The City of London rose on the banks of the River Thames, which divides it into north and south and supplies it with water, but generally unknown is that this river passes through Oxford and flows into the North Sea. In the 60's a
About an hour outside of London on the train, there's a stretch with nothing special to see...except for the marvelous sunset. In the evenings in late spring or when the autumn is upon us, the colors here are lovely. The sea withdraws
A seaside town, unknown to most tourists, but with a few treasures: an amusement park, the sea and, in particular, the longest pier in the world and some of the best fish & chips in England in the Royal Hotel, with a splendid view of
London Southend Airport is 60 miles from central London, primarily for people who live in suburban Essex and East London, Basildon or Maidstone. You arrive by train from London Victoria Station, a train every 10 minutes, and it takes
Located a few dozen kilometers from the city of Canterbury, easily accessible by train and by bus, Gillingham Rink is a nice leisure center in this part of Kent. It is open all year round and you can discover the joys of ice skating,
Located below the beautiful Esplanade promenade, the small port of Rochester is one of the main attractions of this medieval city. We love the little boats moored along the banks of the Thames, close to the famous and iconic Rochester
About thirty kilometers from the medieval city of Canterbury, in the small town of Chatham, the historic Dockyard is a cultural site that shouldn't be missed. Celebrating its twenty-fifth anniversary this year, the site of the former
Located in the heart of the High Street in the city of Dickens, the Candy Bar is a paradise for lovers of candy. You can find chocolates, candies, various teas and above all, a wide range of simply excellent homemade jams and crafts.
As in most English cities, the High Street in Rochester is the main artery in the town. This is here you'll find all the main shops, and is popular with locals, as well as tourists. We love the variety of brands offered.
Located at the end of the main tourist and commercial area of the small and charming town of Rochester, Gundulph Square is a charming little place. We fell in love with this pretty shaded corner, its small benches, and beautiful
Just a few meters from the famous Cathedral of Rochester, which is among the oldest in England, St Nicolas' church is one of the main sights in this town on the Thames estuary. Its Gothic style comes as a pleasant surprise, with its
Located in the historic and commercial heart of the city, the Cathedral of Rochester is one of the main sights to visit. It is one of the oldest cathedrals in the country, huge with wonderful Romanesque architecture. Entrance is free,
Located at the end of the pretty High Street which crosses the city from the train station to Rochester Bridge, this is the main access point to the historic center of the city. It is easily recognizable thanks to its metallic green
Nestled in the beautiful Crow Lane, which runs perpendicular to the High Street of Rochester, the Restoration House seems at first to be quite an ordinary building. But in fact, this is an old mansion (which inspired Dickens' Satis
Overlooking the River Thames which flows peacefully through the heart of the beautiful medieval town of Rochester, stands the castle, imposing and majestic. The surrounding gardens are calm and soothing, a great spot to take a little
Perpendicular to the vibrant High Street, Rochester's main shopping street, Crow Lane is a particularly charming street. We love the little houses, the large number of churches, and The Vines, the beautiful gardens full of flowers and
Adjacent to the cathedral and overlooking the peacefully-flowing River Thames, Rochester Castle is the city's main attraction, and shouldn't be missed. Indeed, it can proudly boast one of the tallest guard towers in the country, and
In the pretty town of Rochester, near the estuary of the Thames, the Bakers Walk is undoubtedly one of my favorite places. It is a small, charming shaded green which connects the Esplanade, the beautiful walk along the river, to the
Ideally located, the gardens of the Esplanade of Rochester are undeniably one of the most beautiful corners of the city. These beautiful gardens have been built along the Thames, which flows peacefully through the heart of the city.
