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Children playing on Margate beach, Kent

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Days Out in Kent: The Garden of England

Kent is a haven of breathtaking English landscape, hence the name ‘The Garden of England.’ From mysterious marshland to the dramatic white cliffs of Dover, from sleepy villages and bustling seaside resorts to historic castles and towering cathedrals, there’s no shortage of things to do in Kent.

Visitors regularly take short breaks in Kent to wallow in the famous towns like Canterbury and Rochester and to explore the green rolling hills, wooded valleys and far-reaching landscapes. Whether on foot, bicycle, road or horseback, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to a summer picnic spot or a crisp autumn stroll.

Those who prefer their meals brought to them are always keen to try out a great country pub, where one of Kent’s most famous assets, the local wine, can be sampled. For a more active way to unwind Kent’s blue flag beaches offer ample opportunities to take part in the water sports, and for those who are looking to dive deeper into Kent, there are plenty of options for somewhere to stay if you’d like to experience more than a day: 

For more information about Kent, including ideas for days out, attractions and events, visit the official tourism website for Kent. Also, visit our new Apps & Guides section for inspiration on the go on your mobile and experience all that Kent has to offer.

Stay up-to-date with iPhone and Android Apps for top destinations in Kent:

                                                         Broadstairs, Margate and Ramsgate
                                              Broadstairs, Margate and Ramsgate

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Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the unspoilt promenade and the newly restored Pier. Try the wonderful restaurants and pubs where you can enjoy fresh,...

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  1. Add Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate  to your Itinerary

    Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate

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    Margate

    Lying on the southeastern coast of Kent, the Isle of Thanet, encompassing the popular seaside resorts of Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate, is the perfect place to get away and explore.

  2. Add Deal to your Itinerary

    Deal

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    Deal

    Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the beautiful unspoilt promenade and the newly restored Pier. Explore the maze of narrow streets where smugglers would evade King George’s men.

  3. Add Sittingbourne to your Itinerary

    Sittingbourne

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    Sittingbourne

    Sittingbourne provides an ideal base for walking, cycling, photography and other leisure pursuits.

  4. Add Ramsgate to your Itinerary

    Ramsgate

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    Margate

    Ramsgate is home to the only ‘Royal’ Harbour in the country and has a sparkling marina, award-winning sandy beach, cater-for-all town centre and clifftops that beg to be rambled.

  5. Add Coastal Kent to your Itinerary

    Coastal Kent

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    Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate's


    Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate's coast is a feast for your eyes. Discover stunning sandy beaches and sea-carved chalk cliffs. Gaze into rock pools, build a sandcastle, cycle shorelines, hike cliff-tops, munch on chips, go barefoot beachcombing or simply chill out at Thanet's 15 sandy beaches...

  6. Add Medway Towns to your Itinerary

    Medway Towns

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    Named after the River Medway, the area is made up of five towns - Chatham, Rochester, Gillingham, Rainham and Strood - and is only 35 minutes by train from London.

  7. Add Kent Thameside to your Itinerary

    Kent Thameside

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    Kent Thameside is at the heart of the Thames Gateway and covers the Boroughs of Dartford and Gravesham.

  8. Add Tonbridge to your Itinerary

    Tonbridge

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    Tonbridge

    Tonbridge dates back to well before Norman times, having the remains of a Norman castle which is open to the public.

  9. Add Tenterden to your Itinerary

    Tenterden

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    Tenterden

    Tenterden, known as the ‘Jewel of the Weald’, offers the best of all worlds; fascinating history, a wealth of architecture and excellent shopping.

  10. Add Broadstairs to your Itinerary

    Broadstairs

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    Margate


    A stroll around Broadstairs is a journey of discovery, with a lovely surprise around nearly every corner.

    You’ll wander along the main thoroughfares and be enticed into quirky little lanes where tiny flint houses and fishermen’s cottages nestle together comfortably, as they have done for years....