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With its Royal Harbour, its sandy beach and its open skies, this is the perfect time of year to see Ramsgate at its best

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August 2018
Friday, August 10, 2018

We have selected 12 of the grandest historic stately homes with stunning gardens in Kent to visit

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Dig out the bucket and spade, slap on the sun lotion and head to beautiful Broadstairs this summer

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August 2018

The little medieval town of Sandwich has it all: character, history and a great location

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August 2018

For many the essence of the beauty of the Kent Downs AONB is our natural wild flower grasslands which bloom in profusion in June and July

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July 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

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

An ambitious open-air First World War Centenary service this September hopes to see 4,000 Kent residents in attendance

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August 2018
Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Come along to the UK’s leading French property show which returns to Olympia London on 16-17 September

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Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Keep your children’s brain cells ticking over during the summer weeks ahead with these fun and inspiring ideas

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August 2018
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

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

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The 2018 Kent County Show will pay tribute to the fallen of the First World War as well as being the region’s showcase event for farming, countryside and rural life

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July 2018

Walks

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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Monday, February 19, 2018

Enjoy these five romantic walking spots in Kent, together they span our glorious county at its finest

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