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Pocahontas is buried in Gravesend, Kent. She died of TB on board a ship off the Kentish coast, the whereabouts of her grave is not known.


Kent

Things to do in Kent


What's on in Kent?

England’s oldest county and home to the iconic White Cliffs of Dover, Kent has an enviable amount of places to go. Along with the numerous museums, fascinating castles at Hever, Tonbridge, Maidstone and Dover provide a look back at the area’s history. The Marsh Maize Maize and Diggerland will entertain the kids and Dickens World will delight both adults and kids alike.

The most looked at attractions in Kent in the last month are The Marsh Maize Maze, Diggerland - Kent and Beaver Water World.

In the last 30 days, Historical, Animals & Wildlife and Nature were the most popular categories.


Bayham Old Abbey

Bayham Old Abbey

Where: Lamberhurst, Kent    Category: Historical

The romantic ruins of a 13th century abbey, built by French Monks.
Beaver Water World

Beaver Water World

Where: Nr. Westerham, Kent    Category: Animals & Wildlife

Beaver Water World rescue and care for mistreated, unwanted and rare reptiles. As well as beavers you can expect to see alligators, snakes, lizards, chickens, owls and more.
Beech Court

Beech Court

Where: Ashford, Kent    Category: Nature

Scotland's famous Inverewe gardens are reflected in the design of the gardens at Beech Court.
Brands Hatch

Brands Hatch

Where: Longfield, Kent    Category:

Brands Hatch is a motor racing circuit in Kent. You can visit here to see many British and international racing events for your own driving experience.
Canterbury Cathedral

Canterbury Cathedral

Where: Canterbury, Kent    Category: Historical

Founded in 597 AD by St Augustine, a missionary from Rome, the cathedral has been the home of Christianity in England for 1400 years and has attracted thousands of pilgrims each year since the murder of Archbishop Thomas Becket...
Chartwell

Chartwell

Where: Westerham, Kent    Category: Historical, Nature

Family home of Sir Winston Churchill for forty years. Twentieth century history comes to life in family and exhibition rooms with many of Churchill's own paintings displayed. Note: The house, garden and studio prices are ...
Chiddingstone Castle

Chiddingstone Castle

Where: Chiddingstone, Kent    Category: Historical

Set in 35 acres of grounds including a lake open to fishermen, a rose garden and a woodland the Chiddingstone Castle is an ideal place to visit. It includes stunning Egyptian and Buddhist artefacts, Japanese armour and Jacobean...
Chislehurst Caves

Chislehurst Caves

Where: Chislehurst, Kent    Category: Nature

Over 20 miles of passageways form a labyrinth deep beneath Chislehurst. The handmade caves include a Church, a druid's alter and a haunted pool.
Christmas Tree Farm

Christmas Tree Farm

Where: Downe Village, Kent    Category: Animals & Wildlife

At The Christmas Tree Farm they have a wide selection of animals. Some have been rescued or donated.
Daytona Motorsport Lydd

Daytona Motorsport Lydd

Where: Lydd , Kent    Category: Active

Daytona Lydd is an outdoor karting venue in Kent, boasting an exceptionally fast, challenging race track. The International circuit is 1240m in length, comprising 16 corners, and it suits racers of all abilities, from beginners...
Dickens World

Dickens World

Where: Chatham, Kent    Category: Historical, Museums

Dickens World has tried to re-create the sights, sounds and smells that people experienced during the 1800s.
Diggerland - Kent

Diggerland - Kent

Where: Strood, Kent    Category: Kids, Theme Parks

Diggerland in Strood is the UK's ultimate adventure park where people of all ages can ride and drive REAL full size diggers! Operate JCBs of all shapes and sizes, race go-karts, experience the thrills of Spin Dizzy or just...
Dover Castle

Dover Castle

Where: Dover, Kent    Category: Historical, Landmarks and Monuments

Commanding the shortest sea crossing between England and the continent, Dover Castle has served as a vital strategic center since Roman times. Deep underground Dover Castle lies an extensive network of tunnels, which you can to...
Down House

Down House

Where: Downe, Kent    Category: Historical, Nature

The former home of Charles Darwin. View the study where he wrote 'On the Origin of Species' and the gardens which inspired him. Note: English Heritage members can visit attraction for free. 
Eagle Heights

Eagle Heights

Where: Eynsford, Kent    Category: Animals & Wildlife

Eagle Heights is one of the UK's largest bird of prey centres, with a collection of approximately 150 raptors. They're also an expanding wildlife park with many different species of animals, including arctic foxes, meerkats, sn...
Emmetts Garden

Emmetts Garden

Where: Sevenoaks, Kent    Category: Nature

This beautiful garden was laid out in the late 19th century and contains many exotic and rare trees and shrubs from around the world.
Force 10 Canterbury

Force 10 Canterbury

Where: Canterbury, Kent    Category: Active

With brand new game zones including 'Major Mayhem' and 'The Riot', paintballing has never been so much fun. At Force 10 Canterbury, safety is just as important as having fun, so you'll be supplied with the latest in paintball t...
Force 10 Kent

