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Abbeys and Monasteries in Kent

Medieval monasteries are among the most evocative historic sites to visit in Britain. Here are some of the best known sites in Kent.






 

  

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29 March, 1461

Battle of Towton

In the bloodiest battle on English soil, Edward of York defeats a Lancastrian army, forcing Henry VI to flee to Scotland

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Accommodation
Kent

Mistletoe

Chilham
Self catering cottage

Enchanting self-contained cottages in oak beamed 15C Manor (Listed Grade II) each with large private gardens in c. 4 acres. Comfortable, well-equipped, immaculate. Sensitively modernised … more >>
Sleeps 4

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Kent

3 Apsley Cottages

Chartham
Self catering cottage

This delightful terrace cottage is situated in the Kent village of Chartham, only a short distance from Canterbury and can sleep two people. more >>
Sleeps 2

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Margate (Hotel)

Walpole Bay Hotel & Museum

From the moment you enter The Walpole Bay Hotel, you step back in time to the ambience of a bygone era. With spacious lounges, a flower decked verandah, Edwardian restaurant and a 1920s ballroom. more >>

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Maidstone (Hotel)

Innkeeper's Lodge

Built in 1797 to house the officers quarters of the Invicta Barracks this distinctive lodge is one of the most welcoming hotels in Maidstone. Rather than repelling Napoleonic troops it now serves as relaxing budget accommodation for short breaks and business travel and is ideally placed for exploring Kent … more >>

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