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Beaney House of Art & Knowledge [Museum / Art Gallery]

18 High Street, Canterbury

Beaney House of Art & Knowledge, 18 High Street, Canterbury, Kent

From ancient Egyptian artefacts to objects from history originating in the east Kent area, the Beaney House of Art & Knowledge in the heart of the city of Canterbury is stuffed with wonderful exhibits. Archaeologists have been exploring the... more

Nizels Golf Club [Golf Course]

Nizels Lane, Hildenborough

Nizels Golf Club, Nizels Lane, Hildenborough, Kent

Nizels was constructed in 1992 on an estate dating from 1397 on high ground overlooking Kentish Weald countryside. The golf course is a classic English parkland design offering a tough challenge with a number of strategically placed hazards including... more

TOR Spa Retreat [Spa]

Wickham Lane, Ickham, Canterbury

TOR Spa Retreat, Wickham Lane, Canterbury, Kent

At Tor Spa, occupying a serene spot in Kent overlooking a lake and pretty garden, is a holistic retreat where east meets west. The team specialises in ayurveda, an ancient Indian wellbeing philosophy that’s gained a huge fanbase who believe its... more

Hever Castle & Gardens [Historic House]

Edenbridge

Hever Castle & Gardens, Edenbridge, Kent


Discover the fascinating past of Hever Castle, childhood home of Anne Boleyn Hever Castle, a romantic 13th century moated castle, was the childhood home of Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII´s second wife - inside there are prayer books... more

The Historic Dockyard Chatham [Attraction / Activity]

Chatham

The Historic Dockyard Chatham, Chatham, Kent

Just 35 miles from central London, discover how ships, including HMS Victory, were designed and built. Climb aboard a sloop, a destroyer and a submarine. Get hands-on in the Ropery, where rigging for HMS Victory was made and where rope is still... more

The Home of Charles Darwin, Down House [Garden]

Luxted Road, Downe, Orpington

The Home of Charles Darwin, Down House, Luxted Road, Orpington, Kent


Experience nature come to life in the Gardens of Down House, Home to Charles Darwin Just outside central London stands the family home of world-renowned Victorian scientist Charles Darwin, Down House, a unique building laden with... more

Marriott Tudor Park Hotel & Country Club [Spa]

Ashford Road, Bearsted, Maidstone

Marriott Tudor Park Hotel & Country Club, Ashford Road, Maidstone, Kent

Feel your cares melt away as you float weightlessly in the tranquil pool at The Marriott Tudor Park Hotel & Country Club and gaze wondrously at the beautiful gabled ceiling. Situated only 30 miles from the whirlwind pace of London, this... more

Leeds Castle [Historic House]

Broomfield Road, Maidstone

Leeds Castle, Broomfield Road, Maidstone, Kent

Looming up from the glorious moat and surrounded by 500 lush green acres of land, Leeds Castle near Maidstone lays claim to being one of the most stunning castles in the world. The Norman stronghold, which has been the property of six of England’s... more

Scotney Castle [Garden]

Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells

Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent


Explore the beautifully cultivated gardens at Scotney Castle Scotney Castle Garden is a fine hillside garden looking out over the Kent countryside and down to a ruined 14th century castle nestled beside the moat. Designed in the... more

Smallhythe Place [Historic House]

Smallhythe, Tenterden

Smallhythe Place, Smallhythe, Tenterden, Kent


Discover Smallhythe Place, Kent Smallhythe Place is an early 16th century half timbered house, which was the home of the Victorian actress Ellen Terry from 1899 until her death in 1928. It contains many personal and theatrical... more

Hever Castle & Gardens [Garden]

Edenbridge

Hever Castle & Gardens, Edenbridge, Kent


Discover the gardens of Hever Castle, childhood home of Anne Boleyn The spectacular Edwardian gardens at Hever Castle were laid out between 1904 and 1908 by Joseph Cheal & Son. One of the most magnificent areas of the gardens is... more

Chartwell [Attraction / Activity]

Mapleton Road, Westerham

Chartwell, Mapleton Road, Westerham, Kent


Discover the Life and Times of Winston Churchill at Chartwell Immerse yourself in the rural life of Sir Winston Churchill with a visit to his idyllic family country home Chartwell near Edenbridge in Kent, now operated by the... more

Littlestone Golf Club [Golf Course]

