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Places

One of the ancient Cinque Ports, this medieval gem of a town is a real treat for history lovers, with plenty of family activities nearby too. Let’s take a generous bite out of life in Sandwich

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

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Monday, February 5, 2018

Treat your loved one to the gift of time together this year. Whether it’s a special day out, a romantic meal for two or an unforgettable overnight stay, here are a few suggestions to delight your other half

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Friday, February 2, 2018

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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A proper country town, with historic stately homes, wonderful walks, a town-centre arts centre and a great selection of shops and restaurants. Let’s take a look at splendid Sevenoaks and its surroundings

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January 2018

Wildlife

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
Monday, February 6, 2017

Dungeness is unique: no boundaries, a desolate landscape with wooden houses, power stations, lighthouses and gravel pits. Yet it possesses a rich, diverse wildlife in one of the world’s largest shingle landscapes

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February 2017

Events

Friday, February 9, 2018

Cheese lovers to the front as Cheese Fest UK comes to Maidstone for one day this summer

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Monday, January 29, 2018

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

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Monday, January 22, 2018

Join Arlene Phillips and Strictly Come Dancing favourites Aljaz and Janette on this exclusive 8-day river cruise along the Danube

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Monday, January 1, 2018

Don’t waste a weekend when there’s so much going on in Kent. We have hand picked things to do across the county this weekend that we think you’ll love

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

The UK’s greatest celebration of France returns to Olympia London on 26-28 January

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Walks

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

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Monday, January 8, 2018

Pass through beautiful Kentish villages set within the stunning landscape of the Kent Downs AONB and take in the wonderment of Kent’s most interesting historic castles and houses

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Monday, July 31, 2017

The Greensand Way is one of the prettiest walks in Kent offering amazing views from the ridge right across the county

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Monday, June 26, 2017

Horsmonden is a pretty village set in the heart of rural Kent. Pass through orchards, flourishing crops, farm tracks and quaint country lanes

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Monday, June 5, 2017

This walk is packed full of Kentish delight and charm. Taking in the landscape that inspired the opening to Charles Dickens Great Expectations you can expect plenty of pretty wilderness on this walk

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