Kent is an ancient county situated in the southeastern extremity of England. It is bathed by the North Sea to the north, the Straits of Dover and the English Channel to the south, and the Thames Estuary is in the north. Kent shares borders with the counties of Greater London, Surrey and East Sussex.
This county is known as the “The garden of England” for its stunning and diverse landscapes from the White Cliffs of Dover to the North Kent Marshes. Throughout the beautiful countryside you will find picturesque villages such as Lympne, Ightham and Godmersham.
On the seaside there are delightful resort towns such as Margate and Broadstairs. A must-see city in Kent is Canterbury, featuring superb buildings specially Canterbury Cathedral, one of the oldest churches in England.
Population: approximately 1.6 million residents
Other major towns: Ashford, Canterbury, Chatham, Dartford, Gillingham
Main attractions: Canterbury Cathedral, Dover Castle, Leeds Castle, Down House, Turner Contemporary (art galley), Chartwell (Churchill’s House)
Nearest Airports: Lydd Airport (LYX), Heathrow Airport (LHR), Gatwick Airport (LGW)
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