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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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Kent

Groove Armada

Kingsdown
Self catering cottage

A lovely Scandinavian-style lodge on the Kingsdown Park, sleeping six in three bedrooms. more >>
Sleeps 6

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The Gate House

Dover
Self catering cottage

Sitting room with double sofa bed (for + 2). Dining room. Well equipped kitchen. Narrow stairs to first floor: Bedroom with canopy bed and turret. … more >>
Sleeps 4

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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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Ramsgate (Hotel)

The Royal Harbour Hotel

The Hotel comprises of adjoining Georgian houses and occupies the prime position in an historic garden crescent. Many rooms, some with their own balconies, boast magnificent views over the marina and English Channel. The lounge has a real open log fire and an honesty bar where you help yourself to … more >>

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