33 days in Kent Itinerary

33 days in Kent Itinerary

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33 days in Kent Itinerary

Start: London
Drive:  2 h
1
Deal
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
2
Dover
— 3 nights
Train:  15 min
3
Folkestone
— 1 night
Drive:  15 min
4
Hythe
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
5
Ashford
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
6
Tenterden
— 3 nights
Drive:  45 min
7
Royal Tunbridge Wells
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
8
Maidstone
— 3 nights
Drive:  45 min
9
Sevenoaks
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
10
Dartford
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
11
Gravesend
— 1 night
Drive:  15 min
12
Rochester
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
13
Faversham
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
14
Whitstable
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
15
Herne Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
16
Canterbury
— 2 nights
Train:  30 min
17
Ramsgate, Isle of Thanet
— 2 nights
Drive:  15 min
18
Broadstairs, Isle of Thanet
— 2 nights
Drive:  15 min
19
Margate, Isle of Thanet
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
End: London

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Deal

Deal ©
Deal is a town in Kent, England which lies on the English Channel, eight miles north-east of Dover and eight miles south of Ramsgate. You've added St Peter's Church, Sandwich Bay Beach, Richborough Roman Fort and Amphitheatre, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 25th (Sun), take in nature's colorful creations at The Salutation Gardens, take a leisurely stroll along Deal Pier, kick back and relax at Walmer Beach, then contemplate the long history of Richborough Roman Fort and Amphitheatre, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Peter's Church. On the next day, tee off at Walmer & Kingsdown Golf Club, explore the historical opulence of Walmer Castle and Gardens, then step into the grandiose world of Deal Castle, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Sandwich Bay Beach.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Deal road trip app.

London to Deal is an approximately 2- hour car ride. October in Deal sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can drive to Dover.

Things to do in Deal

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sandwich, Walmer
Highlights from your plan
Walmer Castle and Gardens ©
Walmer Castle and Gardens
Deal Castle ©
Deal Castle
Walmer & Kingsdown Golf Club ©
Walmer & Kingsdown Golf Club

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Dover

Dover ©
Dover is a town and major ferry port in the home county of Kent, in South East England. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes St Margaret-at-Cliffe as well as Dover Castle. Go for a jaunt from Dover to Winchelsea to see St. Thomas the Martyr about 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at The White Cliffs of Dover, enjoy the sand and surf at Dover Beach, contemplate the long history of Roman Painted House, and look for gifts at De Bradelei Wharf.

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Dover is just a stone's throw from Deal. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Folkestone.

Things to do in Dover

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

St. Thomas the Martyr
Highlights from your plan
Dover Castle ©
Dover Castle
The White Cliffs of Dover ©
The White Cliffs of Dover
Roman Painted House ©
Roman Painted House

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night
Folkestone

Folkestone ©
Folkestone is a port town on the English Channel, in Kent, south-east England. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sunny Sands as well as Church of St Mary and St Eanswythe. Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Battle of Britain Memorial, steep yourself in history at The Leas Lift, get to know the fascinating history of The Leas Promenade, let little ones run wild at Lower Leas Coastal Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St Mary and St Eanswythe, and finally stroll through Sunny Sands.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Folkestone online day trip planner.

Folkestone is just a short distance from Dover. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in October, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Hythe.

Things to do in Folkestone

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Battle of Britain Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Lower Leas Coastal Park ©
Lower Leas Coastal Park
Battle of Britain Memorial ©
Battle of Britain Memorial
Church of St Mary and St Eanswythe ©
Church of St Mary and St Eanswythe

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night
Hythe

Hythe ©
Hythe, is a small coastal market town on the edge of Romney Marsh, in the District of Shepway (derived from Sheep Way) on the south coast of Kent. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Greatstone Beach, Old Lighthouse Dungeness and Dymchurch Beach. Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Greatstone Beach and then visit a coastal fixture at Old Lighthouse Dungeness. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hythe Beach, steep yourself in history at Crypt of St. Leonard, then stroll through Romney Marsh, and finally stroll through Dymchurch Beach.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Hythe road trip planning tool.

