The Kent countryside is studded with pretty villages,
Gardens and Castles.
Choose from the list below. It may be possible
to visit two or three places in one day, depending on location.
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planning your itinerary.
Once the home of Sir Winston Churchill, Prime
Minister of Britain during the Second World War, historian and
painter. See the beautiful gardens blending into the surrounding
countryside, Churchill’s art studio, lake and memorabilia
in situe - exactly as it was when the man voted by the British
public "The Greatest Briton" was in residence. Churchill
loved the views of the glorious countryside of Kent from Chartwell
as do all of today’s visitors.
Once the home of Anne Boleyn, second wife of King
Henry VIII. See award-winning gardens featuring Roman statues,
impressive walled rose gardens, hedge maze, Italian sunken gardens,
chamber with real medieval instruments of torture, lake and childrens
water maze. This castle is a favourite with families and couples.
A delightful moated manor house with over 600
years of history. All set within delightful gardens including
woodland walks and lakes. The tour includes the Tudor Chapel,
crypt, drawing room and Victorian billiards room.
With breathtaking medieval Barons' Great Hall
and gardens divided by a mile of yew hedged ‘rooms’,
each planted to give a succession of colours as the seasons change.
This is an awesome ancient house. Penshurst Place is one of England’s
greatest family-owned stately homes with a history going back
to the early medieval period. There is also an adventure playground
and great local pubs to choose from.
A delightful moated fortress. Great for children
to run around. One of the most photographed castles in England.
A massive fortress perched high on the white cliffs
of Dover. Journey deep into the white cliffs of Dover and discover
the once top secret World War II tunnels. Relive the wartime drama
of the underground hospital and enjoy views of France from the
Sissinghurst Castle Gardens
One of world’s most celebrated gardens -
the creation of Vita Sackville-West and her husband Sir Harold
Wonderful views across the Weald of Kent with
the highest tree top in the country. Glorious shows of daffodils,
bluebells, azaleas and rhododendrons. Note: This garden has step
Scotney Castle Garden
One of England’s most romantic spots with
wonderful gardens surrounding the ruins of a 14th century moated
keep. Wisteria, azaleas, rhododendrons and kalmia flower in profusion.
Roses and clematis scramble over the remains of the Old Castle.
Summer or Autumn is perfect for visits to this secret of the Kent
Weald. This is also an ideal spot for a picnic.