Quex House is a family home and has six rooms of the Regency Mansion open to the public. The house includes gardens, woodland and the Powell-Cotton Museum. The museum includes Read more [...]
Our History and Heritage category brings all Coast Radar’s listings related to looking for something to do or a place to visit together where they offer some form of historic or heritage based activity.
Finding the best things to see and do on a Kent day out with your family or friends is easy – simply explore the historic and heritage links below, hit the jump to my location button or use the search bar to plan your next Kent activity.
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 [...]
Sandwich corn smock mill and cottage were built in 1760. You can see the white windmill with original wooden machinery, museum and gift shop.
Drapers smock mill was built in 1845 and the windmill has been restored to working order and includes gift shop and museum.
Whitstable is famous for its oysters. Whitstable Museum and Gallery is a heritage centre in Whitstable, and is notable for its displays showing the history of the local oyster trade Read more [...]
The Westgate is a medieval gatehouse in Canterbury. A 60ft high western gate of the city wall is the largest surviving city gate in England. Built of Kentish ragstone around 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 [...]
The Guildhall, a Grade II listed building in the town square, was built in 1579, with work in 1812 it was encased in yellow brick, this was removed 100 years Read more [...]
The Royal Museum and Art Gallery, known locally as the Beaney Institute or The Beaney, is the central museum, library and art gallery in Canterbury. Designed by architect and City Read more [...]
Rochester Cathedral is England’s second oldest Cathedral, begun in 1080. Due to its age and extensions over the years it is a mix of architectural styles including Norman and Gothic.
Ramsgate Maritime Museum is within the Clock House on the quayside at Ramsgate Harbour. The Museum focuses strongly on Ramsgate with galleries telling the maritime history of the area with Read more [...]
Penshurst Place is one of the most complete examples of a 14th Century manor house in England. The Manor House, once the property of King Henry VIII, was left to his Read more [...]