A Thomas Becket Connection
Becket himself is said to have preached in this small Norman Wealden church.
The tower was partly rebuilt after a fire in 1639. Inside, the crown-post roof is striking and there are some interesting fittings.
Most significant ...
Set Romantically on a Hilltop with Glorious Views
When the village moved down nearer to the river, St Michaelâ€™s was left romantically sited on a hilltop among beeches, with glorious views over the Medway valley to the Weald.
Originally Norman, ...
A 900-Year-Old Pilgrim Church
On the Pilgrimâ€™s Way below the trees that crown the North Downs, this 900-year-old tiny building sits close an 18th century red-brick farmhouse and its barns.
For centuries the pilgrims must have passed the church on thei...
Stunning views from the top of the barrow
Coldrum Longbarrow is the least-damaged megalithic longbarrow in Kent and takes its name from the now demolished Coldrum Lodge Farm.
It is possible the name 'Coldrum' derived from the old Cornish word 'Galdrum' w...
Kit's Coty House and its neighbour, Little Kit's Coty House, are the remains of two megalithic 'dolmen' burial chambers. The larger of the two monuments, Kit's Coty has three uprights and a massive capstone, while the smaller, Little Kit's Coty (...
Based in Fairseat, the Hemsley Conservation Centre is a zoological collection open to the public, private groups, and school outings. It exhibits a wide range of creatures from across the animal kingdom, with mammals, reptiles and amphibians all on show. The centre promotes t...