching village with a small...
Biddenden Vineyards

The vineyards are situated 1.2 miles from the lovely Wealden village of Biddenden, with its High Street...
Birchington on Sea Tourist Guide

Birchington-on-Sea is a village in northeast Kent with a population of around 14,000. Birchington is...
Bough Beech Reserve

Bough Beech Reserve is at the north end of Bough Beech Reservoir, two miles south of Ide Hill, Sevenoaks...
Boughton Monchelsea Tourist Guide

The village of Boughton Monchelsea is in the Maidstone District of Kent....
Brenchley Tourist Guide

Brenchley is a village in the Borough of Tunbridge Wells. The name is comes from Braenca's Leagh...
Broadstairs Folk Week

Come and enjoy our 2012 Folk Week!...
Broadstairs Tourist Guide

Come and explore the many delights of this Kentish town which stands on the coast!...
Broadview Gardens

Broadview Gardens, Hadlow are situated 4 miles north east of Tonbridge. On the A26 they are 9 miles south...
Brockhill Country Park

Brockhill Country Park was formerly part of a great estate that dates back to Norman times....
Brogdale Farm Autumn Cider Festival

Brogdale Farm Autumn Cider Festival is just one of several events held at this farm during the year....
Buckmore Park Kart Circuit

With seven-fleets of karts for 2012 plus quad bikes, Powerturn buggies and Laser Warfare, Buckmore Park...
Camer Country Park

Camer Country Park was developed from an estate sold in 1967....
Canterbury Cathedral

Welcome to Canterbury Cathedral, Mother Church of the Anglican Communion and seat of the Archbishop of...
Canterbury Festival

Canterbury Festival ia a fabulous mix of music, drama, cinema, literature and visual arts....
Canterbury Roman Museum

The Roman Museum is underground at the level of the Roman town. It's an exhilarating mix of excavated...
Canterbury Tourist Guide

A guide to this historic cathedral city of Canterbury which has something for everyone!...
Chartwell House

Bought by Winston Churchill in 1922, Chartwell was his home from 1924 for 40 years....
Chatham Tourist Guide

Find out about the history and development of this town which has played such an important role in Kent...
Chestfield Golf Club

Chestfield with its historic connections and attractive layout, and its reputation for a warm friendly...
Chillenden Windmill

Chillenden Windmill was re-opened to the public on Sunday September 18th 2005 following a formal handover...
Cliffe Pools

Cliffe Pools is a great place to go for fantastic views over the North Kent Marshes, walks in a beautiful...
Cobtree Manor Park Golf Course

Cobtree Manor Park Golf Course is a public pay and play golf course. Whether you are an experienced golfer...
Coxheath Tourist Guide

Coxheath is a village within the borough of Maidstone. It is largely centred along Heath Road which links...
Cranbrook Museum

The local history of Cranbrook and the surrounding area is told in the absorbing collections at Cranbrook...
Cranbrook Tourist Guide

Come and stay in this historic Kent town - one which reflects so well the changing fortunes of this county...
Danson House

A beautiful Georgian villa with sumptuous interiors, built for pleasure, relaxation and entertaining...
Dartford Marshes

The area between Dartford and the River Thames was predominantly salt marsh and freshwater marsh for...
Dartford Tourist Guide

Dartford is located in the northwest corner of Kent 16 miles (25 km) south-east of central London....
Deal Tourist Guide

Come and explore this wonderful Kentish town on the coast. Discover many interesting places to visit...
Doddington Place Gardens

Doddington Place is surrounded by wooded countryside in an area of outstanding natural beauty on the...
Dover Castle

One of the most famous castles in England awaits you!...
Dover Tourist Guide

Explore the fascinating history of Dover and discover the many wonderful places to visit in this famous...
Dungeness Nature Reserve

Dungeness nature reserve occupies nearly 1,000 hectares of the Dungeness peninsula, the largest shingle...
Dymchurch Tourist Guide

Find out about the history and development of Dymchurch and why you should come and visit this fascinating...
Elmley Marshes Reserve

Elmley Marshes Reserve lies in the south-west corner of the Isle of Sheppey in the area known as the...
Faversham Hop Festival

Relive the Hop-Picking experience with a weekend of traditional, festival fun set in the picturesque...
Faversham Tourist Guide

Come and explore this fascinating Kent town!...
Folkestone Tourist Guide

Take a holiday near the coast and explore the many delights of Kent!...
Gillingham Tourist Guide

Gillingham means a homestead of Gylla's family, from Old English ‘ham’ (village, homestead) and ...
Godinton House

500 years of history at Godinton House near Ashford. Beautiful gardens....
Goodnestone Park Gardens

Visitors to Goodnestone are always surprised to discover such a haven of beautiful tranquillity hidden...
Goudhurst Tourist Guide

Goudhurst is a village on the Weald, 10 miles east of Tunbridge Wells and 14 miles south of Maidstone...
Gravesend Tourist Guide

Gravesend is a town in northwest Kent on the south bank of the Thames....
Groombridge Place