Located in the heart of the city and set in a wonderful location, the Esplanade is one of my favorite places in the town of Rochester. It is a long walk along the Thames, from the Rochester Bridge in the city center to the Esplanade
A little bit away from the center of Rochester (but this is relative, as it's a very small town), the Vines are one of the major parks and green spaces in the city, and one of the nicest. You'll find a very large, well-maintained city
Diggerland is the most unique experience in the United Kingdom, where children and adults have the opportunity to handle, steer and drive REAL full-size building and construction machines, under the direction of qualified staff. It's
Go Ape is the largest adventure forest in the United Kingdom. It is a climbing park, and there are 28 Go Apes around the country. Whether you go with friends or colleagues, you'll have a fun, physical day out! But be sure to go in
Leeds Castle is located 5 km southeast of Maidstone, Kent and dates back to 1119. But the history of the site is even longer: a manor house was erected in the same place in the ninth century. It is located near the village of Leeds,
It is a unique experience and is unmissable if you are in the area during the festival. There are activities for children, teens and adults such as the Beer Festival ship, in addition to groups performing on the streets and in the
Located a few hundred meters from the commercial center of the city, its pretty High Street with its many shops, Whitstable Harbour is a nice, fun and interesting place to visit. You can see many fishing boats, and mountains of
Nestled in the heart of Harbour Street, this store's candy-colored storefront calls out to you immediately. And of course, inside you'll find a traditional English sweet shop! The selection of cupcakes is extremely broad so, not
Nestled in the heart of the industrial port of Whitstable, the fish market is a little hard to find, but worth a visit. The professional fishermen here catch many different species, including sole, sea bass, crab and lots of oysters!
In the heart of the pretty seaside town of Whitstable, this bakery can be spotted at once because of the line that stretches down the sidewalk! There's an amazing selection of breads and pastries, as well as pizzas and pies, eclairs,
Just a few miles from Canterbury and very well served by several bus lines, the small town of Whitstable definitely deserves a visit. Nestled on the North Sea coast, it offers visitors a total change from the medieval city of
Located in the heart of Oxford Street, Whitstable's main street, this is one of the cultural highlights of the charming seaside town. You can catch several shows a week, often selected by the municipality of Canterbury. Not to be
Nestled on a small shaded garden square in the heart of Oxford Street, Whitstable, Saint Alphege's Church is one of the main sights in the town, and should't be missed. Its traditional architecture makes it look like a medieval
Located in the heart of the seaside town of Whitstable, the City Museum shouldn't be missed. Admission is free and will allow you to better understand the history of the town and the importance of its fishing industry, and
A little bit outside the town, on the road to Herne Bay, Whitstable Castle shouldn't be missed. It stands on the beautiful Tower Hill, and dates back to the eighteenth century, with stunning traditional architecture. It was being
Directly opposite the main entrance of Whitstable Castle, the Castle Tea Gardens are a lovely place to go for a walk. The flowerbeds and perfectly trimmed bushes create a peaceful atmosphere, and there are great views of the beach and
Beginning at Whitstable Castle and running alone Tower Hill, Marine Parade is one of the most beautiful walks in the seaside town of Whitstable. It is a path lined with charming traditional houses overlooking the sea that offers the
Located on the main street of the town, the famous High Street, you can not go past the Baptist Church in Herne Bay without noticing this beautiful building. Built in a Romanesque style, it is rarely open to visitors, but definitely
Extending over several hundred meters, Herne Bay beach, just a short distance from the city center, the High Street and its pretty shops, is one of my favorite places in the region. You can have a lovely view across the bay, and the
Just a few kilometers from the medieval city of Canterbury, and very well served by "the triangle" bus from Whitstable and Canterbury, Herne Bay is a beautiful seaside town that deserves a visit. We like to go for a walk on the long
One of the largest arteries in the town, and certainly the most popular, especially in summer, Central Parade is one of Herne Bay's most beautiful streets. A wide, pedestrianized avenue, it offers walkers great views of the beautiful
All along the beautiful central parade, there are well-landscaped gardens which offer a touch of freshness and greenery. These gardens are a great place to go for a walk, admire the flowers, and enjoy the views across the bay. Don't
A common meeting point for tourists, the Herne Bay clock tower has to be one of my favorite places in this town. It's nothing unusual in itself, but it overlooks the beach and has stunning views across the bay, cliffs, small houses,
Located just outside the center of Herne Bay, the memorial park shouldn't be missed. It's a large, well-maintained park bordered by Kings Road and Dearing Road, and extending over several tens of square meters, offering visitors an
Located on Tyler Hill, about 2.5 miles from the center of the medieval city of Canterbury, the campus of the University of Kent is sure to surprise the visitor. The first remarkable thing is the size, as the buildings stand in a huge
Located in the heart of the city on William Street, a short walk from the beautiful pebble beach of Herne Bay, the City Museum is an interesting place to visit. Entry is free and the museum explores the history of Herne Bay, focusing
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