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England's stunning coastline and historic treasures await
You are never far from an iconic site or fun attraction when you visit this corner of southeastern England. From Dover Castle, referred to as the “Key to England” to the breathtaking White Cliffs of Dover, there is no shortage of things to do in Kent. The kids will love Dreamland, known for being Britain's oldest amusement park and if you want a little retail therapy, McArthur Glen Shopping Centre has a massive range of shops.
Seek new experiences
Wine Garden of England
One of the oldest Christian sites of worship in the UK. Brimming with historic tales, don't forget to take a guided tour around the cathedral to appreciate its fantastic architecture.
McArthur Glen Shopping Centre
A fantastic place to shop in Kent with big name brands such as Adidas, Yankee Candle and French Connection.
White Cliffs of Dover
The striking white chalk face of the cliffs stretches for over eight miles, and this site of natural beauty is an ideal location for an afternoon stroll.
Howletts Wild Animal Park/Port Lympne Reserve
An award-winning wildlife attraction near Canterbury, children of all ages will love Howletts Wild Animal Park. With a strong commitment to conservation, breeding and reintroduction, children can watch the rare and endangered species being fed and listen to educational talks about the animals.
Head to the beach
There are many stunning beaches along Kent's coastline, including Hampton beach and St Mildred's Bay. Whether you prefer sandy or pebbled beaches, Kent has it all. Take in some sea air, relax by the shore and don't forget to grab a delicious ice-cream!
Often described as the 'Key to England', Dover Castle was founded long ago in the 11th century. This fortress is the largest castle in England and visitors will quickly discover its defensive significance. Remember to explore the secret wartime tunnels when you're there!
Known for being Britain's oldest amusement park, visitors can head to the zoo, take a ride along the miniature railway, watch a movie in the cinema and even watch a band in the ballroom - known for hosting The Who, the Rolling Stones and many more!
A theme park like no other, even adults will love spending time at Diggerland! Operate real diggers, race around the indoor Go Karting track and enjoy views from the Skyshuttle.
A historic site boasting almost 900 years of history. Occupiers of the past include six medieval queens alongside Henry VIII and his first wife Catherine of Aragon. Take a tour around the breath-taking castle before exploring the grounds - you'll find a maze and a grotto inside the 500 acres of land.