Whatever you want from the visit, the Garden of England is packed with exciting attractions for everyone.

Taste the spray from the sea. Stroke wild ponies. Smell apple blossom. Take a pint of local ale with pastoral views. Rediscover you. Within hours you can, in Kent.

There aren’t many other places where London is so conveniently near, and yet feels so far away. Kent provides everything from very modern art exhibitions to very old heritage places. From romantic, short weekend breaks to entertainment-filled family trips. From relaxed, luxury spa breaks to fantastic cliff-top hikes. You're not going to be stuck for things to do in this great county. With its very fast links to London, Brussels and Paris, some people go right through Kent without thinking about it. But those who know about it appreciate that there are a thousand reasons to slow down and investigate.

Scotney Castle, Kent

In this county, the list of possibilities goes on, so we’ve brought them together into a few classic themes. Start your discoveries by going on the tabs at the top.

The diversity of Kent's sights, landmarks and activities is amazing - be enthused by our Things to Do pages. Or go to the Top Places to Visit in Kent for many more ideas.

Kent aims to be accessible to everyone and gives a wide range of facilities to welcome visitors with impaired mobility, disabilities and poor hearing or eyesight. 

 

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What to do in Kent - Tunbridge wells

This site is an open, online forum for everybody to express their thoughts, opinions and ideas about all things to do with Tunbridge Wells and the Kent area and gain first-hand updates on thrilling news and events. Get involved!

History in Kent

Currently this section focuses on the past of the Kent coast, which is exciting and diverse. We are grateful to our site authors for helping us to make such an interesting resource which covers local businesses, maritime defences and wartime activity in much detail.

We wish to extend our history section to incorporate other regions along this fascinating stretch of the country’s coast and would be glad to hear from historians, archivists, authors or researchers who can help. Please get in touch if you can help or can add with information, written reports, photographs or other historical artifacts.

The Kent coast

The Kent coast is acknowledged as being of international significance because it shows an almost full North European sedimentary history of over 200 million years of the planet’s history during the Jurassic Period. 
The richness of the fossil record alone has brought the area international acknowledgement. High-quality educational materials are being created for teachers and students and there is an increase in demand for an on-site resource centre which can be made available by the internet and give digital images for a breadth of educational purposes.

Pubs in Kent

There are plenty of great pubs and restaurants. Companies such as Maid2Clean provide great cleaning services; we also have some fantastic chefs and barmen in this area!