St. Andrews Road, Littlestone, New Romney

Littlestone Golf Club, St. Andrews Road, New Romney, Kent

Make your score going out as the opening nine are played with the prevailing South West wind at your back. Concludes with three tough holes. The 470-yard 16th is followed by one of the best par threes in the country played from an elevated tee to a... more

Canterbury Cathedral [Attraction / Activity]

Cathedral House, 11 The Precincts, Canterbury

Canterbury Cathedral, Cathedral House, Canterbury, Kent

Canterbury Cathedral, located in the heart of Canterbury, has a tradition of visitor welcome that reaches back to the days of medieval pilgrimage. Wander around at leisure to marvel at the medieval stained glass windows, soaring fan vaulting of... more

Knole [Historic House]

Sevenoaks

Knole, Sevenoaks, Kent


Explore the fascinating history of Knole House, Kent If ever there was an argument for the importance of the National Trust, Kent’s Knole House is it. This 15th century palace built for bygone archbishops before becoming the... more

The London Golf Club [Golf Course]

Stansted Lane, Ash, Sevenoaks

The London Golf Club, Stansted Lane, Sevenoaks, Kent

The Jack Nicklaus touch is everywhere at The London Golf Club, a 36-hole venue featuring The International Course, open to visitors, and The Heritage, a Members–and-their-guests-only course which was home to the 2008 European Open. Both are inland... more

Ightham Mote [Garden]

Mote Road, Ivy Hatch, Sevenoaks

Ightham Mote, Mote Road, Sevenoaks, Kent


Explore the beautiful grounds of Ightham Mote Ightham Mote is situated in a hidden valley garden surrounded by coppiced woodland and farmland. The basic shape of the garden has been in place since the 16th century. A stream flows... more

Leeds Castle [Attraction / Activity]

Maidstone

Leeds Castle, Maidstone, Kent

Leeds Castle really knows how to put on a show. Granted, it's got a head start with almost 900 years of history and 500 acres of gorgeous Kentish landscaped grounds to show off about, but they don’t rest on their laurels here. After you’ve toured the... more

Leeds Castle & Gardens [Garden]

Maidstone

Leeds Castle & Gardens, Maidstone, Kent

Leeds Castle, set in 500 acres of parkland and gardens is designed to be at its best in spring. The Wood Garden is continually developed to build colour throughout the seasons. It has also become a sanctuary for wildlife and waterfowl, among them the... more

Sissinghurst Castle [Garden]

Biddenden Road, Cranbrook

Sissinghurst Castle, Biddenden Road, Cranbrook, Kent


Explore the beautiful Gardens at Sissinghurst Castle Sissinghurst Castle Garden was developed around the surviving parts of an Elizabethan mansion. With a central red-brick prospect tower - a series of small enclosed compartments,... more

Chartwell [Garden]

Mapleton Road, Westerham

Chartwell, Mapleton Road, Westerham, Kent


Discover the Life and Times of Winston Churchill at Chartwell The family home and garden of Sir Winston Churchill, Chartwell in Westerham, Kent, is not only a must-visit for history buffs and architecture fans but also those who... more

Barnsole Vineyard [Attraction / Activity]

Fleming Road, Staple, Canterbury

Barnsole Vineyard, Fleming Road, Canterbury, Kent

Barnsole Vineyard in Staple near Canterbury has been growing grapes on its three acres of land since 1993, producing up to 15,000 bottles a year of red and white wine. Wine making is a fascinating process and Barnsole happily throw open their doors... more

Godinton House & Gardens [Historic House]

Godinton Lane, Ashford

Godinton House & Gardens, Godinton Lane, Ashford, Kent

Godinton House & Gardens, described as `An ancient estate in a magnificent park with thrilling formal gardens now splendidly restored - one of Kent´s finest´ - The Times. Dating from the 14th century the house has been embellished by its many owners... more

Green Farm Spa [Spa]

The Old Stables, Duck Lane, Shadoxhurst

Green Farm Spa, The Old Stables, Shadoxhurst, Kent

'Green Farm Spa - a little piece of heaven in the Kent countryside' (Rebecca Barnes, Beauty/travel/lifestyle journalist) A total escape, set on a private farm estate in the idyllic Kent countryside, surrounded by acres of ancient forest and... more

Wildernesse Golf Club [Golf Course]

Park Lane, Seal, Sevenoaks

Wildernesse Golf Club, Park Lane, Sevenoaks, Kent

For over 125 years golfers have enjoyed the beautiful wooded course and warm hospitality the Wildernesse Club has to offer. Founded in 1890 the Club has a proud heritage and today is a private members' club with an unassuming style which conceals a... more

