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The 9 best locations for landscape photography in Kent

Kent is a county blessed with a plethora of natural beauty and picturesque landscapes, making it a paradise for landscape photographers. From charming coastal towns to historic monuments, there are always opportunities to capture breathtaking shots. If you’re a budding photographer, a local looking for some inspiration or new to Kent and visiting, here are …

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Best watermils & windmills to visit in Kent & Sussex

Watermills and windmills alike have been an integral part of Kent and Sussex’ history and heritage for centuries. Watermill structures were once used to grind wheat, corn, and other grains into flour and were responsible for feeding the locals. Windmills were used once upon a time to convert energy from the wind into mechanical energy …

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What is an oast cowl?

Oast cowls are the distinctive chimneys you can see crowning traditional (and modern) oast houses. Back in the day, they provided a source of ventilation (as part of the brewing process while hops dried) and protected the kiln from the temperamental British weather. As fourth-generation oast cowl specialists, we hand-made and repair oast cowls to …

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