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Places

Tue, 12:40

Picnic baskets at the ready because we have gathered 10 of the best places to enjoy a picnic in stunning rural Kent

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Packed with history and forging ahead with modern regeneration, there’s much more to Dover than its ferry terminal

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April 2019
Monday, April 8, 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, April 8, 2019

Are your pre-school children getting enough outdoor play? Kent Wildlife Trust’s new Nature Tots course could be just the solution

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March 2019

Step back in time and discover this ancient city’s important past or indulge in modern retail therapy

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March 2019

Wildlife

Remote Polhill Bank is our oldest and most treasured nature reserve and now you can help secure the future for its precious wildlife

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April 2018
Tuesday, August 1, 2017

If you are planning a staycation this summer, then why not discover the real Kent – unspoilt countryside, coastline and hidden beauty spots?

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July 2017

An historian who wrote a book devoted to dendrology in Britain and Ireland has revisited some of the magnificent specimens to retell their stories

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July 2017

Our parks, public gardens and green spaces are a much-loved part of life in our communities, but with many neglected and underfunded, a movement to mobilise local volunteers has come to the rescue. We meet the groups proving that all an unloved park needs is a few good ‘Friends’

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June 2017
Monday, April 10, 2017

In our fast-moving modern world, it’s good to remember that some aspects of traditional country life have changed very little over the past centuries. We meet the new woodsmen who are making their livings from coppicing Kent’s ancient woodland and keeping traditional crafts alive and kicking. Pictures by: Manu Palomeque

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April 2017

Events

Tue, 13:40

If you’re wondering what’s on this weekend in Kent, we have picked five exciting events that we’re sure you’ll love!

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Enjoy egg hunts with a nature-based theme and Cadbury chocolate prizes at National Trust houses in Kent this Easter

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April 2019
Monday, March 25, 2019

Our selection of top events and diary dates for this month in Kent

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Our selection of top events and diary dates for this month in Kent

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Friday, November 16, 2018

Wandering through a festive market with mulled wine in hand is one of the pleasures of the season, so we have picked some of Kent’s best Christmas markets to do just that

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Walks

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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Tuesday, January 29, 2019

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

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