Category: Kent

Sunshine and blooms at Scotney Castle

Scotney Castle, Kent

On our recent bank holiday National Trust bonanza (who knew there were so many National Trust properties in Kent?!) we squeezed in an extra trip to Scotney Castle. South-east of Lamberhurst in Kent, Scotney Castle is home to not just one but two houses, including the lovely moated castle itself and has some …

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Back in time with the Boleyns at Hever Castle (Kent)

Hever Castle, Kent

I have long hankered after a visit to Hever Castle in Kent. With an interest in the Tudor era and with ‘The Other Boleyn Girl’ amongst my guilt-pleasure reads, I was curious to see for myself where Henry VIII ‘s second and ill-fated wife Anne Boleyn and her sister Mary grew up, as …

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The famous, fabulous flowers of Sissinghurst Castle (National Trust)

Elizabethan Tower, Sissinghurst, Kent

Plants to me are another girl’s shoes. A David Austin rose is my equivalent of a pair of Jimmy Choo’s (with a much more modest price tag I hope my other half appreciates) and I would much rather spend a day getting grubby in the garden than mooching around the shops! So when …

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