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When it comes to the Weald of Kent, Cranbrook and Hawkhurst are its stars, surrounded by fine countryside and with the same friendly community atmosphere that’s existed here for centuries

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September 2017

Surrounded by countryside yet within striking distance of the city, this busy little town is often listed as one of the top places to live in the country. It can only be Sevenoaks

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September 2017 town guides

Forget the long drive to Cornwall this summer and soak up the nostalgic seaside atmosphere closer to home at beautiful Broadstairs

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August 2017 town guides

Celebrating 800 years since the Battle of Sandwich this summer, with special events planned as part the annual Sandwich Festival, discover why this plucky little town attracts visitors from all over the world

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August 2017 town guides
Monday, August 14, 2017

The UK’s leading French property show returns to Olympia London from 16-17 September

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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

Monday, September 18, 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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In June 1667, 350 years ago, an Anglo-Dutch naval battle on the Medway saw English defeat and the tide of history turned for ever

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June 2017

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

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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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
 
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