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Due to its abundance of orchards and hop gardens, Kent is widely known as The Garden of England - an epithet often applied when marketing the county or its produce, although other regions have tried to lay claim to the title. The area has been occupied since the Palaeolithic era.

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Many historical structures remain in Canterbury, including a city wall founded in Roman times and rebuilt in the 14th century, the ruins of St Augustine's Abbey and a Norman castle, and perhaps the oldest school in England, The King's School. Modern additions include the University of Kent, the Marlowe Theatre …

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Belmont House, Kent Belmont House, Kent BELMONT HOUSE
Belmont is a Georgian house and gardens in Throwley, near Faversham in east Kent. Built between 1769 and 1793, it has been described as a marvellous example of Georgian architecture that has remained completely unspoilt. The house is famous for the most extensive private collection of clocks in England …

Chartwell House, Kent Chartwell House, Kent CHARTWELL HOUSE
Chartwell is the principal adult home of Sir Winston Churchill. Churchill and his wife Clementine bought the property, located two miles south of Westerham, Kent, England, in 1922. Extensive renovations simplifying and modernising the home were undertaken directly, completely transforming it when complete …

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Dover is a major port on the south-east coast of England. Situated in the county of Kent, it faces France across the English Channel. Dover is famous for its white cliffs, which are made of chalk. The cliffs gave Britain its nickname of Albion, meaning white. The town's name derives from its Latinized form of Dubris …

Dover Castle, Kent Dover Castle, Kent DOVER CASTLE
Dover Castle is situated in Kent and has been described as the Key to England due to its defensive significance throughout history. Originally fortified by native Britons before the Romans invaded in AD43, It was built near the site of an 80-foot high Roman lighthouse (or Pharos), which still survives …

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Folkestone is a resort town on the south coast of Kent, England, traditionally known as The Garden Coast. Situated at the foot of the North Downs, the town has stunning views of the surrounding countryside as well as the coast of France. The Channel Tunnel connects Folkestone to mainland Europe…

Lullingstone Roman Villa Lullingstone Roman Villa LULLINGSTONE ROMAN VILLA
Lullingstone Roman Villa is a villa built during the Roman occupation of Britain, situated near the village of Eynsford in northwest Kent, south eastern England. It is unknown which family lived in the villa and owned the large estate that would have surrounded it, though they would have had to be wealthy …

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Maidstone is the county town of Kent, England, 32 miles southeast of London. The River Medway runs through centre of the town. Traditionally Maidstone was the centre of the agricultural county of Kent, known as the Garden of England. There is evidence of a settlement in the area dating back to the Stone Age …

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Rochester Castle stands on the east bank of the River Medway, in Kent. There has been a castle on his site since Roman Times though it is the Keep of 1127 and the Norman castle for which Rochester is deservedly famous. With the invention of gunpowder other types of defense became more appropriate …

St. Augustine's Abbey, Kent St. Augustine's Abbey, Kent ST. AUGUSTINE'S ABBEY
St Augustine's Abbey was a Benedictine abbey in Canterbury, Kent, England. In the year 597, Saint Augustine arrived in England, having been sent by Pope Gregory I, on what might nowadays be called a revival mission. The King of Kent at this time was Æthelberht, who happened to be married to a Christian, Bertha …

Discover Scotney Castle, Castle Discover Scotney Castle, Castle SCOTNEY CASTLE
Scotney Castle is a country house with formal gardens south-east of Lamberhurst in the valley of the River Bewl in Kent, England. It belongs to the National Trust. The gardens, which are a celebrated example of the Picturesque style, are open to the public. The central feature are the ruins of a medieval, moated manor house …

Discover Walmer Castle, Castle Discover Walmer Castle, Castle WALMER CASTLE
Walmer Castle was built by Henry VIII in 1539–1540 as an artillery fortress to counter the threat of invasion from Catholic France and Spain. It was part of his programme to create a chain of coastal defences along England's coast known as the Device Forts or as Henrician Castles. It was one of three forts constructed to defend the Downs …


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