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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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This Christian missionery served as the first Archbishop of Canterbury



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Accommodation
Kent

Treacle Den

West Hythe
Self catering cottage

Sitting room. Well-equipped kitchen with dining area. Double bedroom. Shower room. Cloakroom/WC. more >>
Sleeps 2

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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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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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