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Kent

England’s oldest county, Kent has a rich and intriguing history. Explore for yourself by following in the footsteps of Chaucer in Canterbury and Dickens in Rochester or escape to the Kent coast that encompasses stunning landscapes, from the White Cliffs of Dover to the mysterious and haunting countryside of Dungeness and the Romney Marshes.
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Top 10 things to do in the British summer holidays

School’s out – great for your little ones but not so great for you once they start climbing the walls. Here’s our guide to some great British days out to make the summer holidays go…

Haddon Hall

10 beautiful British picnic spots

As the glorious weather continues, we’re packing our hamper and heading to some of the loveliest places in Britain for lunch with a view Brancaster Beach, Norfolk Norfolk isn’t short of stunning beaches, but this…

City Guide: Canterbury, the historic home of the Church of England

A significant settlement since the Roman times and the home of the Church of England, historic Canterbury is the jewel in Kent’s crown.

Northumberland Coast Banburgh

Top 10 beaches in Britain

Britain’s beaches offer something for everyone, whether it’s the traditional bucket-and-spade seaside experience or somewhere to walk and admire the scenery.

The moat at Hever Castle, Kent. © Angela Dampier/Alamy

Photos of Kent, the Garden of England

Take a tour of Kent’s lush valleys, which are home to moated castles, medieval manor houses, and some of our nation’s best-preserved ancient villages.

Hever Castle. Credit: Peter Scholey/Alamy

Hever Castle wins ‘Garden of the Year’ award

The gorgeous gardens of Hever Castle in Kent have been voted ‘Garden of the Year’ by Britain in Bloom…

Canterbury

New video takes you inside Canterbury Cathedral

Watch the trailer of a new video that reveals the mysteries of the historic city of Canterbury and its famous cathedral.

Sissinghurst: in pictures

Sissinghurst Castle has been home to pigs and paupers, hosted royalty and nobility, and welcomed thousands of visitors

Canterbury Cathedral

Britain’s greatest cathedrals

You don’t have to be religious to believe that Britain’s cathedrals are the country’s greatest buildings, from the great medieval cathedrals to the Baroque brilliance of St Paul’s

Eventful times in 1066 Country

1066 Country has a fabulous calendar of upcoming events. Ideally situated for day trips into or out of London, explore the region’s beautiful gardens, vineyards, historic castles and picturesque towns and villages. You will be…