St. Augustine's Cross
Ebbsfleet 0800 696 996

Description:
Marking of the site of landing by St. Augustine in AD 597

Location:
2 miles east of Minster off B29048 (Between Sandwich and Ramsgate) Rail Minster (2 miles)

Opening Times:
Open

Admission Prices:
Free

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St Augustine's Abbey
Canterbury, CT1 1PF Tel: 01227 767345

Description:
Founded in AD598 this is one of the oldest abbey ruins in the country and a new museum explains its history.

Location:
In the centre of Canterbury, opposite the car park by Safeways. Pay and display parking Rail: Canterbury.

Opening Times
10-4 all year

Admission Prices:
Adults £2.10 Children £1.00 Conc. £1.50 EH free

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St Leonard's Tower
West Malling 01732 870872

Description:
An early and particularly fine example of a Norman Tower. Exterior viewing only. To view interior lease call West Malling Parish council on above number

Location:
Junc 4 on M26 (near Maidstone). Towards West Malling, then on unclass road, W of A228

Opening Times:
Any reasonable time

Admission Prices:
FREE

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Scotney Castle Garden
Lamberhurst Tunbridge Wells TN3 8JD Tel: 01892 891081

Description:
One of England's most romantic gardens, surrounding the ruins of a 14c moated castle

Location:
About 6 miles se of Tunbridge Wells, 1 mile south of Lamberhurst on A21. Rail: Wadhurst 5 miles

Opening Times:
Apr-Nov Wed-Fri 11-6 Sat & Sun 2-6 or sunset if earlier. BH Mons & Sun 12-6

Disabled Access
Garden mainly accessible. Wheelchairs available

Admission Prices:
Adults £3.80 Children £1.90

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Sissinghurst Castle Garden
Sissinghurst near Cranbrook TN17 2AB Tel: 01580 715330

Description:
Famous connoisseurs garden. Romantic in atmosphere, small, but much to see. Oast house exhibition, lake. Study and long library where author Vita Sackville-West worked.

Location:
1m E of Sissinghurst on A262 SW Kent. Rail Staplehurst 5 miles

Opening Times:
Apr-mid Oct Tue-Fri 1-6.30 Sat, Sun 10-5.30

Disabled Access
Limited to two wheelchair at a time.

Admission Prices:
Adults £6 Child £3 NT

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Smallhythe Place
Smallhythe TN30 7NG Tel: 01580 762334

Description:
Early 16c house, home of Victorian actress Ellen Terry. Charming cottage garden and Barn Theatre -which is open frequently by courtesy of the Barn Theatre Society

Location:
3m south of Tenterden on B2082 Rail Rye 8 miles Headcorn 10 miles

Opening Times
Apr-Oct Sat-Wed 2-6 (or dusk if earlier)

Admission Prices:
Adults £3 Children £1.50 NT

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Squerryes Court
Westerham TN16 1SJ Tel: 01959 562345/563118

Description:
Beautiful 17c manor house filled with fine furniture porcelain and paintings. A family home for over 250 years. Also beautiful landscaped gardens. Available for weddings and corporate events

Location:
.5m west of Westerham off A25, ten minutes from M25 jun 6 or 5

Opening Times:
Apr-Sep 12-5.30 (gardens) 1.30-5.30 house

Admission Prices:
House & ground Adults £3.90 Children £2.30 Grounds only Adults £2.40Children £1.40

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Tenterden & District Museum
Station Road, Tentreden TN30 6HN Tel: 01580 764310

Description:
History of Tentreden, Cinque ports and the Weald of Kent

Location:
Off A28 in Town Centre. Tentreden mid to south Kent

Opening Times:
Apr-Oct Sat-Thu 2-4.45 Mar Sat, Sun 2-4.30

Admission Prices:
Adults 75p Children 25p

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Tunbridge Wells Museum & Art Gallery
Civic Centre, Mount Pleasant, Tunbridge Wells TN1 1JN Tel: 01892 526121/547221

Description:
Display of local archaeology and other bygones

Location:
By the Town Hall

Opening Times:
Daily (not Sun) 9.30-5

Admission Prices:
FREE

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