Ightham Mote [Historic House]

Mote Road, Ivy Hatch, Sevenoaks

Ightham Mote, Mote Road, Sevenoaks, Kent


Explore the romantic Ightham Mote Ightham Mote is a superb moated manor house dating from the early 14th century. It was bought in 1953 by American, Charles Robinson, who had first seen the house on a tour of Kent before the First... more

Kalmora Spa [Spa]

Spa House, Winchet Hill, Goudhurst

Kalmora Spa, Spa House, Goudhurst, Kent

Wind through the green and pleasant land of Kent and you’ll come across Kalmora Spa, a boutique wellbeing retreat that houses the world’s first hydrofloatation pool. It’s also the home of professional brand Spa Find, which means the friendly and... more

Chartwell [Historic House]

Mapleton Road, Westerham

Chartwell, Mapleton Road, Westerham, Kent


Discover the Life and Times of Winston Churchill at Chartwell Chartwell was the family home of Sir Winston Churchill from 1924. The rooms are kept as they were during his lifetime and offer an insight into both his domestic and... more

Romney Hythe & Dymchurch Railway [Attraction / Activity]

New Romney

Romney Hythe & Dymchurch Railway, New Romney, Kent

The Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway first opened to traffic in July 1927 as the `World´s Smallest Public Railway´ and now covers a distance of 13.5 miles from the picturesque Cinque Port of Hythe, near the channel tunnel, to the fishermen´s... more

Dover Castle [Historic House]

Dover

Dover Castle, Dover, Kent


Explore the gateway to the realm at Dover Castle An iconic structure that presides over the famous coastline and its white cliffs, Dover Castle has watched over the area since its keep was built in the 1180s and there has been a... more

Hall Place & Gardens [Historic House]

Hall Place, Bourne Road, Bexley

Hall Place & Gardens, Hall Place, Bexley, Kent

Hall Place is a Grade 1 listed country house built in 1537 for former Lord Mayor of London, Sir John Champneys. The Tudor house boasts a panelled Great Hall with Minstrels´ Gallery, and 17th century additions and improvements include a vaulted Long... more

Bedgebury National Pinetum & Forest [Garden]

Bedgebury Road, Goudhurst, Cranbrook

Bedgebury National Pinetum & Forest, Bedgebury Road, Cranbrook, Kent

Bedgebury National Pinetum is the sort of natural treasure that England does so well. Open year round and beautiful in all seasons, enjoy the fabulous display of one of the worlds most complete collections of conifers with a network of pathways for... more

Brandshatch Place Hotel & Spa [Spa]

Brands Hatch Road, Fawkham

Brandshatch Place Hotel & Spa, Brands Hatch Road, Fawkham, Kent

The slick Spa at Brandshatch Place is in stark contrast to the traditional charm of the 19th Century Georgian country house setting, offering every contemporary luxury you might desire. There are seven cocooning treatment rooms, an indoor pool and... more

Mount Ephraim Gardens [Garden]

Staplestreet, Hernhill, Faversham

Mount Ephraim Gardens, Staplestreet, Faversham, Kent

Located in the heart of the Kent countryside lies Mount Ephraim, a beautiful family-owned estate with 10 acres of traditional gardens. Our topiary garden, rock and water garden, arboretum and rose garden combine to create a charming experience – a... more

Dover Castle [Attraction / Activity]

Dover

Dover Castle, Dover, Kent


Explore the gateway to the realm at Dover Castle An iconic structure that presides over the famous coastline and its white cliffs, Dover Castle has watched over the area since its keep was built in the 1180s and there has been a... more

Prince's Golf Club [Golf Course]

Sandwich Bay, Sandwich

Prince's Golf Club, Sandwich Bay, Sandwich, Kent

Gene Sarazen won the Open in 1932 at Princes offering spectacular links golf in the Kent links belt with panoramic views across the course and Pegwell Bay dating from 1906. Operated as three nines, linked by a clubhouse constructed in 1995. The... more

Hever Castle & Gardens [Attraction / Activity]

Edenbridge

Hever Castle & Gardens, Edenbridge, Kent


Discover the fascinating past of Hever Castle, childhood home of Anne Boleyn Hever Castle, a romantic 13th-century moated castle, was the childhood home of Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII´s second wife - inside there are prayer books... more

Goodnestone Park Gardens [Garden]

