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Kent’s native flora and where to find it

Kent, sometimes referred to as the “Garden of England,” is home to an incredible array of native flora that dazzles visitors and locals alike with its vibrancy and diversity. From the iconic bluebells carpeting ancient woodlands to the vibrant orchids adorning chalk hillsides, Kent is a botanical goldmine for nature enthusiasts and plant lovers. In …

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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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Why you need to go to the Halfway House Beer, Cider & Music Festival

What is the Halfway House festival? The Halfway House festival is a festival put on every summer by The HalfWay House Pub. The Halfway House Pub is a family run, country pub based in Brenchley, offering great ale and fine food. Every summer the pub puts on a festival where beer enthusiasts gather to celebrate …

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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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Christmas in Kent: Five festive events to get the holiday season started

Christmas, it’s the most wonderful time of the year (as the song goes). And our cracking county really does make the most of the most magical month. There’s no shortage of Christmas activities on offer this year but here are our five suggestions for some festive fun that yule (get it?) not want to miss! …

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