Kent

The Historic Dockyard Chatham

Include The Historic Dockyard Chatham in your programmes and immerse your clients in the history of one of Britain’s leading maritime heritage destinations’ and the world’s most complete dockyard from the Age of Sail. Three historic ships and wonderfully inspiring maritime galleries and attractions to explore, a changing programme of temporary exhibitions, entertaining guided tours and exciting events make The Historic Dockyard Chatham so inspiring and enjoyable that it is easy to see why travel trade operators and clients find a visit so appealing.

Tel.  01634 823815 Email.groupsales@chdt.org.uk Web. www.thedockyard.co.uk/groups

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Goodnestone Gardens

Visitors to Goodnestone are always surprised to discover such a haven of beautiful tranquillity hidden away in south-east Kent. The gardens have many centuries of history behind them and have been created by generations of the FitzWalter family who have lived here since they built the house.They are full of gardening quality at all times of the year, from early spring to late-autumn, but they are just as enjoyable for a peaceful family day out or a walk in the Kent countryside. We hope that you will enjoy visiting us.

Tel: 01304 840107  Web:www.goodnestoneparkgardens.co.uk

Canterbury Tales

A visit to Canterbury is not complete without experiencing Chaucer’s famous tales of medieval misadventures at one of the City’s most loved visitor attractions.

Experience the sights, sounds and smells of a bygone era in this fabulous recreation of medieval life; a unique introduction to Canterbury and its famous literary connection.

The Canterbury Tales St. Margaret's Street,Canterbury,Kent,CT1 2TG Tel: 01227 479 227

www.canterburytales.org.uk

 

 

JGF Passenger Boats

At JGF Passenger Boats, they are specialists in riverbourne events and have been providing Private Boat Hire, Corporate Boat Hire and Public Trips on the royal river Thames between Teddington and Staines for over 45 years. Furthermore, they are based in Walton on Thames which allows them to offer fantastic Group River Cruises, Day Boat Trips, Private Events and Dinner Cruises. They operate three vessels that cater to all requirements, so whether you are looking for a peaceful sightseeing trip on your own or with friends, a party boat with a fully licensed bar/disco or even a full silver service evening cruise banquet with live music and all the trimmings, they know they have it covered. www.jgfboats.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Canterbury Cathedral

Site of medieval pilgrimage, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Mother Church of the Anglican Communion and seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury, Canterbury Cathedral welcomes visitors worldwide. A new Visitor Centre, Viewing Gallery and exhibition spaces plus many insightful group options mean there has never been a better time to visit. Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury CT1 2EH Email: melodie.robson@canterbury-cathedral.org

Phone Number 01227 862749 Website address www.canterbury-cathedral.org

 

 

Hever Castle & Gardens

Experience 700 years of history at the romantic double-moated castle once the childhood home of Anne Boleyn. The splendid rooms contain fine furniture, tapestries, antiques and an important collection of Tudor paintings.

Discover magnificent award-winning gardens set in 125 acres of glorious grounds.

Hever, Edenbridge,Kent, TN8 7NG

Tel: 01732 861701 Email: groups@hevercastle.co.uk Web: www.hevercastle.co.uk

 

 

 

Kentish Lady River Cruises (Maidstone Kent)

licensed bar – commentary – washrooms – disabled access

One Hour Return Trips (Weekends & school holidays)
Between Maidstone & Allington

 

Three Hour Cruises (weekdays)

Scenic afternoon or evening cruises through Farleigh Lock & 

beyond with Picnic Box or Fish & Chips, plus fresh fruit, tea & coffee - £25 pp

www.kentishlady.co.uk

 

 

 

Kent Life

A great day out in Kent for all the family.  Explore 28 acres of fun from hands-on activities for kids to age-old farming traditions that bring back memories from way back when.  They have animals to cuddle, tractors to ride, play areas to go wild in, fascinating historic buildings to explore and cafés to relax in. www.kentlife.org.uk Kent Life, Lock Lane, Sandling, Maidstone, Kent ME14 3AU
Telephone: 01622 763936

 

 

