Things to do in Kent and Dover

Things to do in Kent and Dover


The county of Kent and the town of Dover has been very prominent regions since the past and they continue to hold a lot of relevance and significance even today with the cities having a lot of historical significance and a region with natural beauty with many things to do . The region has also been the spotlight of literature and publishing and has gained inspiration for several notable writers and artists. The city of Canterbury has played a great religious role and it has given rise to the Canterbury tales. Charles Dickens has  illustrated Kent in many of his books with mention of the Chatham Dockyard, Rochester and the Cliffe marshes. Many artists have depicted paintings of the area and Kent has been in the frontline for art schools.

Godinton House & gardens, Ashford Kent

The county of Kent is heavenly and breath taking with a rich English landscape making it the ‘The Garden of England’. The region has rich marshland and stretching to the white cliffs of Dover, the lifestyle too ranges from quiet and calm villages to bustling seaside resorts. Historical castles along with towering cathedrals are not new in the city of Kent.

The visitors who drop by take short breaks in Kent to visit the renowned towns like Cantebury and Rochester. The green rolling hills, white cliffs of Dover and wooded valleys and far reaching landscapes provide scenic beauty. There are many summer picnic locations and both young and old can cherish the area by foot, bicycle and even horseback. One could take a crisp autumn stroll too. The coastline of Kent is beautiful and one can visit the area of Thanet comprising Ramsgate, Margate and Broadstairs which boast of blue flag beaches. For the traveller, it will be helpful to carry a map of the region when visiting.

There are many things which one could do in Kent during the weekend and most of Kent’s tourist attraction are open all year round. Seasonal events too happen all year round and it will be a fun filled holiday for anyone who is visiting the area. One could enjoy a great gastronomic experience as well, by enjoying on the local wine and friendly country pub meals. With great accommodation options and good beaches , Kent is open to a lot of water sports like deep diving. Heritage parks, good beaches, historical attractions and leisure activities, make it an open city for all.