Kent, The Garden of England
Kent - 'The Garden of England' has no shortage of things to see, do and explore for Groups. Kent's museums tell centuries-old stories with an imagination and flair that is unique to the area. Kent Life is a Vintage Village is packed with historical buildings, ranging from a Victorian farmhouse to WWII cottages, via oast houses and hoppers' huts.
Many locations in Kent tell of the life and works of Charles Dickens, such as the Guildhall Museum in Rochester and the Dickens House Museum. The Canterbury Tales is where Geoffrey Chaucer and his pilgrims regal visitors with tales of love, romance and dastardly deeds on a sensory-rich journey from London's Tabard Inn to Canterbury's St Thomas Becket shrine.
Canterbury Roman Museum takes you down to the level of the Roman town, revealing reconstructions, house remains and mosaics. The Canterbury Heritage Museum boasts Anglo-Saxon treasure, a Stephenson railway engine and the real Bagpuss.
For entertainment there's nothing quite like the Bromley Churchill Theatre. The Churchill Theatre Bromley is a venue that offers first class entertainment and production values, where audiences can enjoy brand new touring productions before anyone else in the country.
Recent productions that have launched at the Churchill Theatre before embarking on a nationwide UK tour include Son of a Preacher Man and Dr Dolittle the Musical. Club Tropicana, The Picture of Dorian Gray and We Will Rock You are just a few of the productions that will premiere on stage at the Churchill Theatre in 2019.
Sevenoaks is a historic market town in Kent with a 1,000-acre medieval deer park at its heart. Sevenoaks successfully combines conservation of its many architectural treasures and meeting the demands of a vibrant 21st century shopping destination, filled with high quality and often quirky independent shops, coffee stops, restaurants and inns.
Look out for Kent's famous wines, beers and ciders, alongside varied styles of contemporary cuisine created with local produce, which is also readily available at the town's weekly food and produce market.