One of the most important religious centres in the country. http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/properties/st-augustines-abbey/
An important Roman site located in East Kent Marshes. http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/properties/richborough-roman-fort-and-amphitheatre/
Take a tour around Britain’s oldest brewery www.shepherd-neame.co.uk or tel: 01795 542016
Tel: 01227 787787 www.marlowetheatre.com
Tel: 01227 769075 www.kent.ac.uk/gulbenkian
Tel: 01843 293877 http://www.theatreroyalmargate.com/
One of the most complete and working examples of a Georgian watermill in Europe. http://www.ccmt.org.uk
An interesting place to visit as it shows the workings of a watermill complete with video display and history of Haxted Mill. Next door in the old stables is an award winning restaurant where one might take a light lunch overlooking the millponds. http://www.haxtedmill.co.uk/watermill.asp
An ancient religious house of the Order of Carmelites dating back to the 13th Century. Over the centuries and now today The Friars has become a place of peace for thousands of visitors and friends. http://www.thefriars.org.uk
The first Church of England, this historic gothic-style cathedral dates back to 597, which served as a rich and powerful monastery of Benedictine monks in the 12th century. http://www.canterbury-cathedral.org
For over 400 years, this was where many of the British Navy's ships were built. http://www.thedockyard.co.uk/
The best preserved Roman town house in Britain. There are a total of five rooms with walls from 4-8 feet in height. Of special interest are some 400 square feet of in situ finely painted wall plaster. http://www.theromanpaintedhouse.co.uk/
This church is the oldest church in England still in use. It is a fascinating building with an important history.
Built in 604AD, Rochester Cathedral is the second oldest Cathedral in Britain. The Cathedral became a major place of pilgrimage in the 13th century, following the death of William of Perth, a Scottish baker who was murdered nearby. With its glorious Norman architecture and stunning Romanesque facade, it makes for a truly inspirational day out.
Fascinating and distinctive Victorian lighthouse. http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-vh/w-visits/w-findaplace/w-southforelandlighthouse
Take a lamp lit tour and hear about the Druids, Romans and Saxons. Visitors also see the tunnels made famous as a shelter during the World War 2 when the Caves became the largest air raid shelter outside of London. See the Caves Church, Druid Altar, Haunted Pool and much more! http://www.chislehurstcaves.co.uk
The largest producer of English wines in the country. http://www.englishwinesgroup.com/
The station has a dual role as an interesting former public utility of the 1920's and as a building to house a collection of exhibits relating to the industrial history of Kent and especially the Medway Towns. http://www.oldbrookpumping.co.uk
What better way to learn about the history and culture of an area than by talking to a local resident. Rather than expect you to knock on the doors of every resident in Kent, Visit Kent have come up with a novel way of introducing visitors to the county. Kent “Greeters” are volunteers who are passionate about a certain subject or area, and are there to help you soak up the local culture and activities in the best possible way.