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Due to strike action please plan ahead when travelling by Southeastern trains across the following dates.

  • Saturday 13 August - There will be NO Southeastern trains running, please do not attempt to travel.
  • Thursday 18 August - There will be a limited service and some routes will be closed. Please only travel if absolutely necessary and if you are travelling expect severe disruption and plan ahead.
  • Friday 19 August - No services will run before 7am and you can expect severe disruption all morning. Please plan ahead and allow extra time for your journey.
  • Saturday 20 August - There will be a limited service and some routes will be closed. Please only travel if absolutely necessary and if you are travelling expect severe disruption and plan ahead.

For more information, please visit southeasternrailway.co.uk/strike-action

Welcome to Kent, the Garden of England

If you're looking for a short escape with beautiful beaches, stunning castles, exciting culture and delicious food and drink, then you've come to the right place.

Our corner of England is one of the best UK destinations for a day trip or short break, with a multitude of things to do and places to see. We've got some of the best beaches in Europe - voted by Lonely Planet - as well as art galleries, elegant stately homes, romantic getaways, fun-filled family attractions, and more than 4,000 of exhilarating foot and cycle trails.

We're less than an hour from London by train and with super-fast links to Europe, so it's easy to escape the rat race and see what Kent has to offer on your next adventure.

Take a look at some of our of inspirational ideas on things to do and see in Kent on your next visit, or browse our What's On section to find out what's happening around here. And you can always follow us on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

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This Week's Top Picks

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

To find out how to get to and around Kent, visit our Getting Here pages.

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

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