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The elusive snowdrop can be hard to find and before you know it, they’re gone again, so we saved you the trouble and found some beautiful spots in Kent to go for a walk among the snowdrops

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Kent is perfect for lovers with many romantic spots to explore so why not try something distinctively Kentish to woo your loved one?

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Dramatic landscapes, grand castles and historic locations have made Kent the perfect setting for many iconic films and TV programme. Here are 21 different movies and television programmes that made use of the Garden of England

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Monday, February 13, 2017

Change is nothing new for this ever-evolving town. With exciting regeneration projects, expect great things when you next visit Bromley

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February 2017
Monday, February 13, 2017

You can really make an impression with one of these dreamy overnight stays

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February 2017

Walks

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Drink in the sight and smell of our native blooms on one of these wonderful wildflower walks

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Monday, February 13, 2017

Take it easy with one of our winter walks or trips to the seaside

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Thursday, January 26, 2017

Wateringbury’s history stretches back to the pre-Christian Saxons. Nowadays you can walk along the delightful riverbank discovering the pleasures of the early spring wildflowers

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

The Blean is a treat of woodland, countryside and villages situated between Canterbury and Faversham. You will follow the gently winding path of long gone drove ways through ancient woodland before entering open countryside offering fantastic views of the Medway estuary

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Friday, September 30, 2016

This delightful walk takes you through meadows and into small wooded areas. It is a perfect walk to make the most of the changing seasons whilst taking in the peace and tranquillity of the countryside

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Restaurant Reviews

Monday, February 13, 2017

Winner of the Kent Life and Kent on Sunday Chef of the Year 2016, dining at the Michelin-starred restaurant of chef patron Graham Garrett is a treat to be savoured

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February 2017
Friday, February 3, 2017

Nothing beats a burger to curb those hunger pangs! We pick some of the best spots to enjoy a burger in Canterbury

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Sarah Sturt reviews the “perfect winter treat,” Pride & Prejudice performed at Canterbury’s Marlowe Theatre

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Thursday, January 26, 2017

We have gathered some of the best gastro pubs in Kent to enjoy a delicious but laid back meal with friends; such is the beauty of the dining pub

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Winner of the 2016 Restaurant of the Year, Read’s of Faversham, opens its elegant door to Kent Life and restores body and soul. Words by: Sarah Sturt. Pictures by: Manu Palomeque

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January 2017

Gardens

Monday, February 20, 2017

Dainty snowdrops and stunning hellebores grace the gardens at Broadview each February, a sight not to be missed and an enticement to add these tiny beauties to your own garden

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February 2017
Monday, January 23, 2017

Two Hadlow College graduates are making their way as garden designers in Kent, winning gold twice at RHS Hampton Court and now establishing their own practices

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January 2017
Tuesday, December 13, 2016

With Christmas preparations dominating this month, it can be easy to overlook the space outside, but there’s still plenty to do in your garden

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December 2016
Monday, November 21, 2016

Looking for some interesting options for containers to add some winter cheer to your garden? Heucheras and heucherellas are the perfect choice. Words and pictures by: Leigh Clapp

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November 2016
Monday, September 19, 2016

Visit Kent and partners embraced the traditional English weather at their annual summer garden party

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People

Monday, January 16, 2017

He left a stellar career in the navy to head up the top job at Leeds Castle. Kent Life catches up with Sir David Steel 18 months into his role as chief executive

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January 2017
Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Philip Hesketh, who became Dean at Rochester Cathedral this summer, on hidden treasures, strong communities, a calmer Christmas and a bright future

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December 2016
Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Kent-based actress Pam Ferris is voicing the part of Grandma in a new adaptation for TV this Christmas of a children’s classic. Words by: Sarah Sturt. Pictures: Channel 4 Television

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December 2016
Monday, December 5, 2016

The Amazing Ollie Onion on the challenges he and his Dad have done to raise money for ellenor’s Children’s Hospice Care at home

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December 2016
Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Former JLS star turned farmer JB Gill has been busy preparing his produce for the festive trade at his 10-acre smallholding in Westerham. His three rescued pets also play a big part in his life. Words by: Rebecca Durrant. Pictures by: Manu Palomeque

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December 2016

Recipes

Monday, February 20, 2017

The chef-patron of award-winning restaurant Chapter One suggests you treat your Mum to a home-cooked pudding on Mothering Sunday. Words by: Andy McLeish. Picture by: Ming-Tang Evans

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Monday, February 6, 2017

The chef-patron of award winning restaurant Chapter One delivers a succulent trifle to ease you through the frost of February

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February 2017
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Andy McLeish shares his recipe for crispy pork belly with root vegetables

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January 2017
Friday, December 16, 2016

Rosemary Shrager Cookery School in Tunbridge Wells shows readers how they can make a fabulous festive feast at home

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December 2016
Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Rosemary Shrager Cookery School in Tunbridge Wells shows readers how they can make a fabulous festive feast at home

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December 2016

Interiors

Monday, February 20, 2017

Sue Gates believes in living in the moment and encourages her family to engage their senses and appreciate the beauty around them – starting at home. Words by: Rachael Hale. Pictures by: Manu Palomeque

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February 2017
Monday, December 5, 2016

These festive place settings are easy to make and are sure to be a talking point with your guests

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December 2016
Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Young couple Elly and Will Simmons open the doors to their welcoming little town house in the ancient heart of Canterbury. Words by: Sarah Sturt. Pictures by: Manu Palomeque

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Friday, August 19, 2016

From seaside escapes to eco-friendly self-builds, take a tour of three motivating and beautiful renovations that will give you serious house envy

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Monday, August 15, 2016

Tiffany Hornshaw says she ‘felt so scared’ as the door to her new home opened three years ago. Having made just one visit to the property, she’d put in an offer and convinced her family to pack up everything they owned and fly over from Hong Kong. But would they like it?

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Celebrity Interviews

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Kent-based actress Pam Ferris is voicing the part of Grandma in a new adaptation for TV this Christmas of a children’s classic. Words by: Sarah Sturt. Pictures: Channel 4 Television

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December 2016
Friday, November 27, 2015

The skateboarding firefighter from Great British Bake Off reveals how a batch of perfect macarons led to his bid for the baker’s crown.

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Saturday, October 24, 2015

She has survived cancer and a kidnapping at knife point, appeared in everything from Macbeth to Quadrophenia and Hi-de-Hi! and writes successful crime novels. Meet the unstoppable Linda Regan-Murphy.

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Monday, August 10, 2015

After star baker Marie was compared to Rod Stewart this week, we couldn’t help but spot that many of the other contestants shared some spooky similarities with celebrities too…

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Saturday, May 16, 2015

The star of ‘Vera’ discusses her love for her childhood home of Ramsgate and her enduring work ethic

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