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Romney Marsh

‘The world, according to the best geographers, is divided into Europe, Asia, Africa, America and Romney Marsh’ – Ingoldsby Legends (1837), Reverend Richard Harris Barham   The landscape of Romney…

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Hythe – Cinque Port Town

Hythe was the original Cinque Port, part of the historic collection of coastal towns formed for military and trade purposes, providing ships for the Crown in return for money and…

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Folkestone’s Guildhall Street

For many of us a first visit to Folkestone will begin with a visit to its beaches, with its shingle and sand shoreline and stunning views across to the White…

Restaurant

Restaurant Renaissant

“A good chef is a pied piper, they follow him.” – Marco Pierre White   When a tousled haired Marco Pierre White burned brightly at Harveys restaurant between 1987-1993, the…

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The Rose Inn

Wickhambreaux was known as Wykeham Brews in 1418. In the Domesday book in 1086 it is mentioned as Wicheham, with a derivation from Anglo Saxon of Wich (coastal trading settlement)…

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Red Lion Stodmarsh

When is a pub not a pub? In a tiny village five miles to the east of Canterbury, sits a pub that has a fiercely creative kitchen, yet is still…

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The Bridge Arms

“You’re there again?” Three visits within the opening week to a restaurant gets quickly noticed by the sort of pals I have, either with a twang of jealousy on their…

Wine

Drinks report: Wines to Buy Now

Don’t we all deserve to drink good wine at the moment? Wine consultant Zeren Wilson, whose current projects include 6 Portland Road in Holland Park and Sri Lankan ‘Paradise’ in…