St Leonard’s Tower was built between 1077 and 1108 by Bishop Gundulf. It probably served as a fortified house, although it is also said to be the tower of the Read more [...]
Nearest Things To Do Kent
Heading to Kent and looking for something to do or a place to visit. Coast Radar is not just a list of beaches but we bring you the whole Kent coast including castles, lighthouses, piers, museums, beautiful gardens, seaside towns, National Trust and other heritage properties.
Finding the best things to see and do on a Kent day out with your family or friends is easy – simply explore the links below, hit the jump to my location button or use the search bar to plan your next Kent activity.
Canterbury Cathedral is one of the oldest and most famous Christian structures in England and forms part of a World Heritage Site. In 597AD St Augustine established his seat (or Read more [...]
The Weavers is one of the most famous and most photographed of Canterbury’s buildings. It was built, so all the books say, in 1500, and was intended to house the Read more [...]
Chartwell House had been built upon at least as early as the 16th century, when the estate had been called ‘Well Street’. Henry VIII is reputed to have stayed in Read more [...]
Hever Castle began as a country house, built in the 13th century. From 1462 to 1539 it was the seat of the Boleyn, originally ‘Bullen’, family. Anne Boleyn, the second Read more [...]
The Royal St George’s Golf Club is a links course located in Sandwich, Kent, and has a long golfing history which has hosted many amateur and professional tournaments since the Read more [...]
Gravesend lifeboat station is one of the newest, established in 2001 to provide lifeboat cover specifically covering river Thames rather than the estuarial waters.
Dymchurch Martello Tower, one of 103 cannon towers, built in 1800’s at vulnerable points around the south east coasts to resist a Napoleonic invasion. Restored with its cannon.
Temple Manor was built in the 13th century by the Knights Templar, a military and religious order founded during the Crusades. The Manor was designed to provide lodging for dignitaries Read more [...]
Herne smock mill was built in 1789 and has a number of milling displays and models. Herne Mill has a three-storey smock built on a two-storey brick base with four double patent Read more [...]
The Royal Military Canal was built between 1804 and 1809 as a strategic defense against invasion during the Napoleonic Wars (1793-1815) with France. This marker is at the easterly end Read more [...]
Owletts House is a red-brick Charles II house with interesting garden.