Hythe is just a stone's throw from Folkestone. In October, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Ashford.

Things to do in Hythe

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Greatstone Beach, Romney Marsh, Old Lighthouse Dungeness, Dymchurch Beach
Highlights from your plan
Romney Marsh ©
Romney Marsh
Dymchurch Beach ©
Dymchurch Beach
Old Lighthouse Dungeness ©
Old Lighthouse Dungeness

1
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Ashford

Ashford ©
Ashford is a town in the county of Kent, England. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes St Peter & St Paul (C of E) Church. On the 2nd (Mon), admire the natural beauty at Godinton House & Gardens, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Peter & St Paul (C of E) Church, then relax and rejuvenate at Champneys Spa, and finally examine the collection at Ashford Borough Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Ashford travel route planning website.

Ashford is very close to Hythe. In November, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Tenterden.

Things to do in Ashford

Historic Sites Spas Parks
Highlights from your plan
St Peter & St Paul (C of E) Church ©
St Peter & St Paul (C of E) Church
Godinton House & Gardens ©
Godinton House & Gardens
Ashford Borough Museum ©
Ashford Borough Museum

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nights
Tenterden

Tenterden ©
Tenterden is a town with a large conservation area in the Ashford District of Kent, England. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sissinghurst Castle Garden, Smallhythe Place and Camber Sands. There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Chapel Down, have a few drinks at The Six Bells, pause for some serene contemplation at All Saints Church Biddenden, and wander the streets of The High Street.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Tenterden journey planner.

Tenterden is just a short distance from Ashford. In November, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Royal Tunbridge Wells.

Things to do in Tenterden

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

All Saints Church Biddenden, Union Mill, Camber Sands, Sissinghurst Castle Garden, The Six Bells
Highlights from your plan
Camber Sands ©
Camber Sands
Sissinghurst Castle Garden ©
Sissinghurst Castle Garden
Smallhythe Place ©
Smallhythe Place

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Royal Tunbridge Wells

Royal Tunbridge Wells ©
Royal Tunbridge Wells is a large affluent town in western Kent, England, about 40mi south-east of central London by road, 34.5mi by rail. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Groombridge Place Gardens, Bayham Old Abbey and Hever Castle & Gardens. On the 6th (Fri), explore the ancient world of Bayham Old Abbey, take in nature's colorful creations at Groombridge Place Gardens, and then step into the grandiose world of Hever Castle & Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): take a stroll through Old Town Hastings, then get interesting insight from Cliff Railways - West Hill & East Hill, and then get your game on at Adventure Golf Hastings.

Discover how to plan a Royal Tunbridge Wells trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Drive from Tenterden to Royal Tunbridge Wells in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in November, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Maidstone.

Things to do in Royal Tunbridge Wells

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours

Side Trips

Hastings, Hever Castle & Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Groombridge Place Gardens ©
Groombridge Place Gardens
Old Town Hastings ©
Old Town Hastings
Hever Castle & Gardens ©
Hever Castle & Gardens

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nights
Maidstone

Maidstone ©
Maidstone is a large, historically important town in Kent, England, of which it is the county town. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes All Saints The Parish Church of Maidstone as well as Teapot Island. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maidstone: The Observatory Science Centre (in Herstmonceux) and Rye Harbour Nature Reserve (in Rye). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Leeds Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Friars, stroll around Mote Park, and experience rural life at Hop Farm Family Park.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Maidstone road trip tool.

You can drive from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Maidstone in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. November in Maidstone sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sevenoaks.

Things to do in Maidstone

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

The Friars, The Observatory Science Centre, Hop Farm Family Park, Rye Harbour Nature Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Leeds Castle ©
Leeds Castle
Rye Harbour Nature Reserve ©
Rye Harbour Nature Reserve

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night
Sevenoaks

Sevenoaks ©
Sevenoaks is a town and civil parish with a population of 29,506 situated south-east of London in western Kent, England. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Knole - National Trust as well as Chartwell. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): relax and rejuvenate at The Reef Hideaway, admire the natural beauty at Chartwell, then admire the striking features of Knole - National Trust, and finally make a trip to Ightham Mote.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Sevenoaks holiday builder site.

