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Kent offers plenty of enticing things to do that are totally free or inexpensive. In fact, you'll find many of its city, coast and countryside attractions are priceless in every sense of the word. Come and be Surprised.


1. Book a Kent Greeter

Kent Greeters offer you an exciting and rewarding experience through the eyes of a volunteer greeter who is

passionate about their local area of Kent and would like to share their knowledge and enthusiasm with visitors. Greeters welcome visitors from around the world and can help you find out the best places to visit, best places to eat, how to get around using public transport and teach you more about Kent’s rich heritage and history.


2. Take a Seashore Safari

Enjoy a seashore safari along the glorious Thanet coastline, and uncover all the intriguing facts about the creatures that lurk in our rock pools. You just never know what you might find on our beautiful coast.


3. Rochester Cathedral

The Cathedral became a major place of pilgrimage in the 13th century, following the death of William of Perth, a Scottish baker who was murdered nearby. His body was brought to the Cathedral and at his shrine, of which no trace remains, miracles were reported. Modern pilgrims who journey to the Cathedral still climb the Pilgrim Steps, now worn by the many thousands of medieval pilgrims visiting the shrine, often lighting candles at the William of Perth prayer-station in front of the oratory. Visitors who journey to the Cathedral today are direct descendents of those early pilgrims.


4. Turner Contemporary

Turner Contemporary is a visual arts organisation, based in Margate that celebrates JMW Turner's association with the town and promotes the understanding and enjoyment of historical and contemporary art.


5. Reculver Towers

The Reculver Towers are a landmark and Scheduled Ancient Monument that can be seen across the coastline from Herne Bay to Birchington in Kent. It is estimated that over 100,000 people visit the park every year, and Kent Wildlife Trust runs organised school trips for up to 3,500 students each year.


6. Town museums and art galleries

Take a fresh look at Kent, England's oldest county, and get in touch with thousands of years of heritage and

traditions before stepping into the 21st century at one of Kent's many exciting and cutting edge galleries.


7. Events in Kent

Many of Kent’s top events are free to attend, including Broadstairs Folk Week, Canterbury Eurofair, Rochester Dickens Festival, Margate International Kite Festival and Heritage Open Weekends just to name a few!


8. Walking

Walk along one of the many designated walking routes such as The North Downs Way, The Saxon Shore Way and the Greensand Way and be greeted by miles and miles of Kent’s stunning landscapes.


9. Tour Biddenden vineyards

Biddenden Vineyards, Kent's oldest family owned vineyard, is located outside the picturesque village of Biddenden. They produce wine as well as Biddenden cider and apple juices made from locally grown culinary and dessert apples and enjoy a free tour and tasting whilst you are there too.


10. Viking Coastal Trail

The Viking Coastal Trail is one of the most attractive leisure cycle routes in Kent. Discover what Margate,

Ramsgate and Broadstairs have to offer on either the 27 mile-long route or six shorter themed routes.

For more information about visiting Kent go to www.visitkent.co.uk

Top 10 Things to do for free in Kent.