visitor attractions

With so many things to see and do you will be spoilt or choice when you plan your days.  To help you we have listed the main attractions, with links, below, many of which also appear on the interactive maps of Kent and East Sussex

INTERACTIVE TOURIST MAP OF KENT

INTERACTIVE TOURIST MAP OF EAST SUSEX

National trust properties

english heritage properties

gardens

  • Sissinghurst- one of the world's most celebrated gardens
  • Great Dixter -Family home of Christopher Lloyd.  Colourful, experimental garden.   Hall House
  • Merriments - contemporary garden set in wealden farmland.  Garden centre
  • Pashley Manor - one of the very best - a quintessential English garden.  Tulip, rose and dahlia festivals.  Garden with sculptures
  • Hole park - A garden for all seasons

castles

  • Leeds Castle - A castle for all seasons - moated.  Extensive grounds
  • Hever - moated C13th castle - home of Anne Bolyn
  • Dover - Pivotal to the defense of our shores.  Wartime tunnels
  • Bodiam - one of the most famous and evocative castles.

historic houses

Museums and churches

heritage railways

Vineyards

THE GREAT OUTDOORS - COUNTRY AND COAST

TOWNS AND VILLAGES

Cinema

Kino Cinemas... digital, civilised and comfortable, with a good selection of current films - Hawkhurst or Rye