Traveling by car from Maidstone to Sevenoaks takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in November, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Dartford.

Things to do in Sevenoaks

Historic Sites Parks Spas

Side Trip

Chartwell
Highlights from your plan
Knole - National Trust ©
Knole - National Trust
Chartwell ©
Chartwell
Ightham Mote ©
Ightham Mote

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Dartford

Dartford ©
Dartford is the principal town in the Borough of Dartford, Kent, England. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Eynsford Castle, Hall Place and Gardens and Crofton Roman Villa. On the 12th (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Hall Place and Gardens, walk around Danson Park, then examine the collection at Crofton Roman Villa, and finally explore the historical opulence of Eynsford Castle.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Dartford visit planner.

You can drive from Sevenoaks to Dartford in an hour. In November, daily temperatures in Dartford can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Gravesend.

Things to do in Dartford

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Crofton Roman Villa, Hall Place and Gardens, Eynsford Castle, Danson Park
Highlights from your plan
Eynsford Castle ©
Eynsford Castle
Danson Park ©
Danson Park
Hall Place and Gardens ©
Hall Place and Gardens

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Gravesend

Gravesend ©
Gravesend is an ancient town in northwest Kent, England, situated 21 miles (35 km) east-southeast of Charing Cross (central London) on the south bank of the Thames Estuary and opposite Tilbury in Essex. You've now added Grays Beach Riverside Park to your itinerary. On the 13th (Fri), stop by Equal Earth, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Guru Nanak Darbar Gurdwara, then make a trip to Statue of Pocahontas, and finally stroll through Grays Beach Riverside Park.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Gravesend holiday maker app.

Gravesend is just a short distance from Dartford. In November, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Rochester.

Things to do in Gravesend

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Grays Beach Riverside Park
Highlights from your plan
Grays Beach Riverside Park ©
Grays Beach Riverside Park
Equal Earth ©
Equal Earth
Guru Nanak Darbar Gurdwara ©
Guru Nanak Darbar Gurdwara

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Rochester

Rochester ©
Rochester is a town and historic city in the unitary authority of Medway in Kent, England. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Upnor Castle, Rochester Castle and St James' Church Cooling. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rochester Cathedral, step into the grandiose world of Rochester Castle, then explore the historical opulence of Upnor Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St James' Church Cooling.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Rochester trip maker website.

Rochester is just a stone's throw from Gravesend. In November, daytime highs in Rochester are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Faversham.

Things to do in Rochester

Historic Sites

Side Trip

St James' Church Cooling
Highlights from your plan
Upnor Castle ©
Upnor Castle
Rochester Cathedral ©
Rochester Cathedral
Rochester Castle ©
Rochester Castle

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night
Faversham

Faversham ©
Faversham is a market town and civil parish in the Swale district of Kent, England. St Peter's Church has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary of Charity, look for gifts at Standard Quay, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Peter's Church, then relax in the rural setting at Brogdale Collections, and finally get all the information you need at Shepherd Neame Visitor Centre & Brewery Tour.

To see where to stay and more tourist information, read our Faversham itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Rochester to Faversham in an hour. In November, daytime highs in Faversham are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Whitstable.

Things to do in Faversham

Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
St Peter's Church ©
St Peter's Church
St Mary of Charity ©
St Mary of Charity
Standard Quay ©
Standard Quay

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Whitstable

Whitstable ©
Whitstable is a seaside town on the north coast of Kent in south-east England, 5 miles (8km) north of Canterbury and 2 miles (3km) west of Herne Bay. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes West Beach as well as Whitstable Harbour. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): take a leisurely stroll along Whitstable Harbour, enjoy the sand and surf at Tankerton Beach, and then perfect your strike at MFA Bowl Whitstable. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at West Beach, stroll around Southchurch Park, and then soothe aching muscles at Mayura Yoga Centre.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Whitstable trip planner.

