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Discover this peaceful, undiscovered seaside town on Kent’s popular coast. Herne Bay is shining. In association with Canterbury City Council and Hello Herne Bay

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June 2018

The landscape of the Romney Marsh is so distinctive it’s been called the fifth continent

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June 2018

Buzzing with creativity and undergoing exciting regeneration, a visit to this seaside town is a must this summer

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June 2018
Thursday, May 24, 2018

Kent is not only home to many stunning beaches but also has some of the safest and cleanest in the country, many with prestigious Blue Flag status

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For a small town, it has a lot to brag about. Packed with history, surrounded by pretty countryside and boasting excellent shops and restaurants, it’s time to explore West Malling

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May 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

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We have teamed up with Clipper Round the World Yacht Race to offer a winner and guest the chance to tour the race fleet and meet race crew

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Walk in Samuel Palmer’s footsteps and enjoy the stunning scenery around Shoreham

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June 2018

Deep in the darkest Kentish Weald lies the Big Cat Sanctuary where, if you dare, you can get up close to lions, tigers, jaguars and panthers

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June 2018
Tuesday, May 29, 2018

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

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Monday, May 21, 2018

Stars of Call the Midwife took to The Dockyard to launch the official tours at the location which turns 400 this year

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June 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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