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  • Saltwood

    In the centre of Saltwood village is the village green with a newly renovated war memorial and an ancient water fountain. The village hall is available for parties, reception, dance, anniversary, wedding, regular meetings, classes, music, drama, or club activities of any kind. In a picturesque setting overlooking the village green in the heart of Saltwood's conservation area, the hall was built in 1899.
    Across from the green is the Castle pub with a beer garden. There is also have a well stocked village store, an estate agent and a local restaurant. There are Two primary schools and a secondary school within the village.
  • Saltwood Castle

    Saltwood Castle derives its name from the village in its shadow. During the reign of king Canute the manor of Saltwood was granted to the priory of Christ Church in Canterbury, but during the 12th century it became home of Henry d'Essex, constable of England.
    On 28 December 1170 at Saltwood Castle, four knights plotted Thomas Becket's death the following day. Hugh de Moreville was one of the knights, along with Reginald Fitzurse, William de Tracey, and Richard le Breton.
  • Sandling Station

    Sandling Station
  • Heane Wood

    Heane Wood
  • St Peters & St Paul Church

    Along Rectory Lane, the Parish Church of St Peter and St Paul is a beautiful Norman building and is open to visitors most days.
  • Brockhill Country Park

    The park is rich in wildlife, including marbled white butterflies, green woodpeckers and carpets of snowdrops. It is also a Site of Nature Conservation Interest, and has three distinctive areas to explore: the Deer Paddock is an attractive grassy area featuring trees such as the walnut and the variegated sycamore, while The Lake is a shady oasis for wildlife fringed with overhanging trees, where ducks can be found paddling around its edges.
  • RHDR - Railway

    For the past 87 years the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway has been an integral part of the landscape of the Romney Marsh. Known as “Kent’s Mainline in Miniature”, a World Famous one-third full size Steam & Diesel locomotives have powered their way along the 13½ miles of track from the Cinque Port town of Hythe, terminating in Dungeness; a National Nature Reserve and one of the largest shingle landscapes in the world. With 4 stations in between, all within walking distance of a beach, our railway provides you with an opportunity to explore this unique corner of Kent.
  • The American Gardens

    Nesting amid the undulating hills leading from the North Downs to the southernmost Kentish coastline there is a small valley. Hidden here is a gem of astounding beauty, a treasure awaiting discovery: a secret garden in the depths of Kent .
    Named after the Californian Redwood tree planted 150 years ago at its centre, The American Garden remains a place of tranquillity, brimming with a vibrant array of rhododendrons and scented azaleas, interwoven by sunlit glades and meandering pathways.
    For the month of May the Harland family, owners of the property since 1947, open the garden and invite you to spend a soothing afternoon strolling through its eight acres, absorbing the peaceful atmosphere and escaping into a picturesque world of breathtaking blossom.
  • The Lads' Club

    Available for hire, the perfect venue for celebrations, meetings and gatherings.
  • The Royal Military Canal

    The Royal Military Canal at Hythe Kent is a declared historic monument, and enjoys a tourism Green flag award.
    Constructed before the age of Steam, over 200 years ago, the canal was dug by hand by an army of Engineers and Prisoners of War. As a defence against invasion.
    Created in a time of conflict, the canal is now an oasis of peace and quiet, a haven for bird life and flora totalling 26 miles across South Kent.
  • Port Lympne Animal Park

    The Howletts and Port Lympne wild animal, safari and wildlife parks are the UK based sites for endangered animal conservation. Unlike ordinary zoos, these parks allow visitors to see conservation in action, providing kids, families and adults alike with a wide variety of ‘Totally Wild’ fun days out, packed with exciting activities for the whole family.
  • Sound Mirrors

    On the roughs above Hythe in Kent, on Ministry of Defence land, stands a 30 foot high concrete ear. Borne on a frame of umbrella-shaped iron rods, the disc is angled towards the sky, ready to catch any sounds that come its way. The sound mirror looks out over the flat expanse of Romney Marsh, and miles out to sea (France is just 23 miles away).
  • Folkstone Racecourse

    The War and Peace Revival returns to Folkestone Racecourse this year from July 2015. Learn about the Great War among the trenches and view the beautifully preserved uniforms and personal items.
    Featuring military and civilian re-enactors, living history, battle re-enactments and arena events, military vehicles, vintage entertainment, book signings, shopping, funfair and models it’s a great family day out! The Vintage Village features civilian displays from the 1930s to the 1960s including Home Front, Land Army (with real cows!) classic cars, vintage fashion features and makeovers and much more - something for everyone whether you're into the military side or just vintage living. Live music day and night gives a real festival feel to the world’s biggest military vehicle event. Camping available with exclusive evening entertainment so you won’t miss out on a moment!

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