Whitstable is very close to Faversham. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in November, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Herne Bay.

Things to do in Whitstable

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Southend-on-Sea
Highlights from your plan
Southchurch Park ©
Southchurch Park
Whitstable Harbour ©
Whitstable Harbour
Mayura Yoga Centre ©
Mayura Yoga Centre

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Herne Bay

Herne Bay ©
Herne Bay is a seaside town in Kent, South East England, with a population of 38,563. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Reculver Towers and Roman Fort. On the 18th (Wed), delve into the distant past at Reculver Towers and Roman Fort, then stroll through Herne Bay Central Beach, and then get your game on at Herne Bay Mini Golf.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Herne Bay road trip tool.

Herne Bay is very close to Whitstable. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Canterbury.

Things to do in Herne Bay

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Reculver Towers and Roman Fort ©
Reculver Towers and Roman Fort
Herne Bay Mini Golf ©
Herne Bay Mini Golf

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Canterbury

Canterbury ©
Canterbury is a historic English cathedral city and UNESCO World Heritage Site, which lies at the heart of the City of Canterbury, a local government district of Kent, England. Your list of things to see and do now includes Greyfriars Chapel and Franciscan Gardens, Canterbury Castle, Westgate Gardens, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Greyfriars Chapel and Franciscan Gardens, browse the fresh offerings at The Goods Shed, then take in nature's colorful creations at Chilham Castle, and finally steep yourself in history at Chilham Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Church, then explore the historical opulence of Canterbury Castle, and then admire the natural beauty at Westgate Gardens.

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Canterbury is just a stone's throw from Herne Bay. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Ramsgate.

Things to do in Canterbury

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Chilham
Highlights from your plan
Greyfriars Chapel and Franciscan Gardens ©
Westgate Gardens ©
Westgate Gardens
St. Martin's Church ©
St. Martin's Church

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Ramsgate, Isle of Thanet

Ramsgate ©
Ramsgate is a seaside town in the district of Thanet in east Kent, England. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Great Wall of Ramsgate, Minster Abbey, The Grange, and other attractions you added. Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront activity at Ramsgate Royal Harbour & Marina, browse the exhibits of Nice Things, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ramsgate Main Sands.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Ramsgate trip website.

Ramsgate is just a stone's throw from Canterbury. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Broadstairs.

Things to do in Ramsgate

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Ramsgate Royal Harbour & Marina ©
Ramsgate Royal Harbour & Marina
The Grange ©
The Grange
Minster Abbey ©
Minster Abbey

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Broadstairs, Isle of Thanet

Broadstairs ©
Broadstairs is a coastal town on the Isle of Thanet in the Thanet district of east Kent, England, about 80mi east of London. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Botany Bay as well as Viking Bay. Next up on the itinerary: have some family-friendly fun at Revolution Skatepark, see Joss Bay Surf School, and see the interesting displays at Crampton Tower Museum.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Broadstairs itinerary builder website.

Broadstairs is just a stone's throw from Ramsgate. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Margate.

Things to do in Broadstairs

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Botany Bay
Highlights from your plan
Viking Bay ©
Viking Bay
Revolution Skatepark ©
Revolution Skatepark
Dickens House Musuem ©
Dickens House Musuem

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Margate, Isle of Thanet

Margate ©
Margate is a seaside town in the district of Thanet in Kent, England. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes St Mildred's Bay Beach, West Bay Beach, Westbrook Bay, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): kick back and relax at West Bay Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Minnis Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Westbrook Bay and then kick back and relax at St Mildred's Bay Beach.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Margate attractions planner.

Margate is just a short distance from Broadstairs. In November, daytime highs in Margate are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to take a train back home.

Things to do in Margate

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Westgate-on-Sea, Minnis Bay
Highlights from your plan
St Mildred's Bay Beach ©
St Mildred's Bay Beach
Westbrook Bay ©
Westbrook Bay
Minnis Bay ©
Minnis Bay

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