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West Malling, being located in the centre of Kent, acts as an ideal base to discover the many attractions in the county.  Many are located quite close-by and all parts of Kent can be reached within an hour's drive.  Here are just a few:

Leeds Castle


Listed in the Domesday Book, this castle has been a Norman stronghold, a royal   residence for six of Englandís medieval queens, a palace of Henry VIII, and a retreat for the powerful and influential.  Leeds Castle is about 20 mins drive down the M20.

Brands Hatch 

The famous grand prix motor circuit is only a few minutes drive and whether 
you're interested in visiting one of the many race events or perhaps taking part in a  track day the tranquillity of West Malling is an ideal place to return to 

Canterbury Cathedral

  Canterbury Cathedral has a tradition of visitor welcome that reaches back to the days of medieval pilgrimages. This is not only fully maintained today, but has been developed to meet the needs of modern tourists.

Chatham Historic Dockyard

Without the Royal Dockyard at Chatham the history of Britain could have been very different. It was Chatham that prepared the ships of the Elizabethan Navy for battle against the Spanish and Chatham that built one of the most famous fighting ships in the world, HMS Victory, which became Nelsonís flagship at the Battle of Trafalgar.

Opening times April - October; daily 10.00 a.m. to 6.00 pm (last entry 4.00 pm) February, March and November; open Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, 10.00 am to 4.00 pm (last entry 3.00 pm) However 4- 5 hours should be allowed to see everything. The site is closed during December and January

Hever Castle

Be inspired to come and visit this thirteenth century romantic castle - once the childhood home of Anne Boleyn. Set in magnificent gardens from the majestic formal Italian Garden and topiary, to the informal meanderings of the lakeside and Sunday Walk. The Water Maze on Sixteen Acre Island and the Yew Maze challenges both adults and children alike!

The warm and welcoming atmosphere of Hever Castle and Gardens will give you a day to remember.

Chartwell  - Churchill's home
Penshurst Place - One of England's finest stately homes with a history going back six and a half centuries.
Emmetts Garden - The garden on top of the Weald

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