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Places

Rochester may have always been able to attract tourists - thanks to its castle, cathedral and a certain Victorian author - but its café culture, trendy shops and great commuter links also make it a popular place for young families

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May 2017
Tuesday, May 23, 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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One of the best-preserved Tudor villages in the country, Chiddingstone has always been a fascinating place for a day out and now that the historic pub at its heart has been brought back to life, there’s even more reason to visit

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May 2017
Monday, May 15, 2017

Kent has many villages that exude historical charm and a traditional village atmosphere beloved by locals and visitors. Here we pick 10 of the prettiest to explore

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It’s a British seaside icon, famed for its sandy beaches and its retro amusements. Now, after decades of neglect, Margate has quite suddenly become one of the most fashionable places outside London. Forget ‘up and coming’; Margate’s renaissance is now

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May 2017 town guide

Wildlife

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
Monday, February 6, 2017

Toads are in decline, but we can all help conservation efforts by making our gardens wildlife friendly

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February 2017
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

More than half a million people are expected to watch and count their garden birds for this year’s Big Garden Birdwatch, organised by the RSPB.

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

One in 10 UK species are threatened with extinction, with concerns in Kent for its wildlife. Words by: Ray Lewis

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January 2017

Events

Monday, May 22, 2017

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

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Thursday, May 18, 2017

Kent Life and Country Homes & Interiors magazine have teamed up to offer 20 lucky winners a pair of tickets to the Country Homes & Interiors Summer show

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With a new Christopher Nolan feature film on Dunkirk due out this summer, English Heritage is putting a special focus on the ‘secret’ underground tunnels at Dover Castle with a Second World War weekend taking place this month

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May 2017
Monday, May 8, 2017

You won’t need to trek up to London’s theatres this month, as both Judgement in Stone and Rent are on stage in Tunbridge Wells

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May 2017
Tuesday, April 11, 2017

We have gathered some of Kent’s top Easter events happening around the county this year

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April 2017

Walks

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

This walk takes you through a rural paradise of meadows, woodland and riverside deep in the Eden Valley

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Monday, March 13, 2017

Striding out across the North Kent marshes with a Labrador in tow provides clarity of mind and a daily dose of exercise for one of the county’s most successful businessmen. Pictures courtesy of: Visit Kent

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March 2017
Thursday, March 2, 2017

Christopher Marlowe is best remembered for his heady lifestyle – a mix of scandal, religion and espionage. This walk through Canterbury will allow you to see the history behind this fascinating character

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Monday, February 27, 2017

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

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March 2017
Monday, February 13, 2017

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

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