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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

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

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

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

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This pretty market town has a lot to offer – from relaxing walks in its parks to historic landmarks, great places to eat and even a connection with The Beatles. Join us as we take a tour of West Malling

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May 2017 town guide

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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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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April 2017

With a rich riverside heritage, family attractions, a famous shopping centre and a new community under construction at Ebbsfleet, this area of north Kent is well worth a second look. Pictures by: Manu Palomeque

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April 2017 town guide

Still best known as our ‘frontline town’ due to its role during the war, Dover overlooks the narrowest part of the English Channel, while its delightful neighbour St Margaret’s was a favourite haunt of Bond author Ian Fleming

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April 2017

Town guide to Tonbridge

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

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

One of Kent’s top tourist attractions, with an iconic World Heritage Site, exciting cultural scene and great shopping and dining, there’s little to rival the ever-popular Canterbury

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March 2017

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 town guide to Bromley

Monday, February 13, 2017

Change is nothing new for this ever-evolving town. With exciting regeneration projects, expect great things when you next visit Bromley

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town guide February 2017

6 dreamy overnight stays in Kent

Monday, February 13, 2017

You can really make an impression with one of these dreamy overnight stays

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February 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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It’s a lovely family town, full of independent boutiques, restaurants and bars to keep everybody entertained. Tunbridge Wells has it all

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town guide February 2017

Riverside walk in Wateringbury

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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Manston will always be associated with the Battle of Britain and there’s nowhere better to discover its history than at Kent’s Spitfire and Hurricane Memorial Museum. Words by: Jack Watkins. Pictures by: Manu Palomeque

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January 2017

A town guide to Ashford

Friday, January 13, 2017

It’s a town rapidly changing and expanding before our eyes. With so many big new projects going on, exciting times are ahead for Ashford. Words by: Caroline Read. Pictures by: Manu Palomeque

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January 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

It’s a beautiful town with a rich history and some great visitor attractions right on its doorstep. Take a look around splendid Sevenoaks. Words by: Caroline Read. Pictures by: Manu Palomeque

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January 2017

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