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Visiting Kent

Known as the ‘Garden of England’, Kent offers a wealth of things to do and see with many traditional villages, walking and cycling trails, orchards, vineyards and 120 miles of coastline.

England’s oldest county is steeped in literary history, from Chaucer to Dickens, and maritime adventure, from the Roman invasion to World War II. If you want something more up to date try Kent's galleries, theatres, shops and internationally recognised dining.


Canterbury Cathedral

Canterbury's medieval history is easy to see in its streets and buildings, and the world-famous cathedral.

The city has a thriving cosmopolitan atmosphere, and the streets are packed with small shops, bookshops, large stores and over 80 restaurants, bars and pubs.


Rochester Cathedral

The Medway towns of Chatham, Gillingham and Rochester have a rich and fascinating history, including a castle, and the second oldest cathedral in England.

The Medway area includes a range of shopping, eating and recreational activities.

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Last Updated: 23/10/2017