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Kent Tourism Awards 2017

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Taste salt-spray. Step off the treadmill. Duck out of the rat race. Rediscover you.

Welcome to Kent, the Garden of England. There are few other places where London is so near, and yet feels so far away, making the county one of the best destinations for a day trip, short break or long holiday in the UK.

Less than an hour from London by train and with super-fast links to Europe, Kent has a huge choice when it comes to compelling attractions, beautiful places to stay, delicious local food and drink and memorable experiences. From ultra-modern art galleries to centuries-old heritage sites, from romantic getaways to fun-filled family escapes, and from lazy spa breaks to exhilarating cliff-top hikes, you're never stuck for things to do in Kent. We're even one of Europe’s best destinations for beaches...

Explore our website to discover things to See & Do, places to Stay & Eat, What's On this weekend or for your next visit, or get some Inspirational Ideas of what to do when your arrive in the Garden of England. And feel free to get in touch with us on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

We can't wait to meet you. Here's a few ideas for your next trip to get your started...

Whatever your interest, Kent is full of exciting attractions for everyone.

You're never stuck for things to do in Kent, but if you need a little inspiration, check out this week's top picks from around the county by using our handy map. 

If you want to know how to get to and around Kent, make sure you visit our Getting Here pages.

And keep browsing to find new attractions to explore on your next break! 

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Need some more ideas for your next trip? There's plenty to choose from, whether you want a day trip to Kent, need a short break in the Garden of England or just want to do a bit of exploring. Keep looking for ideas on family days out, free things to do in Kent, seasonal festivals or hidden gems in Kent