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UK Holiday Guide - Guide to Kent in England

Holiday Guide to Accommodation and Attractions in the Kent

Kent is a county in southeast England, and is one of the home counties. It borders East Sussex, Surrey and Greater London and Essex. Kent also has a border with France halfway through the Channel Tunnel. Maidstone is its county town and other towns include Rochester and Canterbury. France can be seen clearly in fine weather from the iconic White Cliffs of Dover.

Because of its abundance of orchards and hop gardens, Kent is widely known as "The Garden of England"

Some of the main attractions of the county include

Kent Battle of Britain Museum
Bayham Abbey Lamberhurst
Canterbury Cathedral
Chartwell, Winston Churchill's home
Chatham Historic Dockyard
Chiddingstone Castle
Ightham Mote 14th century house
Leeds Castle
Penshurst Place
Ramsgate Maritime Museum
Reculver Roman Fort & Reculver Tower
Richborough Castle
Scotney Castle
Sissinghurst Castle Garden
Smallhythe Place at Tenterden
Walmer Castle & Gardens
Romney Marsh

Other useful links in Kent

Kent Online
Kent County Council
Visit Heart of Kent
Enjoy Maidstone

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