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36 hikers rescued after getting stranded on Kent beach

36 hikers rescued after getting stranded on Kent beach

A group Thirty-six was rescued by the Kent coastguard after they got stranded by the rising tide during an evening trip.  34 boys and 2 adults Without the group realizing the tide began to rise and before they could react nearly all of them were trapped on the coastal path between St Margaret’s Bay and Dover harbor. The group from[Read More...]

17/06/2016 Kent news
Beaney Museum in Canterbury hosts British Wildlife Photography Awards 2015 exhibition

Beaney Museum in Canterbury hosts British Wildlife Photography Awards 2015 exhibition

For the first time since its establishment in 2009 British Wildlife Photography Awards are now on display in the Beaney Museum in Canterbury for a limited amount of time. First time to go on display outside of London More than 100 photographers have managed to capture the British wonders of the fauna in a way you’ve never seen before. The complete[Read More...]

Lonely Planet votes Kent as Europe’s top family holiday destination

Lonely Planet votes Kent as Europe’s top family holiday destination

Kent has just been named Europe’s top pick for families who plan to go on holiday this summer.  Great food, great beaches and amazing walks According to the Lonely Planet guidebook, the reopening of Dreamland amusement park together with the beautiful beaches and walks around the White Cliffs of Dover have resulted in the Kent area becoming increasingly popular throughout the[Read More...]

01/07/2015 Things to do
Potentially 4.4 billion barrels of oil beneath the hills of West Sussex

Geologists claim to have found ‘billions of barrels of oil’ beneath Hampshire and Kent

According to the British Geological Survey a little over 4 billion barrels of oil have been discovered beneath Kent and Hampshire. Though estimates say that only 10% of it might actually be recoverable.  Official analysis by British Geological Survey Geologists of the British Geological Survey say that roughly 220 million barrels of it could be recovered, which is equivalent to only 0.5%[Read More...]

02/06/2014 Towns around Kent
Stunning Natural Beauty: A Trip to Kent of England

Stunning Natural Beauty: A Trip to Kent of England

Kent Garden of England is a paradise of rolling landscapes, farmland, fields, woods and a variety of family entertainment. It contains historic architecture as well brilliant orchards, villages and gardens. It is home to an array of beautiful flowers. Its natural splendor is a draw for photographers both professional and novice. It would be hard to leave the camera in[Read More...]

31/01/2014 Things to do
An Abode for Everyone

An Abode for Everyone

Kent aims to have the right accommodation for everyone’s budget whether they are looking for luxury accommodation or camping in the midst of nature. It is a perfect place for a spa break at a five star hotel surrounded by beautiful gardens or a weekend in a grand country estate. There is a wide selection of caravan parks throughout Kent[Read More...]

28/10/2013 Stay in Kent
Fascinating Historic Hotels

Fascinating Historic Hotels

The Falstaff Hotel in Canterbury dates from the 15th century. It has a working hotel as well as historic rooms including a pub. It was originally named The White Hart, but it was changed in 1783 to commemorate a Shakespearian character. The George Hotel in Ashford dates from the 16th century and is the oldest inn in Ashford. It has[Read More...]

22/05/2013 Stay in Kent
The Giants

The Giants

Kent has more than its share of magnificent castles, and each one has something special to offer visitors. A tour of these giants will give visitors a deep impression of the notable events and way of life that existed over the past 1,000 years. Leeds Castle dates from 1119 and has been the residence of many royal personages including Queen[Read More...]

11/05/2013 Things to do
Looking for the Action

Looking for the Action

Children enjoy castles and gardens for a while, but the best time is had at the theme parks. Hastings in East Sussex has Smugglers Adventure that promises family fun in St. Clements Caves. The caves are part natural and part man-made and take visitors into the heart of Hastings West Hill. The tours educate and entertain in the underground world.[Read More...]

12/04/2013 Towns around Kent
Some Great Beach Towns

Some Great Beach Towns

While based in the middle of the Garden of England, visitors can take some time to visit nearby towns. Eastbourne is called the sunniest place in England for good reason. Visitors spend a day at the beach, listen to the London Philharmonic Orchestra when it appears annually at the congress Theatre and visit Beachy Head cliff, the highest chalk cliffs[Read More...]

08/02/2013 Towns around Kent