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Places

A small town with a friendly, village feel, West Malling is the perfect combination of old and new

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October 2018
Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Steam trains, vineyards, tea rooms and a surprising maritime history. We take a look at all this and more on offer in tempting Tenterden

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October 2018
Monday, October 1, 2018

There’s still time to enjoy the autumn season with its plentiful harvests, half-term fun and glorious colours

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October 2018
Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Explore the fascinating 600-year-old buildings and architecture of Cranbrook which was once an important centre for textiles

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A popular choice for commuters, Sevenoaks has history, culture, a thriving high street and a reputation for being one of the best places to live in the country

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September 2018

Wildlife

Remote Polhill Bank is our oldest and most treasured nature reserve and now you can help secure the future for its precious wildlife

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April 2018
Tuesday, August 1, 2017

If you are planning a staycation this summer, then why not discover the real Kent – unspoilt countryside, coastline and hidden beauty spots?

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July 2017

An historian who wrote a book devoted to dendrology in Britain and Ireland has revisited some of the magnificent specimens to retell their stories

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July 2017

Our parks, public gardens and green spaces are a much-loved part of life in our communities, but with many neglected and underfunded, a movement to mobilise local volunteers has come to the rescue. We meet the groups proving that all an unloved park needs is a few good ‘Friends’

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June 2017
Monday, April 10, 2017

In our fast-moving modern world, it’s good to remember that some aspects of traditional country life have changed very little over the past centuries. We meet the new woodsmen who are making their livings from coppicing Kent’s ancient woodland and keeping traditional crafts alive and kicking. Pictures by: Manu Palomeque

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April 2017

Events

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Half term is sorted with these spooky Halloween events in Kent

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Monday, October 1, 2018

Leeds Castle is inviting children to celebrate its 900th anniversary by entering its writing challenge

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October 2018
Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Our selection of top events and diary dates for this month in Kent

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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

The 2018 festival line up champions local talent alongside global superstars in two weeks of music, theatre, comedy, dance and much, much more

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October 2018
Friday, September 14, 2018

Feel like a character in an Agatha Christie novel as you traverse through the Kentish countryside with a four-course dinner and Champagne aboard a vintage steam train

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September 2018

Walks

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Explore the fascinating 600-year-old buildings and architecture of Cranbrook which was once an important centre for textiles

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Enjoy a delicious lunch after one of these countryside strolls. Kent Life suggests five great pub walks in Kent

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Monday, April 23, 2018

Setting off from the beach at St Margaret’s, prepare to be amazed at the feast of delights that will unfold before you as you meander along across cliff tops

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April 2018
Friday, April 6, 2018

From the rolling Wealden countryside to small perfectly manicured gardens, there are carpets of fragrant bluebells popping up throughout Kent. We pick 12 wonderful woodland walks with pretty country pubs and cafés

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Thursday, March 15, 2018

If you love a bit of birding, then you’ll be in seventh heaven on this walk that meanders through the sand dunes and salt marshes and rich habitats of the Sandwich bird observatory

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