The Rochester Guildhall Museum has a wide selection of exhibits from prehistoric times to the 19th Century.
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Dover Museum collections include: Archaeology gallery — Dover and the Dover District Council area (including Deal and Walmer, which do not yet have their own town museum, only the Deal Read more [...]
Walmer Castle was originally built during the reign of Henry VIII as part of a chain of coastal artillery defences. Walmer Castle became the official residence of the Lord Warden of Read more [...]
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 [...]
Lullingstone Roman Villa was begun in about AD 100, and developed to suit the tastes and beliefs of successive wealthy owners, reaching its peak of luxury in the mid-4th century. 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 [...]
Kit’s Coty House and its neighbour, Little Kit’s Coty House, are the remains of two megalithic ‘dolmen’ burial chambers. Kit’s Coty is the larger of the two monuments, with three Read more [...]
Leeds Castle was built in 1119 to replace the earlier Saxon manor of Esledes, the castle became a royal palace in 1278 for King Edward I of England and his 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.
Eynsford Castle is a very early Norman ‘enclosure castle’ (c.1085-7). Unlike a lot of castles at this time rather than having a keep or motte, Eynsford was protected by an Read more [...]
Maison Dieu, 13th-century wayside hospital commissioned by Henry III in 1234. Flint and timber-framed building now displays Roman artifacts from nearby sites. Limited opening times.
Owletts House is a red-brick Charles II house with interesting garden.