There's magic and mystery, history and intrigue, romance and peace at this beautiful venue – which...
Hadlow Tourist Guide

Hadlow lies on the A26 between Tonbridge and Mereworth in the Vale of Kent, the Medway valley....
Hall Place and Gardens

Hall Place is a fine Grade I listed country house built in 1537 for Sir John Champneys, a wealthy merchant...
Hamstreet Woods National Nature Reserve

Hamstreet Woods National Nature Reserve was one of the first National Nature Reserves in the country...
Hawkhurst Tourist Guide

Hawkhurst is a village in the borough of Tunbridge Wells. The parish lies to the south-east of Tunbridge...
Headcorn Tourist Guide

Headcorn lies on the A274 Tenterden to Maidstone road and is a long village with a wide range of local...
Herne Bay Tourist Guide

Discover the many attractions in and around Herne Bay - a wonderful place to have your holiday!...
Herne Mill

Herne Windmill stands on a site that has had a mill for 600 years according to ancient Canterbury and...
Hever Castle

A visit to Hever Castle and its idyllic gardens is an experience to treasure and remember for years to...
Hoo St Werburgh Tourist Guide

Hoo St Werburgh is one of a number of villages on the Hoo Peninsula in Kent to carry the name Hoo....
Horsmonden Tourist Guide

Horsmonden is a village in Kent situated on a road leading from Maidstone to Lamberhurst, three miles...
Hush Heath Manor

The story begins here, in deepest Kent, with a perfectly manicured vineyard, shielded from the modern...
Hythe Tourist Guide

Hythe is four miles west of the cross- channel port of Folkestone and 16 miles south west of Dover....
Ightham Tourist Guide

Ightham, pronounced ‘item’, is a village in Kent located about four miles east of Sevenoaks and six...
Kent & East Sussex Railway

The Kent & East Sussex Railway is the country's finest example of a rural light railway. The...
Kent Cycle Routes

Discover the beautiful countryside of Kent on two wheels not four!...
Kent Farmers Markets

Here are some of the Farmers Markets to be found around Kent. Please telephone where possible to check...
Kent hops

Information about hops and the part they played in the history of Kent....
Kent International Airport

Kent International Airport was formerly called RAF Manston (a Royal Air Force airfield) – also, previously...
Kent Travel

Let's Stay Kent provides you with all the information you need to make your journey to, from or around...
Kent Weather

Check out the weather forecast for Kent, but don't worry if it looks rainy - there's still plenty...
Lamberhurst Tourist Guide

Lamberhurst is a village in Kent although the parish was in both Kent and East Sussex at one point....
Leeds Castle

Leeds Castle, set on two islands on the River Len in the heart of Kent, has been home to royalty, lords...
Legends

A selection of legends from Kent....
Leybourne Tourist Guide

Leybourne is a small village situated off Junction 4 of the M20 Motorway. It is neighbouring Larkfield...
Maidstone Tourist Guide

The county town of Kent - explore this fascinating historic town and discover a myriad of places to visit...
Marden Tourist Guide

Marden is located about 8 miles south of Maidstone. The parish, which includes Chainhurst, consists of...
Margate Tourist Guide

Margate is a town in Thanet with a population of about 40,000. Today it lies at the junction of the A28...
Medieval Houses of Kent

The majority of medieval houses in Kent were timber-framed. A large number of such buildings continue...
Meopham Tourist Guide

Meopham is a large village in Gravesham with the parish to the south of Gravesend. Within the parish...
Mount Ephraim Gardens

Mount Ephraim Gardens is a beautiful place to visit, with plenty to offer and delight visitors. Unwind...
Orpington Tourist Guide

Orpington is a suburban commuter town in the London Borough of Bromley. It is near to the M25 motorway...
Pluckley Tourist Guide

Pluckley is a village in the Ashford District of Kent. It is positioned close to the North Downs, and...
Port Lympne Wild Animal Park

Every day is different at Port Lympne Wild Animal Park and there's always something new to see and...
Powell Cotton Museum

Welcome to one of the UK's most fascinating visitor attractions, the home of the Powell-Cotton family...
RAF Manston Spitfire and Hurricane Memorial Trust

The Memorial Building is situated on one of the very few surviving airfields which participated in the...
Rare Breeds Centre Woodchurch

Whatever the weather or time of year, no other attraction offers so much to see and do as the Rare Breeds...
Restoration House

Restoration House as we see it today is the amalgamation of two medieval buildings which were combined...
Richborough Roman Fort

Richborough is a key site in the history of Roman Britain, used during the entire length of the occupation...
Riverhill Himalayan Gardens

Have a great family day out in the most imaginative garden to visit in Kent. Learn about the plants brought...
Riverside Country Park

This park is one of many Sites of Scientific Interest that punctuate the North Kent coast....
Rochester Castle

No visit to Rochester would be complete without a tour of this fascinating castle....
Rochester Cathedral

Rochester Cathedral is England’s second oldest, having been founded in 604AD by Bishop Justus. The present...
Rochester Tourist Guide

A guide to the many tourist attractions and historic sites in and around Rochester....
Romney Marsh Tourist Guide

