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Regularly voted one of Kent's best places to live, and with easy access to London, let's celebrate Sevenoaks

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Tuesday, January 7, 2020

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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Want to get fitter, feed your brain or start a new hobby? The National Trust can help kickstart your 2020 plans

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The run-up to Christmas can be stressful, so escape for a while by spending time reconnecting with nature

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Farmer Sandra Fagg adores Christmas and now she and husband Mike run their own reindeer centre and grotto

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Walks

Friday, December 6, 2019

Counteract all that festive over-indulgence with a winter walk through National Trust-owned Kentish countryside

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Monday, November 18, 2019

Kent Life suggests some of the best spots in the Garden of England for a walk on a crisp, misty autumn day

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Tuesday, October 1, 2019

From rambles through the Kent Downs to pretty village walks and urban strolls, this guide to some of Kent's prettiest walking routes is essential for the intrepid adventurer

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Enjoy a gentle walk through the Hucking Estate exploring stunning flora and fauna supported by ancient woodland and chalk grassland

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Monday, June 24, 2019

Enjoy a short urban walk rather than a country stroll this month, as we follow the course of the ancient Pent stream

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Restaurant Reviews

The story of Chapter One continues to evolve under the expert touch of executive chef-patron Andrew McLeish

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

From Creole-inspired seafood to rustic Italian dishes, Margate is rapidly becoming one of Kent's top places to eat. We've gathered 10 of the best places to eat in the town

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Visit The White Horse in Dover for a slice of ancient and contemporary history, a huge welcome and hearty, homely cooking without any airs and graces

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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

From the classic battered cod and chips to vegan 'fish' and deep fried gherkins, everybody loves a good fish and chip shop. We have picked 10 of the best places for fish and chips in Kent

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New kid in town Verdigris is making a real impact on Tonbridge's burgeoning foodie scene

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Gardens

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Our property, homes and gardens newsletter will provide inspiration and advice for your home and garden, plus all the latest property news in your area

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Kent has a wealth of beautiful gardens to visit and throughout the open garden season you'll find an array of stunning choices. Here's a selection of our favourites

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April 2019
Monday, May 20, 2019

The gardens at Ladham House combine traditional English garden style with contemporary schemes

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May 2019

Kent Gardens Trust reveals new discoveries about landscape gardener Humphry Repton's influence in Kent in his bicentenary year

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February 2019
Monday, April 30, 2018

Exuberant, romantic planting set behind high walls is the crowning glory at Goodnestone Park through the summer

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May 2018
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People

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A lawyer from Canterbury has launched a new Sunday afternoon tea party for senior citizens in the city who live alone

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Kent Life spends a festive morning with Christmas Bake Off star Jane Beedle in her Faversham home

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Playing Fairy Goodfeather in Mother Goose at The Marlowe in Canterbury - her first-ever pantomime role - meet Whitstable actor Jenna Russell

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Kent Life meets some of the people working hard to save our historic vessels from the scrap heap

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A scream pierced the foggy night, then all was silent, save for the sound of scurrying footsteps. Murder had been committed. Dare you read on?

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Recipes

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Bake Off star Jane Beedle shares her recipe for this delicious festive cake

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

'Kent, sir, everyone knows Kent. Apples, cherries, hops and women,' proclaims a character in Charles Dickens' The Pickwick Papers. We have gathered some traditional dishes from around the county that were borne of the fruitful orchards and seas of Kent

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Thursday, October 10, 2019

The chef-patron of Chapter One, Andy McLeish, on an old family favourite, pumpkin pie

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Monday, July 1, 2019

Recipe shared by Graham Garett, chef/patron of The West House Restaurant with Rooms in Biddenden

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Monday, November 26, 2018

This traditional Dutch and Belgian apple cake is the perfect way to use up a glut of cooking apples

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Interiors

Friday, December 6, 2019

From eco-friendly new-build to cosy Victorian terrace and beyond, your choice of flooring makes a statement about you and your home.

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Thinking of moving to or within Kent? Every month we pick three stunning houses for sale that we're sure you'll love

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Thursday, August 1, 2019

Our property, homes and gardens newsletter will provide inspiration and advice for your home and garden, plus all the latest property news in your area

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Wednesday, August 22, 2018

If you're looking to update your home here's why you should always buy Italian leather furniture

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Fancy a mini-holiday in the heart of rural Kent but with plenty of places to eat, drink, shop and explore on your doorstep? Welcome to Bells Cottage by Mulberry Cottages

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June 2018

Celebrity Interviews

Join us on a literary journey around the Kent coast to see how it has inspired writers over the centuries

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Thursday, March 14, 2019

Jamie Cullum will be showcasing songs from his new album at the Cheltenham Jazz Festival - and it's going to be emotional

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Monday, October 22, 2018

The film director is inviting people around the UK to mark Armistice Day at the beach

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November 2018

Did William Golding's years as a schoolteacher in Maidstone help inspire his classic novel, Lord of the Flies?

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September 2018

Kent hockey player Grace Balsdon on playing for England at July's Athletics World Cup, growing up in Chilham and healthy food swaps

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May 2018

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

We've teamed with The Comedy About A Bank Robbery to offer a special discount on tickets to see 'the funniest show in the West End'

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