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Drink in the sight and smell of our native blooms on one of these wonderful wildflower walks

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Wherever you go in Kent you'll find people just like us pounding the streets, parks and waterways. So why are we all running?

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May 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
Thursday, May 9, 2019

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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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Whether it's a castle, stately country manor house or seafront hotel, Kent has the perfect venue

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May 2019

Walks

Explore the highs of the great British seaside resort on a day trip to Margate

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May 2019
Wednesday, March 27, 2019

From the rolling Wealden countryside to small perfectly manicured gardens, there are carpets of fragrant bluebells popping up throughout Kent. We pick 12 wonderful woodland walks with pretty country pubs and cafés

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Discover how the East Kent coast has fought off invasion from human and natural forces on this easy walk from Walmer to Deal

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March 2019

Welcome to the second in our series of walking trails written and researched by Discovering Britain. Let's explore Sandwich

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February 2019
Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Explore the wonderful Faversham with the 'Footsteps of Romans and Royalty' walk

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Restaurant Reviews

Award-winning chef-patron Dev Biswali on the joys of southern Indian cusine and expanding his Kentish empire

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May 2019

A great location on Folkestone's famous Leas, a dedicated young team and really tasty food awaits at The View Hotel

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April 2019

Brought to life by a family team with strong local connections, The Powell is back where it belongs in the heart of its community

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March 2019

Winner of Kent Life's Restaurant of the Year 2018, family run The West House in Biddenden has now extended its charms with the addition of four guest rooms

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January 2019

Enjoy a rural break at this converted farm, today an award-winning restaurant with characterful rooms

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December 2018

Gardens

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

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May 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

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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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

Wherever you go in Kent you'll find people just like us pounding the streets, parks and waterways. So why are we all running?

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May 2019

Nicola Leverington, aka the Wedding Dress Surgeon, on achieving the perfect fit and her new training courses

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May 2019

Fine Art graduate Arianne Mills on having quite possibly the best job in Kent

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April 2019
Monday, April 15, 2019

With Royal British Legion Industries celebrating its centenary this year, we look at how the Royal British Legion village in Aylesford supports veterans through employment

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April 2019
Monday, April 8, 2019

Plastic pollution is spoiling our beautiful coastline and damaging wildlife, but we can all do our bit to help

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March 2019

Recipes

Monday, December 17, 2018

We have selected five festive fizz cocktails from Stuart Ovenden's The Orchard Cook Book

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Monday, December 10, 2018

Andy has a confession: he loves the side dishes almost more than he loves the roast turkey. Here are three of his all-time favourites

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December 2018
Monday, December 10, 2018

Andy McLeish of Chapter One shares his all-time favourite Christmas dinner sides

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December 2018
Monday, December 10, 2018

Andy McLeish of Chapter One shares his all-time favourite Christmas dinner sides

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December 2018
Monday, December 10, 2018

Andy McLeish of Chapter One shares his all-time favourite Christmas dinner sides

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December 2018

Interiors

Monday, March 25, 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
Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Kent-based actress Pam Ferris is voicing the part of Grandma in a new adaptation for TV this Christmas of a children's classic. Words by: Sarah Sturt. Pictures: Channel 4 Television

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December 2016

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