Dover Castle

Dover-The most iconic of all English fortresses commanding the gateway to the realm for nine centuries. Climb the Great Tower, meet the characters and immerse yourself in vivid medieval interiors. Then delve deep within Dover’s White Cliffs to witness the drama in the Secret Wartime Tunnels.  Roam through centuries of...

Leeds Castle

Leeds Castle- One of England's finest castles, this storybook medieval stronghold commands two small islands on a peaceful lake. Dating to the 9th century and rebuilt by the Normans in 1119, Leeds became a favourite home of many medieval English queens. Henry VIII liked it so much he had it...

Rye Village

Another famous Cinque port town just a 20minute drive away is the historic port of Rye. Once surrounded by sea, this fortified hilltop town played an important role in the defence of the south coast of England. These days, the river no longer harbours warships and is home to the...

Tenterden Village

Tenterden, rich in history, has largely escaped much modern development and has consequently retained its charm. It has an attractive, broad tree-lined High Street, brimming with interesting shops that have something for everyone. Tenterden was an important wool trading centre in the 13th century and became prosperous. It is difficult...

Sissinghurst Castle Garden

Another popular local attraction is Sissinghurst Castle Garden, at Sissinghurst, was created by Vita Sackville-West, poet and writer, and her husband Harold Nicolson, author and diplomat. It is among the most famous gardens in England and is designated Grade I on Historic England's register of historic parks and gardens. It...

Biddenden Village

If it something a little more "grown-up" you are looking for why not visit the nearby village of Biddenden made famous by Mary and Eliza Chulkhurst (or Chalkhurst), commonly known as the Biddenden Maids,  who were a pair of conjoined twins supposedly born in Biddenden,  in the year 1100. They...