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Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

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Canterbury Road | West Barn, Penstock Hall Farm, Brabourne, Ashford, England
+44 1303 815170
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Beautiful green !

I f you feel bored at home you need to visit kent downs Natural beauty, you will definitely feel... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Rabinsmith
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Mountain bike ride

Lots of bike rides (or walks) across the North Down, offering spectacular views often as far as the... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
Graeme F
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Lying just 15 miles south east of London and covering 878sq.km of Kent's stunning countryside, the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is one of the most enchanting parts of England to explore. Dramatic cliffs (including the White Cliffs of Dover), ancient woodlands, meandering rivers, chalk downland, traditional orchards and tranquility with pockets of postcard-picture villages dotted throughout, await the visitor.
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Canterbury Road | West Barn, Penstock Hall Farm, Brabourne, Ashford, England
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

I f you feel bored at home you need to visit kent downs Natural beauty, you will definitely feel better ! We visited with children. Recommend for everyone!

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Reviewed 14 October 2017

Lots of bike rides (or walks) across the North Down, offering spectacular views often as far as the sea.

Thank Graeme F
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Im blown away by the natural beauty of the local countryside. I wish i could stay here forever. Its super

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Reviewed 31 July 2017

Always take a little time to drive the back roads to catch a glimpse of this area at sunset when passing through. Worth a little detour just to see it in all its glory. A beautiful part of the UK and certainly one of my...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2017

Covering a vast area, the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty gives many beautify areas of Kent the same protection as a National Park, ensuring that area is preserved for all to enjoy. It is impossible to focus on one part, when there is...More

Thank Clive B
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Reviewed 6 June 2017

The whole of Kent from Sevenoaks in the east to Dover in the west includes much of the old Pilgrims Way to Canterbury. So lots of walks to chose from. Some pre-planning is recommended using one of the North Downs books or the websites. Very...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2017

Wonderful variety of walks in large, undulating forest. Sculpture Trail peters out towards end. Make sure you have a compass!

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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Beautiful as far as the eye can see. Amazing views and walks across Kent ending with views out to the sea and the Marsh. Growing up in this area never got old or boring, it's used by all and is great for walking dogs, walks...More

Thank Shaun M
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

You do have to see the Kent Downs , find best spots preferably from quite well researched sources ( google searches, Tourist information centres, Hotel & Guest house leaflets or National Trust and National Heritage etc advice. There are so many diverse areas of natural...More

Thank nigelb426
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

Fantastic views across from the Downs into the Stour Valley. An under-appreciated gem of the Kent countryside. Always worth stopping off to have a look on the way to Canterbury or the White Cliffs. The Devil's Kneading Trough is particularly worth seeing, as is the...More

Thank ACMW1705
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