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Places

With a reputation as one of the best places to live in the UK, Sevenoaks boasts a medieval deer park, great schools and a half-hour commute into the capital

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Embrace the warm reds and golds lighting up a National Trust garden near you as summer takes a final bow

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Monday, September 9, 2019

Kent has many castles and stately homes, but we have hand selected the ten best castles in Kent for you to visit

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Monday, September 9, 2019

Seven stunning wildflower meadows have been created across Maidstone with the help of volunteers

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With its important history and a reputation for fine food and drink, let's find our way around Faversham

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Walks

Monday, August 19, 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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Explore the highs of the great British seaside resort on a day trip to Margate

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May 2019

Restaurant Reviews

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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

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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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

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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From starring in and producing movies to lining up a future director's chair, Gravesend's own Gemma Arterton is making her mark on Hollywood in typically no-nonsense fashion

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Thursday, August 8, 2019

There are many benefits to boarding schools: enhanced facilities, more comprehensive education and good pastoral care, sometimes at a very reasonable price. We spoke to Duke of York Royal Military School's principal Alex Foreman about the benefits of the state boarding school

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The response to a request for photos of your dog at the beach was phenomenal. Meet some of Kent Life readers' four-legged friends

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Recipes

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
Monday, June 18, 2018

This recipe is Andy's home-made Cajun ketchup, the ultimate sauce for your meats when barbecuing. Enjoy!

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June 2018

Interiors

Monday, September 9, 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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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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Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Rural energy provider, Calor, gives some top tips for homeowners wanting to make their houses cosy and warm in time for the colder months.

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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

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