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With its wealth of culture, vibrant shopping areas and enticing eateries, Canterbury and its surroundings have much to tempt locals and visitors at this time of year.

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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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Here are 10 tales to make you shiver as we celebrate All Hallows’ Eve | Words: Stephen Roberts - Photos: Manu Palomeque

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Philip Lewis, the Mayor of Fordwich, told us about how he is concerned about two new housing developments that would “utterly ruin the nature of the town”

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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

Explore the beautiful county of Kent, the Garden of England, with this virtual day out in the county

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Immerse yourself in the atmospheric gardens at Nettlestead Place, where the past and present meet in a plantsman’s garden | Words: Leigh Clapp - Photos: Leigh Clapp

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10 reasons to love Faversham

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

The creekside setting of this historic market town makes for a perfect escape to the country | Words: Caroline Read - Lead picture: Manu Palomeque

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Dramatic landscapes, grand castles and historic locations have made Kent the perfect setting for many iconic films and TV programme. Here are 21 different movies and television programmes that made use of the Garden of England

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Explore Kent with this Horsmonden walk

Friday, September 25, 2020

Horsmonden is a pretty village set in the heart of rural Kent. Pass through orchards, flourishing crops, farm tracks and quaint country lanes

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The easing of lockdown saw a huge growth in paddlesports, with people eager to get some exercise and explore the countryside, safely | Words: Caroline Read - Photos: Manu Palomeque

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The original trees that gave this popular town its name are long gone, but it still has a heart of oak. Take a closer look at superb Sevenoaks | Words: Caroline Read - Pictures: Manu Palomeque

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The Greensand Way is one of the prettiest walks in Kent offering amazing views from the ridge right across the county

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Guide to the best Kent beaches

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Kent is not only home to many stunning beaches but also has some of the safest and cleanest in the country, many with prestigious Blue Flag status

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If you love a bit of birding, then you’ll be in seventh heaven on this walk that meanders through the sand dunes and salt marshes and rich habitats of the Sandwich bird observatory

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In this strangest of years, the changing of the seasons is a reassuring constant. Let’s embrace the start of autumn | Words: Emma Ward - Photos: National Trust Images

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Heritage Open Days is back – with an emphasis this year on discovering previously overlooked green spaces | Words: Francesca Baker - Photos: courtesy of Heritage Open Days

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Setting off from the beach at St Margaret’s, prepare to be amazed at the feast of delights that will unfold before you as you meander along across cliff tops

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April 2018

Kent is blessed with fine and indeed famous country houses, but over the decades has lost as many of its grander houses as it retains. A new book by Martin Easdown reveals 120 examples that have simply disappeared

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Designated a Heritage Action Zone by Historic England, a new book explains why this seaside town is so special

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Our county has lent its name to a number of different items and places that are now recognised across the world and linked to Kent. Here are some that might surprise you

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Explore the fascinating 600-year-old buildings and architecture of Cranbrook which was once an important centre for textiles

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10 reasons to visit Sandwich

Monday, August 24, 2020

Famous for its ancient buildings, golf clubs and birdlife. It can only be Sandwich | Words: Caroline Read

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With a fascinating past and the only ‘royal’ harbour in the country, we explore remarkable Ramsgate | Words: Caroline Read - Pictures: Manu Palomeque

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Kent walk: The Wealdway

Friday, August 21, 2020

This walk is the best way to take in the majestic beauty of the Weald of Kent, linking the North Downs Way at Trottiscliffe with the South Downs Way near to Eastbourne

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