Local Area Info
From breathtaking countryside to medieval towns, from historic castles and towering cathedrals to bustling seaside resorts, a lively cafe society and contemporary arts scene, Kent has something for everyone.
Maidstone is situated in the Heart of Kent and with its landscape of rolling hills and wooded valleys, has more castles, stately home and gardens open to the public, than any other region in Britain.
Medway is the Historic Capital of Maritime Kent, with speciality shops in Rochester’s Victorian High Street, the majestic Rochester Cathedral and the Historic Dockyard in Chatham.
Spread along the North Kent coast, Swale embraces Sittingbourne, Faversham and the Isle of Sheppey. Swale has a strong maritime feel from the creeks of Milton and Faversham and the Isle of Sheppey also boasts award winning beaches.
The towns and surrounding villages have excellent transport links and are easily reached from the M2, A2, M20, the Thanet Way and Ashford International. There are also a wide range of public transport services. These include fast, direct rail services to London and Dover or Ramsgate, bus services and commuter coach links to London.