Wingham, Canterbury

Goodnestone Park Gardens, Wingham, Canterbury, Kent

Hidden down rural pathways between Sandwich and Canterbury in leafy Kent are Goodnestone Park Gardens. Dripping in acclaim and awards, these gardens have developed over the centuries as the Fitzwalter family, who live in Goodnestone Park, have... more

Godinton House & Gardens [Garden]

Godinton Lane, Ashford

Godinton House & Gardens, Godinton Lane, Ashford, Kent

Godinton House and Gardens are set in a beautiful 18th century landscaped park with views across the countryside. The formal gardens include terraced lawns, topiary, formal pond, rose garden and herbaceous borders all surrounded by a vast yew hedge... more

Walmer Castle & Gardens [Historic House]

Kingsdown Road, Walmer, Deal

Walmer Castle & Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Deal, Kent


Discover a Castle like no other Wander the halls of this beautiful Tudor castle thatonce guarded the coast of Kent. Frequent visitors to the fortress included William Pitt the Younger, the Duke of Wellington, WH Smith, Winston... more

The Royal St George's Golf Club [Golf Course]

Sandwich

The Royal St George's Golf Club, Sandwich, Kent

Royal St George's is one of the historic venues, an Open course, amid a stretch of rich Kent coastal golfing land, full of atmosphere and tradition without being stuffy. Sandhills, pot bunkers, lightning, invariably true and large greens and the wind... more

Rowhill Grange Hotel & Utopia Spa [Spa]

Wilmington, Dartford

Rowhill Grange Hotel & Utopia Spa, Wilmington, Dartford, Kent

Classic bathing rituals and state of the art indulgence meet at Utopia Spa at Rowhill Grange in Kent. Its beautiful palatial interiors, from the lavish murals surrounding the spa pool and statues crafted in Romanesque design, hark back to an age... more

North Foreland Golf Club [Golf Course]

The Clubhouse, Convent Road, Broadstairs

North Foreland Golf Club, The Clubhouse, Broadstairs, Kent

North Foreland has views of the sea from every tee and every green. A free running chalk-based course, it's playable all year round course and at 6,436 yards there is mix of short and tough par 4 holes. On the front nine, holes three and four are... more

Westerham Golf Club [Golf Course]

Valence Park, Brasted Road, Westerham

Westerham Golf Club, Valence Park, Westerham, Kent

Encompassing established forestry and offering stunning views over the undulating Kent North Downs, Westerham is a superb par 72 course in excess of 6,000 yards and built to a high standard with USGA specification greens and full irrigation... more

The London Beach Spa [Spa]

Ashford Road, Tenterden, Ashford

The London Beach Spa, Ashford Road, Ashford, Kent

In the glorious Kent countryside, or the ‘Garden of England’, rather than the bustling capital as the name might suggest, London Beach Spa is a rural retreat with a glittering line up of some of the best names in the spa business. Home to Clarins,... more

Hall Place Gardens [Garden]

Bourne Road, Bexley

Hall Place Gardens, Bourne Road, Bexley, Kent

The award-winning Hall Place Gardens surround the Grade 1 listed country house built in 1537 for former Lord Mayor of London. The recently restored Tudor house is open to the public with new displays including an introduction to the house's history... more

Belmont House and Gardens [Historic House]

Belmont Park, Throwley, Faversham

Belmont House and Gardens, Belmont Park, Faversham, Kent

The beautiful Georgian house of Belmont, amid its parkland, commands stunning views of the rolling Kent countryside and is a completely unspoilt and distinctive example of the work of the architect Samuel Wyatt. In 1801, the house was bought at... more

Belmont Gardens [Garden]

Throwley, Faversham

Belmont Gardens, Throwley, Faversham, Kent

The layout of the grounds at Belmont largely date from the 1790s and form part of the Colonel Montresor’s remodelling of the Park, although the planting has been altered and added to by different generations of the Harris Family over the past two... more

Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club [Golf Course]

Golf Road, Deal

Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club, Golf Road, Deal, Kent

One of the classic links, once on the Open rota, the wind plays its role and, on a fierce day, the tough back nine into the elements make it a frightening experience. The opening holes provide the best scoring chances but avoid the massive bunkers... more

Chart Hills Golf club [Golf Course]

Weeks Lane, Biddenden

Chart Hills Golf club, Weeks Lane, Biddenden, Kent

Chart Hills, Nick Faldo’s first European design in 1993, is set amid old oak trees in the heart of Kent with huge lakes and sand to trap the unwary. There is a similarity with an American country club complex in a rural location in this classic... more

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