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Places

Once an RAF fighter base and now a vibrant new community that just keeps on growing, let’s take a look at what Kings Hill has to offer

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Monday, March 20, 2017

This busy town boasts both historical features and modern convenience. Working hard to reinvigorate its High Street and proven to be growing despite the economic climate, Tonbridge really is the place to be

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March 2017

Often overlooked in favour of some of our more glamourous coastal resorts, a trip to Deal – with its long pebble beach and relaxed way of life – is like discovering your very own secret seaside retreat

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March 2017
Monday, March 13, 2017

A portrait by John Singer Sargent returns this month to Ightham Mote, where it was painted more than a century ago. Pictures by: National Trust

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March 2017
Monday, March 13, 2017

Dramatic landscapes, grand castles and historic locations have made Kent the perfect setting for many iconic films and TV programme. Here are 21 different movies and television programmes that made use of the Garden of England

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Wildlife

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
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

In this new series, the Kentish Stour is the thread that will lead us on a journey through Kent’s iconic landscapes. Words by: Peter Vujakovic. Pictures by: Manu Palomeque

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January 2017

Events

Monday, March 20, 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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Monday, March 20, 2017

It’s not just Her Majesty The Queen who has reached a milestone birthday recently; the opening of the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway took place 90 years ago this year and Kent is celebrating its miniature hero

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March 2017
Monday, February 27, 2017

Our selection of top events in March 2017 from around the county

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March 2017
Monday, February 13, 2017

The ultimate bouncy castle experience for adults is coming to Deal in May 2017. At 272m The Beast is the world’s largest inflatable obstacle course and its first UK outing will be at Betteshanger Park

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Sarah Sturt reviews the “perfect winter treat,” Pride & Prejudice performed at Canterbury’s Marlowe Theatre

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Walks

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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Thursday, January 26, 2017

Wateringbury’s history stretches back to the pre-Christian Saxons. Nowadays you can walk along the delightful riverbank discovering the pleasures of the early spring wildflowers

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