The Kent County Show

The Kent County Show in July is the region’s showcase event for farming, countryside, and rural life. For three days a year, animals, horses, vintage vehicles, retail stands, and more converge on the Kent Showground for a celebration of the best of the county. With over 500 retail stands selling a unique range of food, drink, and more, and plenty of competitions and activities to see and do, the Kent County Show is a fantastic day out for all. 

https://kentshowground.co.uk/

info@kentshowground.co.uk

 

 

Leeds Castle

Visitors never forget their first breath-taking vision of Leeds Castle in Kent, rising majestically from the moat as it has done for over 900 years.With 500 acres of beautiful parkland and formal gardens, daily events and year round attractions, it’s not just the glorious history of Leeds Castle that will ensure you want to come back time and again.Your annual ticket allows you to visit as many times as you like across a whole year and is available to purchase online in advance or on the day of your visit. Open all year round, there is something new for everyone to discover every day. Web:www.leeds-castle.com

 

 

Rochester Cathedral

Founded in 604AD, Rochester Cathedral is the second oldest cathedral in England. The earliest parts date from the 1080s when the Norman monk Gundulf commenced work on a new church and an imposing castle standing opposite. The Cathedral’s newly restored Crypt and Library hold a wealth of priceless manuscripts, books, church plate and historical artefacts displayed for the first time in generations. Exhibitions in the Crypt showcase their amazing collections for visitors to enjoy

Tel: 01634 843366 www.rochestercathedral.org

FB: https://www.facebook.com/Rochester-Cathedral-28029619230/      Twitter:   @RochesterCathed

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Bexley Heritage Trust
Hall Place, Bourne Rd, Bexley, Kent DA5 1PQ
Tel: 01322 526 574

Web: www.bexleyheritagetrust.org.uk

Canterbury Roman Museum
Butchery Lane, Canterbury, Kent
Tel: 01227 785575
Web: www.canterbury-museum.co.uk

Canterbury Royal Museum & Art Gallery
High Street, Canterbury, Kent
Tel: 01227 452747
Web: www.canterbury.gov.uk

 

Dickens World
Leviathan Way, Chatham Maritime, Kent ME4 4LL
Tel: 01634 890421 Web: www.dickensworld.co.uk
Email: enquiries@dickensworld.co.uk

Goodnestone Park Gardens,
Kent, CT3 1PL Tel:01304 840107
Web:www.goodnestoneparkgardens.co.uk

 

Groombridge Place Gardens & Enchanted Forest
Groombridge, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN3 9QG
Tel: 01892 861444
Web: www.groombridge.co.uk



Kent Tourism Alliance

3 The Precincts, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2EE
Telephone: 00 44 (0)1271 336020

Leeds Castle
Maidstone Kent ME17 1PL
Web:www.leeds-castle.com Tel: 01622 767865 (group bookings)
Email: groupbookings@leeds-castle.co.uk

Maidstone Borough Council
Maidstone House  King Street, Maidstone, Kent ME15 6JQ
Tel: 01622 602000

Web:www.maidstone.gov.uk

Medway Council
Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR
Tel: 01634 306000 Web: www.medway.gov.uk


 

Penshurst Place & Gardens
Penshurst, nr Tonbridge, Kent TN11 8DG
Tel: 01892 870 307

Web: www.penshurstplace.com

P&O Ferries
Group Reservations Department, Channel House,
Channel View Road, Dover, Kent, CT17 9TJ 
Tel: 08705 980444

Polhill Garden Centre
London Road, Badgers Mount,

Sevenoaks, Kent, TN14 7BD
Tel: 01959 534212

The Powell Cotton Museum,
Quex Park, Birchington, Kent CT7 0BH.

Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway
New Romney, Kent, TN28 8PL
Tel: 01797 362353 Web: www.rhdr.org.uk

The Secret Gardens of Sandwich
The Salutation, Knightrider Street, Sandwich, Kent CT13 9EW

Email: info@the-secretgardens.co.uk
Web address: www.the-secretgardens.co.uk

Stena Line Limited
Coach & Group Sales, Charter House,

Park Street, Ashford,
Kent, TN24 8EX  Tel: 08705 204402

Tunbridge Wells Museum
Civic Centre  Mount Pleasant Road,

Royal Tunbridge Wells,

Tunbridge Wells TN1 1JN
Tel: 01892 554 171

Web:www.tunbridgewellsmuseum.org

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