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The 13 best things to do in Kent

Dubbed the "garden of England" and home to numerous farms, breweries and fishing towns (not to mention all that exceptional greenery across the South Downs and beyond) it's not hard to figure out why the best things to do in Kent are considered some of the most exciting across the country. As well as supplying much of the country with its produce, Kent boasts all manner of brilliant restaurants and bars that serve fresh, local yield. The county is also home to the UK’s oldest rollercoaster, a grotto of underground tunnels covered in sea shells and countless other top attractions. Check out our round-up of all the best things to do in Kent and start exploring. Done something on this list and loved it? Share it with the hashtag #TimeOutDoList and tag @TimeOutEverywhere. Find out more about how Time Out selects the very best things to do all over the world.

10 things to do in Dungeness

There's a definite ‘end-of-the-world’ feel about Dungeness, a tiny fishing town at the southernmost point of Kent. It’s set in a wild landscape of stark, shingle desert headland, overlooked by the imposing Dungeness Nuclear Power Station. It doesn’t tick the ‘Garden of England’ boxes the rest of the county is known for, but there is something uniquely beautiful about the place, with its lighthouses, abandoned fishing boats, wooden cabins and thriving wildlife. RECOMMENDED: The best things to do in Kent