Places

Tue, 11:58

It’s summer and the world is starting to open back up again after the restrictions brought about by Covid-19 | Words: Emma Ward - Photos: National Trust

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Tue, 11:50

The vast amount of shipping around Kent over the centuries has led to the discovery of a dozen listed shipwrecks, with more to come | Words: Jack Watkins - Photos: Historic England

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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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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Your foreign holiday may be on hold, but there is a plethora of inspirational ways to enjoy days out right here in our home county | Words: Emma Ward - Photos: Manu Palomeque

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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

We’ve gathered six of the best dog-friendly pubs in Kent to enjoy a bite to eat after a scenic stroll

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Walks

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

We’ve gathered six of the best dog-friendly pubs in Kent to enjoy a bite to eat after a scenic stroll

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Thursday, May 28, 2020

Five of the best spots in Kent for a late-summer stroll by coast, canal and river

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

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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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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Restaurant Reviews

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Led by a female Australian head chef, the Twenty Six is benefiting from a menu that celebrates sharing, seasonality – and the joys of brunch

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Escape from the mundane into an elegant country house experience complemented by a rather gorgeous spa

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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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Gardens

Thursday, June 4, 2020

Gardens across the county and beyond are offering virtual garden visits. So take a step into some of Kent’s most enchanting gardens from cottages to country estates with these virtual tours

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Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Enjoy spring at Penshurst Place, one of the oldest privately owned gardens in the UK, with records dating back to 1346

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

It’s the perfect time to get out in the garden and get some motivation. Here is a roundup of all the fun and relaxing activities you can do in your garden.

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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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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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People

Mon, 14:48

Like any place of learning, an independent school should be a second home, somewhere pupils can count on for support and inspiration as they develop as individuals.

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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Tradition continues at Chartwell, the family home of Sir Winston Churchill in Westerham, with the arrival of its newest recruit – a marmalade cat named Jock

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Monday, August 3, 2020

Phil Wise, Head of the Senior School at Kent College Canterbury (KC), shares the benefits of pastoral care and why student welfare should be the number one priority for any school.

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Nina Callow reveals why she’s documenting her family’s life in lockdown

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A High Sheriff whose year has been brought to a standstill before it’s even begun, Remony Millwater has gained impressive new social media skills

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Recipes

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

‘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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Monday, March 23, 2020

Recipe by kind permission of Karen Reynolds of Kincott Dairy

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020

What better way to spoil those special ladies in your life on Mothering Sunday than to prepare a delicious afternoon tea? Our award-winning food writer prepares a pretty table of delicious Kentish goodies

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Thursday, February 20, 2020

Shrove Tuesday falls on 25 February so why not make some classic pancakes using local eggs from your favourite market and maybe even stoneground flour from Pure Kent?

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019

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

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Interiors

Monday, July 27, 2020

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, June 17, 2020

George and James Architects discuss how engaging their services can add value to your property in more ways than one.

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Thursday, May 28, 2020

We spoke to Rachel Sanders, owner of BoConcept in Canterbury, for her tips about this year’s interior design trends and how lockdown could impact what our homes look and feel like in future.

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Friday, May 22, 2020

It started with a hammock. Made around a kitchen table, their first-ever product was stitched with careful hands, a trusty sewing machine and a large dose of optimism.

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Monday, March 23, 2020

Tidying up your home can have far reaching benefits for your health

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Celebrity Interviews

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Sir Mick Jagger on his Dartford roots, his lifelong buddy Keith Richards and why fans still flock to stand on Platform Two of the local train station

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Tuesday, May 26, 2020

She has been a mainstay of BBC soap EastEnders for 35 years, playing the much-loved character Dot Cotton, but June Brown says she’d rather be in Folkestone now than Walford

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

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Wednesday, April 15, 2020

The new Patron of the Barn Theatre at Smallhythe recalls a happy Kentish childhood

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Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Singer Katie Kittermaster, 19, from Hawkhurst on performing live with some of her music heroes

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