Force 10 Kent

Where: Lordswood, Kent    Category: Active

If you’re looking for an action-packed day for you and your mates, or the perfect place to celebrate a birthday, hen or stag do, then Force 10 Kent is the place for you. With a safety record second to none and top notch o...
Force 10 Longfield

Force 10 Longfield

Where: Gravesend, Kent    Category: Active

Force 10 Longfield has over 25 acres of land featuring many different game zones and missions. They offer body armour as standard issue – it's a good job with  the 'Assassin' lurking within the grounds! Not much is k...
Fort Amherst

Fort Amherst

Where: Chatham , Kent    Category: Historical

Fort Amherst is Britain's best surviving example of a Napoleonic Fortress.
Go Ape! - Bedgebury

Go Ape! - Bedgebury

Where: Bedgebury, Kent    Category: Active

Days out at Go Ape are about living life more adventurously, having fun with friends and family and getting in touch with your inner Tarzan (he’s in there, we promise). Take to the trees and speed down zip slides. They’re p...
Go Ape! - Leeds Castle

Go Ape! - Leeds Castle

Where: Maidstone, Kent    Category: Active

Days out at Go Ape are about living life more adventurously, having fun with friends and family and getting in touch with your inner Tarzan (he’s in there, we promise). Take to the trees and speed down zip slides. They’re p...
Groombridge Place Gardens & Enchanted Forest

Groombridge Place Gardens & Enchanted Forest

Where: Tunbridge Wells, Kent    Category: Nature

Groombridge Place is home to beautiful award winning gardens and often has special events taking place. It was also used for the film Pride & Prejudice. Facilities: There is wheelchair access to both the Peacock Bistro and...
Hever Castle & Gardens

Hever Castle & Gardens

Where: Edenbridge, Kent    Category: Historical, Nature

Romantic 13th century moated castle, once Anne Boleyn's childhood home. Visit to find out about the castle's history, view the elegant gardens, boating lake and unique Splashing Water Maze.
Hole Park Gardens

Hole Park Gardens

Where: Rolvenden, Kent    Category: Nature

Hole Park is a family owned estate which has been in the Barham family for the past four generations. Formalised gardens combine with natural woodland. These extensive gardens were developed, laid out and planted by Colonel Bar...
Howletts Wild Animal Park

Howletts Wild Animal Park

Where: Canterbury, Kent    Category: Active, Animals & Wildlife

Howletts Wild Animal Park is a 90 acre adventure in beautiful ancient parkland in Kent that's an ideal day out for the entire family. Note: Treetop Challenge also available.
Ightham Mote

Ightham Mote

Where: Sevenoaks, Kent    Category: Historical, Nature

Romantic moated manor house, which has been described by David Starkey as 'one of the most beautiful and interesting of English country houses'.
Imagine Play Centre

Imagine Play Centre

Where: Ashford, Kent    Category: Active

Imagine... is an indoor play centre for children up to 12, designed for excitement and adventure.
Jungle Jims

Jungle Jims

Where: Birchington, Kent    Category: Active, Kids

Indoor soft play and outdoor adventure play. Also offering;  Buildabase Nerf Arena, Quex Maize Maze, Quex Craft Village, Falconry South East
Kent and East Sussex Railway

Kent and East Sussex Railway

Where: Tenterden, Kent    Category: Travel

Take a lovely ride through 10 1/2 miles of beautiful countryside on vintage steam trains.
Kent Life

Kent Life

Where: Maidstone, Kent    Category: Active, Animals & Wildlife, Historical

Kent Life is a 28 acre, premier heritage farm attraction that encompasses a farmyard of animals ranging from donkeys, horses and ferrets to piglets, goats and lambs. They also have a petting area, a specially designed outdoor a...
Knole

Knole

Where: Sevenoaks, Kent    Category: Historical, Nature

Explore six centuries of history at Vita Sackville-West's family home.
Lashenden Air Warfare Museum

Lashenden Air Warfare Museum

Where: Ashford, Kent    Category: Museums

Miscellaneous wartime exhibits from both Britain and Germany, including a V1 flying bomb.
Leeds Castle

Leeds Castle

Where: Maidstone, Kent    Category: Historical, Landmarks and Monuments, Nature

Bring the whole family to Leeds Castle, set in 500 acres of beautiful parkland and journey through 900 years of captivating history. Over the centuries the castle has withheld sieges; hosted the medieval Royal Courts of Europe;...
Lullingstone Roman Villa

Lullingstone Roman Villa

Where: Eynsford, Kent    Category: Historical

Lullingstone Villa is one of the most exciting archaeological finds to date.
Manic Monsters

Manic Monsters

Where: Edenbridge , Kent    Category: Active

Manic Monsters is a family run Children’s Indoor Soft Play Centre. The kidzfunzone includes three slides, battle guns, giant hamster wheel, a spooky cave, maze runs and more. In addition there is a climbing wall, pedal go-kar...
Monkey Bizz

