Often referred to as the ‘Garden of England’, the countryside of Kent is home to some of the greatest gardens to be found anywhere in the country. If you're looking for exciting attractions, things to do and days out, Kent is a fabulous place for couples and offers a mixture of world-class attractions, exciting destinations and luxurious hotels. Furthermore, the county is home to one of the only two UNESCO World Heritage sites to be found in South East England – Canterbury Cathedral.
Here is a selection of attractions and things to do, perfect for days out in Kent:
Medway is a vibrant destination steeped in history, encompassing world-class military and maritime heritage, a vibrant cultural and arts scene, major family attractions and spectacular urban and rural landscapes. Medway comprises the towns of Rochester, Chatham, Gillingham, Strood and Rainham. Its array of iconic heritage attractions include Rochester Castle, Rochester Cathedral, Temple Manor, Upnor Castle, Eastgate House, The Historic Dockyard and several world-class museums.
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With a history stretching back more than 400 years, Chatham is a fascinating maritime destination. The wonderfully preserved naval dockyard, now The Historic Dockyard Chatham, produced many famous ships including Nelson’s flagship HMS Victory. That’s not all that Chatham has to offer either; step back in time at Dickens World, and experience life as the great author would have.
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The cathedral city of Rochester was a place cherished by the Victorian novelist, Charles Dickens, who lived in the area at various times in his life. Today many of the buildings that featured in his works can still be seen throughout the city.
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