Romney Marsh is famous for its sheep and its past connected to smuggling. Find out all about this mysterious...
Romney Tourist Guide

The first mention of Romney comes from AD791. Some people thought the name was a corruption of Roman...
Sandhurst Vineyards

Our vineyard consists of Bacchus, Reichensteiner and Schonberger grapes for white wine production and...
Sandwich Open Golf 2011

The British Open revisited Royal St George's, Sandwich for the 14th time in 2011....
Sandwich Tourist Guide

Sandwich is a town in Kent which was one of the Cinque Ports and still has many original mediaeval buildings...
Sarre Tourist Guide

Sarre is a quaint village just 8 miles from Canterbury....
Sarre Windmill

This commercially working smock mill is now completely restored. The mill has been grinding by wind power...
Sellindge Tourist Guide

Sellindge lies between Smeeth and Hythe on the A20 right next to the M20 – Junction 11 being close by...
Sevenoaks Tourist Guide

Read all about this intriguing Kent town and decide where you would like to spend a few days or maybe...
Sheerness Tourist Guide

Sheerness is positioned beside the mouth of the River Medway on the northwest corner of the Isle of Sheppey...
Shorne Woods Country Park

Shorne Woods Country Park is a large ancient woodland site, with an eco friendly visitor centre, cafe...
Sissinghurst Gardens

The gardens and grounds surround an 1855 farmhouse, bought by Vita Sackville-West, along with 400 acres...
Sittingbourne Tourist Guide

Sittingbourne is a town about eight miles (12.9 km) east of Gillingham, beside the Roman Watling Street...
Smarden Tourist Guide

Smarden is west of Ashford and can be approached via the A274 which goes through Headcorn or the A28...
Smuggling

Background to smuggling and how it affected the history of Kent....
Smuggling in Kent

Smuggling was rife in many areas of Kent. Here are a few examples of the problem....
Southborough Tourist Guide

Southborough is a northern suburb of Royal Tunbridge Wells. It lies on the A26 and the nearest railway...
Spa Valley Railway

Heritage steam and diesel trains run for 5½ miles through the picturesque Kent and Sussex Weald...
St Augustine

This grand holy place was constructed the year after the arrival of St Augustine and became the centre...
Staplehurst Tourist Guide

Staplehurst, situated south of Maidstone, lies within easy reach of London to the north-west and Dover...
Temple Ewell Tourist Guide

Temple Ewell is part of the Dover district of Kent, and it is situated three miles North West of the...
Tenterden Folk Festival

Tenterden, situated in the ancient Weald of Kent, about 12 miles west of Ashford, hosts a friendly, family...
The Abbey Church of Minster

The Abbey Church of Minster in Sheppey was founded by Queen Sexburgha* in AD 664 on land given to her...
The Bredgar and Wormshill Light Railway

Welcome to The Bredgar & Wormshill Light Railway, a delightful 2 foot gauge line tucked away in the...
The Chapel Down Winery

Tenterden Vineyard is the home of English Wines plc, who make wines under the Chapel Down brand. Tenterden...
The Crab and Winkle Way

National Route 1 - The Crab and Winkle Way is a marvellous 7.5 miles (12km), largely traffic-free course...
The Heron Trail

The Heron Trail is an attractive 18 mile (29km) circular route on the Hoo Peninsula, bordered by two...
The Isle of Sheppey

The Isle of Sheppey is an island off the northern coast of Kent in the Thames Estuary, some 38 miles...
The Kent Downs

The Kent Downs are the eastern half of the North Downs covering nearly a quarter of Kent, stretching...
Tudeley Woods RSPB Reserve

The imposing Tudeley Woods Reserve contains one of the largest areas of semi-natural ancient woodland...
Tunbridge Wells events

Find something exciting for all the family in or around Tunbridge Wells!...
Tunbridge Wells Tourist Guide

Places to see and things to do in and around the thriving town of Royal Tunbridge Wells!...
Turner Contemporary

Turner Contemporary is a dynamic visual arts organisation that believes in making art open, relevant...
Walmer Castle and Gardens

Built during the reign of King Henry VIII, Walmer Castle is one of the most fascinating visitor attractions...
Web Design for the UK holiday industry

Prepare to take control! Looking for a superb new website that's been designed specifically for holiday...
West Malling Tourist Guide

West Malling is 35 miles (56 km) from central London, next to the main road between London and the coastal...
Westerham Tourist Guide

Westerham lies between Godstone and Sevenoaks on the A25 towards the top of the river Darent valley....
Whitstable Tourist Guide

Come and explore this delightful town which is famous for its oyster festival!...
Wildwood Trust Herne Bay

Are you looking for a special day out in Kent? Don't miss the opportunity to spend an exhilarating...
Wingham Tourist Guide

Wingham is situated on the A257, midway between Canterbury and Sandwich....
Wittersham Tourist Guide

Wittersham is located between Rye and Tenterden on the B2082, four and a half miles south of the latter...
Yalding Tourist Guide

Yalding is a small village between East Peckham and West Farleigh about 5 miles from Maidstone....