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Christmas

Christmas Day is about celebrating with loved ones over good food and conversation, so head to one of these fantastic restaurants or cosy pubs and have a festive feast

Places

They're very different but just a couple of miles apart. Let's look at the ancient medieval market town of West Malling and the cutting edge community of Kings Hill

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Thursday, October 10, 2019

Unveiled at the Turner Contemporary on 10th October, the new note will match the polymer £10 and £5 notes

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Being so rich in history, it is hardly surprising that Kent is also a hub for hauntings and ghostly activity. We have gathered 9 of the spookiest locations in Kent to visit if you dare!

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This rural town in the heart of the Weald with a surprising maritime past is famed for its local food and drink and the traditional Kentish experience it offers

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The gateway to the kingdom, Kent has always punched above its weight. Here are 10 occasions when our border land made history

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Walks

Wednesday, October 2, 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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Thursday, June 13, 2019

Walking through the delightful valley of Elham is an absolute treat. Enter an oasis of peace and quiet with a whole array of shops and pubs in Elham at the end

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Restaurant Reviews

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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Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Sarah Sturt reviews the jazz-age twist of Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor at the Globe

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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

It's our 10th year of the Kent Life Garden of the Year Awards and we want to make it an extra special one across all three categories, so start planning your entry now

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People

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Unveiled at the Turner Contemporary on 10th October, the new note will match the polymer £10 and £5 notes

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Joseph Hewison on how his affinity with dogs led to a full-time career working with them every day

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Community growing projects, from orchards to allotments and even hops for beer making are cropping up all over Kent

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Monday, September 16, 2019

Freemasonry has existed for more than 300 years, welcomes men from all weeks of life and supports many charities - yet the myths persist. Kent Life finds out why

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Giovanna Richards on the satisfaction she finds in volunteering for the charity Kent Search and Rescue

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Recipes

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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Friday, September 14, 2018

'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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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Andy makes the famous meringue-based dessert named after the Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova

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July 2018

Interiors

Tuesday, October 1, 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
Tuesday, February 27, 2018

David Salmon Furnishers has over 30 years' experience bringing top quality furniture and original products to shoppers

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Celebrity Interviews

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

Sponsored Articles

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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