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Living in Kent

Living in Kent

Living in Kent

Kent offers a wonderful quality of life with its beautiful natural landscapes, rich cultural heritage, and excellent educational institutions. Its proximity to London and Europe provides convenient travel opportunities, while the county's well-connected transportation system ensures easy access to various amenities and recreational activities. Attractions and Activities in Kent Known as the 'Garden of England,' Kent boasts stunning natural landscapes, including the scenic Kent Downs and the iconic White Cliffs of Dover. Lower Leas Coastal Park and Brockhill Country Park offer beautiful recreational spaces, and Dungeness National Nature Reserve showcases mesmerizing conservation areas in the county's southeast. Tonbridge Castle, Haysden Country Park, and various other parks, country estates, and historic sites like Leeds Castle and Canterbury Cathedral provide abundant opportunities for exploration and leisure activities.

Overall, living in Kent brings together the best of both worlds - a picturesque environment and a vibrant community.


Education in Kent is highly regarded, with a range of excellent primary and secondary schools across the county. The Gateway Primary Academy in Dartford, Chilton Primary in Ramsgate, and St Margaret Clitherow Catholic Primary in Tonbridge are among the top-rated primary schools. For secondary education, schools like Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School in Faversham, Invicta Grammar in Maidstone, and Highworth Grammar in Ashford offer outstanding academic opportunities. Kent also boasts renowned grammar schools in Dartford, Rochester, and Tonbridge. The county provides a strong educational foundation for students, ensuring a quality learning experience.

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Kent provides excellent transportation options, including bus and rail networks, cycle routes, and community transport schemes. From Dover, you can take a ferry to Calais, France, in just 90 minutes, or use the Eurotunnel from Folkestone for a 35-minute journey to Calais. Driving is facilitated by the M25 motorway in the west, the M20 heading east towards the coast, and the M2 connecting Faversham and Rochester in the north of the county. Kent offers diverse transportation choices for convenient travel within and beyond the region. London is in easy reach with trains taking from 30 minutes to reach central London.

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