Rolling downland, pretty villages, historic Canterbury, a host of buzzy seaside towns within easy reach and a new super-fast train service to London. Long-term resident Simon Gunn has the lowdown. Illustrations by Emily Faccini.
Where to Live
We seek out the prettiest villages and most desirable towns in East Kent
Kent has high standard schools in both the state and private sectors. We list the best schools in the area.
Food & Drink
The country's oldest brewer, delicious seafood, and the Shuttle just a hop and a skip away: Kent is a foodie heaven
Sport & Family Fun
Coastline and countryside provide masses of sporty activities, and Canterbury Catherdral and Dover Castle are within easy reach