The Garden of England
Kent Ideas, the home of everything worth knowing in Kent. Kent is also
known as the 'Garden of England' and is one of the most beautiful areas
in the UK. Kent is a popular destination for visitors from all over the
world and it is also the gateway to Europe with the Channel Tunnel and
the Ports of Dover and Ramsgate all within
easy reach. Kent has something to offer every visitor from beautiful
Castles, Tourist Attractions as well as some stunning countryside and
coastline. There are great choices for Accommodation to suit all budgets
and we aim to bring you some of the best and highly reccommended
Accommodation in Kent.
Kent has some beautiful castles such as Leeds Castle, which is almost like a fairytale castle in one of the most amazing settings. Leeds Castle is perfect for a family day out and as they host numerous events throughout the year there is always something of interesting happening there. Kent also has Castles that are not in such good shape but are well worth a visit none the less. Canterbury Castle is Norman Castle and lies about 10 minutes walk from Canterbury East Train Station. Canterbury Castle is one of the three original Royal Castles in Kent, the other two being Rochester Castle and Dover Castle. These castles were built around the time of the Battle of Hastings. Hever Castle is another beautiful Castle in Kent with stunning gardens and grounds as well as being a venue for Family Days Out in Kent. Bodium Castle is another Medieval Castle in Kent that was built in 1935 that has an impressive Gatehouse and original portcullis. Lympne Castle is a 14th Century Castle close to the Romney Marshes well worth a visit if only to see the ornate gardens.
Kent has some of the most picturesque villages in the country with many Kent Villages hosting traditional events throughout the year. Simply driving through the Kentish Countryside will fill you with images of times gone by as well as stunning views across the county. Some villages in Kent have been made famous thanks to certain TV shows. The haunted village of Pluckley was made famous by the series starring David Jason and Catherine Zeta Jones as well as by the hundreds of visitors who flock to the village in the hope of witnessing some paranormal activity first hand. Many Kent Villages still have some quirky Pubs and Restaurants that offer a range of cuisine to suit each taste. Sometimes it can be lovely just to wander through the countryside and see what you find.
Whether you are visiting Kent for Business or for pleasure Kent offers diverse accommodation such as independently owned Guest Houses and Hotels, Boutique Hotels and Camping and Caravan Sites. There is definitely accommodation in Kent to suit all budgets that are still located in some of the most beautiful parts of the County. Maidstone is the County Town of Kent and is a popular destination for visitors heading over the France as well as a base for people to explore Kent further. Hotels in Kent range from the larger chain of Hotels such as Q-Hotels to smaller, independently owned Hotels and Guest Houses. An overnight stay or a longer break in Kent is well accomodated for with a wide range of Hotels and Accommodation available.
Tourist Attractions in Kent
There are many Tourist Attractions in Kent to suit all the family, from Zoos, Animal Parks, Fun Parks to some of the most beautiful Kent Castles. Tourist Information on Kent Tourist Attractions is readily available from Tourist Information Centres, Hotel Receptions or here online. Hotels may be able to give you information on any Tourist Attractions in Kent that may have any special offers running.