8 Kent Museum Battle of Great Britain

The Museum of the Kent Battle of Britain is housed in an old armory, with an RAF room, a Luftwaffe room, an aircraft weapons room and an art gallery. A number of highly informative displays were created with maps, documents, photographs and artifacts from combat aircraft that crashed in the area. Address: Airfield Road, Hawkinge

6 Lower Lia Coastal Park and 7 Sandgate

6 Lower Lia Coastal Park The Lower Lia Coastal Park is divided into three recreation areas. Starting at the Liz Lift, the city’s 125-year-old funicular, the formal area is made up of attractive pine avenues, gardens and flowers that bloom year-round. Other highlights include the entertainment area, home to one of the largest free playRead More

5 Romney, Geeta and the Dymchurch Railway

Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway Glen / photo modified Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway (RH & DR) – “the world’s largest smallest railroad” – operates on roads just 15 inches apart and sits against the backdrop of Kent’s most scenic countryside. This remarkable, fully functioning steam railway, made up of the world’s largest collection ofRead More

4 National memorial to the few

National Memorial to the Few The National Memorial to the Few in Capel-les-Ferne is maintained by the Memorial House of the Battle of Britain and is dedicated to the famous “Little” Churchill – the pilots who fought in the skies over this part of England to keep the country free from invasion. The memorial itselfRead More

3 Samphire Hoe

Samfir Howe Martin Thomas / photo modified I wonder where all this chalk went during the construction of the tunnel? Do not be surprised. Samphire Hoe is a 74-acre nature reserve at the foot of the famous Shakespeare’s Rock between Dover and Folkestone, which was built using many tons of mud excavated during the constructionRead More

2 Channel Tunnel

Almost 250 years in the making (the first plans to establish a fixed connection between Great Britain and the continent were made as early as 1751), the ultra-fast Eurotunnel transport service, which uses the canal tunnel, began operations in 1994. Today, this remarkable feat of engineering moves more than 10 million passengers a year betweenRead More

1 Folkestone City Center and Creative Distric.

The Kentish Resort at Folkestone faces the English Channel and is just seven miles west of Dover. Still one of England’s busiest ports, its development as an important holiday destination began in the mid-19th century with the construction of a railway from London, so the city’s characteristic architecture dates back mainly to Victorian times. TouristRead More