Historic Places in Kent

Visit ancient Kent


If there is one thing Britain is famous for, it’s the many ancient castles scattered across the landscape. Kent is no exception. Here you can find just a few of the most interesting castles to visit near Bedgebury Park.

Scotney Castle

scotney castle, a great place to visit in Kent

A 14th century moated castle and Victorian country mansion - all set in a beautiful wooded estate

Sissinghurst Castle

Sissinghurst Castle and garden in Kent.

Sissinghurst Castle Garden went from being a prison in the 1700s, to a home to the women’s land army.

Bodiam Castle

Bodiam castle in kent

14th century Bodiam Castle is one of Kent's most picturesque and romantic ancient monuments.

Cathedrals, churches and abbeys are also in abundance here.

Cathedrals & Churches

Canterbury Cathedral

Canterbury Cathedral in Kent

Canterbury Cathedral is often described as ‘England in stone’ and its history goes back 1400 years.

St Augustines Abbey

St Augustines Abbey in Kent

The Abbey is part of the Canterbury World Heritage Site and was a burial place for the kings of Kent

Rochester Cathedral

rochester cathedral

England's second oldest cathedral. The present building was the work of French monk, Gundulf, in 1080.