Palace Gardens, Mill Street, Maidstone ME15 6YE Tel: 0162 663006
14c palace. Two, sometimes three rooms available for viewing when not in use. Restaurant.
In Maidstone's old quarter, overlooking River Medway
10.30-5.30 daily, all year.
The Friars, Aylesford, near Maidstone ME20 7BX Tel: 01622 717272
Restored & working 13c priory. Guided tour on request. Retreats and conference facilities available. Also very reasonable overnight accomodation. Ring for details
Aylesford 3 north of Maidstone. Junct 4 off M20. Large car park
dawn until dusk all year, not Christmas. Cafe 10am-4pm
Free, donations welcome
Biddenden Tel: 01580 291726
Come off M20 at junc 8 (Leeds Castle exit) and take the A274 direction Tentreden. Go past Headcorn to Biddenden. Sign posted at sharp bend.
Fairly good - no problems so far!
FREE with some free tasting. Guided tours available for groups (ring for appropriate charges)
Bleak House Dickens Maritime &
Fort Road, Broadstairs CT10 1EY Tel: 01843 862224
A house that Charles Dickens lived and worked in. Has interesting smuggling cellars.
On the cliff at Broadstairs. Municipal car ark nearby.
Mar- mid December 10-6 (10-9 July)
Adults £2.50 Children £1.50
Brambles Wildlife Park
Herne Common CT6 7LQ Tel: 01227 712379
20 acre wildlife (animals and nature) park
Between Canterbury and Herne Bay on A291
Easter - Oct daily 10-5 Nov, Dec weekends only 10-4
Adults £3 Children £1.50 Conc £2.50