Experience the ROMNEY, HYTHE & DYMCHURCH RAILWAY known as ‘Kent’s Mainline in Miniature’. Our journey takes us along 13½ miles of track passing through some of the county’s most picturesque countryside, stretching across Romney Marsh from the Cinque Port of Hythe to Dungeness National Nature Reserve.
Step back in time at KENT LIFE MUSEUM’S VINTAGE VILLAGE and explore what life would have been like in the countryside during Victorian times, WWII and more recently the 1950’s! On its 28 acre site discover a working farm showcasing traditional farm animals and a collection of fascinating buildings relocated from around the county. A visit here wouldn’t be complete without exploring the last working coal-fired Oast Houses!
CHATHAM HISTORIC DOCKYARD is where you can explore 400 years of history, from the days of steam, through the industrial revolution, two world wars up to recent times. Climb aboard three historic Naval vessels, experience the Victorian Ropery and look out for some familiar scenes from “Call the Midwife” to “Sherlock Holmes” and “James Bond”.
Centuries of history are waiting to be discovered at the city of ROCHESTER inspiration for the Victorian novelist Charles Dickens who featured many of the city’s buildings in his books. Here you’ll find a stunning Cathedral and the magnificent Rochester Castle.
The beautiful, ancient walled city of CANTERBURY is one of the jewels in Kent’s crown. At its heart is the iconic Canterbury Cathedral where 1400 years of history can be seen. Explore medieval streets and admire the remarkable architecture. The city is also one of south-east England’s primary shopping destinations.