Leeds Castle: www.leeds-castle.com
Described as "the loveliest castle in the world", Leeds Castle was a Norman stronghold; the private property of six of England's medieval queens; a palace used by Henry VIII and his first wife Catherine of Aragon; a Jacobean country house; a Georgian mansion and an elegant 20th century retreat. The Castle and its grounds hold a wealth of attractions, including: the Castle tour; the Knight's Realm Playground; the Maze; Go Ape Tree Top Adventure; Segway Tours; and simply enjoying the gardens and grounds. Tickets on sale at the gate.
Chatham Historic Dockyard:
From the Tudor Spanish Armada to the Falklands crisis, ships built, repaired and manned for 400 years. Chatham Dockyard secured and maintained Britain's command of the world oceans. With 80 acres of history to explore you really have to check out the website to plan a visit – there really is so much to see.
There is so much to see and do in Canterbury beyond the cathedral. Wander through the large pedestrianised shopping area which contains many boutique, family owned specialist shops as well as more mainstream high street brands. Visit the Canterbury Tales to learn about medieval life based on Chaucer’s famous stories (canterburytales.org.uk); take a guided river tour to learn about the hidden history of Canterbury (www.canterburyrivertours.co.uk); or join a ghost walking tour (www.canterburyghosttour.com). There are many good venues to eat and drink. One of our favourites is La Trappiste on Sun Street which has great food and choice of over 200 Belgian beers.
Known as the of the jewel of the weald. Tenterden offer the best of all worlds. Fascinating history, a wealth of architecture, fine dining, and excellent shopping. All within everyone idea of a typical country town. It is also home ot steam trains of the Kent and East Sussex railway.
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