Castles and Gardens

Stunning castles, glorious gardens and stately homes - Kent is a treasure trove of historic attractions and scented sites, all waiting to be explored.

Once a separate kingdom and England's oldest county, Kent boosts a compelling collection of architecture and estates. From the spectacular Canterbury Cathedral to charming medieval streets walked by Churchill and Charles Dickens, everywhere you go you can discover a new unique story.

The Garden of England is aptly named, boasting exquisite sanctuaries to delight the senses and help you recharge your batteries. Visit world-famous sites like Sissinghurst GardensHever Castle and Penshurst Place, and discover lesser-known gems such as Quex Park, Ightham Mote, Riverhill Himalayan GardensBelmont House and Gardens and the delightful Godinton House and Gardens.

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