Monkey Bizz

Where: Rochester, Kent    Category:

Monkey Bizz provides adventurous indoor softplay for children up to twelve. Their main playframe, Monkey Maze, is a three storey "jungle" for four to twelve year olds. There is also a large Tots Town play area for babies to und...
Port Lympne Wild Animal Park

Port Lympne Wild Animal Park

Where: Lympne, Kent    Category: Animals & Wildlife

600 acre wild animal park with African safari, open topped monkey enclosure, African elephants, tigers, Barbary lions, snow leopards and black rhinos.
Rare Breeds Country Farm Park

Rare Breeds Country Farm Park

Where: Ashford, Kent    Category: Active, Animals & Wildlife

Here you can see all kinds of animals and species, from birds of prey to creepy crawlies. They also have plenty of attractions to keep the young ones happy.
Revolution Climbing Centre

Revolution Climbing Centre

Where: Broadstairs, Kent    Category: Active

Revolution Climbing Centre is a climbing venue for climbers of all levels from beginners to experts. The centre is an ideal place for groups, parties, and team building or for just fun days out in general.
Revolution Skatepark

Revolution Skatepark

Where: Broadstairs, Kent    Category: Active

Revolution Skatepark is a huge skatepark located in Broadstairs, Kent with both indoor and outdoor facilities. They also provide skateboard lessons.
Robin Hood Events

Robin Hood Events

Where: Broadoak, Kent    Category:

Based in Canterbury, Robin Hood Events Ltd offers the ultimate archery experience to clients throughout the UK. Established in Kent the company has over 12 years experience in the Archery sector. Perfect for Corporate event...
Roman Museum

Roman Museum

Where: Canterbury, Kent    Category: Museums

Underground museum with excavated real objects, authentic reconstructions and remains of a Roman town house with mosaics.
Scotney Castle

Scotney Castle

Where: Tunbridge Wells, Kent    Category: Historical, Nature

Country house, romantic garden and 14th century moated castle set in a picturesque wooded estate.
Shoreham Aircraft Museum

Shoreham Aircraft Museum

Where: Shoreham, Kent    Category: Museums

Relics and home front memorabilia from the Battle of Britain and the war over England.
Sissinghurst Castle

Sissinghurst Castle

Where: Cranbrook, Kent    Category: Historical, Nature

Admire the architecture of the buildings and delve into the lives of those who lived or came to stay at the castle.
South Foreland Lighthouse

South Foreland Lighthouse

Where: Dover, Kent    Category: Landmarks and Monuments, Nature

The first lighthouse in the world to display an electric light, enjoy the views from the top of the tower or go kite flying on the nearby lawns.
Spa Valley Railway

Spa Valley Railway

Where: Tunbridge Wells, Kent    Category: Travel

Take a ride from Tunbridge Wells to High Rocks or Groombridge Place Gardens by steam train. Special events in the year include 'A Day Out with Thomas'.
The Canterbury Tales

The Canterbury Tales

Where: Canterbury, Kent    Category:

This audio-visual experience is one of the town''s most popular attractions. Go back in time to experience the smells, sights and sounds of the middle ages.
The Eden Valley Museum

The Eden Valley Museum

Where: Edenbridge, Kent    Category: Historical, Museums

The museum is housed in a grade II listed 14th century farmhouse. Learn about the history of the Eden Valley and cricket ball making.
The Hop Farm Family Park

The Hop Farm Family Park

Where: Tonbridge, Kent    Category: Active, Animals & Wildlife, Kids

The Hop Farm Family Park is packed full of attractions to entertain the kids and fuel their imagination. 
The Marsh Maize Maze

The Marsh Maize Maze

Where: Dymchurch, Kent    Category:

Each year the Maize Maze comes out in the summer and each year it has a new theme. There is something for all the family including a mini maze, fun quizzes, a football game and a large outdoor play area. Accompanied by refreshm...
The Secret Gardens of Sandwich

The Secret Gardens of Sandwich

Where: Sandwich, Kent    Category: Nature

Set in the heart of Sandwich, the Secret Gardens are an oasis of calm and serenity within the city walls. This Lutyen's designed garden incorporates strong architectural lines with artistic, inventive planting. Peaceful tree-li...
The Wildwood Trust

The Wildwood Trust

Where: Herne Bay, Kent    Category: Active, Animals & Wildlife

From owls to otters, badgers to beavers, and wild boar to wolves, there is lots to see at Wildwood. They often have special events, daily talks and feeding programmes around the park and also have a play area.
Tonbridge Castle

Tonbridge Castle

Where: Tonbridge, Kent    Category: Historical

Over 700 years old, includes lifesize models, dramatic lighting and special effects.
Toys Hill

Toys Hill

Where: Brasted Chart, Kent    Category: Nature

Explore the place that inspired Octavia Hill to create the National Trust.

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